Cowboys Links: Tying Up Loose Ends

Think there's nothing to talk about the week prior to camp? On the contrary... we go around the web to bring you the best breakfast links.

Cowboys RB Joe Randle Receives Deferred Adjucation in Shoplifting Case | NBC DFW


The first time Joseph Randle made national noise was his in-season arrest for shoplifting underwear and cologne. At the time, it was a confusing incident for folks to grasp considering the low cost of the items and the salary of a professional football player. Since, Randle had a domestic run-in that has been dismissed and now sits as the leading candidate to the throne of RB1 for Dallas. Now, due to this ruling, if Randle stays out of trouble for the next 180 days the shoplifting charges will be dismissed. .

The Cowboys Have Nearly $700 Million Committed To It’s Roster | Business Insider


That’s a lot of money.

Dallas has more money committed to its roster, over the life of the individual contracts, than any other team in the NFL. At $680.8 million, Dallas has “promised” plenty of players plenty of coins. However, the guaranteed portion of a contract is all that really matters. In that regard, Dallas sits fifth in the amount of money committed to their players. Check out the link for the full list of all 32 NFL teams.

Randy Gregory Q & A | Bleacher Report


He may have completely missed with the supposed “Bryant will be forced to accept a bad offer because he’s broke” storyline, but author Cole delivered a solid interview with rookie edge rusher Randy Gregory. The piece covers multiple topics from Gregory’s work with the youth to his trouble gaining weight.

Cowboys + Freeney = Good Fit For Each Other? | CowboysHQ


Under the idea that you can never have enough pass rushers, we suggest that Dallas kick the tires on the idea of bringing in 14-year veteran Dwight Freeney. Instead of only focusing on what he could bring production-wise, we look at several components that would increase his impact on the current group of Cowboys.

Trench Fanfare: The 10 Best Offensive Linemen of 2014 | Grantland


Want to believe a Philly reporter that wants to post vines about the Cowboys offensive line being overrated? We countered that in our last news post with several vines from CowboysHQ’s Joey Ickes showing different. Here, a national guy gives a lot of credit to said line, listing three Cowboys amongst the Top 10 Linemen of 2014. That’s right. 30% of the best linemen from 32 NFL teams belong to the Cowboys. At No. 9 was rookie Zack Martin. Tyron Smith checked in at No. 7 and Center Travis Frederick at No. 6. Not too bad, not bad at all.

Which Cowboys Assistants Could Leave For Coordinator Positions In 2016? | Blogging The Boys


Always forward thinking, the incomparable O.C.C. looks ahead to which of the Boys’ assistants are showing up as blinking bursts of light on opposing team’s radars. Leading the way is linebackers coach Matt Eberflus, who overcame the loss of Sean Lee in 2014 by getting rookie Anthony Hitchens up to speed and getting a Pro Bowl caliber season out of Rolando McClain. O.C.C. runs down the entire list of assistants and their chances of moving up the ladder.

Cowboys Romo + Fantasy Lawsuit Vs. NFL | CowboysHQ


Fish takes to the video with Scout Network to take a look into the details of the lawsuit that the NFFC has filed against the NFL for the last-minute cancellation of the Fantasy Football Conference that was supposed to happen in July. Several players reported the NFL calling their wives, parents and friends and threating the players with sanctions, prior to the league just going full wet blanket and forcing the cancellation all together. Now, the team that was led by Tony Romo is suing the league for $1 million to recoup lost costs when the NFL news of conference for months and could’ve stepped in long before things were finalized. Get the full scoop.


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