The Fan’s Mike Fisher suggested that while the Dallas Cowboys may have botched the optics and the chronology, they got ‘The Wrong Last Straw’ on Lucky Whitehead … and that the now-released receiver may be facing a pair of legal entanglements away from football.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones opened the team’s 2017 training camp on Sunday by announcing that there is “absolutely nothing” to lingering reports that star running back Ezekiel Elliott is guilty of domestic violence.
Justin Durant tells the Fan’s Mike Fisher he’s returning to the Dallas Cowboys and that he’s doing so in “good shape” – something the rest of the linebacking core cannot necessarily claim.
Cowboys third-round pick Jourdan Lewis is set to appear in a Michigan criminal court to face domestic violence charges.
The Fan sources have confirmed the NFL.com story noting that Smith, the Cowboys’ promising linebacker hoping to debut in 2017 with a reconstructed knee, a dropfoot condition and an advanced ankle brace, is expected to experience full nerve regeneration in “six to nine months.’’
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said on Wednesday that the team both preaches “responsibility’’ and “believes very strongly in (Elliott) as a person.’’
Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams tells me that the TMZ footage and story that purports to show him being “in a heated conversation’’ with a club-goer and “settling a beef’’ with a 5:00 a.m. strip-club parking-lot footrace has it all wrong.
Johnny Manziel said he’s “optimistic and hopeful” that he’ll be given another NFL opportunity.
While it certainly can be accurate to report that Ezekiel Elliott “could be bracing for a short suspension,” a Dallas Cowboys source tells me the front office is, as of noon-time Friday, unaware of a coming NFL suspension for the star running back.
DeAngelo Williams’ football career needs attention. Adam Schefter’s podcast apparently does, too.
Jerry Jones will take the Pro Football Hall of Fame stage on Saturday, Aug. 5 for his induction.
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.