The Mavs have always planned to approach the July 1 free-agent shopping season featuring dual targets LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre Jordan with barrels blazing. But as I reported in Friday, they’ve now arranged for a second barrel.
Brandon Carr has been assured he’ll be working for the 2015 Cowboys. But that doesn’t mean team owner Jerry Jones has given up working on ways to lessen the cornerback’s 2015 salary-cap impact.
Jones said Wednesday that he has ‘no doubt’ that Bryant will be leading the way for the Cowboys in their opener Sept. 13 at home against the NFC East rival New York Giants.
He’ll now likely be limited for the start of training camp in Oxnard, a reminder of the wisdom of Dallas having built depth in its O-line.
Dez Bryant doesn’t have many cards to play in this effort to bust from the $12.832 million franchise tag he is presently locked into.
Stephen Jones, the person widely perceived to be calling the shots for the Cowboys, chuckles at the memory of being mediator between dad Jerry Jones and former coach Bill Parcells.
Troy Hughes went out to Valley Ranch to find La’el Collins and put him through the test … the EAGLE SCOUT test!
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has publicly expressed optimism about a negotiation that could increase Scandrick’s 2015 salary of $1.5 million.
Even as Brandon Carr faces a severe slice of his existing contract – or worse, a complete severing of his ties to the club – he is so optimistic that even though discussions about his money he’s representing the Cowboys in positive ways.
DeMarco Murray led the NFL with 1,845 yards rushing last season. He’s now departed for Philadelphia. But that has shaken Jerry Jones’ confidence in the Dallas running game.
Cowboys coaches and teammates can’t say enough about what talented pass rusher Greg Hardy can bring to the team.
Teams don’t usually hold press conferences after signing an undrafted free agent. La’el Collins isn’t your standard undrafted free agent.