TE Jason Witten says he’s retiring again after 17th season
DALLAS – Jason Witten says he is retiring again, apparently for good this time. Witten is also the franchise leader in games, starts, catches and yards receiving. A third-round pick out of Tennessee in 2003, Witten ended his career fourth on the NFL career list with 1,228 catches. He's second among tight ends to Tony Gonzalez, who is also the only other tight end with more yards (15,127 to 13,046). Witten had 110 catches in 2012, which was the NFL season record for a tight end for six years before Philadelphia's Zach Ertz grabbed 116.
Chargers hire Rams DC Brandon Staley as head coach
The 37-year-old Staley's name is prominent in NFL circles this month as the league's less successful teams plot their next head coaching hire. (AP Photo/Doug Murray, File)COSTA MESA, Calif. – Brandon Staley won't have to move that far for his first head coaching opportunity. Staley agreed to become the Los Angeles Chargers' coach on Sunday night after one season as the defensive coordinator for the crosstown Rams. “It’s not just that Brandon possesses a tremendous football mind that makes him the ideal head coach to lead our team forward,” general manager Tom Telesco said in a statement. He is the third assistant under Rams coach Sean McVay to get an NFL head coaching job, joining Green Bay's Matt LaFleur and Cincinnati's Zac Taylor.
Cowboys pick ex-Atlanta coach Quinn as defensive coordinator
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)FRISCO, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Monday with former Atlanta coach Dan Quinn as defensive coordinator, turning over a unit that was among the worst in franchise history to someone who built his reputation on defense in Seattle. The Cowboys switched to the 4-3 in 2013 when Rod Marinelli joined the staff and eventually became defensive coordinator. Quinn was hired in Atlanta in 2015 after two seasons as Seattle’s defensive coordinator. He was Florida’s defensive coordinator for two seasons before joining the Seahawks. Quinn was the defensive line coach in Seattle for two years before going to Florida.
Moore ends pursuit of Boise State job, staying with Cowboys
FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore watches practice during an NFL football training camp in Arlington, Texas. Moore said Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys signed their play-caller to a multiyear contract extension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)FRISCO, Texas – Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore said Saturday night he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys signed their play-caller to a multiyear contract extension. The 32-year-old Moore was a candidate at his alma mater after Bryan Harsin took the Auburn job. Moore was the winningest quarterback in college football history with a 50-3 record when he left Boise State in 2011.
Cowboys, Giants need a win and Washington loss for playoffs
The Cowboys (6-9) will try to extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to the Meadowlands to face the New York Giants (5-10) on Sunday. A Washington loss opens the door for Dallas and New York, which is on a three-game skid. A Dallas win and Washington loss gives the Cowboys and new coach Mike McCarthy the division. A Giants victory and a Washington loss gives New York the division crown based on head-to-head play among the three teams. The Giants have been without running back Saquon Barkley (ACL) since the second game of the season.
Torrid Ravens get jump on Giants, roll to easy 27-13 victory
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson looks to throw a pass against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)BALTIMORE – Lamar Jackson directed four scoring drives during the decisive first half, and the surging Baltimore Ravens beat the New York Giants 27-13 Sunday to gain control of their own fate in the AFC playoff chase. Baltimore's fourth straight victory, combined with Pittsburgh's win over Indianapolis, lifted the Ravens past the Colts in the AFC wild-card hunt. With a victory in Cincinnati next week, the Ravens (10-5) will earn a playoff berth for the third year in a row. The Giants (5-10) lost their third straight and were left with only a miniscule chance of making the postseason.
Mayfield, Browns move closer to playoffs, top Giants 20-6
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with teammate Austin Hooper (81) after they connect for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Baker Mayfield led two 95-yard touchdown drives and the Cleveland Browns moved closer to ending their 17-year playoff drought with a 20-6 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday night. Mayfield was sharp all night, helping the Browns (10-4) bounce back from a 47-42 loss to Baltimore last Monday night. The win got the Browns closer to clinching their first playoff spot since 2002, the NFL’s longest drought. New York's opening drive stalled at the 8 after McCoy's throw to Evan Engram fell incomplete in the end zone. It could've worked, too: Kicker Graham Gano was wide open in the end zone.
