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2013-2014 DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER: Team brings back DE Edgar Jones and releases LB Orie Lemon

IRVING, Texas — Defensive end Edgar Jones rejoined the Dallas Cowboys active roster today after an eight-week absence. The team released linebacker Orie Lemon to make room for Jones on the 53-man roster. Jones suffered a groin/abdominal strain in the Cowboys’ Sept. 29 loss to San Diego, and he was placed on the reserve/injured list […]

2013-2014 COWBOYS ROSTER UPDATE: Team brings back Orie Lemon for linebacker depth

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys will add a player they’re familiar with as they enter the weekend with some uncertainty about the health of their linebackers. Orie Lemon, who signed with Dallas after going undrafted out of Oklahoma State in 2011, will rejoin the Cowboys from the Cardinals’ practice squad. The move bolsters a […]

NEXT COWBOY UP: Orie Lemon ready to play if Dan Connor can’t

Orie Lemon had not played much on defense before Sunday against the Giants. Two plays is all, in fact. But the Cowboys didn’t suffer when Lemon had to replace Dan Connor, who went out after 10 plays with a neck strain. Lemon played 23 plays and newly signed Ernie Sims 10. "Orie did play some […]

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 […]

ROSTER MOVES: LB Orie Lemon promoted from practice squad; Mario Butler waived

IRVING, Texas – In an attempt to bolster the special teams units for Sunday’s game with the Bucs, the Dallas Cowboys have signed first-year linebacker Orie Lemon from the practice squad. Lemon will be active Sunday against Tampa Bay, making his NFL debut as he is expected to play on most special teams units. Lemon, […]

ON THE BUBBLE: Orie Lemon’s pick-six against Miami draws praise

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Orie Lemon, who spent last season on the practice squad, made the type of play in Wednesday’s pre-season finale against Miami that could earn him a roster spot this season. Lemon, an Oklahoma State product, scored a second-quarter touchdown on a 26-yard interception return. Lemon read the eyes of Miami quarterback Matt […]

DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER 2014 | Meet your initial 53-man squad | 2014 Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad taking shape | Final roster cut-down | Player trade

IRVING, Texas – The 2014 Dallas Cowboys roster for Week 1 against San Francisco is bound to look change. But for the time being, this is the team’s 53-man roster – a group that has several surprising additions and subtractions, particularly at quarterback.

MUDDLED IN THE MIDDLE: Dallas Cowboys scrambling to set linebacker unit without star anchor Sean Lee | 2014-2015 linebacker position outlook | Eleven LBs Remaining | Analysis

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LINEBACKER SHAMBLES AND GAMBLES: Bruce Carter expected to return; Rookie may start at MLB | Cowboys Cross-Training

IRVING, Texas – There isn’t a spot on the team more in shambles than at linebacker. Earlier in the season, it was the defensive line, a position that has seen nearly 20 different players take the field at some point. But it’s never been as bad as it was, or is right now, at linebacker. […]

COWBOYS VS. REDSKINS PRIMER: Jason Garrett press conference | 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys game 15 of 16 | Wednesday

Jason Garrett Press Conference: Cowboys vs. Redskins | Wednesday Practice (13:35) Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett speaks to the media as his team starts preparation for Sunday’s game with the 2013-2014 Washington Redskins (Watch Video | Play Audio) Garrett discussed: Addressing the “available” linebacker’s roles in practices and upcoming game If ever been in similar […]

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 […]

2013 DALLAS COWBOYS ROSTER: Offseason standout Sterling Moore returns to team

IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys have brought back a player that seemingly had a good training camp but has been on the street for the entire season. Cornerback Sterling Moore rejoins the Dallas Cowboys this week and will likely play against the Raiders Thursday. Once again, Morris Claiborne has a hamstring injury and is […]

COWBOYS VS. GIANTS GAME PRIMER: Jason Garrett press conference | Thursday practice | 2013 Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett had the expected response when told owner Jerry Jones guaranteed his return for next year. The man, who preaches “process” and taking it “one day at a time, one game at a time”, said his focus is only on Sunday’s game against the Giants. “We’re talking about practicing well […]

ROSTER REVIEW: Final grades for the 2012 Dallas Cowboys

No more whistles, no more playbooks, no more coach’s dirty looks. Sure, not quite as catchy as the iconic “no more pencils, no more books, no more teacher’s dirty looks,” but we’re talking football grades here, not math, science and social studies. The biggest difference in grading pupils and players is expectations. All students are […]

SPECIAL FEATURE: Dallas Cowboys 2012-2013 Roster – An in-depth look at … depth.

