Salary Cap

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.


Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

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).


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.


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.’’


Jay Ratliff (Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


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It’s Time For Jerry Jones To Speak

With the Cowboys just $175,000 under the salary cap and unable to improve through free agency, it’s time for Jerry Jones to answer the questions fans want to know.


Linebacker Anthony Spencer of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Spencer Signs $10.6 Mil Tender With Cowboys

Dallas linebacker Anthony Spencer has signed a $10.6 million one-year tender, securing his return to the Cowboys while he seeks a long-term deal.


Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones (L) shakes hands with head coach Jason Garrett  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Cowboys Make More Salary Cap Moves

The major focus at Valley Ranch is the extension of quarterback Tony Romo, which would offer huge relief from his $16.8 million cap impact – maybe cutting that in half.


Gerald Sensabaugh #43 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on August 21, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cowboys Release S Gerald Sensabaugh

The organization has an appreciation for Sensabaugh, too. But this move saves them about $1.4 million on the 2013 cap and frees them of $3 million in total.


Phil Costa of the Dallas Cowboys during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Cowboys Sign Costa To Cap-Saving Deal

The Cowboys signed Phil Costa to a two-year contract, pulling off another deal to save salary cap space. The move came days after the team reworked contracts with five other players.