Former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett tests positive for COVID-19
The game marks the first time Garrett has returned to play against the team he was the head coach of last season. ___Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Sunday night’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Long Beach is considered a crown jewel among global street races for its longevity, competitive racing and street festival atmosphere. ___New York Giants offensive coordinator and former Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has tested positive for COVID-19. Tight ends coach Freddie Kitchens will call the offensive plays against the Browns, who fired him as their head coach last season.
New York Giants fire offensive line coach Marc Colombo
New York Giants head coach Joe Judge, front left, reacts during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The New York Giants have fired offensive line coach Marc Colombo. Veteran line coach Dave DeGuglielmo will finish the season running the line. The Giants (3-7) are heading into a bye week with the new offensive line starting to play well. DeGuglielmo interviewed to be the offensive line coach after Judge was hired. When the Giants hired former Cowboys coach Jason Garrett to be the offensive coordinator, Colombo followed him here.
Thanksgiving and NFL unite yet again in 2020
Thanksgiving football was actually once a tradition in high schools and colleges across the United States. President Abraham Lincoln named Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863, and the first Thanksgiving Day game was actually played in Philadelphia in 1869 between Rutgers University and Princeton University. Richard realized that the city was not as excited about football as they were about baseball, so he started the Thanksgiving Day Football Matchup. In 1966, the Dallas Cowboys hosted their first Thanksgiving Day game as a way to build their fanbase. Today, the Turkey Leg Award is presented to the MVP or MVPs of the Thanksgiving Day primetime matchup.trinitonian.com
Injured Big Ben rallies unbeaten Steelers past Cowboys 24-19
The limp was gone as the 38-year-old engineered a fourth-quarter comeback that kept Pittsburgh as the NFL's only unbeaten team. Those are the four games Dallas has been without star Dak Prescott, out for the season with a broken ankle. Roethlisberger's first touchdown came after he injured his left knee after a throw on a hit from defensive tackle Neville Gallimore. “Someone hit me right on the side of the knee, kind of bent my knee a little bit,” Roethlisberger said. “Just had some discomfort.”Gilbert's first touchdown pass was a 20-yarder to Lamb for a 10-0 lead in the second quarter.
Prescott has gruesome injury, Cowboys rally to beat Giants
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, right, looks off as first responders and team medical personnel assist Prescott after he suffered a lower right leg injury running the ball against the New York Giants in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Prescott has gruesome injury, Cowboys rally to beat Giants
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, right, looks off as first responders and team medical personnel assist Prescott after he suffered a lower right leg injury running the ball against the New York Giants in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)ARLINGTON, Texas – After Dak Prescott's season ended on a gruesome ankle injury, his running mate for all five of their seasons with the Dallas Cowboys had a hard time getting through the post-game interview. Prescott reached for the leg as he writhed in pain, and TV images showed his right foot bent at an awkward angle away from his leg. Three of Graham Gano's four field goals were from at least 50 yards for the Giants, from 55, 50 and 54. Cowboys: DT Trysten Hill was carted off with a right knee on New York's first drive of the second half.
Prescott has gruesome injury, Cowboys rally to beat Giants
ARLINGTON, Texas – After Dak Prescott's season ended on a gruesome ankle injury, his running mate for all five of their seasons with the Dallas Cowboys had a hard time getting through the post-game interview. Prescott reached for the leg as he writhed in pain, and TV images showed his right foot bent at an awkward angle away from his leg. Three of Graham Gano's four field goals were from at least 50 yards for the Giants, from 55, 50 and 54. Linebacker Kyler Fackrell returned an interception by Prescott 46 yards for a touchdown and a 14-3 New York lead in the first quarter. Cowboys: DT Trysten Hill was carted off with a right knee on New York's first drive of the second half.
The Latest: Cowboys edge Giants with field goal on last play
Prescott was playing the Giants in the first visit of his former coach, Jason Garrett, now New York’s offensive coordinator. A week after giving up a franchise-record 307 yards rushing, the Cowboys allowed Devonta Freeman 20 yards on three carries. The Giants extended the lead to 14-3 when Kyler Fackrell returned an interception by Dak Prescott 46 yards for a touchdown. Atlanta cornerback Kendall Sheffield suffered a right ankle injury in the second quarter and was listed as questionable to return. Smith is one injury to Allen away from completing his remarkable comeback to play in an NFL game again.
