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Dead and gone: Cowboys' Prescott moving past horrific injury

Jun. 10, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott finished the offseason with his most vigorous practice since the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season. Then the star Dallas quarterback tried to declare the injury issue dead. “I’ve buried the...

Cowboys' Gregory seeks break from suspension-filled history

Jun. 09, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Randy Gregory wanted to make sure he didn't spend too much time away from the Dallas Cowboys' facility this offseason. It's been six years since that was even an option for the oft-suspended defensive end. The 28-year-old...

Rodgers an expected no-show, Brady full-go at minicamps

Jun. 08, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

Aaron Rodgers was a no-show and Tom Brady was full-go. The quarterbacks who faced off in the NFC championship game five months ago dominated headlines as several NFL teams opened mandatory minicamps on Tuesday. Rodgers expectedly skipped Green Bay’s...

NFL minicamps mostly proceeding amid debate about offseason

Jun. 04, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

Detroit players joined a coordinated effort by the NFLPA to say they were going to stay away from the team's voluntary offseason program before most of them showed up for practices. Conversations with first-year coach Dan Campbell found enough middle ground for some...

Offseason practices get Cowboys' Prescott closer to return

May. 25, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott didn't downplay the significance of the first offseason practices for the star Dallas quarterback since his gruesome ankle injury last season, even though his coach thought he might. Prescott is doing everything except 11-on-11 work,...

Six-pack: Draft shows Cowboys serious about fixing defense

May. 01, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones has been synonymous with offense — and the stars that go with the shiny side of the NFL — since buying the Dallas Cowboys and making himself general manager in 1989. A defensive draft like no other in franchise history says plenty...

Cowboys make Jones draft history: 1st 5 picks all defense

May. 01, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys focused on defense like never before in the NFL draft under Jerry Jones. The Cowboys used their first five picks on defensive players, four of them coming on a busy Friday night. Dallas had never gone that far...

Cowboys get Penn St LB Micah Parsons after trade with Eagles

Apr. 30, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — As they say goodbye to one Penn State linebacker, the Dallas Cowboys are welcoming another. The Cowboys selected linebacker Micah Parsons of the Nittany Lions with the 12th overall pick of the NFL draft Thursday night after trading down two spots in...

Cowboys' Lee retires after 11 mostly injury-plagued seasons

Apr. 26, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

Sean Lee retired Monday after the linebacker spent all of his 11 mostly injury-plagued seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. The 34-year-old said in a letter released by the club that it was “my time to walk away.” Lee is eighth in team history with 995 tackles. ...

Dallas D needs draft help again, but don't rule out offense

Apr. 23, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

The Dallas Cowboys signed their star quarterback to a long-term deal, which means they won't be in the market at that position with the 10th overall pick in the NFL draft. Whether they take a potential backup to Dak Prescott is a question for the later rounds, leaving the...