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NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Chiefs, Cowboys, Jaguars, Texans, & Titans

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Chiefs, Cowboys, Jaguars, Texans, & Titans

  49ers Rookie RB Carlos Hyde is reportedly “on his way to playing a role in the fall” and could ease the burden on Frank Gore this season. (Albert Breer) Bills DT Marcel Dareus “appears to be a good fit” for new DC Jim Schwartz’s defense and could be in for a big year. (Albert Breer) Chiefs OLB [...]

July 24, 2014 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bills, Chiefs, Jaguars, Texans 0

Kyle Orton Wants To Play Another Year In The NFL

Kyle Orton Wants To Play Another Year In The NFL

  Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters on Wednesday that veteran QB Kyle Orton doesn’t want to retire from the NFL and would like to play another year, per Clarence Hill. “Once he gave an indication that he was not going to retire and come back with all the other aspects of not having participated [...]

July 23, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Cowboys Officially Release QB Kyle Orton

Cowboys Officially Release QB Kyle Orton

  Update: The Dallas Cowboys officially announced the release of veteran QB Kyle Orton on Wednesday. Orton, 31, still had two years remaining on his three-year, $10.5 million contract. Dallas could have forced Orton to pay back his $3 million signing bonus had Orton retired, but he’ll now be able to keep the bonus. Dallas will free up just $995,000 in cap [...]

July 16, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys, NFL Transactions 0

NFL Notes: Browns, Cowboys, & Chargers

NFL Notes: Browns, Cowboys, & Chargers

Browns Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Browns have reached out to “several professionals” regarding WR Josh Gordon in as attempt find him some help.  Cabot adds that Cleveland is currently in the process of assembling a support team for Gordon. Earlier in the day, Hall of Fame receiver and current ESPN [...]

July 7, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Browns, Chargers, Cowboys 0

Kyle Orton Not In Attendance For Cowboys Minicamp

Kyle Orton Not In Attendance For Cowboys Minicamp

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Cowboys backup QB Kyle Orton is not in attendance for the Cowboys minicamp, which gets underway today. According to Rapoport, it appears as though Orton is strongly considering retirement. Previous reports have maintained that Orton has been leaning towards calling it a career, even though Dallas has said publicly [...]

June 17, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Brandon Weeden Could Supplant Kyle Orton As Cowboys Backup QB?

Brandon Weeden Could Supplant Kyle Orton As Cowboys Backup QB?

  Dallas Cowboys passing game coordinator Scott Linehan said that QB Brandon Weeden is having his best week of practice and could supplant QB Kyle Orton as the team’s backup quarterback, per Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star Telegram. Linehan’s comments are interesting, as the likelihood that QB Tony Romo can withstand the aches and [...]

June 10, 2014 Steven Haskos Cowboys 0

NFL Notes: Bucs, Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Jags, Saints, Seahawks, Texans & Vikings

NFL Notes: Bucs, Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Jags, Saints, Seahawks, Texans & Vikings

  Buccaneers G Carl Nicks is not participating in this week’s mandatory minicamp. (Rick Stroud) Buccaneers are hosting free agents WR David Gettis, CB Kip Edwards, DT Ronald Talley, S Tony Dye, P Kirby Van Der Camp, and LB T.J. Fatinikun for tryouts this week. (NFLTR) Cowboys QB Tony Romo mentioned that he’ll be 100 percent for the start [...]

June 10, 2014 Nate Bouda Buccaneers, Cowboys, Eagles, Giants, Jaguars, Saints, Seahawks, Texans, Vikings 0

Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Still “Far Apart” In Contract Talks, KC Willing To Franchise Smith In 2015

Chiefs & QB Alex Smith Still “Far Apart” In Contract Talks, KC Willing To Franchise Smith In 2015

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Chiefs and QB Alex Smith are still “far apart” and have made “no progress” towards an agreement on a long-term extension. Rapoport adds that this is why Chiefs debated the idea of possibly drafting quarterback early on. According to Rapoport, a deal is unlikely to be in place [...]

May 28, 2014 Nate Bouda Chiefs 0

NFL OTA Notes: Bengals, Buccaneers, Dolphins, Cowboys, Chiefs & Steelers

NFL OTA Notes: Bengals, Buccaneers, Dolphins, Cowboys, Chiefs & Steelers

  Bengals Second-round pick RB Jeremy Hill opened Bengals OTAs as their No. 2 RB ahead of BenJarvus Green-Ellis. (Geoff Hobson) Giovani Bernard started OTAs as the first-team running back. (Geoff Hobson) Buccaneers Buccaneers G Carl Nicks was a no-show at OTAs on Tuesday. Chiefs Veterans OLB Justin Houston and CB Brandon Flowers did not report for [...]

May 27, 2014 Nate Bouda Bengals, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Steelers 0

Report: Kyle Orton Has Told The Cowboys He Wants To Retire

Report: Kyle Orton Has Told The Cowboys He Wants To Retire

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Cowboys backup QB Kyle Orton has informed the team that he would like to retire. According to Rapoport, Dallas has told Orton that they would prefer to have him back for another season. The Cowboys reportedly view Orton as one of the best backup quarterbacks in the league, and [...]

May 22, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 3

Kyle Orton Would Owe The Cowboys $3M If He Retired

Kyle Orton Would Owe The Cowboys $3M If He Retired

  Cowboys VP Stephen Jones mentioned during a Monday interview with 105.3 Dallas-Fort Worth that he expects veteran QB Kyle Orton to attend the team’s mandatory practices, despite the fact that he has yet to report to the team. “I have not talked to him, but I know Jason (Garrett) and our coaches have,” Jones said, via ESPN [...]

April 29, 2014 Nate Bouda Cowboys 0

Report: Cowboys Won’t Draft Johnny Manziel, Despite Earlier Speculation

Report: Cowboys Won’t Draft Johnny Manziel, Despite Earlier Speculation

  Update: Jeff Sullivan of DallasCowboy.com, citing the “highest of authorities,” reports that the Cowboys will not Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, despite the idea being mentioned earlier this morning. Sullivan was reportedly told “absolutely no” when he asked about the idea. Assuming that this isn’t the Cowboys trying to divert attention away from their draft plans, it looks [...]

April 28, 2014 Jonathan Comeaux Cowboys, NFL Draft Rumors 0

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