NFL Notes: Cowboys, Seahawks, Texans


  • According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, the Cowboys gave OC Scott Linehangreat latitude” this offseason in regards to their offensive system.
  • In fact, George says that Linehan had a voice in the decision to release WR Dez Bryant and hire four new assistants to coach quarterbacks, receivers, tight ends and the offensive line.
  • If the offense continues to struggle, George says that Linehan’s job will be on the line.


  • The Seahawks officially ruled out LB Bobby Wagner (knee), LB K.J. Wright (groin), and WR Doug Baldwin (knee) for Week 2’s game.
  • Seattle also lists G D.J. Fluker (hamstring), CB Tre Flowers (hamstring) and S Delano Hill (hamstring) as doubtful for Week 2, while CB Shaquil Griffin (thigh) is questionable.
  • Seahawks HC Pete Carroll said that Wagner is running and will probably be back next week. (John Boyle)
  • Despite being listed as questionable, Carroll said that Griffin is “ready to go.” (John Boyle)
  • Regarding the decision to sign LB Mychal Kendricks, Carroll explained that they “checked everything we could possibly check out” regarding the insider trading charges he’s facing. Carroll added that Kendricks has shown remorse throughout the process: “He’s a guy who deserves a second chance.” (Brady Henderson)
  • On Friday, Kendricks said the past week has been “very hard, but I’ll overcome this.” (Brady Henderson)


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