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Given NFL’s plan to flex Thursday night games, maybe Mark Cuban was right, after all

Mark Cuban may have been right all along.Pigs get fat. Hogs get slaughtered.That’s what the billionaire and NBA owner said about the NFL, nearly nine years ago to the day.“I think the NFL is 10 years away from an implosion,” Cuban said on March 23, 2014. “I’m just telling you, pigs get fat, hogs get [more]

Zac Taylor on Ezekiel Elliott: “We like our team as where it’s at right now”

Earlier today, an report characterized free-agent running back Ezekiel Elliott as having three teams from which he’s choosing.For one of those teams, that was news to the head coach.“There’s a lot of great players that are available right now,” Bengals coach Zac Taylor said Thursday night, via Mike Dyer of WCPO-TV. “We like our [more]

Ezekiel Elliott’s three-team wish list may not be mutual

The news today that former Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has narrowed his list of future teams to three glosses over one fairly important fact.This is a wish list, not a collection of finalists.Per a league source with knowledge of the situation, Elliott isn’t currently weighing contract offers from the Jets, Bengals, and Eagles. In [more]

Report: Ezekiel Elliott deciding between Jets, Bengals, and Eagles

Earlier on Thursday, free agent running back Ezekiel Elliott posted on Twitter that he’d like to wear No. 15 next year.Of course, Elliott will need a new team for that. But to this point, there’s been limited reports of interest in him on the open market.Now, that’s changed.According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Elliott is deciding [more]

Tony Pollard signs franchise tender

Tony Pollard is officially back with the Cowboys for 2023.The running back has signed his franchise tender, according to multiple reports.The Cowboys and Pollard have until July 17 to work out a long-term deal. But if they don’t, Pollard will make $10.091 million on a one-year contract in 2023.Pollard, a fourth-round pick in the 2019 draft, [more]

Josh Jacobs, Tony Pollard, Saquon Barkley might be wise to accept franchise tenders

In a text discussion with the PFT staff regarding our recent item about Austin Ekeler‘s valid (but ultimately futile) complaints regarding the running back market, MDS made an observation that I saw fit to steal.The three running backs currently operating under the franchise tag might be wise to accept their tenders.Raiders running back Josh Jacobs, [more]

Cowboys re-sign Takk McKinley

The Cowboys re-signed defensive end Takk McKinley on Wednesday. The team also announced the re-signing of defensive end Dante Fowler and the signing of long snapper Trent Sieg.McKinley spent most of last season on the Cowboys’ practice squad. The team elevated him only once on game day, and he never played in a game during [more]

Cowboys moving Isaac Alarcón to defensive tackle

The Cowboys are moving Isaac Alarcón from the offensive line to defensive tackle. He has worked at both guard and tackle as he developed his football skills the past three seasons as part of the NFL International Pathway Program.Alarcón had limited football experience in Mexico before joining the Cowboys.He has never played defense except on [more]

Cowboys to re-sign Dante Fowler

The Cowboys are bringing back a key defensive player.Dallas is re-signing edge rusher Dante Fowler to a one-year deal, according to Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News.Fowler, who turns 29 in August, appeared in all 17 regular-season games for the Cowboys last year, recording 6.0 sacks, seven tackles for loss, and nine quarterback hits. [more]

Ronald Jones agrees to sign with Cowboys

The Cowboys are adding a running back.Ronald Jones has agreed to sign with Dallas on a one-year deal, according to multiple reports.Jones spent the 2022 season with the Chiefs, though he appeared in just six games and played 38 offensive snaps. He finished the season with 70 yards on 17 carries along with one catch [more]

Cowboys sign Chuma Edoga

The Cowboys have added some depth to their offensive line.Dallas has signed Chuma Edoga to a one-year deal, according to Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News.Edoga, a Jets third-round pick in the 2019 draft, has appeared in 24 games with 13 starts. He started eight games as a rookie before playing 11 games with [more]

Cowboys re-sign running back Rico Dowdle

The Cowboys will bring running back Rico Dowdle back this season.Dowdle’s agent announced that he re-signed with the Cowboys this morning.The 24-year-old Dowdle joined the Cowboys as an undrafted rookie out of South Carolina in 2020 and has been with them since as a backup behind Ezekiel Elliott and Tony Pollard. With Elliott no longer [more]

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