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QUARTERBACKUP SAGA ENDS: Kyle Orton released by the Dallas Cowboys | 2014-2015 quarterback position outlook | Four QBs Remaining | Analysis

IRVING, Texas – The standoff between Kyle Orton and the Dallas Cowboys is over. And from the looks of things, Orton is getting what he wanted all along. The Dallas Cowboys officially cut the backup quarterback in a move that was made official  today (Wednesday). Orton did not participate in any of the Cowboys’ offseason […]

THE QUARTERBACKUP SAGA: Dallas QB Kyle Orton’s absence is providing opportunities for the Cowboys other guns | Dallas Cowboys 2014 OTA’s Report

IRVING, Texas – The waiting game continues as the Dallas Cowboys proceed through the Organized Team Activities (OTA’s) without Kyle Orton.

POINT AND COUNTERPOINT: Kyle Orton’s status should alter QB draft plans | With or without Orton, drafting QB isn’t crucial

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys need to know about Kyle Orton’s future before next Thursday. That’s not a request or a threat from the team, it should just be more of a courtesy on Orton’s part as the Cowboys prepare for the 2014 NFL Draft and decide whether or not to select a quarterback.

ARMED FOR THE OFFSEASON: Dallas Cowboys sign QB Caleb Hanie for depth | Kyle Orton’s absence continues

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys added another arm by signing a one-year deal with quarterback Caleb Hanie.

THE QUARTERBACKUP PLAN: Kyle Orton absent from first day of ‘voluntary’ offseason workout program

IRVING, Texas — Before people get carried away with Kyle Orton’s absence from the Dallas Cowboys offseason program, two factors need to be put out there: the workouts are voluntary and he missed just one day. But the Cowboys should not look at Orton’s absence as a one-day deal. They need to determine whether Orton […]

THE KYLE ORTON FACTOR: The offseason buzz (media boredom) around Valley Ranch concerning the 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys backup QB questions

Adding a backup quarterback didn’t seem like a significant need a month ago. But in the last couple weeks it has been revealed that Kyle Orton has yet to decide if he’ll return for the 2014 season. If Orton chooses to retire, the Dallas Cowboys could draft Tony Romo’s backup or add a QB through […]

DALLAS COWBOYS SCOUTING REPORT: A closer look at your veteran quarterback Kyle Orton

There are reasons that teams try and protect themselves with players at certain positions throughout the season. This team has had a history of carrying extra players on the roster just in case they had to deal with an injury or two. There is no question that the investment that Jerry Jones made in Kyle […]

QUARTERBACK SECURE: Cowboys remain confident in QB Kyle Orton

As much as Dallas Cowboys fans might want Alex Tanney as the backup to Tony Romo, that role again will go to Kyle Orton. The Cowboys signed the veteran quarterback to a three-year, $10.5 million deal, with $5 million to sign, last year. Despite Orton’s struggles Saturday against the Cardinals, the Cowboys still have faith […]

SCOUT TEAM SUCCESS STORY: Dallas Cowboys tight end James Hanna emerged thanks to Kyle Orton

James Hanna began to deliver on the Dallas Cowboys’ investment in him late last season, and one person they can thank is backup quarterback Kyle Orton. He stayed on the rookie tight end’s case, and it paid off, said new tight ends coach Wes Phillips. “People saw the end result where he started making plays, […]

OFFENSIVE SNAPS: QB Kyle Orton, Beasley, Holmes, and Tanner impress late in the game

A look at the snaps played by Cowboys’ offense in the team’s 34-18 loss to the Chicago Bears, while analyzing what it means: RT Doug Free: 70 of 70 RG Mackenzy Bernadeau: 70 of 70 LT Tyron Smith: 70 of 70 C Ryan Cook: 70 of 70 TE Jason Witten: 70 of 70 LG Nate […]

THE ROAD TO DALLAS: Kyle Orton happy to be in Big D

Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton was drafted by the Chicago Bears and spent the first four years of his career in Chicago. He was 21-12 as a starter there, but the Bears traded him to Denver for Jay Cutler in 2009. “Kyle Orton was super for us when he was here," Bears coach Lovie […]

ROSTER DEPTH: Kyle Orton chooses the Dallas Cowboys because they are the "right fit"

