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NFL | Phil Costa explains retirement

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:36:05 -0700

Retired C Phil Costa said he decided to retire because of the toll football has taken on his body. "Unfortunately, the day-to-day physical rigor of the NFL season has taken a toll on my body and has been a driving force behind my decision," Costa said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Colts | Phil Costa retires

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:40:44 -0700

Indianapolis Colts C Phil Costa has decided to retire from professional football and has been placed on the Reserve/Retired list.

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Colts | Offensive line still in flux

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:45:07 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts offensive line is still in flux, with several players battling for key spots. OG Donald Thomas (knee), returning from a torn ACL, is expected to man one guard spot, while OGs Lance Louis and Hugh Thornton will battle for the other guard position. The most intriguing position may be center, where the team seems to want C Khaled Holmes to beat out recent addition Phil Costa for the starting role.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Wells

Colts | Not likely to make Alex Mack substantial offer

Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:12:53 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts are not likely to make free-agent C Alex Mack (Browns) a substantial contract offer, because the team feels it can have C Phil Costa and C Khaled Holmes competing at center.

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Colts | Khaled Holmes could have edge for C job

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:26:01 -0700

Indianapolis Colts C Khaled Holmes could have an edge over C Phil Costa for the starting center job.

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Colts | Two expected to compete for center job

Sat, 22 Mar 2014 09:44:06 -0700

Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson indicated C Phil Costa and C Khaled Holmes will compete for the starting center job next season.

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Colts | Phil Costa joining team

Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:25:08 -0700

The Indianapolis Colts signed free-agent C Phil Costa (Cowboys) to an undisclosed deal Thursday, March 13.

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Lions | Expected to meet with two FAs

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:25:53 -0700

The Detroit Lions are scheduled to meet with free-agent C Phil Costa (Cowboys) Wednesday, March 12, and free-agent FB Henry Hynoski (Giants) Thursday, March 13.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Josh Katzenstein

Patriots | Phil Costa reportedly visited

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:31:45 -0700

The New England Patriots met with unrestricted free-agent C Phil Costa Monday, March 10, according to a source.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Boston Herald - Jeff Howe

Cowboys | Phil Costa released

Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:44:06 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys officially released C Phil Costa Friday, March 7.

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Cowboys | Have options with Phil Costa

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:03:30 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have options with C Phil Costa, with a decision possibly coming quickly. Costa is due a $500,000 bonus in the first week of the new league year. The team could trade Costa could trade or cut Costa, in the opinion of Calvin Watkins of ESPN Dallas.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa to be cut

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:21:49 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys will release C Phil Costa. Costa was asked to take a pay cut, but he refused to accept it.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Aaron Wilson

Cowboys | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 08:47:24 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OT Darrion Weems, RB DeMarco Murray, DL DeMarcus Ware, LB DeVonte Holloman, FS J.J. Wilcox, WR Miles Austin, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 8.

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Cowboys | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:18:25 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared TE Andre P. Smith, CB Chris Greenwood, OT Darrion Weems, OG David Arkin, LB Edgar Jones, RB Lance Dunbar, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 6.

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Cowboys | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:28:58 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared TE Andre P. Smith, LB Caesar Rayford, CB Chris Greenwood, OT Darrion Weems, OG David Arkin, WR Miles Austin, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 4.

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Cowboys | Mackenzy Bernadeau working at center

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:31:29 -0700

Dallas Cowboys OG Mackenzy Bernadeau has been working at center during practice this week because the team may want to dress only seven linemen for game days with Bernadeau being the backup center. If the team decides to dress only seven linemen, C Phil Costa may not be active.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Cowboys | Travis Frederick expected to start

Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:07:28 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick will have to compete with C Phil Costa for the starting center job during training camp but it would be a major surprise if Fredrick does not win the job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Tim MacMahon

Cowboys | Travis Frederick terms

Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:37:24 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick reportedly received a $3.38 million signing bonus for his five-year contract. Frederick was the 31st overall pick in the NFL Draft this year. Frederick has run with the first-team offense all offseason and will compete with C Phil Costa. All signs point to Frederick starting in his rookie season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Cowboys | Travis Frederick expected to open camp as starter

Sat, 08 Jun 2013 08:00:46 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick is expected to open training camp as the starting center. There is a chance Frederick could start at one of the guard positions with C Phil Costa starting at center.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Dan Graziano

Cowboys | Phil Costa says he is healthy

Fri, 17 May 2013 20:48:14 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) said he is 100 percent after undergoing late-season ankle surgery. He plans to participate in all of the on-field workouts leading up to training camp.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa 100 percent

Thu, 16 May 2013 17:10:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) said he is completely recovered from his ankle surgery and expects to be a full participant in all of the offseason workouts.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa ready to compete for starting job

Thu, 16 May 2013 17:05:46 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa said he understands that he will have to compete with C Travis Frederick for the starting center job this offseason but is ready for the competition. "I look at it that it's the NFL and every year there's going to be competition, and competition brings out the best in anyone," Costa said. "I met Travis and he seems like a great guy who's a good player and can help our team, help our offense get better. So I'm looking forward to it."