Prescott, Cowboys set for 1st visit from Garrett with Giants
ARLINGTON, Texas – Dak Prescott will see his former coach on the other sideline for the first time when Jason Garrett and the New York Giants visit the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys are far from out of the picture in the woeful NFC East, which Philadelphia leads entering the weekend at 1-2-1. Defensive back Logan Ryan grew up in New Jersey and he said rooting against the Cowboys was the norm. It was poor.”TD DROUGHTThe Giants are last in the league with 47 points scored, their fewest through four games since 1996. “They score 10 billion points a game I think, or something like that,” he said.
Cowboys try to stay course amid glaring defensive struggles
ARLINGTON, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys have never given up as many points and yards through four games than they have under first-year coach Mike McCarthy and the new defensive scheme that came with him. Defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence has experimented with standing at the line of scrimmage instead of getting in a three-point stance. While the offense has lost turnovers on consecutive plays each of the past two games, the defense has just two takeaways all season. It can’t be.”WHAT'S WORKINGDak Prescott is the first NFL player with three straight games of at least 450 yards passing. But Prescott has contributed to his own huge numbers with early turnovers in three straight games that led to the Cowboys playing from behind.
Rams hold off Giants 17-9; Ramsey, Tate fight after game
Jared Goff hit Cooper Kupp for a 55-yard touchdown with 6:56 to play, and the Rams grinded out a 17-9 victory over New York on Sunday before the wild fight between Ramsey and Tate. Los Angeles managed 240 total yards and went nearly 45 minutes between its two touchdowns, but it was enough. Williams said he recognized the Giants' play call from earlier in the game, allowing him to anticipate the throw. Graham Gano kicked three field goals in the Giants’ first game in the Los Angeles area since 1994. Los Angeles had racked up at least 400 total yards in each of its first three games.
McCarthy loses 1st game with Cowboys, but might have won QB
Mike McCarthy lost his debut as coach of the Dallas Cowboys in part because of a curious fourth-down decision that didn’t work. Now the Cowboys (0-1) will see whether a short-term loss can turn into a long-term gain, starting Sunday in their home opener against Atlanta (0-1). WHAT NEEDS HELPThe Cowboys played from behind almost all of the first half because they couldn't defend the screen pass. Vander Esch's injury raises serious questions for the linebackers when the secondary was already the weakest link on the team. The scoreboard didn't show it, but Dallas appears capable of having an offense as productive as last season's top-ranked unit.
McCarthy era begins with Cowboys still seeking playoff run
DALLAS COWBOYS (8-8)New Faces: Coach Mike McCarthy, backup QB Andy Dalton, WR CeeDee Lamb, DE Everson Griffen, DE Aldon Smith, DT Dontari Poe, S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, S Trevon Diggs, K Greg Zuerlein, C Tyler Biadasz. Strengths: If Lamb lives up to hype after unexpectedly falling to Cowboys at No. This season will mark 25 years since last time Dallas won multiple playoff games in same year. Roster is built for that playoff run, McCarthy sees no reason why it shouldn't happen in his Cowboys debut, 10 years after winning Super Bowl with Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. McCarthy probably doesn't have another Rodgers in terms of pure ability, but Prescott is capable of leading postseason run that would probably secure long-term contract he's been trying to get since early 2019.
NFL releases its 2020 schedule as other major league sports remain suspended
Don Juan Moore | Getty ImagesAfter weeks of waiting, the National Football League finally released the details of its 2020 regular-season. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs will kick off the year when they host the Houston Texans in a prime-time game on Thursday Night, Sept. 10. The Brady effect is already impacting the Bucs, which are scheduled five national games this season, up from only one last year. On Monday, the NFL also announced it would forgo its planned International Series Games this season due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The league was scheduled to host games in Mexico City at Azteca Stadium and four games in London this season.cnbc.com
Dallas Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as new head coach
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy looks on from the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Detroit, Michigan, October 7, 2018. Former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is joining the Dallas Cowboys as the franchise's next head coach, the team announced Tuesday. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones fired former head coach Jason Garrett after 10 seasons, a move the team announced late Sunday. "We are extremely grateful to Jason Garrett for his more than 20 years of service to the Dallas Cowboys as a player, assistant coach, and head coach," Jones said in a statement. McCarthy, 56, brings a wealth of experience to the Cowboys, winning 61.8% of his regular-season games in 13 seasons, from 2006 to 2018, with the Green Bay Packers.cnbc.com
How to relieve your back pain fast
SAN ANTONIO - If you've ever had lower back pain, you know it can be debilitating and basically wreck your day. Airrostis safe, noninvasive treatment helps patients rapidly recover from injuries or nagging pain that can keep you from doing what you love. Patients at Airrosti experience exceptional outcomes with treatment consistently demonstrated to be highly effective and efficient at alleviating their pain. Billions of dollars are spent on back pain," said Dr. Jason Garrett, vice president of clinical development at Airrosti. If you have back pain, Airrosti patients do the following exercises to relieve back pain, glute foam rolling, glute bridge and the pallof press.
