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Mike McCarthy: Sam Williams looked in first minicamp like he’s born to play pro football

The Cowboys took defensive end Sam Williams in the second round of the 2022 NFL draft, and it didn’t take him long to make an impression.Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy was raving about Williams’ performance after the first practice of rookie minicamp.“I think we’d all agree that Sam Williams looks like a guy that was [more]

Cowboys waive kicker Chris Naggar

The Cowboys are looking for a kicker after releasing veteran Greg Zuerlein this offseason. Zuerlein signed with the Jets. The new kicker won’t be Chris Naggar.The Cowboys announced Friday they cut Naggar to reach the 90-player offseason roster limit.Naggar, 24, kicked in one game for the Browns last season in his only career NFL experience. [more]

Mike McCarthy: We feel it’s important to support Kelvin Joseph based on information we have

Cornerback Kelvin Joseph‘s status on the team has not changed. He still is on the roster and still participating in the offseason program.Joseph’s involvement in an ongoing murder investigation into the March 18 death of Cameron Ray has led to questions about Joseph’s future, though. The second-year player was a passenger in a vehicle from [more]

Cowboys sign four more draft picks

First-round pick Tyler Smith wasn’t the only Cowboys draft choice to sign his first NFL contract on Friday.According to multiple reports, the team has also signed three fifth-round picks — tackle Matt Waletzko, cornerback DaRon Bland, and linebacker Damone Clark — and sixth-round linebacker Devin Harper. All four players signed four-year deals to join Smith [more]

Cowboys sign first-round pick Tyler Smith

Dallas’ first-round pick has put pen to paper.According to multiple reports, Cowboys offensive lineman Tyler Smith has signed his four-year rookie contract worth $13.38 million. The deal is fully guaranteed.Dallas selected Smith with the 24th overall pick of this year’s draft. The Cowboys will have to decide on his 2026 fifth-year option in the spring [more]

Monday Night Football: Broncos at Seahawks kicks off ESPN’s schedule

ESPN will debut a new broadcasting team this season, having lured Joe Buck and Troy Aikman from Fox to join sideline reporter Lisa Salters and rules analyst John Parry. Michelle Beisner-Buck also joins the team to present feature content.The crew will hit the ground running, getting Russell Wilson‘s return to Seattle in his Broncos debut [more]

Thanksgiving Day games: Bills-Lions, Giants-Cowboys and Patriots-Vikings

The Cowboys’ Thanksgiving Day game annually produces the highest ratings of the regular-season schedule.The Cowboys-Raiders game on Thanksgiving last November in Week 12 drew 40.8 million viewers. That far outpaced the second-place game, the Cowboys and Chiefs drew 28.7 million viewers in Week 11.It doesn’t matter who the Cowboys host. Everyone watches in the 4:30 [more]

Report: Panthers are “eyeing” Sean Payton for 2023

Former NFL head coach Sean Payton continues to loom as a future NFL head coach.The Carolina Panthers reportedly are “eyeing” Payton for the team’s head-coaching job in 2023, according to Michael McCarthy of FrontOfficeSports.com.That would be regarded as good news by Mike McCarthy of the Dallas Cowboys, since Payton is most commonly linked to the [more]

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