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IT’S PAYDAY FOR DANNY MCCRAY: Now former Dallas Cowboys special teams ace signs one-year deal with Bears

IRVING, Texas – Former Dallas Cowboys safety and special teams ace Danny McCray has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Bears. McCray was an unrestricted free agent this year after being with the Cowboys since 2010. McCray and Barry Church both made the team as undrafted safeties that season, and McCray would go on […]

DALLAS COWBOYS SPECIAL TEAMS: Danny McCray agrees to salary reduction

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys have apparently decided to keep Danny McCray on the roster for a fourth season. But not before he reduced his salary from the $1.323 million price he was initially slotted for during the offseason. McCray, one of the team’s top special teams players the past three seasons, has been […]

THE GAMES THIRD PHASE: Danny McCray still the Dallas Cowboys special teams ace

If you break down the last five seasons of league leaders when it comes to special teams tackles, the Cowboys had only one player that finished in the top five and that was Sam Hurd in 2010 with 19 tackles. The other seasons, the club has not had a player finish better than 28th. New […]

FRIDAY INJURY UPDATE: Sean Lee back | Romo wrapped | Danny McCray | Josh Brent

The one significant change to Friday’s practice was the return of linebacker Sean Lee, who was back on the field after missing two straight days of work because of an illness. Lee, the team’s middle linebacker and signal caller for the defense, is expected to be ready to play Sunday night against the Giants. He […]

INJURY UPDATE: Sean Lee | Danny McCray | Josh Brent | DeMarcus Ware | Jay Ratliff | Felix Jones

Star-Telegram/Ron Jenkins Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) escapes charging nose tackle Jay Ratliff IRVING, Texas — The Cowboys have numerous injuries to manage this week before playing the New York Giants in the regular season finale with the NFC Eastern division title on the line. *Sean Lee. He suffered a hamstring injury in the […]

INJURY UPDATE: Danny McCray – Dallas Cowboys best special teams’ player of the last two years

IRVING, Texas — The Cowboys welcomed several big-name players back to practice Monday, like Miles Austin and Orlando Scandrick, but their best special teams’ player of the last two years was absent. Danny McCray suffered an ankle sprain on a punt return against Detroit and while he was able to finish that game he did […]

COWBOY REWIND: Game film shows improvement in McCray, Crawford

Some thoughts from the film room at Valley Ranch, particularly from the defensive side of the ball. There are days where teams just come up with great game plans how to handle DeMarcus Ware. Give the Bears a lot of credit because on the Monday night, Lovie Smith and his offensive staff were not going […]

NEW FACES IN FAMILIAR PLACES: McCray, Lissemore, and Orie Lemon will be starters tomorrow

A pair of third-year pros — Danny McCray and Sean Lissemore — are expected to get their first NFL starts in place of Gerald Sensabaugh and Kenyon Coleman, respectively. Ryan Cook will get his second start in place of Phil Costa, who was injured in the opener. Josh Brent will replace Jay Ratliff, who has […]

THURSDAY PRACTICE UPDATE: Romo wrapped and delivering | Sean Lee | McCray | Ware | Brent

For the second straight day, quarterback Tony Romo practiced with the team and all signs are pointing towards him being ready to play for Sunday night’s crucial game with the Giants. Romo, who said Wednesday that is right hand remains somewhat swollen but is improving, practiced Thursday with a light bandage wrapped around his right […]

PRACTICE UPDATE: Jenkins | McCray | Brent | Ratliff | Kosier | Costa | Kitna

The Cowboys began a walkthrough practice Tuesday at Valley Ranch without four of the players hurt in Sunday night’s game against the Giants. Cornerback Mike Jenkins (shoulder) and defensive back Danny McCray (shoulder) were among those who missed the start of the walkthrough. Nose tackles Josh Brent (knee) and Jay Ratliff (back) attended practice, watching […]

BOYS LACK D-BACK ATTACK: Seeking Seriously Solid Secondary–Brewing Backend Bubble Trouble | Promising Players & Prospects | 2015 NFL Draft primer

IRVING, Texas – For quite a while now, it’s been a yearly source of consternation for the Cowboys and their fans: the lack of a top-notch, dependable safety in the Dallas secondary. 

