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On Friday at rookie minicamp, Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan made his first appearance before reporters in a while. And while he said some things about his defense, the conversation turned more personal at the end.
The first practice of rookie minicamp for the Cowboys ended, and defensive coordinator Rob Ryan ambled off the field. He stopped to chat with reporters for the first time since the draft, and he made a point of saying he wouldn’t make any outrageous proclamations.
The Cowboys made one of the memorable trades of the first round, sending their 14th pick and a second-rounder to the Rams for the right to select No. 6 overall. It was a bold move, and one that left them with an elite player at a key position — LSU CB Morris Claiborne.
With the No. 14 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has a constant reminder that his team finished 8-8 and missed the playoffs last season. And he’s not happy about it.
NFL Network analyst and former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin took up the cause of cornerback Janoris Jenkins as a high pick in Thursday night’s NFL draft.
Posted: Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Alex Hoffman-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, David Gonzales, Detroit Lions, Gil Brandt, Idaho, Korey Toomer, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Washington State
David Gonzales and Alex Hoffman-Ellis did well at Washington State’s pro day, while Korey Toomer drew a crowd at Idaho.
Cornerback Terence Newman‘s deal with the Bengals is for one year, according to a league source.
The Cowboys and Redskins have formally objected to the salary-cap penalties they were handed by the NFL.
The Cowboys have agreed to terms with OL Nate Livings on a five-year, $19 million deal, with $6.2 million guaranteed, a league source said Friday.
Laurent Robinson is leaving Dallas for Jacksonville.
The Cowboys landed the cornerback they coveted, agreeing to a five-year contract with Brandon Carr on Wednesday.
The team agreed to a three-year contract Wednesday with Kyle Orton, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Along with strong interest in CB Brandon Carr, the Cowboys will bring in LB Dan Connor and TE Kellen Davis for free-agent visits, according to a league source.