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Cowboys Expect QB Kyle Orton To Be Back Next Season

Cowboys Expect QB Kyle Orton To Be Back Next Season

  Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones told reporters on Monday that they expect veteran QB Kyle Orton to return for the 2014 season, per Calvin Watkins. This comes a week after the Cowboys signed Brandon Weeden to a two-year contract. There has been talk that Orton could retire this offseason, but it appears as though Dallas [...]

March 24, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Reportedly View QB Brandon Weeden As A “Potential Future Starter”

Cowboys Reportedly View QB Brandon Weeden As A “Potential Future Starter”

  Earlier today, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reported that the Cowboys have signed former Browns QB Brandon Weeden to a two-year contract. The move seems like it would be a contingency option for Dallas, depending on whether or not backup QB Kyle Orton elects to retire at some point this offseason. ESPN’s Ed Werder confirms that this is part of the [...]

March 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, Cowboys 0

Report: Brandon Weeden Visiting With The Cowboys Monday

Report: Brandon Weeden Visiting With The Cowboys Monday

  Update: Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that former Browns QB Brandon Weeden will visit with the Cowboys on Monday. Archer also confirms that DT Henry Melton will also meet with the team Monday. Archer first reported that the Cowboys had “expressed an interest” in Weeden  last Friday, so it appears as though Dallas is serious about possibly signing [...]

March 16, 2014 Nate Bouda Browns, Cowboys 1

Cowboys QB Kyle Orton Considering Retirement?

Cowboys QB Kyle Orton Considering Retirement?

According to Clarence Hill and Charean Williams the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys backup QB Kyle Orton has yet to commit to playing next season. Orton has reportedly talked about “walking away” which has left the Cowboys not knowing whether to expect him to return in 2014. Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas recently mentioned that the Orton could be a [...]

February 21, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys QB Kyle Orton On The Chopping Block?

Cowboys QB Kyle Orton On The Chopping Block?

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas mentioned discussed a few release candidates during his recent mailbag. Interestingly enough, Archer mentions that Cowboys backup QB Kyle Orton could be a potential cap casualty. Archer expects Dallas to approach him regarding a restructuring of his contract, but adds that the Cowboys could save $1 million by releasing him outright. Archer also [...]

February 16, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Open To Drafting A Quarterback

Cowboys Open To Drafting A Quarterback

Cowboys VP Stephen Jones told reporters on earlier in the week that they are open to the idea of drafting a quarterback at some point during the draft. “You always have to be open to that,” Jones said, via Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com. “Yeah, and whether it’s a guy ultimately one day, your future, even if its at [...]

January 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Placing QB Tony Romo On Season-Ending IR Following Back Surgery

Cowboys Placing QB Tony Romo On Season-Ending IR Following Back Surgery

The Dallas Cowboys have announced that QB Tony Romo has undergone surgery on his back and will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. “The procedure happened this morning,” HC Jason Garrett said. “We felt the surgery went well. Tony should be able to come home later today and start his rehabilitation. “He’ll start his road [...]

December 27, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Report: Tony Romo’s Back Has Improved “Slightly”

Report: Tony Romo’s Back Has Improved “Slightly”

Update: Cowboys HC Jason Garrett told reporters on Thursday that QB Tony Romo remains ”day-to-day.” “The same answer on Tony,” said Garrett, per Ian Rapoport. “…We’ll continue to evaluate him and treat him, see how he feels.” “Pain is the biggest issue, relative to how he can function,” added Garrett. “Backs tend to impact your whole [...]

December 26, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Report: Tony Romo Done For The Season With A Herniated Disc

Report: Tony Romo Done For The Season With A Herniated Disc

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that league sources have informed him that Cowboys QB Tony Romo is out for the season following a back injury he suffered during Sunday’s fourth quarter win over Washington. Chris Mortensen reports that Romo has been diagnosed with a herniated disc that will require surgery. Romo somehow managed to finish the game and [...]

December 23, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 3/27

NFL News & Rumors: Wednesday 3/27

NFL Draft Reps from all 32 teams attended South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore’s pro day. (Robert Klemko) Five Teams do not view LB Manti Te’o as a first-round draft pick. (Jason Cole) Florida International S Jonathan Cyprien will visit with 11 teams including: the 49ers, Browns, Cardinals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Panthers, Redskins, Dolphins, Titans, Texans. (Pro Football Talk) South Carolina S [...]

March 27, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera 49ers, Bears, Browns, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Jets, Lions, NFL Draft Rumors, NFL Rumors, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Cowboys Restructure Kyle Orton’s Contract, Sign Will Allen & Justin Durant

Cowboys Restructure Kyle Orton’s Contract, Sign Will Allen & Justin Durant

Kyle Orton & Anthony Armstrong According to Calvin Watkins of ESPN, the Cowboys have restructured QB Kyle Orton‘s contract. Todd Archer reports that the Cowboys released WR Anthony Armstrong on Wednesday. These moves will free up $1 million in cap space for the Cowboys. Will Allen & Justin Durant Following these moves, Dallas officially signed free agents Will Allen and Justin [...]

