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FACING THE COACH, TEAM, MEDIA: Dallas Cowboys acquire CB from Patriots by trading Ben Bass | Orlando Scandrick talks about his 4 game suspension | Jason Garrett Press Conference | Dallas Cowboys fan reaction

Orlando Scandrick: This Will Never Happen Again | 5:24 | Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick talks about his 4 game suspension. (Watch | Listen) Jason Garrett Press Conference: Scandrick’s suspension; Raiders practice | 16:47 | Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett speaks to the media before his teams afternoon practice with the Oakland Raiders. (Watch […]

DALLAS COWBOYS INJURY REPORT: DL Ben Bass dislocates shoulder, sidelined 2-4 weeks

IRVING, Texas – The injury sustained today by defensive lineman Ben Bass is likely going to sideline him for at least a few weeks. Bass dislocated his left shoulder during Thursday’s practice, and he will undergo an MRI on Friday. The early prognosis is that Bass will miss anywhere from two to four weeks. This […]

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER UPDATE: Ben Bass on IR, CB Sterling Moore signed

The Dallas Cowboys announced today that they have placed DL Ben Bass, a rookie from Texas A&M, on injured reserve and signed CB Sterling Moore, a former SMU player, from the New England Patriots’ practice squad. Moore (5-foot-10, 200 pounds) spent parts of the last two seasons with the Patriots. He had 12 tackles, one […]

BASS FISHING FOR A SPOT: Dallas Cowboys rookie DE on the radar

About four months ago, making the team wasn’t even on the radar. He probably didn’t even know about the practice squad and the details surrounding it either. All Ben Bass wanted to do was show up on film. For three days, all he had was a jersey number and was sharing a locker with other […]

THE BOYS BAY-CITY BRAWL: Dallas Cowboys joint practice with Oakland Raiders gets physical, twice | Tony Romo fired up about team and upcoming Baltimore Ravens game

Watch the fight that breaks out between Cowboys and Raiders | :48 | A fight breaks out during joint practices between the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders. (Watch Video) 

2014 COWBOYS CAMP COVERAGE: The Boys Are Back in pads | Claiborne and Williams tempers flair | Cross-Training in the trenches

Training Camp 1-on-1 Drills: Tempers flare between Claiborne & Williams | 12:33 | Day 1 of Dallas Cowboys in full pads, which brought out some heated battles between receivers vs. defensive backs. (Watch Video) First padded practice leads to first camp scuffle | 1:30 | Dallas Cowboys teammates Terrance Williams and Morris Claiborne separated. Both players, Jason […]

MEET MARINELLI’S MAULERS: Loss of DeMarcus Ware means relentless waves of Dallas Cowboys rushmen | 2014-2015 defensive trenches outlook | Seventeen DL-men remain | In-depth Analysis

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys report to Oxnard for training camp in a few days (July 22). Several questions center around Rod Marinelli’s 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys 4-3 defense … including: Where will the pass rush come from after the notable personnel changes this offseason?

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER UPDATE: Standout CB Tyler Patmon replaces injured S Marvin Robinson | Dallas Cowboys Injury Update 2014

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys signed their first player from the rookie mini-camp workouts last weekend in cornerback Tyler Patmon, an undrafted rookie from Oklahoma State. Patmon, whom defensive coach Monte Kiffin said reminded him on a “younger Ronde Barber,” turned more than a few heads last weekend at Valley Ranch.

COUNTDOWN TO THE OTA’S: Your 2014 Dallas Cowboys top defensive “Wave Rushers” starting to emerge | Dallas Cowboys Organized Team Activities 2014

IRVING, Texas — In my experience of working in personnel offices around the NFL this time of year, as a staff you are working hard to eliminate the unknowns for your squad. There are always going to be questions whether you have the numbers (see the current Dallas Cowboys roster) and depth to get you […]

MEET YOUR NEW DEFENSIVE TACKLE: Pro scouting report on DT Henry Melton | Tuning up Marinelli’s Motor | Dallas Cowboys free agency 2014

Henry Melton | Defensive Tackle | Texas | Height/Weight: 6-3, 295 Drafted: Fourth round, No. 101 overall, 2009 NFL Draft by Chicago Games Studied: 2013: Cincinnati, Minnesota 2012: Dallas, Houston, San Francisco Melton was a much better player in his 2012 film than he was in 2013. He didn’t show the same explosive quickness and […]

THE TRUE BLUE ROSTER TEST: Name all ten of the Dallas Cowboys defensive linemen currently on the roster | Special Feature

You know the Dallas Cowboys don’t have Jason Hatcher or DeMarcus Ware on their defensive line anymore. Do you know who they do have? Hint: There are currently 10 defensive linemen under contract. Another Hint: Three of them are defensive tackles and seven are defensive ends. How many can you name off the top of […]

FUTURE OF THE FRANCHISE: Debating the 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys needs position-by-position | NFL Free Agency vs. NFL Draft

