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Cowboys add veteran Royce Freeman, but running back remains a position of need in the draft

Apr. 16, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys signed free agent running back Royce Freeman on Tuesday, a likely incremental move at a position of need going into next week's draft. The Cowboys have lost their lead back each of the past two offseasons. Two-time rushing champion Ezekiel...

Buffalo Bills agree to sign offensive tackle La'el Collins to 1-year deal, agent confirms to the AP

Apr. 04, 2024 18:48 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign offensive tackle La’el Collins to a one-year contract, the player’s agent, Peter Schaffer confirmed in a text to The Associated Press on Thursday. Collins is attempting a return to the NFL after missing all of last...

Cowboys rework Dak Prescott's contract to reduce massive cap hit slightly, AP source says

Mar. 18, 2024 23:24 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are slightly reducing quarterback Dak Prescott's massive salary cap hit by reworking his contract going into the final year of the deal, a person with knowledge of the move said Monday. A $5 million roster bonus has been converted into a...

Leighton Vander Esch retires from NFL after multiple neck injuries with Dallas Cowboys

Mar. 18, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Leighton Vander Esch retired Monday following six NFL seasons, with the linebacker stepping away after missing 12 games for the Dallas Cowboys last year because of the latest in a series of neck injuries. The announcement by the 28-year-old former first-round...

Jets agree to terms with former Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith, AP source says

Mar. 15, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

The New York Jets agreed to terms on a contract with former Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The move Friday night completes an overhaul of New York's offensive line, the focus of the offseason for the Jets and general...

Saints add wide receivers Cedrick Wilson and Stanley Morgan in free agency

Mar. 15, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints signed a pair of free-agent wide receivers Friday, agreeing to a two-year contract with Cedrick Wilson and a one-year deal with Stanley Morgan. Wilson, a six-year veteran, has spent the past two seasons with the Miami Dolphins after...

Cowboys release linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and receiver Michael Gallup

Mar. 15, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys released linebacker Leighton Vander Esch and receiver Michael Gallup on Friday, cutting ties with two of their top three picks from the 2018 draft. Vander Esch was released with a failed physical designation after missing 12 games with a neck...

Running backs had plenty of options this week, even if the position still faces challenges

Mar. 14, 2024 21:35 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A year after his position was in crisis, Derrick Henry still feels a bond with his fellow running backs. And this was a week he could enjoy. “I was definitely happy to see those guys go off the market pretty fast. I think that speaks...

The Cowboys have annoyed fans with another slow start to free agency. They trust their approach

Mar. 14, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Another quiet start to free agency for the Dallas Cowboys isn't sitting well with fans, particularly after yet another postseason flop. Executive vice president of personnel Stephen Jones is steadfast in communicating the organization's belief in avoiding...

Eric Kendricks switches to Cowboys after picking Niners in free agency, AP source says

Mar. 13, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A change of heart from Eric Kendricks has helped the Dallas Cowboys fill one of their biggest needs in free agency. The free agent linebacker has agreed to join the Cowboys after initially choosing the San Francisco 49ers, a person with knowledge of the deal said...