March 27, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera Cowboys 0

Cowboys Agree To Terms With S Will Allen

Cowboys Agree To Terms With S Will Allen

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Cowboys have agreed to terms with safety Will Allen. Schefter adds that Dallas will have to wait until they’ve created some extra cap space before officially signing him to a contract. They did the same thing with LB Justin Durant on Tuesday. Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported earlier in [...]

March 27, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Notes: Jay Ratliff, Dan Connor, Orlando Scandrick

Cowboys Notes: Jay Ratliff, Dan Connor, Orlando Scandrick

Update: Jay Ratliff Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Cowboys have restructured DT Jay Ratliff’s contract. Ratliff, 31, converted $3.66 million of his base salary to signing bonus. This will free up an additional $2.93 million in cap space. Ratliff has been mentioned as a potential release candidate in recent weeks, but the Cowboys obviously have plans [...]

March 11, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 4

Cowboys Restructure More Contracts To Free Up Cap Space

Cowboys Restructure More Contracts To Free Up Cap Space

Update: Clarence Hill reports that the Cowboys have also restructured CB Brandon Carr‘s contract and freed up another $10.5 million. Nick Eatman reports that WR Miles Austin also restructured his contract and freed up another $3 million in cap space. There was some talk that Austin could be on the chopping block, but this news effectively ends that speculation. Update: Todd [...]

February 28, 2013 Eli Nachmany Cowboys 0

Matt Moore Could Be Someone The Browns Consider During Free Agency

Matt Moore Could Be Someone The Browns Consider During Free Agency

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes that although the Dolphins would like to retain free agent QB Matt Moore, the Cleveland Browns could be a potential landing spot. Jackson mentions that new Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner is a “big fan” of Moore and they could clearly use some extra depth at the position. Jackson adds that Moore could [...]

February 17, 2013 Salvador Borboa Browns, Dolphins 8

Matt Cassel “Highly Unlikely” To Play In Week 6

Matt Cassel “Highly Unlikely” To Play In Week 6

Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel mentioned that it’s ”highly unlikely” that QB Matt Cassel be able to play against the Buccaneers this coming weekend, per Adam Teicher. Looks like Brady Quinn will get another opportunity to prove that he can be an effective NFL quarterback. ————— Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has gotten off to very disappointing [...]

October 8, 2012 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

Cowboys Willing To Look Elsewhere If Tony Romo Struggles?

Cowboys Willing To Look Elsewhere If Tony Romo Struggles?

Tim Cowlishaw of the Dallas Morning News makes a interesting statement about Romo’s future with the Cowboys.  Cowlishaw, who covers the Cowboys, mentions that if Romo has a “less than a probowl season in 2012” the team will be heavily invested in finding a future replacement at the quarterback position next off season. Since starting his first [...]

April 9, 2012 Schee Moua Cowboys 2

Chiefs Sign QB Brady Quinn

Chiefs Sign QB Brady Quinn

The Kansas City Chiefs have found the quarterback that will push Matt Cassel next season when they signed Brady Quinn this afternoon, via the Kansas City Chiefs. It seemed as though the Chiefs would be looking players with more NFL experience like Kyle Orton or Chad Henne but they obviously weren’t willing to extend the [...]

March 17, 2012 Nate Bouda Broncos, Chiefs 0

Cowboys Sign QB Kyle Orton To A Three-Year Deal

Cowboys Sign QB Kyle Orton To A Three-Year Deal

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Dallas Cowboys have signed QB Kyle Orton to backup Tony Romo next season. Orton gets a three-year deal which is pretty good. Dallas has said that they wanted to sign a veteran quarterback to replace Jon Kitna who recently retired. Orton should be a good fit in the teams’ [...]

March 14, 2012 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Henne Considered Third Best Free Agent QB Likely To Become Available?

Henne Considered Third Best Free Agent QB Likely To Become Available?

Fox’s Alex Marvez takes a look at QB Chad Henne as he prepares to hit the free-agent market on March 13th.  Marvez claims that Henne is garnering the most interest behind presumed top options Peyton Manning and Matt Flynn. Given that Drew Brees and Alex Smith will probably both return to their 2011 teams, the [...]

February 29, 2012 Tim Culver Broncos, Chiefs, Seahawks 0

Chiefs Keeping Jim Zorn

Chiefs Keeping Jim Zorn

After it appeared he was on the way out, the Chiefs have decided to keep Jim Zorn as quarterback coach. The Chiefs had major quarterback parity, with Matt Cassell going down early in the year, Tyler Palko being terrible, and the signing of Kyle Orton. The team ranked 28th in the league in quarterback rating [...]

February 14, 2012 clinthulsey Chiefs 0