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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2015, file photo, Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith (99) sits on the bench during the second half of the team's NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Oakland, Calif. The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is up in the air. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the signing hadn't been announced.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

Apr. 2, 2020 1:29 AM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain. A person with direct knowledge of the deal said Smith signed Wednesday with Dallas. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2014, file photo, football fans cheer during the first half of an NFL football game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore. At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)

Most NFL teams extend ticket payment deadlines due to virus

Mar. 31, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

At a time when America is trying to cope with the financial fallout created by the deadly coronavirus, the renewal of NFL season tickets is not exactly a high priority. Not in the midst of soaring unemployment, business closures and a volatile stock market. Most teams understand this, and have acted accordingly....

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein walks on the field during an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Los Angeles. A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein have agreed on a $7.5 million, three-year contract. The Cowboys are set for a kicking competition because they also re-signed Kai Forbath after he made all 10 field goals last season as the replacement for a shaky Brett Maher. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

Cowboys agree on deals with kicker Zuerlein, defender Poe

Mar. 27, 2020 8:00 PM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys are going to let two proven kickers go at it in the offseason for a change. The Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein agreed Friday on a $7.5 million, three-year contract, with $2.3 million guaranteed. The deal with Zuerlein comes just a few days after the Cowboys re-signed Kai Forbath, who made all...

Raiders agree to deal with free agent DT Daniel Ross

Mar. 26, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Free agent defensive tackle Daniel Ross has agreed to a contract with the Las Vegas Raiders. Ross' agent, David Canter, announced the move Thursday on Twitter. The 27-year-old Ross began his career in Canada and spent time on practice squads in Houston, Detroit and Kansas City...

In this Dec. 15, 2019, photo, Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick (72) plays in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Arlington, Texas. Frederick is retiring from the NFL at 29. The surprising decision comes less than two years after Frederick was diagnosed with a neurological disorder that sidelined him for all of 2018. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Cowboys' Frederick retires, cites play after nerve disorder

Mar. 23, 2020 8:09 PM EDT

Travis Frederick said he thought he played well at center for the Dallas Cowboys after returning from a nerve disorder that sidelined him for an entire season. The 2016 All-Pro made it clear Monday it wasn't good enough. Frederick retired from the NFL at 29, saying he “could no longer perform at my highest...

Texans agree to contracts with 11 players in free agency

Mar. 21, 2020 2:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have agreed to contracts with four free agents and re-signed seven other players. Houston agreed to a deal with receiver Randall Cobb, who spent last season with the Cowboys, in the wake of this week's trade of DeAndre Hopkins to Arizona for running back David Johnson. ...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) runs against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. The Arizona Cardinals have acquired three-time All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a trade that will send running back David Johnson and draft picks to the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday, March 16, 2020, because the trade hasn't been officially announced.  (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann, File)

Key additions and subtractions for NFC teams in free agency

Mar. 20, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

ARIZONA WHERE TEAM IMPROVED IN FREE AGENCY: Cardinals pulled off stunner when they added WR DeAndre Hopkins in trade with Texans that sent RB David Johnson to Houston. Hopkins gives Arizona true No. 1 receiver to complement Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk. Defense added three potential starters after signing...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles walks along the bench area as he looks up at the scoreboard during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, in Jacksonville, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to send quarterback Nick Foles to the Chicago Bears for a compensatory fourth-round draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because trades don't become official until the league year begins later Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

The Latest: Cowboys reunite Ha Ha Clinton-Dix with McCarthy

Mar. 20, 2020 2:12 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency. The NFL's spending in free agency continues Thursday. All times EDT: ___ 2:05 a.m. The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a deal with safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, adding a familiar name for new coach Mike McCarthy. Clinton-Dix’s representatives, SportsTrust Advisors, announced the...

FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2019, file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) gets past Miami Dolphins defensive back Walt Aikens (35) and into the end zone for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys have placed their exclusive franchise tag on star quarterback Dak Prescott. The move secures the rights to Prescott for an estimated $31.5 million while the Cowboys and Prescott's representatives keep working on a long-term deal. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, Fle)

Prescott's top weapons have big deals; is Cowboys QB next?

Mar. 18, 2020 8:38 PM EDT

Dak Prescott has his No. 1 receiver in place again, and of course, the star running back who signed a big contract last summer. The question is whether the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys will play under the franchise tag or get his own long-term deal to go with those handed out to Amari Cooper and Ezekiel...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins celebrates with fans after an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills in Houston. The Arizona Cardinals have acquired three-time All-Pro receiver DeAndre Hopkins in a trade that will send running back David Johnson and draft picks to the Houston Texans, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Monday, March 16, 2020, because the trade hasn't been officially announced. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Texans fill running back hole with shocking trade of Hopkins

Mar. 18, 2020 7:59 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The trade of DeAndre Hopkins leaves a huge hole in the Texans' offense. But Houston did address one glaring free agency need with the shocking trade of the star receiver to Arizona by getting running back David Johnson in the deal. The Texans had a need at the position with both Carlos Hyde...