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Report: Michael Bennett wants to play another season

Defensive end Michael Bennett said earlier this month that he wasn’t sure if he wanted to play another NFL season, but it appears he’s come to a decision. Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News reports that Bennett would like to play. If he does, it will mark 12 years in the league for a [more]

Greg Zuerlein heading to Dallas

Greg the Leg is hoofing it to Dallas. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Cowboys are signing former Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein. He’s getting a three-year deal worth $7.5 million. The 32-year-old kicker is rejoining his former special teams coach John Fassel there. Zuerlein struggled with injury and accuracy last year, hitting just 72.7 [more]

Randall Cobb hasn’t passed physical, hasn’t signed contract

In one of the stranger signs of these strangest of times, the Texans have announced the acquisition receiver Randall Cobb, added him to the roster, and made him available to the media for a conference call even though he has yet to sign a contract with the team and thus is not a member of [more]

Randall Cobb calls Deshaun Watson “a winner,” which sold him on Houston

Receiver Randall Cobb could have gone back to the Cowboys. He chose to leave for Houston despite Dallas hiring his former head coach in Green Bay. When the Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy, everyone assumed Cobb would return for a second season. “One of the special things about Dallas [was] they gave me that opportunity,” Cobb [more]

Sean Lee confident Cowboys will take care of Dak Prescott

The Cowboys made a good offer to linebacker Sean Lee to bring him back this month, and Lee thinks there’s a good offer coming for quarterback Dak Prescott as well. Lee said on SiriusXM NFL Radio that he and his teammates have no reason to worry about whether Prescott will be there whenever offseason work [more]

Tony Romo won’t discuss CBS contract, recalls playing hardball with Jones and Parcells

Tony Romo is in no mood to discuss the reported 10-year, $180 million contract he just signed with CBS. But he will discuss the importance of demanding what you’re worth. “I’m not going to go into detail with the contract stuff,” Romo told Graham Bensinger. “I just don’t like talking about contract stuff.” Romo then [more]

Three former No. 1 overall picks are available

As free agency moves from phase two to phase three, a trio of former No. 1 overall picks are available to be signed by anyone who wants them. Quarterback Cam Newton (2011), edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney (2014), and quarterback Jameis Winston (2015) were each the first pick in their respective draft, and they are all [more]

Daniel Ross becomes latest ex-Cowboy to join Raiders

The Raiders have added yet another ex Cowboy to their roster. Las Vegas has agreed to terms with defensive lineman Daniel Ross, according to his representation, DEC Management. Ross reunites with Rod Marinelli, who was the Cowboys defensive coordinator and now serves as the Raiders defensive line coach. Ross former teammates’ Maliek Collins, Jeff Heath [more]

Brett Jones re-signs with Vikings after Cowboys show interest

The Vikings have reached agreement to re-sign center Brett Jones, Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports. The Cowboys showed interest in Jones after Travis Frederick retired, according to Tomasson. Jones will receive the veteran minimum contract with a base salary of $910,000. Jones, 28, played two games last season as a backup to first-round [more]

Byron Jones: Dallas’ lack of interest had to do with CBs on roster, not money

It became obvious long ago that the Cowboys wouldn’t be able to keep Byron Jones. With Amari Cooper and Dak Prescott also having their contracts expire after the 2019 season, Dallas had to set its priorities. The priority wasn’t Jones. The Cowboys instead used the franchise tag on their star quarterback and signed their star [more]

NBA owner believes games could be back in mid-May

The NFL seems intent on drafting in April, and it might be at least in part because they enjoy their monopoly on the American sports news market. Because by the time May rolls around, there may be competition, in some fashion. Via Callie Caplan of the Dallas Morning News, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said the [more]

Sean Lee: Meetings about new defense important whether live or virtual

Linebacker Sean Lee re-signed with the Cowboys earlier this month, so he won’t have to get used to new surroundings for his 11th NFL season. There will be plenty for Lee to get used to this year, however. The Cowboys have a new head coach in Mike McCarthy and a new defensive coordinator in Mike [more]

Report: Cowboys and Dak Prescott discussing contract again

The Cowboys and Dak Prescott are talking again. Whether they’re speaking the same language remains to be seen. According to Ed Werder of ESPN.com, the Cowboys have resumed contract negotiations with their franchise-tagged quarterback. Because they used the exclusive franchise tag on Prescott, he can’t talk to other teams. They have until July 15 to [more]

Darius Slay’s new deal makes him highest-paid corner, under new-money analysis

Yes, there’s often a very real difference between the so-called new-money analysis and the valuation of a contract from signing. The top of the cornerback market illustrates this point, based on two recent deals. Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal last month. With no existing years that were torn up and [more]

Emmanuel Sanders didn’t want to hear from other teams after Saints offered deal

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said in the early days of free agency that he didn’t want to rush the process because he hoped to find the “right fit” with his new team. Things sped up once Sanders got a call from the Saints, however. Sanders said that there were conversations with other teams, including the [more]

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