3 minor changes you can make to avoid a sedentary lifestyle
It's easy to get caught up with daily routines where we sit at a desk all day and drive long distances. "Because of our lifestyle, we sit all day long, drive in a car and sit at a desk," said Jason Garrett, vice president of clinical development at Airrosti. By living a sedentary lifestyle, you can increase your risk for early death, developing a type of cancer, becoming obese and having cardiovascular disease. Walk to workIf you live close enough to work, try to walk to work if the weather is suitable. Take the stairs instead of an elevatorElevators can help you save time, but you don't get any exercise from them.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones rips 'little darling' referee who threw flag on Jason Garrett
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Cowboys, by their own admission, did not play well in Sundays home loss to Green Bay. The Cowboys frustration with the officiating boiled over late in the third quarter when head coach Jason Garrett was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct. It was just one moment in a frustrating loss for the Cowboys, who dropped to 3-2 on the season. Afterwards, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was asked about the call. Jones told reporters, via ESPN, "Oh, I hope the little darling didn't hear something he hadn't heard before.
Dak Prescott spreading the wealth in hot start for Cowboys
FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys receivers and tight ends have seven touchdown catches through two games, the same number of TDs the entire offense had in the first five games last year. He has completed 82 percent of his passes for 674 yards with seven TDs and one interception in two games. Elliott reached 100 yards (111) thanks to a 27-yard run the play before Prescott took a knee to run out the clock. Getting takeaways has been a persistent problem, and the Cowboys have two through two games, a pair of fumbles against the Giants. STOCK DOWNLG Connor Williams was beaten badly on the only sack of Prescott and again when quick pressure forced Prescott out of the pocket before his first interception in seven career games against the Redskins.
Dak leads Cowboys into Week 2 matchup vs. Keenum's Redskins
- The same day one quarterback passed for 405 yards and four touchdowns, another threw for 380 yards and three touchdowns. Prescott leads the favored Cowboys into the Redskins' home opener fresh off a perfect 158.3 QB rating in a Week 1 rout of the New York Giants that took pressure off running back Ezekiel Elliott. "I'm so on to the Redskins at this point that I'm off of that game," Prescott said. "At the end of the day, he's been playing well. REED TIMEThe Redskins are expected to have Jordan Reed back after their top tight end missed the opener with a concussion.
Prescott lightens Elliott's load as Cowboys top Giants 35-17
ARLINGTON, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott's workload in the opener didn't matter much after the Dallas Cowboys running back missed the entire preseason in a holdout. But the Giants simply couldn't keep up with a Dallas offense anxious to see what could happen at full strength. The two-time NFL rushing champion did find a seam for a 10-yard touchdown to put the Cowboys up 35-10 late in the third quarter. This going-away win was all about Prescott in his second career 400-yard game, in the first game of his fourth season. But most of those yards didn't matter much because the Giants couldn't get the Cowboys off the field in the first half until the outcome had been decided.
ESPN: RB Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys agree to 6-year extension
DALLAS - UPDATE: NFL running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a new 6-year contract extension, reports say. Elliott is scheduled to take part in practice on Wednesday, participating just five days before the Cowboys season opener against the New York Giants. Elliott has been seeking an extension that would make him the highest-paid running back in the league. ESPN reports the Cowboys star running back is headed to Dallas to meet with team officials and the two sides are very close to a deal. Elliott has been seeking an extension that would make him the highest-paid running back in the league.
