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Cowboys | Dez Bryant bluffing?

Sat, 04 Jul 2015 19:05:13 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has threatened to miss games if he does not receive a long-term deal, but the Cowboys are not budging on their original offers because they believe Bryant is bluffing.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant is one of several top receivers that are looking for long-term deals, and nobody wants to be the first to sign. When all is said and done, expect Bryant to be on the field for Week 1. He should be one of the first receivers off the board in fantasy drafts.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Ryan Wilson

Cowboys | Dez Bryant deal coming soon?

Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:39:09 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant impending long-term deal may be announced after the July 4 weekend, according to Mike Fisher of CBS Dallas-Fort Worth. The comfort level in the negotiation process has supposedly increased of late. Both sides have until Wednesday, July 15, to agree on a long-term deal.

Fantasy Tip: This is certainly encouraging news since the previous reports of there being no progress in the contract talks. A holdout now seems highly unlikely. All Bryant needs to do now is sign the contract and stay healthy. He should be drafted as a top-five fantasy wide receiver with added value in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSportsSouthwest.com - Mike Fisher

Cowboys | No progress in Dez Bryant talks

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:43:50 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has had no progress in contract talks with the team, according to sources. The Cowboys are not budging off their offer of a long-term deal with $20 million guaranteed initially and more guarantees later. The team believes Bryant is bluffing about missing a game or two in a holdout. The team also believes Bryant has financial issues and needs the money, according to the sources.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant is a first-round pick consideration universally. It still appears his holdout won't drag out into the regular season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: BleacherReport.com - Jason Cole

Cowboys | Concerns with Darren McFadden?

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:54:21 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden has topped 155 carries just twice in his seven years in the league, and he has averaged less than 3.5 yards per carry in each of the last three seasons.

Fantasy Tip: McFadden's production should improve thanks to Dallas' dominant offensive line, but it remains to be seen if he can physically hold up while serving as a lead back. McFadden has RB1 upside, but banking on him being around all season to carry your fantasy backfield could be a recipe for disaster.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Cowboys | Rolando McClain suspended

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:01:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys LB Rolando McClain has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league's policy and program for substances of abuse.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Cowboys | Lance Dunbar to have receiving role?

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:36:17 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar is expected to have the biggest impact of any of the running backs in the passing game, according to Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News.

Fantasy Tip: It is still anticipated that Dunbar will see less playing time between Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and himself, but he could be used most of the three in the passing game. In point-per-reception leagues, he should be drafted as a RB5 with RB4 upside if McFadden gets hurt.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | No lead candidate at RB in Dallas?

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:07:48 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RBs Darren McFadden, Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar are still battling each other for the starting running back position, according to running backs coach Gary Brown. "I can't say who is going to be the lead dog right now, but those guys are going to compete and we're going to do what's necessary to win games," Brown said.

Fantasy Tip: Brown can say what he wants, but Randle and McFadden are probably the likely candidates to receive the most touches, with Randle having a slight edge for being named the starter. Randle should be taken as a RB3, or low-end RB2 in deeper leagues, while McFadden is more of a low-end RB3 to high-end RB4, especially taking his injury history into consideration.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | Chris Boyd released from IR

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:29:29 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Chris Boyd (undisclosed) was released from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement Monday, June 29.

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Cowboys | Darren McFadden healthy, happy where he is

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:12:53 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden said he's excited to be with the Cowboys and feels like he's a rookie again. McFadden also said the injured hamstring that caused him to miss time this offseason is feeling great.

Fantasy Tip: McFadden will mainly be competing with Joseph Randle for the starting running back job. Lance Dunbar, Ryan Williams and Lache Seastrunk will also be in the mix. Randle is probably the safer option, considering McFadden's extensive injury history, and should be drafted in the low-end RB2 to high-end RB3 range.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Cowboys | Dez Bryant's agent meets with 'Boys

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:25:22 -0700

The agent for Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant met face-to-face with the team for the first time in nearly four months, per sources. Bryant hasn't yet signed his $12.823 million franchise tender, and he has a deadline of July 15 to agree to a long-term deal. After that date Bryant will need to play out the season under the tender and the two sides could discuss an extension after the season.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant's side has threatened to miss games in 2015, but the Cowboys don't believe it, as it would cost Bryant $754,000 per week. Owner Jerry Jones fully expects Bryant to be in the lineup for Week 1 against the New York Giants, and fantasy owners should be drafting as though that will be the case.

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

Cowboys | Byron Jones working at multiple positions

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:40:36 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Byron Jones said he saw time at cornerback, nickel back and safety during offseason workouts.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Cowboys | Randy Gregory watching film

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:28:12 -0700

Dallas Cowboys DE Randy Gregory has been watching the rookie film of retired DL Simeon Rice in preparation for the 2015 season. "His length is probably the biggest thing I've taken notice of. He uses it very well and that's something I've really been trying to do. My long arm I think is getting better in camp and it's only going to get better the more I play, and Jason Taylor, he's real athletic, tall guy, long, kind of myself. So they're real athletic. They do a lot of good things and I'm gonna take the things that [defensive coordinator] Marinelli preaches and get off the ball. I'm trying to get off the ball as much as I can," said Gregory. The Cowboys would also like Gregory to add weight, and he's expected to arrive at training camp at 245 pounds.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Cowboys | Dez Bryant sheds positive light on opener

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:41:36 -0700

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was present for a Sunday Night Football photo shoot for Week 1 Tuesday, June 23.

Fantasy Tip: There is buzz that Bryant could extend his holdout into Week 1, and this is a good sign that he'll be ready to go for the year. Bryant will likely slot in somewhere in the back half of the first round of fantasy drafts.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News

Cowboys | Joseph Randle the clear leader

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 06:54:35 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Joseph Randle appears to be the clear leader at running back, and it's his job to lose in training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Randle will be pushed by Darren McFadden and Lance Dunbar, but the talent is there to take off. He's a high-end RB3, but behind that talented offensive line, you may need to take him as a low-end RB2.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Jon Machota

Cowboys | Ryan Williams not a fit in Big D?

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:30:52 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Ryan Williams is unlikely to make the 53-man roster projected by beat writer Todd Archer. The team's running backs would be RBs Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden, Lance Dunbar and FB Tyler Clutts.

Fantasy Tip: Williams could still very well make the team, as this is just one man's opinion, but the former Cardinals tailback needs to prove he can stay healthy and be effective first.

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

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