Kyle Orton could have gone somewhere where he could compete for the starting job. But he chose the Dallas Cowboys, where he will backup Tony Romo. "I thought about it. It was a consideration," Orton said Wednesday in his first comments since joining the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent. "But this fit best for […]

QB UPDATE: Kyle Orton’s injury allows Stephen McGee to make strides in minicamp

Stephen McGee got extra work all week during the minicamp because Kyle Orton sat with a hamstring injury. But McGee did not make the most of his chance. He had an inconsistent week, and Thursday’s final practice of the minicamp was an example. He had a tough time in red zone and goal line 11-on-11 […]

Kyle Orton understands ‘dynamic’ of QB situation after chat with Kitna

Jon Kitna had a talk with the Cowboys’ new backup quarterback, Kyle Orton. That’s part of the reason the Cowboys are comfortable with the former Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos starter, who they signed to a three-year contract. “I think he had a good visit with Jon Kitna during this process, and I think Kitna […]

2014 Dallas Cowboys Calendar

ARCHIVE | 2014 Dallas Cowboys Calendar 2014 | NFL Calendar of Events 2014 Feb. 17: Teams can begin applying the franchise tag to players Feb. 19-25: Scouting combine in Indianapolis March 3: The final day to use the franchise tag March 8-11: Teams can begin negotiations with players who will be unrestricted free agents. Qualifying offers […]

2014 PRESEASON GAME RECAP: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers | Starter-less opener brings expected combination of good and bad | Brandon Weeden plays well | Most of the first-string defense sits out game one

SAN DIEGO – Take the good with the bad after two quarters of preseason football – there was a decent amount of both. 

THE BOYS ARE BACK TONIGHT: 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers | Pre-Season opener 2014 | Weeden getting feet wet | Nine intriguing players to watch | Five storylines to watch

SAN DIEGO – When Brandon Weeden signed with the Dallas Cowboys back on March 17, he had both short-term and long-term goals. 

COWBOYS CAMP COVERAGE: Dallas Cowboys opening press conference with Jason Garrett and Jerry Jones | 2014 NFL Training Camp Oxnard, California

Training Camp Opening Press Conference | 46:56 | Join Jason Garrett and Jerry Jones as they open up the 2014 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp from Oxnard, California. (Watch | Listen) RELATED: Brandon Weeden’s performance played role in Kyle Orton cut OXNARD, Calif. – The decision to waive Kyle Orton wasn’t exactly hard-hitting news as the […]

THE BOYS ARE BACK: Dallas Cowboys arrive at Naval Base near Oxnard, California | 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp | Dallas Cowboys photo gallery

OXNARD, Calif. – At long last, the Dallas Cowboys arrived at Naval Base Ventura County (at Point Mugu) and began their quest into the 2014-2015 season.

MEET YOUR NEW TIGHT END: Dallas Cowboys add TE Dallas Walker prior to Training Camp | Dallas Cowboys Roster 2014-2015

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys didn’t wait for training camp to make their next addition.

COWBOYS OFFSEASON OUTLOOK: Evaluating the offensive fits as 2014-2015 mini-camps conclude | Dallas Cowboys roster

IRVING, Texas – With the Dallas Cowboys 2014-2015 offseason practices now finished, here’s a breakdown of what to look for at each offensive position moving forward.

THE BOYS ARE BACK TO WORK: Your pro scouting report on America’s Team | 2014 Dallas Cowboys OTA’s 05-28 Recap

Here’s your scouting report on the 2014 Dallas Cowboys Day 1 and Day 2 OTA’s …

LOOKING AHEAD TO NEXT WEEK: Jason Garrett hopeful Tony Romo will be ready for 2014 Dallas Cowboys OTA’s

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys are in the midst of a wait and see process with quarterback Tony Romo.

THE AMERICA’S TEAM DREAM: Jason Garrett’s 2014 rookie mini-camp Day 2 Press Conference | Second impressions of your aspiring Dallas Cowboys

Jason Garrett – Rookie Impressions | 13:12 | Jason Garrett speaks to the media from Valley Ranch after the second day of their 2014 Dallas Cowboys rookie minicamp. (Watch | Listen) IRVING, Texas – Today (Saturday) saw the Dallas Cowboys rookies take the fields at Valley Ranch for Day 2 of minicamp, highlighted by DeMarcus […]