Game week arrives for Cowboys, still without holdout Elliott
The two-time rushing champion missing all of the preseason wasn't a huge deal because Elliott didn't play a single snap in the exhibitions last year either. If Elliott and the Cowboys haven't worked out their differences by then, the chances of him playing Week 1 drop considerably. Judging by reaction in the locker room, Elliott's teammates were still behind him on the 39th day of his holdout. After backlash from Elliott's representatives over that remark, Jones wasn't smiling a few days later when he said he had earned the right to joke with Elliott. On his most recent radio show last week, Jones finally brought up the fact Elliott wasn't honoring his contract.
Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii
He's played well in practice, he's played well in preseason games, he's handled himself well, he's making good decisions, making good throws and that follows with how he prepares," Garrett said. It marked the first Dallas touchdown in a preseason game since Aug. 18, 2018. "I thought the first half was good, really," McVay said. Elliott, a two-time league rushing champion, missed his second preseason game while he continues his holdout. Rams: Host Denver in their next-to-last preseason game on Aug. 24.
Jon Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Prescott
A year later, Kitna returned to Texas as coach at Waxahachie High School, just south of Dallas. He's got a great way to connect with people. During his three years as a high school coach in Texas, Kitna usually took at least a day each season to bring his staff to a Cowboys practice. "I don't know that I ever stopped coaching high school kids like I was in the NFL," Kitna said. "My high school kids would come here right now and go, 'Oh, that's that play.
UPDATE: Zack Martin's injury not serious
UPDATE: The Dallas Cowboys have received the MRI results for five time Pro Bowl guard Zack Martin, and the injury is not serious. Head coach Jason Garrett addressed the media with that information Saturday afternoon after Martin was held out of Friday's workouts. We just think this is the right way to handle it given what he has right now." He missed one game last year with a knee injury, but returned to the lineup and started every game for the remainder of the season. OXNARD, Calif. (Friday, 8/3) -- Five-time Pro Bowl guard Zack Martin experienced back pain during the sixth day of workouts in training camp and will undergo an MRI.
Garrett: Sean Lee tweaked knee, missed Tuesday's practice
OXNARD, Calif. - When Tuesday's practice began at Cowboys training camp, Sean Lee did not take the field. "It happened within the framework of practice," Garrett explained. "He missed today's practice for that reason, and we'll take his situation day by day. Since he was drafted in 2010, Lee has never played all 16 games of the regular season. Dallas is hoping Lee can remain healthy and contribute to a deep and talented group of linebackers in 2019.
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett excited for first practice with pads
"I just think its one of those days where were excited to see everybody," said head coach Jason Garrett. "Youre excited to see veteran players coming back. Youre excited to see the younger players and how they interact with the veterans. "It feels like weve been here for a month, but we havent even had a full football practice yet," Garrett said. With a Cowboys team that expects to play smash-mouth football and rely on an aggressive defense in 2019, you can expect this year's padded practices to be intense.
Greg Simmons' 2019 Training Camp Blog: Day 4
OXNARD, Calif. - Day 4 of the Dallas Cowboys 2019 training camp turned out to be the most challenging, so far. Those words came back to haunt me on a day that looked like it was going to be a cake walk. We are still having trouble exporting the Jerry interview while Im fighting the printer, and having to handwrite everything it decides it doesnt want me to see. Hes going to have to feed the Jerry interview off our internet connection at field level in order to get it on the air. Good evening everyone and welcome to our live coverage of the Dallas Cowboys training camp here in Oxnard, California.
THE SPORTS GUYS: Zeke's holdout, Dak's contract & more!
Greg Simmons and Larry Ramirez break down all of the week's biggest sports headlines, including 2019 NFL training camp surprises, Ezekiel Elliott's holdout, Jerry Jones' hearing regarding Jason Garrett's potential extension, Dak's contract, and how the Cowboys will finish the season. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Cowboys practicing yoga at training camp once again
OXNARD, Calif. - Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett confirmed at his press conference Sunday that yoga is making a return to training camp this season. In order to combat a rash of soft tissue injuries, the team turned to yoga during last year's camp since they were so close to the yoga capital of America, Los Angeles. The Cowboys have scheduled their first yoga session for Monday, while a special teams practice is held in the morning walkthrough. KSAT was allowed to shoot video during the team's first yoga workout last year, but when calls started coming in from franchises such as Entertainment Tonight, the Cowboys decided to shut down access to the workouts. Your ability to handle injuries and your longevity should be enhanced.You just wont see the Cowboys doing it in public.
