Professional athletes have begun taking on a more visible role in protesting social issues, most recently related to police violence in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
Much has been made of Dez Bryant’s showing of emotion on the Cowboys sideline during Dallas’ 41-28 win over Chicago on Thursday night.
Since leaving Dallas after the 2011 season, Martellus Bennett has quietly become one of the league’s most prolific pass catchers at the position — something he couldn’t do with the Cowboys.
The Cowboys suffered one of their most humiliating home losses this season on a day that was meant for giving thanks.
Head coach Jason Garrett has a contract that expires after the season, but owner Jerry jones isn’t concerned. “It’s a non event for me.”
Jerry Jones discussed the NFL’s recent decision to suspend star running back Adrian Peterson for at least the remainder of the 2014 season.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the team’s ongoing contract negotiations with star receiver Dez Bryant are not a distraction.
Dez Bryant smiled through a “no comment,” yet the questions kept coming about a new contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Before long, the star receiver said a deal wasn’t about money, which prompted someone to ask what it was about.
Dez Bryant’s desire to be a ‘Cowboy for life’ has not faded. But on Wednesday he made it clear that through the frustration of waiting on a contract extension, he’d like to make certain that commitment is reciprocated.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has no intention of playing a “home” game in London, and that shouldn’t prevent another Super Bowl from coming to Arlington.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has expressed his desire before to see a team in London, saying it would add a “wow” factor to the league. He did so in front of the international media on Thursday.
The bags are packed. The visas are being checked. The manifest for the Virgin Airlines flight that tonight will transport the Cowboys to London is full.