Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Jones’

Roundup: Portis ‘has something left,’ coach says

If new Redskins running backs coach Bobby Turner‘s words are any indication, the team might stick with Clinton Portis.

A perfect script for Smith

The events unfolding at Saturday’s Hall of Fame news conference are heartwarming.

Cowboys RB Barber could fall on depth chart

After another medciore campaign, Cowboys RB Marion Barber appears to be losing fantasy value fast this offseason.

Cowboys RB Barber to lose carries in 2010?

Fantasy owners can expect a full-blown backfield committee in Dallas next season.

Jones makes Phillips’ extension official

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones announced Thursday morning that he signed coach Wade Phillips through the 2011 season.

Cowboys picking up 2010 option on Phillips

The Cowboys are executing the 2010 option on coach Wade Phillips‘ contract, binding him to the team for next season, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Jones behind Cowboys’ Phillips … for now

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gave several votes of confidence to coach Wade Phillips after Dallas clinched the NFC East title Sunday, but has yet to pick up the option for the fourth year on Phillips’ contract, suggesting the coach has to prove something in the playoffs to retain his job.

Phillips: Working with Jones ‘a great situation’

Wade Phillips is 32-15 in his third season as Cowboys coach, yet he continually faces questions about his job status. That has brought some speculation that Phillips has a bad relationship with team owner Jerry Jones, but the coach told NFL Network’s Michael Irvin that it isn’t so.

Ware ready to get to work after signing extension

The Dallas Cowboys called a special news conference Monday afternoon, announcing the long-awaited signing of LB DeMarcus Ware to a contract extension.

Roundup: Jones says coach Phillips’ job is safe

The Dallas Cowboys (and their fans) had high expectations coming into the season. But the team’s inconsistent play has resulted in a 3-2 start, which has many pundits pondering the job security of coach Wade Phillips. According to The Dallas Morning News, owner Jerry Jones insisted this week that Phillips is not in danger of losing his job, and compared the Cowboys’ woes to those of one of Dallas’ division rivals during the 2007 season: “Two years ago the Giants were seemingly not in disarray, but they were in trouble,” Jones said. “It was also absolutely expected that something was going to happen with the coach, [Tom] Coughlin. … Well, that same year they won the Super Bowl. You’ve got […]

Roundup: Falcons’ Blank sees need for new stadium

The Falcons moved into the Georgia Dome in 1992. Since then, 25 NFL teams have built new stadiums. Perhaps feeling a bit envious of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones‘ billion-dollar palace, Falcons owner Arthur Blank has said in recent months that he’d like a new place for his team to play.

Cowboys’ Barber is going to play, but I am worried

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Thursday that RB Marion Barber will play this week. That’s news that would otherwise overjoy me, as Barber is a key part of one of my fantasy teams. But why am I feeling this sense of dread?

Cowboys’ video screens OK’d for 2009 season

Jerry Jones won’t have to pay to have his massive video screens lifted in the Cowboys’ new stadium. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ruled Friday, after speaking with the Competition Committee, on how the rules will operate in instances when the ball strikes the boards above the field of play.

NFL is looking into Dallas video screens

There will be a conference call for the league’s Competition Committee to discuss the issue of the massive video screens in Dallas, according to a league source, after they were struck repeatedly by punters in warmups Friday night, and also during the preseason game between Dallas and Tennessee.

Observations from a weekend of football

Impressions and observations after another weekend of football.

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