Dallas Cowboys will be 'driven' during 2019 season
It has been standard operating procedure since Jason Garrett took over as head coach 10 years ago. Driven is the flag the Cowboys will fly in 2019. Tight end Jason Witten is driven to show doubters he still has gas left in the tank after one year in retirement. I think there are degrees of driven if you reflect back on the people you know in your life, Garrett explained. Theres somebody else that is a whole different level, and certainly thats the level we are trying to get to.Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Jerry Jones, Jason Garrett address Ezekiel Elliott's absence from Dallas Cowboys camp
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was definitive in his assessment of Ezekiel Elliott's current status as he, head coach Jason Garrett and Stephen Jones, the team's executive vice president and CEO, addressed the media Friday afternoon for the "State of the Cowboys" address. "We have officially reported, so he's listed as a non-report, officially," Jones said. "All of the mechanisms in place with the collective bargaining agreements are in play, if you're not where you're contracted to be. In the midst of fielding numerous questions regarding Elliott's now-confirmed holdout, Jones was emphatic in his desire to keep details of the situation private. Training camp will officially begin Saturday afternoon with the opening ceremonies set to start at 2:30 p.m.
Ezekiel Elliott not on Cowboys' team flight to Oxnard
DALLAS - Ezekiel Elliott did not board the team flight to Oxnard, California, on Thursday afternoon. It is not uncommon for Cowboys players to find their own way to Oxnard, and Elliott was under no obligation to take the team flight. He can still report for the official start of training camp Friday morning. Cowboys team plane now has left for training camp in Oxnard, Ca....and Zeke Elliott is not on it, per @toddarcher. Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 25, 2019Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Cowboys Training Camp Capsule
DALLAS COWBOYS (11-7)OPEN CAMP: July 27, Oxnard, California. Dallas went 7-1 in second half to surge to NFC East title, won wild-card game against Seattle, lost to LA Rams in divisional round. Cowboys didn't do much in offseason to change outlook at safety, so perceived weak link in defense will be under scrutiny. Coach Jason Garrett enters final year of contract signed after 2014 season, when Dallas won just second playoff game since Super Bowl title following 1995 season. Garrett might need to lead Cowboys to first NFC championship game since then to survive, and even that might not be enough.
Countdown to Cowboys Camp: The five biggest questions facing America's Team
Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesSAN ANTONIO - The Dallas Cowboys will open their 2019 training camp when they arrive in Oxnard, California, Thursday, with a number of questions hanging over the team. For the sake of brevity and my own attention span, we will cover the five biggest question marks, none bigger than the future of Jason Garrett as the Cowboys head coach. The quick turn around by Rams head coach Sean McVay sparked the youth movement in the NFL including naming former Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury as the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. After going 8-8 in his first three full seasons as the Cowboys new coach, Garrett avoided the chopping block when he led the Cowboys to a 12-4 finish in 2014 after winning the NFC East. Now he has to sing for his supper again with Moore calling the Cowboys offensive plays this season.
Cowboys RB McFadden breaks elbow during Memorial Day weekend
IRVING, Texas – Dallas running back Darren McFadden fractured his right elbow in an accident at home and will likely be sidelined at the start of training camp. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said the accident happened during Memorial Day weekend, and McFadden returned for voluntary workouts last week. Garrett said the fracture was discovered during a physical before the mandatory minicamp that started Tuesday. McFadden, who had surgery Tuesday, was fourth in the NFL in rushing last season with 1,089 yards. Garrett said McFadden would be out "at least a couple of months."
Greg's Blog: Cowboys Camp Day 2
OXNARD, California – Day 2 in Cowboys camp is the first day of workouts. Right out of the gate, they throw Tony Romo at us at 11:30 a.m. OK, that's the way to kick things off. Romo answers questions from everything about his back to Dez being in camp, revealing they are like brothers. The Cowboys decide to throw Dez Bryant at us. The Cowboys two biggest stars on the same day.