There is a lot of interest in when the Cowboys might return Josh Brent to the field, and it looks like we could be in for a bit of a wait.
After the Cowboys surrendered the third-most yards in league history last season, the Dallas D has turned things around under defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.
The Dallas Cowboys have all kinds of answers for how the NFL’s worst defense a year ago has improved despite losing its best player to injury, dumping the franchise sacks leader and letting the most productive lineman go to a division rival.
Coming into Day 1 of training camp practice, Cowboys coaches had six expectations for positional and group battles. We review the battles coming in, and who came out on top after the initial session.
Sean Lee’s injury was devastating, but believe it or not, there are plenty of reasons to believe that the Cowboys defense could be BETTER in 2014.
The Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent defensive tackle Amobi Okoye, 105.3 The Fan confirms. Okoye, 26, was out of football in 2013 due to an undisclosed medical issue.
Henry Melton wanted to join his hometown Cowboys, was drawn to his association with a Dallas staffer, was willing to concede his injury status, and believes he’s soon to return to Pro Bowl form.
At 7:18 p.m. Dallas time, Bears free agent Henry Melton tweeted, “Thank you, Chicago, for the best 5 years of my life! I can’t wait to begin the next chapter of my life … With a star on my helmet.’’
The Cowboys are hoping to be players in free-agent shopping by having avoided setting the retail market in its first week and finding better deals this week in the form of planned Valley Ranch visitors.
Multiple teams are bidding on Melton, 27, a Pro Bowl talent who is an ideal Dallas fit as a 3-technique tackle playing under his old Chicago mentor, Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.
The Dallas Cowboys have demoted defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, giving his title to Rod Marinelli, and hired Scott Linehan as the passing game coordinator who will call plays.
The Cowboys have been mum on whether or not defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin will return in 2014. But Jerry Jones is certain about one thing: the Cowboys will not abandon the 4-3.