We’re conditioned to believe that the Dallas Cowboys won’t be major players when the NFL Free Agency period begins on March 11, 2014 Well, this article may not make you feel any better, but hopefully more informed. With the little bit of cap space they will likely have, here’s were the Dallas Cowboys could spend […]

NEW TWIST ON TEXAS-2 DEFENSE: Rod Marinelli excited about his new role as Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator

INDIANAPOLIS – Rod Marinelli finds himself back in a similar spot, just with a different team. The former Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach is now also the defensive coordinator. It’s a change he’s both familiar with and excited about, going back to the role same role he had in his previous stop in Chicago. “I’m […]

COWBOYS OFFSEASON INJURY UPDATE: Top Injuries to Watch coming into the Dallas Cowboys 2014-2015 NFL season

IRVING, Texas – It’d almost be easier to list the players who stayed healthy than the ones who got hurt during the Dallas Cowboys 2013-2014 season. The whole laundry list of injuries from last year is too great for only a top 10 list, so let’s narrow it down to the Top-10 Injuries to Watch […]

VALLEY RANCH RESTRUCTURED: Expect Dallas Cowboys coaching changes to bring aggressive, attacking style on both sides of the ball

Here’s what to expect from the 2014 restructuring of the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff: The differences with Rod Marinelli as the defensive coordinator Many so-called experts believed that the switch to this 4-3 defense was going to be good for all the pieces that Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett had on this roster. Nothing against […]

LOOKING FOR SOUTHERN COMFORT: Chips and dips instead of Super Bowl trips | The NFL’s fine line between success and failure

IRVING, Texas – Here is the downside of the needle on this record getting stuck … 8-8 … 8-8 … 8-8 … or having now gone four consecutive years without a playoff appearance; or 18 straight seasons without a Super Bowl appearance, five longer than the previous longest 13-year drought in franchise history, between the […]

DALLAS COWBOYS CAROUSEL: Marinelli’s Misfits created with twenty-nine Dallas 2013-2014 roster moves

IRVING, Texas — Since May 16, the Dallas Cowboys have signed, traded, acquired, put on injured reserve or released 28 defensive linemen. They saw another, Josh Brent, retire on July 18. Everett Dawkins and Hall Davis are the latest additions. Dawkins was signed off the Minnesota Vikings’ practice squad to the active roster, and Davis […]

PRIDE OF THE TEXAS-2: Once again, Marinelli’s Misfits step up to save the day

ARLINGTON, Texas – Worked out on Monday, signed on Tuesday, practiced on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday … so naturally Everette Brown had a big sack and forced fumble in the final seconds of Sunday’s win over the Vikings. Now, Brown didn’t get a turnover, but the play was still a big play to help prevent […]

DALLAS COWBOYS RISING STAR: Marinelli Misfit George Selvie making a name for himself in Texas-2 Defense

IRVING, Texas – You know that half-a-sack George Selvie was credited with this past Sunday in Philadelphia, the one he shared with the just-arriving Jarius Wynn? Well, upon further review, Selvie was credited with a full sack. That then officially gave him two sacks in the game. In turn, that now gives him five sacks […]

TEXAS-2 FRONT FOUR: New hands on deck for the Dallas Cowboys defensive linemen (Roster Update)

The Dallas Cowboys put Ben Bass on injured reserve moments ago. He suffered a dislocated shoulder in practice on Thursday, and coach Jason Garrett initially said the team did not believe it was season-ending. But a separated shoulder, if it requires surgery, can mean six months of recovery. Bass is the second Cowboys defensive end […]

TEXAS-2 FRONT FOUR: All hands on deck for the Dallas Cowboys defensive linemen (Special Feature)

The Dallas Cowboys expect to have all available hands on deck among their defensive linemen Sunday. “Injures are a part of this league, and it’s just the nature of this league,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Friday morning. “You put the next guy in, and you go forward, and that’s what the situation is. That’s […]

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER MOVES: Sean Lissemore traded to San Diego; Kyle Bosworth claimed off waivers

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys stayed active after the weekend cuts by trading former seventh-round pick Sean Lissemore to the Chargers on Sunday and claiming linebacker Kyle Bosworth off waivers. Lissemore signed a three-year extension worth $7.17 million in September 2012 when the Cowboys’ defense ran the 3-4 scheme. He was traded for a […]

NFL ROSTER CUTDOWN DAY: Meet your 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys

IRVING, Texas – While the focus on this day is typically the players who are released, here’s a look at the guys who actually made the team – for now. Quarterback (2): Tony Romo, Kyle Orton – The Cowboys decided once again to keep just one backup for Romo. Alex Tanney had promise and will […]

2013-2014 ROSTER BATTLE: Predicting who will make the Dallas Cowboys final 53

IRVING, Texas – As I write this story, there is a personnel meeting going on down the hall from me. Having sat in that room for a number of years, the feelings I had never changed. Along with the draft, this was the most important day of a scout’s year. In this meeting with Jerry […]