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Report: Austin is a possible destination, real or threatened, for Bills

Maybe they’re negotiating. But in any negotiation, the negotiators need to be willing to act in order to have any credibility. As to the negotiation between the Bills and Buffalo that has begun with the Bills wanting taxpayer funding to pay the full price of a new stadium, an impasse could lead the Bills threatening [more]

Aldon Smith, who says he was “kind of fat last year,” hopes to play at a lower weight in 2021

Pass rusher Aldon Smith made a big splash in his first month back in the NFL last year as a member of the Cowboys. He may have made a bigger splash all season long if he wasn’t so big. Smith, talking to reporters on Saturday, said that he hopes to play at a lower weight [more]

Jerry Jones: Cowboys-Buccaneers NFL opener is like David against Goliath

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones recognizes that his team is the underdog when the NFL opens the 2021 season in Tampa Bay on Thursday, September 9. Jones likened the Cowboys-Buccaneers matchup to the biblical story of David and Goliath, and said he’s just praying that his team can compete with the defending Super Bowl champions. “We’re [more]

Giants sign Joe Looney, Damion Willis

Veteran offensive lineman Joe Looney has followed his former Cowboys head coach, Jason Garrett, to the Giants. Looney signed with the Giants on Saturday, the team announced. The Giants also signed linebacker Todd Davis and receiver Damion Willis. Davis’ signing previously was reported. Looney is entering his ninth NFL season. He has played 104 regular-season [more]

Dak Prescott thinks his shoulder injury happened because he hadn’t warmed up properly

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott‘s ankle his fine. His shoulder isn’t. And Prescott believes that’s his own fault. Via Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News, Prescott told reporters on Friday that he believes the shoulder strain happened because he made a long throw without properly warming up. “I don’t necessarily know if I warmed up [more]

Cowboys have “later than sooner” mindset regarding Dak Prescott’s return to practice

The Cowboys are 41 days from their season opener, so they have no reason to rush Dak Prescott back to practice. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said the team’s mindset on Prescott is “later than sooner.” The Cowboys will reevaluate Prescott on Monday to see if he will throw Tuesday before the team heads to Canton, [more]

Madden 22 quarterback ratings include some curious choices in the top 10

To no surprise, the new Madden game has Patrick Mahomes rated as the best quarterback, with a 99. The surprises come after that. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who turns 44 in four days, comes in at No. 2 with a 97. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the 2020 NFL MVP, has a 96. He’s third. Fourth [more]

Players in international development program will wear their countries’ flags in the preseason

Fourteen players on training camp rosters are part of the NFL’s international development program, which aims to promote American football abroad by giving opportunities to players from overseas. This year, those players will be easy to identify during the preseason. The NFL will have those 14 players wear helmet decals of their countries’ flags during [more]

Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes again sit atop player retail sales rankings

It’s Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. Or Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady. For 12 consecutive quarters, dating to October 2018, either Brady or Mahomes has led in NFL player retail sales. Brady is first on the top-50 list, released Thursday by the NFLPA, and Mahomes is second from preseason results dating March 1 to May [more]

Dak Prescott is expected to resume throwing in “two, three days”

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott left Wednesday’s practice with tightness in his right shoulder, but said he was fine when he spoke to the media later in the day. Medical tests agreed with that assessment and head coach Mike McCarthy also feels “no high concern” about Prescott’s muscle strain. He said it was smart to pull [more]

Dak Prescott on his sore shoulder: Everything’s fine

Cowboy Nation panicked when Dak Prescott left practice early Wednesday. Everyone can take a deep breath now. Prescott declared his shoulder fine, just sore, and an MRI confirmed it. “Just a little shoulder pain, a little shoulder soreness I should say, and tightness,” Prescott said Wednesday night, via Joe Trahan of WFAA. “Felt it a [more]

MRI reveals muscle strain in Dak Prescott’s right shoulder

An MRI of Dak Prescott‘s right shoulder revealed “purely precautionary” is a muscle strain, the Cowboys announced. Todd Archer of ESPN reports Prescott has a latissimus strain in his throwing shoulder. The Cowboys say the quarterback will undergo treatment, with athletic trainers and doctors evaluating him on a day-by-day basis. Thus, it is unknown when [more]

Dak Prescott leaves practice to have arm examined, but Cowboys deem it “purely precautionary”

The Cowboys conducted their first padded practice of training camp Wednesday. Quarterback Dak Prescott did not make it to the end, and it had nothing to do with his surgically repaired right ankle. According to multiple reports, Prescott went through a normal early portion of practice before head athletic trainer Jim Maurer examined Prescott’s right [more]

Christian McCaffrey leads the way in Madden 22 running backs

No running back starts Madden 22 with a 99 rating. Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey comes the closest. Despite not playing much in 2020, McCaffrey has a 97 rating, best of any NFL running back in the game. Next comes Titans running back Derrick Henry, whose 2,000-yard season got him only a 96. Browns running [more]

Cowboys sign Malik Hooker

Safety Malik Hooker is officially a member of the Dallas Cowboys. Hooker visited with the team a couple of times this offseason and word late last week was that he’d be signing with the team if all checked out physically. That process took a few days, but the move became official on Tuesday. The Cowboys [more]

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