Dallas Cowboys: Why Ezekiel Elliott is the right pick

Some were shocked, others were stoked when the Dallas Cowboys made their pick tonight. Is it too early to take a running back? Is it a gamble to pass up on Jalen Ramsey? All of these questions will take time to answer but one thing is for sure, the Cowboys have many big plays ahead of them and this was truly the smartest pick. Elliott has proven himself to be a stellar runner, he...
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Cowboys pick Ezekiel Elliott with fourth pick of 2016 NFL Draft

Ezekiel Elliott might be the best player in the draft but the running back position has been undervalued in the draft in recent years. The success of Todd Gurley this past season helped Elliott’s stock and after the Chargers went with Joey Bosa with the third pick, the Dallas Cowboys pulled the trigger on Elliott with the fourth pick….. With the #4 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft...
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Final Cowboys Thoughts Before 2016 Draft

We’re just hours away, folks! Having the number-four pick in tonight’s NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys are generating as much pre-draft buzz and excitement as at any point in many years. Not only their own fans anxious to see what top-level talent gets selected, but other teams and their followers are waiting to see how Dallas’ decision impacts the rest of the draft. I thought...
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Cowboys exercise 5th-year option on Pro Bowl C Travis Frederick's contract; will earn $8.8m in 2017

IRVING -- The Dallas Cowboys officially exercised the 2017 option on the contract of two-time Pro Bowl center Travis Frederick on Wednesday.By picking up Frederick's fifth-year option, the Cowboys are set to pay him $8.8 million in 2017. However, the club would like to sign him to a long-term contract extension before that option year kicks in. The $8.8 million is guaranteed for...
Via SportsDay
7 hours ago

A Cowboys Hall-of-Famer will announce club's 2nd-round pick; current CB to handle 3rd-round

Dallas Cowboys Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin is scheduled to announce the club's second-round pick on Day 2 of the NFL draft Friday.Cornerback Brandon Carr, who recently accepted a pay cut to remain on the roster, is scheduled to announce the Cowboys' third-round pick Friday.Good bet: One will be louder than the other.Thirty-two former NFL players, including 10...
Via SportsDay
7 hours ago

Dallas Cowboys Pick Up C Travis Frederick’s 5th Year Option

Typically a team that drafts 31st Overall has lost the Super Bowl the season before. Such was not the case in 2013 when the Dallas Cowboys drafted Wisconsin’s Travis Frederick. Draft pundits chastised the Cowboys for taking Frederick at the time. Supposed experts claimed that he was worth no more than a third round selection and that the Cowboys were out of their minds for utilizing...
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Report: Cowboys guard Ron Leary signs free-agent tender with Dallas

Cowboys guard Ron Leary has rejoined the Cowboys by signing his second-round free-agent tender, according the Dallas Cowboys' own website.Leary's tender is worth $2.553 million. With it, the Cowboys ensured if they lose the guard to another team they will receive something in return.SportsDay's David Moore broke down Leary's tender when the Cowboys first offered it.Leary started...
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12 hours ago

Elliott: It would be an honor to play behind Cowboys O-line

With quarterbacks expected to go first and second overall on Thursday night, the San Diego Chargers at three and Dallas Cowboys at four hold the keys to the 2016 NFL Draft. Where these two teams go will play huge roles in the outcome of the remainder of the first round. While defensive end and the secondary remain major issues for the Dallas Cowboys, the idea of them selecting former...
Via Sportsnaut
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Dallas Cowboys are said to be aggressively looking into having two 1st round picks

After months of speculation, the NFL Draft will finally take place tonight. As we get closer to the start of the draft, there will be teams that will be making moves leading up to showtime. One of those teams that will be making moves is the Dallas Cowboys. While owner Jerry Jones knows what player he wants to draft with the #4 pick, it looks like someone else has caught their interest...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Tony Romo’s fantasy football convention wins restraining order vs. NFL

The legal battle between a fantasy sports convention owned in part by Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and the National Football League is officially underway in a Texas court, and things got started with the convention being granted a restraining order against the league. According to a report from Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, a temporary restraining order was issued...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Looking to Trade Back into 1st Round?

