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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: Cowboys Want To Keep DE DeMarcus Ware, But Not At His Current Price

Report: Cowboys Want To Keep DE DeMarcus Ware, But Not At His Current Price

Ian Rapoport reports that the Cowboys have reached out to DE DeMarcus Ware to let him know that they would like to keep him on their roster moving forward. However, Dallas is not interest in retaining him at his current salary of $13 million per year, according to Rapoport. Dallas is reportedly less than $1 million [...]

March 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Free Up $10M In Cap Space By Reworking Tony Romo’s Contract

Cowboys Free Up $10M In Cap Space By Reworking Tony Romo’s Contract

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys have restructured QB Tony Romo‘s contract in an attempt to get under the 2014 salary cap. According to Archer, Dallas has converted $12.5 million of Romo’s $13.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, which in turn drops his 2014 cap figure from $21.773 million to $11.773 million. [...]

March 4, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

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 Prepared To Move On Without WR Miles Austin?

Cowboys Prepared To Move On Without WR Miles Austin?

During Sunday’s mailbag, ESPN’s Todd Archer mentioned that “all the sounds coming from Valley Ranch” indicate that the the Cowboys would like to move on without WR Miles Austin. Archer adds if Austin was willing to reduce his salary, there is a chance he could be back in Dallas next season, but Archer still expects the Cowboys [...]

February 10, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Colin Kaepernick Looking For Balance Between Money & 49ers Ability To Build Their Roster In New Deal

Colin Kaepernick Looking For Balance Between Money & 49ers Ability To Build Their Roster In New Deal

The 49ers offseason could be centered around QB Colin Kaepernick given that he will be eligible to negotiate a long-term contract at the start of the 2014 league year. San Francisco has free agents to addressed in the coming months, but getting Kaepernick locked up long-term is likely to be at the top of their priorities [...]

January 30, 2014 Nate Bouda NFL Rumors 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

Report: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick In Line For A “Top-5 Deal”

Report: 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick In Line For A “Top-5 Deal”

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick could end up signing one of the largest contracts in NFL history this offseason. Having spoken to a number of NFL general managers and contract experts, La Canfora mentions that Kaepernick could end up with a annual salary at least $18 million in his contract and [...]

January 19, 2014 Salvador Borboa 49ers 1

Panthers Notes: Cam Newton, Greg Hardy, Free Agents

Panthers Notes: Cam Newton, Greg Hardy, Free Agents

Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer takes a quick look at some of the players the Panthers are likely to address this offseason. Cam Newton Person expects the Panthers to try to get a long-term extension worked with QB Cam Newton this offseason. Newton is now eligible to negotiate a contract extension as he has just one year [...]

January 13, 2014 Nate Bouda Panthers 0

Cowboys Notes: Brandon Carr, Miles Austin, DeMarcus Ware

Cowboys Notes: Brandon Carr, Miles Austin, DeMarcus Ware

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas offers his take on what is likely to transpire with the Cowboys and their current roster this offseason. As we’ve mentioned before, the Cowboys will be 25 million over the salary cap next year, so creating cap space is at the top of their offseason priorities list. According to Archer, [...]

January 6, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 3

Comparing Jay Cutler’s Deal The Recent QB Contracts

Comparing Jay Cutler’s Deal The Recent QB Contracts

The Bears announced that they signed QB Jay Cutler to a seven-year contract on Thursday. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Cutler will receive $126 million over seven years with $54 million guaranteed. Albert Breer reports that Cutler will receive $38 million in first two years, and $54 million from 2014-2016. Here’s how Cutler’s deal stacks up [...]

January 2, 2014 Nate Bouda Bears 0

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 12/27

NFL News & Rumors: Friday 12/27

49ers 49ers announced that they have placed WR Mario Manningham on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Bears Bears signed K Robbie Gould to a four-year contract. (NFLTR) WR Earl Bennett could out for Week 17′s game against the Packers. (Rich Campbell) Bears worked out DB Terry Hawthorne this week. (Aaron Wilson) Bengals TE Tyler Eifert is listed as doubtful for [...]

December 27, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 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

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 12/26

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 12/26

Updates Will Be Provided Throughout The Day Bears Bears signed WR Chris Williams off the Saints practice squad. Bears released DE Christian Tupou. Bills QB E.J. Manuel is practicing on Thursday after dealing with a knee injury. (Joe Buscaglia) RB Fred Jackson is practicing on Thursday after dealing with an injury to his ribs. (Joe Buscaglia) [...]

December 26, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Patriots, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 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

Miles Austin’s Time In Dallas Coming To An End?

Miles Austin’s Time In Dallas Coming To An End?

Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas writes that Miles Austin could be a cap casualty this offseason, considering that the Cowboys are in pretty tough financial position. As we’re previously mentioned, Dallas is projected to be over the 2014 salary cap by $25 million or so and although they can free up $22.5 million in cap space by reworking the contracts of QB Tony Romo, ILB Sean [...]

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

Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware Possibly A Cap Casualty?

Cowboys DE DeMarcus Ware Possibly A Cap Casualty?

Joel Corry of CBS Sports takes a look at the NFL teams in the worst shape heading into offseason. At the top of his list sits the Dallas Cowboys who are projected to be over the 2014 salary cap by $25 million or so. According to Corry, Dallas can free up $22.504 million of cap room by converting a [...]

December 20, 2013 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Bears & QB Jay Cutler Taking A “Wait & See Approach” Regarding A New Contract

Bears & QB Jay Cutler Taking A “Wait & See Approach” Regarding A New Contract

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sportreports that the Chicago Bears and QB Jay Cutler are taking a “wait and see approach” regarding a new contract. La Canfora adds that there have been no contract talks up to this point, despite the fact that Cutler has played great in Marc Trestman’s new offense. Cutler is reportedly [...]

September 29, 2013 Salvador Borboa Bears 0