2013 Dallas Cowboys Free Agency

ARCHIVE | 2013 DALLAS COWBOYS FREE AGENT LIST Player Position FA Type Status Victor Butler DE Restricted New Orleans Saints Michael Coe CB Restricted Not expected back Kenyon Coleman DE Restricted New Orleans Saints Derrick Dockery OL Restricted Not expected back Eric Frampton S Restricted Re-signed Mike Jenkins CB Restricted Oakland Raiders Felix Jones RB […]

DON’T MEET YOUR NEW DALLAS COWBOY: Veteran LB Will Herring brings special teams leadership and depth to defense | Professional Scouting Report | NFL Free Agency 2014 | UPDATED

UPDATE: HERRING AND COWBOYS DEAL IS NOW OFF THE TABLE IRVING, Texas – The deal between the Dallas Cowboys and former Saints linebacker Will Herring is now off. Herring had announced the agreement with the Cowboys on Thursday on Twitter, stating that he’s “blessed to be playing in Big D this year and to be […]

COWBOYS CALENDAR COUNTDOWN: 2014-2015 NFL season officially begins on March 11th | Tough decisions looming with Dallas’ free agents

IRVING, Texas – In other sports, this is the month where pen goes to paper for a bracket, or teams are playing sunny practice games at spring training. In the NFL, the month of March has its own madness with the upcoming start of the new league year, which is the beginning of free agency. […]

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER 2014: Team waives four players as Free Agency nears | Defensive End Everette Brown released

IRVING, Texas –  After a quiet few weeks of the offseason, the Dallas Cowboys made a few roster moves, cutting four players from the roster. The most notable was defensive end Everette Brown, who played in seven games during the second half of the season. The team also waived defensive tackle Corvey Irvin, guard Ray […]

GETTING BACK ON THE SADDLE: What’s next for former Dallas Cowboys DT Josh Brent (extensive coverage)

IRVING, Texas – Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was sentenced today to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation after the jury found him guilty two days prior of driving drunk in a car crash that resulted in the death of his teammate and friend, Jerry Brown Jr. Brent was ordered […]

PONDERING PRISON OR PROBATION: Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent awaits sentencing for intoxication manslaughter of friend Jerry Brown Jr.

DALLAS, TX. – Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent was found guilty today of intoxication manslaughter after a car crash in December 2012 that resulted in the death of his teammate and friend, Jerry Brown Jr. The sentencing phase will begin Thursday to determine Brent’s punishment. He could face up to 20 years in […]

LAW AND ORDER: Dallas Cowboys teammates testify in Josh Brent intoxication manslaughter trial | Brent’s defense rests | Jury to deliberate next week

Dallas Cowboys players who were reportedly with Brent earlier in the night of the accident have been called in to testify. Current members of the Dallas Cowboys are now testifying in Josh Brent’s intoxication manslaughter trial. The trial began Monday, but it wasn’t until Thursday that Cowboys players Barry Church, and Danny McCray took the […]

THE BUDGET IN REVIEW: Managing the Dallas Cowboys roster and contracts 2014 2015 NFL season | Roster tweaks, restructuring, and salary cap

The Dallas Cowboys (and most NFL teams) will be handcuffed this off-season while trying to upgrade their roster while maneuvering through the NFL’s salary cap restraints. They won’t have much money to work with in free agency, similar to last season when they were only able to add complementary pieces at the right price — […]

COWBOYS REDSKINS GAME 15 RECAP: Dallas fights back to defeat Washington, 24-23

The Dallas Cowboys control their own destiny. Win and you’re in. It wasn’t always pretty, the problems that have plagued the team in recent weeks again showing up at times today, but in the end, Dallas brought home a 24-23 victory over the Redskins, setting the stage for a one-game showdown against Philadelphia next Sunday. […]

DALLAS COWBOYS INJURY UPDATE: Several key players not practicing today | Terrance Williams pulls hamstring | Special Teams veteran added to roster | Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins | 2013-2014 NFL Game 15 of 16

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys returned to practice at Valley Ranch with several players not in attendance, as expected. In fact, there were a handful out on the field working with strength coaches and the athletic trainers. Among those players included DeMarcus Ware, who has been slowed by a quad strain this year, although […]

RAIDERS AND BRAIDERS: Dallas Cowboys create a hair raising event on Thanksgiving Day inside AT&T Stadium

Photos courtesy, clockwise from top left: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports; John F. Rhodes/Special to the DMN; Brandon Wade/AP Just for fun, here are some locks frozen in time by super fast shutter speeds during the annual Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving day game.  No words on what these players and performers were grateful for on the holiday. […]

BOYS BYE-WEEK BREAKDOWN: Texas-2 Safeties huge in overall success of this defense

Dallas Cowboys Safety Breakdown This article is part of a series. To see all related posts, click HERE. Enjoy! Top Performer: Barry Church There were plenty questions coming into the Dallas Cowboys 2013 season of how Barry Church would play coming off the Achilles injury that he suffered in Week 3 of 2012. At this […]

INJURY AND PRACTICE UPDATE: 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings | DeMarco Murray expected to start

IRVING, Texas – As expected, the Dallas Cowboys had some key players missing from today’s practice, including five starters. DeMarcus Ware (quad) once again is not participating in teams drills, probably meaning his availability for Sunday will be in question. He’s already missed two games and sitting out a third game Sunday vs. Minnesota seems […]