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Dak Prescott: I don’t know if any team in league necessarily needs a No. 1 WR

Dez Bryant produced three 1,000-yard seasons in his eight seasons in Dallas. He has caught 531 passes for 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns in his career. His departure leaves the Cowboys without a true No. 1 receiver. That suits quarterback Dak Prescott just fine. “I don’t know if any team in the league necessarily needs [more]

T.O. returns to football, on the cover of Madden

The last great alternative to the primary NFL video game franchise had Terrell Owens on the cover. The latest installment of the only remaining NFL video game franchise has Terrell Owens on the cover. Yes, T.O. will be on the cover of Madden 19, wearing a Cowboys uniform. They’re calling it the “Hall of Fame [more]

Tavon Austin doesn’t care what position he’s playing as long as he’s playing

The Cowboys list Tavon Austin as a running back on their roster, but he starts his day in the wide receivers room. “That’s what he played in college and what he’s been playing in the NFL,” offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said. “He starts there, but he plays a lot of things for us, so he’ll [more]

Rico Gathers working hard to be “on somebody’s 53-man roster” this season

The Cowboys saw tight ends Jason Witten and James Hanna retire this offseason. It leaves a hole at the position even with their selection of Dalton Schultz in the fourth round. Rico Gathers, who did not play a regular-season game in his first two seasons, acknowledges the opportunity. He spent his rookie season on the [more]

Terrance Williams’ attorney: Kendall Wright not involved in wreck

Terrance Williams threw Kendall Wright under his $325,000 Lamborghini early Saturday morning — figuratively — by telling police the Vikings receiver wrecked his car. But Williams was lying, according to his own attorney. Chip Lewis, Williams’ attorney, said the Cowboys receiver was in the car alone when it crashed, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence on not holding out: I’m not everybody else; I’m DeMarcus

While Le'Veon Bell remains a holdout from the Steelers’ offseason program after the team placed the franchise tag on him for a second consecutive season, DeMarcus Lawrence signed his franchise tag within hours of receiving it. Why, the Cowboys defensive end was asked? “Cause I’m not everybody else,” Lawrence said. “I’m DeMarcus. DeMarcus does what [more]

Terrance Williams told police Kendall Wright crashed his car

After Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams‘ Lamborghini was found crashed by the side of the road, police quickly found him and arrested him for public intoxication. But Williams was not arrested for the crash itself — which he blamed on Vikings receiver Kendall Wright. Video of the arrest shows that when police questioned Williams about how [more]

Cowboys receivers want to “prove the world wrong”

Even before the Cowboys released Dez Bryant, there weren’t too many people predicting big things for the Dallas receiving corps in 2018. Tight end Jason Witten’s retirement didn’t do anything to change that, but the receivers left on the Cowboys roster are pushing back against the negative outlook. Wide receiver Allen Hurns said the team [more]

NFL execs admit pressure from Trump a factor on anthem policy

A day removed from the NFL changing its national anthem policy, it’s hard to escape the feeling that they were simply bullied by the President into doing something, whether it actually made anybody happy or not. At least they admitted it. Via Albert Breer of, there was a clear sense at this week’s owners [more]

Ezekiel Elliott: I know the player I am; everyone in the league knows the player I am

Ezekiel Elliott ranked 54th in the NFL Network’s list of top-100 players. No one had to tell him. The Cowboys running back already knew. “It is what it is. I missed six games,” Elliott said Wednesday. Elliott, though, concedes that his ranking “should be” higher a year from now. He ranked seventh a year ago [more]

By sitting out OTAs, Sean Lee working hard to stay healthy

Brad Sham, the voice of the Cowboys’ radio broadcast, was giving Sean Lee a hard time as the linebacker stood on the sideline during the Cowboys’ organized team activities Wednesday. “When does the season start?” Lee responded, chuckling. In all seriousness, the weakside linebacker would rather participate in team drills than watch. But the Cowboys [more]

Cowboys players give a collective shrug at anthem policy

The Cowboys are one of only a handful of teams not to have a player protest during the national anthem, and owner Jerry Jones recently reiterated his stance on the issue. It sounds as if Cowboys players will continue to abide by Jones’ wishes and stand for the anthem as no one in the team’s [more]

Zack Martin not participating in Cowboys’ OTAs

Cowboys offensive guard Zack Martin showed up at the team’s training complex Tuesday and went through his regular workout, but he did not participate in organized team activities with his teammates. He is not at The Star today as Martin’s representation and the Cowboys continue discussions on a contract extension for the All-Pro. “Obviously, there’s [more]

Jerry Jones on anthem discussions at league meetings: “We’ve got a lot of things that we’re trying to balance”

Nearly two years after Colin Kaepernick first sat, then knelt, in protest during the national anthem prior to games, the NFL is still trying to devise a solution to put the matter in the rear-view mirror. Owners discussed the topic Tuesday during league meetings in Atlanta with several possible tweaks to league policy considered during [more]

Aaron Rodgers: I don’t know why you’d cut Jordy and bring in Dez

Aaron Rodgers was unhappy when the Packers released Jordy Nelson, and it doesn’t make sense to the quarterback that the team would replace Nelson with another high-priced receiver. The Packers cut Nelson, who was scheduled to make $9.25 million in base salary and count $12.5 million against the cap, to free up $10.2 million in [more]

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