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How Austin Release Will Impact Cowboys’ Cap

The dismissal of Miles Austin as a post-June 1 has freed up $5.5 million in cap space that will be available to spend in June.

03/12/2014

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Cowboys Make Tough Decisions On NFL Free Agency

The Dallas Cowboys are cutting two of their fan favorites, Demarcus Ware and Miles Austin on the first day of NFL Free agency. The moves were really no surprise.

CBS 11–03/11/2014

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Not Romo’s Fault His Contract Does What It Does

The Cowboys may have “flipped the switch” on Tony Romo’s contract, but that doesn’t mean anything will change.

03/04/2014

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Cowboys Flip Switch On Romo, 2 Others To Get Under Cap

The Cowboys began the execution of their year-long plan to get under the NFL salary cap of $134 million by “flipping the switch’’ on clauses in the contracts of Tony Romo, Sean Lee and Orlando Scandrick.

03/04/2014

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Why The Cowboys Don’t Cry About The Cap

For whatever reason, the Cowboys are constantly immersed in this ‘controversy’ where financial acumen and talent evaluation clash.

02/28/2014

DeMarcus Ware at Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, CA (Photo by Ted Nichols-Payne, CBSDFW.COM)

Surgery And Money Put Ware’s Cowboys Future In Doubt

DeMarcus Ware will undergo elbow surgery on Feb. 18, an action that further muddies the pass-rusher’s future with the Dallas Cowboys.

02/12/2014

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Cowboys, Free-Agent Kicker Bailey ‘On Same Page’

Bailey, 25, is set to be a restricted free agent. The Cowboys can issue him a first-round tender (guaranteeing Bailey a salary of about $3 million) or a second-round tender (at about $2 million).

01/06/2014

Jay Ratliff

Is This The Reason The Ratliff Reality Stinks?

When it is all over we may very well have a legal opinion and settlement that defines who was in the right, who was in the wrong and to what extent. But this is what I believe is the real reason things went crazy.

10/24/2013

Jerry Jones

Is Alleged Cowboys’ 2014 Cap Going To Be A “Train Wreck’’?

Calculators all over Cowboys Nation are spitting sparks and being enveloped in smoke as a result of the ESPN report that alleged Dallas’ 2014 cap is going to be a “train wreck.’’

10/21/2013

Jay Ratliff

The Dollars And Sense Of The Cowboys Releasing Jay Ratliff

The Cowboys insist they are “not hurrying’’ Jay Ratliff back from the injuries that have kept him off the field for the last eight months. But some observers are impatient.

08/26/2013

Jerry Jones

Where Your Cowboys Cap Dollars Are Going

As recently as February, the Cowboys were $20 million over the NFL salary cap and existed in “Cap Hell.’’ A spring of financial tinkering has Dallas now $9.7 million under the cap.

06/05/2013

Jerry Jones

Agent’s Take: Contract Problems Keep Piling Up For Cowboys

Jerry Jones got the Dallas Cowboys in a salary cap mess during the late 90s and early 2000s by constantly restructuring contracts.

03/29/2013

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