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Cowboys | Phil Costa, Ryan Cook to compete for OL spots

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:11:18 -0700

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said C Phil Costa and OG Ryan Cook will compete for starting offensive line jobs during training camp. Jones said the team will be starting the best five offensive linemen next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Cowboys | Travis Frederick can move around

Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:25:41 -0700

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick, the team's first-round pick at No. 31 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, could replace C Phil Costa at center or start at either guard position.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Tim MacMahon

Cowboys | Cap space saved with Phil Costa deal

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 20:15:10 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys saved roughly $350,000 in salary cap space by signing C Phil Costa to a two-year contract worth roughly $2.7 million, according to a source. The new deal includes a $450,000 signing bonus and will only count $975,000 against the cap, rather than the $1.323 million contract he would have been tendered as a restricted free agent.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Clarence E. Hill Jr.

Cowboys | Phil Costa contact update

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 16:59:41 -0800

Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa signed a two-year deal worth $2.7 million. The deal includes a $450,000 signing bonus.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Clarence E. Hill Jr.

Cowboys | Phil Costa contract update

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 12:29:04 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Dallas Cowboys have signed C Phil Costa to a two-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa signs new deal

Sat, 02 Mar 2013 10:17:26 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have signed restricted free-agent C Phil Costa to a new contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa expected to return

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:18:43 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys are expected to tender an offer to restricted free-agent C Phil Costa this offseason. He is expected to compete with C Ryan Cook and either OG Mackenzy Bernadeau or a rookie for the starting center job.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Cowboys | Phil Costa undergoes surgery

Tue, 01 Jan 2013 11:58:56 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) underwent surgery in late December to repair ligament damage in his right ankle. Costa said he hopes to be ready for the start of organized team activities in the spring.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Cowboys | Were hoping Phil Costa would come back

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 10:10:02 -0800

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said the team did not place C Phil Costa (ankle) on Injured Reserve earlier because they thought he could help in the last few weeks of the season. "We feel like he could have provided some presence for us toward the end of the year," Garrett said. "But when you start counting, how many weeks until we think he's back and how many weeks left in the season, you kind of do that math. We made that decision."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Carlos Mendez

Cowboys | Phil Costa to IR

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 09:16:48 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys placed C Phil Costa (ankle) on Injured Reserve Wednesday, Dec. 5.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Todd Archer

Cowboys | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 16:10:07 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared WR Anthony Armstrong, LB Brady Poppinga, SS Charlie Peprah, OG David Arkin, DL Jay Ratliff, CB Orlando Scandrick, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 13.

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Cowboys | Three players ruled out

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:26:58 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle), DE Ben Bass (ankle) and CB Orlando Scandrick (hand) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 30, and have been ruled out for Week 13.

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Cowboys | Four miss practice

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 09:48:11 -0800

Dallas Cowboys DT Jay Ratliff (groin), CB Orlando Scandrick (hand, wrist), C Phil Costa (ankle) and DT Ben Bass (ankle) missed practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNDallas.com - Calvin Watkins

Cowboys | Three do not practice

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 14:13:37 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle), DT Jay Ratliff (groin) and CB Orlando Scandrick (hand) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa not practicing

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 10:11:10 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) is not taking part in practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Cowboys | Two players not practicing

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:57:57 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) and C Ryan Cook (knee) were on the field but did not look to be taking part in the team's walkthrough practice session Monday, Nov. 26.

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Cowboys | Week 12 Inactives

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:11:34 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared RB DeMarco Murray, DL Jay Ratliff, WR Kevin Ogletree, C Phil Costa, OG Ryan Cook, DL Sean Lissemore, CB Vincent Agnew inactive for Week 12.

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Cowboys | Three will miss Week 12

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:31:49 -0800

Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree (concussion), C Phil Costa (ankle) and DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21, and have been ruled out for Week 12.

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Cowboys | Phil Costa not practicing

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 09:39:59 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) is not taking part in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Cowboys | Seven miss practice

Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:28:38 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee), C Phil Costa (ankle), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle), S Danny McCray (hip), WR Kevin Ogletree (concussion), S Charlie Peprah (concussion) and T Jay Ratliff (groin) all did not participate in practice Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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Cowboys | Seven players do not practice

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:04:31 -0800

Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree (concussion), C Phil Costa (ankle), OG Ryan Cook (knee), OT Tyron Smith (ankle), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle), DT Jay Ratliff (groin) and SS Charlie Peprah (concussion) did not participate in the team's abbreviated practice Monday, Nov. 19.

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Cowboys | Two not practicing

Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:39:40 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle) and DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) are not taking part in the team's workout Monday, Nov. 19.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Rainer Sabin

Cowboys | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 18 Nov 2012 08:46:58 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared WR Andre Holmes, OG David Arkin, RB DeMarco Murray, CB Mike Jenkins, C Phil Costa, OG Ryan Cook, DL Sean Lissemore inactive for Week 11.

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Cowboys | Three will sit out Week 11

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:40:37 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Phil Costa (ankle), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) and FS Matt Johnson (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and have been ruled out for Week 11.

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Cowboys | Five miss practice

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:36:15 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee), C Phil Costa (ankle), CB Mike Jenkins (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring) and DT Sean Lissemore (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Cowboys | Two not practicing

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:00:43 -0800

Dallas Cowboys FS Matt Johnson (hamstring) and C Phil Costa (ankle) are not practicing Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Cowboys | Six miss practice

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:15:46 -0800

Dallas Cowboys C Ryan Cook (knee), C Phil Costa (ankle), CB Mike Jenkins (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring), DE Sean Lissemore (ankle) and FB Lawrence Vickers (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Cowboys | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 11 Nov 2012 12:07:56 -0800

The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Dan Connor, OG David Arkin, RB DeMarco Murray, FS Matt Johnson, CB Mike Jenkins, C Phil Costa, DL Sean Lissemore inactive for Week 10.

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