IRVING, Texas – Boy, isn’t it a good thing the Dallas Cowboys didn’t dabble in reckless fantasy football roster machinations before this season began?          Remember? Remember all the suggestions?          Man, go ahead, trade Felix Jones. He’s in the last year of his contract. DeMarco Murray will carry the load, and he can be […]

OPPORTUNITY KNOCKING: New Dallas Cowboys LB Gary Guyton likely needed Sunday against Eagles

IRVING, Texas – Gary Guyton spent his first four seasons with the New England Patriots. He grew accustomed to a certain expectation of winning. He also grew accustomed to playing football for a living. But when the Patriots chose not to bring Guyton back for the 2012-2013 season, he found himself looking for a job. […]

FLASHBACK 2011: Dallas Cowboys can’t afford another repeat of McCoy’s historic performance

IRVING, Texas – It has been about 51 weeks, but the Cowboys haven’t forgotten. Sure, so much has happened to this football since then and most of it hasn’t been memorable. And without a doubt, the Cowboys’ last visit to Lincoln Financial Field wasn’t a fun time, mainly because of one LeSean McCoy. The Cowboys […]

ROSTER BOOST: Dallas Cowboys sign ILB Gary Guyton

IRVING, Texas – With injuries clouding inside linebacker position, the Dallas Cowboys will add veteran Gary Guyton to the roster. Guyton worked out for the Cowboys on Tuesday with Dan Connor uncertain to play Sunday at Philadelphia because of a stinger and Orie Lemon out with a hamstring injury. The only other backup inside backer […]

INJURY AND PRACTICE UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons

IRVING, Texas – The Cowboys were without two of their top three wide receivers, a starting defensive end and their starting running back for Sunday’s game at Atlanta was limited with a knee injury. Wide receiver Dez Bryant did not practice because of a sore hip but he is expected to be ready for Sunday’s […]

ROSTER MOVES: Dallas Cowboys sign Ernie Sims; move Sean Lee to IR

IRVING, Texas – Veteran linebacker Ernie Sims will visit with the Cowboys on Wednesday with the anticipation of signing with Sean Lee to miss the rest of the season with a severe case of turf toe. UPDATE (10:05 a.m.): The Cowboys are signing Sims and moving Lee to IR. Sims, 27, played in 13 games […]

COMMENTARY: Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is not replaceable; Dan Conner expected to start

The Dallas Cowboys are bracing for rotten news on inside linebacker Sean Lee, who could need season-ending surgery on his right big toe. Lee injured the toe in the third quarter of Sunday’s victory over the Panthers in Carolina and said after the game that he expected to be fine. But he had an MRI […]

GAMEDAY ROSTER: Deciding which 46 players the Dallas Cowboys will use vs. Carolina Panthers

IRVING, Texas – Maybe there will come a time this season in which Jason Garrett will be able to roll out the same 46-man roster in back to back weeks. But it won’t happen this week as we ponder the 46-man roster for Sunday’s game at Carolina. Chris Jones was on the practice field Friday […]

TURNOVER TURNAROUND: Dallas Cowboys defense challenge themselves to increase interceptions

The Dallas Cowboys came back to work this week with their mind on turnovers. At least, that was one of the main things they were asked about after their bye-week break. “We’re stressing that every day at practice,” safety Danny McCray said. “We should get it right sometime.” The Cowboys are minus-7 in turnover ratio, […]

ROSTER UPDATE: Dallas Cowboys CB Mario Butler returns to practice squad

IRVING — After being cut last weekend, cornerback Mario Butler resurfaced on the Cowboys’ practice squad. Butler, who signed with Dallas as an undrafted free agent in 2010, appeared in the Cowboys’ victory over the New York Giants on Sept. 5. But he was inactive the following week against Seattle. And when linebacker Orie Lemon […]