The pre-draft rumor ferver is picking up and we’re now hearing the Cowboys could be looking to jump back into the 1st round. Was told Cowboys aggressively looking into having TWO 1st round picks tomorrow night. — Ben Rogers (@BenRogers) April 27, 2016 To me this tells me the Cowboys could bail from 4, but perhaps just a few spots and draft Ezekiel Elliott and flip thee 2nd...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
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Cowboys 2016 Big Board: Final Edition

We’re just a day away from the big night! Our Cowboys are in a position to land two significant players with the #4 and #34 picks in the 2016 draft, giving this draft a more exciting edge than in recent seasons. After digesting all of the available reports and opinions, here is my final “big board” for the Cowboys. To hopefully both of our early picks, I am going to make it...
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Dallas Cowboys: 5 most likely 1st-round picks

The Cowboys’ plans with 4th overall pick are virtually unknown, just a day before the draft.  So I’ve decided to rank my top five most likely players to be taken at that spot. 1. Joey Bosa-DE-OSU Bosa, after many thought he may fall over the past few weeks, seems to be right back in the best player in the draft conversation. I think most agree he’s the best defensive end...
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Report: Cowboys could trade down for Ezekiel Elliott

The Dallas Cowboys want Ezekiel Elliott, but they don’t want to use the No. 4 pick on him. According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the Cowboys are now considering trading down a few spots to take the former Ohio State running back. “Some think the ultimate choice will be between Elliott and his former Ohio State teammate, defensive end Joey Bosa. Others think that the...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: JaMarcus Russell wants to play for the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys are certainly preparing for the NFL draft which will take place in just a couple days, and one position that they need to address is finding a backup quarterback. The Cowboys are most likely going to draft a quarterback at some point in the draft this weekend. Most llikely a middle or late round pick will be used on a quarterback, but there might be other options...
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Cowboys CB Brandon Carr takes one for the team

Let it never be said that Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr is not a team player. According to a report on Monday evening by Albert Breer of NFL Network, Carr has taken a huge paycut to his base salary in 2016. Breer says that number dropped by over three million dollars: Cowboys CB Brandon Carr has accepted a paycut. Was scheduled to have a base $9.1M, cap number of $13.8M...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carr Paycut a Clue to Drafting Ramsey?

The Cowboys announced Brandon Carr has accepted a $3 million dollar paycut. Carr is in the final year of his contract and was expected to make $9 million, but will now make about $6 million now. The deal is a straight-up salary reduction without an extension. Mike Fisher tweeted: I'm told Carr re-do should not be taken as a #Cowboys Ramsey draft indicator one way or another. @1053thefan...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys likely staying at 4, but QB/RB unlikely

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jerry Jones says he's inclined to stay at No. 4 with the Dallas Cowboys going into the NFL draft with their highest pick in 25 years. Just don't expect the Dallas owner and general manager to be looking for Tony Romo's successor or the next Emmitt Smith in that lofty spot Thursday night. Jones said Monday that drafting the replacement for Romo wasn't a high...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys not deterred by Joey Bosa character issues

The Dallas Cowboys are not going to let whatever potential character issues there are surrounding Joey Bosa prevent them from drafting the Ohio State defender. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones spoke with the media on Monday and said any character concerns about Bosa do not bother him. “His character issue would not be a factor in us drafting him,” Jones said Monday via the Fort Worth...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Cowboys will not trade out of No. 4 spot

The Dallas Cowboys have the fourth pick in the draft and, via Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, we now know that team owner Jerry Jones has every intention on keeping the pick. Jerry Jones said the Cowboys will stay at 4 — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) April 25, 2016 That’s not terribly surprising, as Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network said on Sunday that trade talks...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Inside Track to a Draft Day Steal

Online Football predictions have been touting former Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith as a sure win for the Cowboys’ fourth overall pick. The issues arising from Smith’s health, however, suggest that this is no longer the case. Voices in the industry have expressed their disappointment over Smith’s situation, Toddy McShay, an ESPN draft analyst, bringing this matter to light...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys could draft USC QB Cody Kessler

The Dallas Cowboys are a team in need of a young quarterback, and it’s possible the franchise found one they liked during an all-star game early in the pre-draft process. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Cowboys used their opportunity as one of the two teams coaching the 2016 Senior Bowl to handpick USC’s Cody Kessler as one of the North team’s quarterbacks...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry Jones ‘loved what he saw’ from Jared Goff in private workout

They may stand no chance of getting him, but the Dallas Cowboys reportedly worked out California quarterback Jared Goff on Saturday, and owner Jerry Jones was apparently infatuated. Jones and coach Jason Garrett worked the projected top-two pick out in California on Saturday morning, a move that proves that the Cowboys are serious about at least considering quarterback options....
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Elliott: I could make ‘most immediate impact’ on Cowboys

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott seems like a lock for the top 10 in the NFL Draft, and he is hopeful he could be taken as high as fourth overall when the Dallas Cowboys pick. In a conference call with reporters on Friday, Elliott said he is excited over the thought of possibly running behind the Cowboys’ dominant offensive line. “Definitely it does get me excited,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones cracks Herschel Walker joke about Rams trade

When Jerry Jones gives you the thumbs-up, you know you’ve done something big. The Cowboys owner complimented the Rams for trading up from No. 15 to No. 1 in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. “I was surprised, but knowing the organization I’m not surprised. They’re really showing their colors,” Jones told Todd Archer of The Rams are moving from St. Louis...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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