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Cowboys 2017 Salary Cap May Force Change at Right Tackle

Leading up to the March 9th start of NFL free agency, we will be looking at all Dallas Cowboys players under contract for 2017 and how much of the salary cap each position is taking up. Previous Articles: SPECIAL TEAMS | RUNNING BACKS | SAFETIES | TIGHT ENDS | LINEBACKERS | GUARDS & CENTERS | DEFENSIVE TACKLES Cowboys Capology: Offensive Tackles After 10 years...
Via Inside The Star
1 day ago

NFL Salary Cap Primer: 15 Minutes That Can Save You From Salary Cap Hell

Proration, amortization, cap hits, dead money and more: become a salary cap wizard in 15 minutes. News broke on Monday that the Cowboys had restructured the contracts of Tyron Smith and Travis Frederick, thereby freeing up roughly $17.3 million of cap space and easily getting the team under the 2017 salary cap. But there may be more moves in store for the Cowboys, and the Cowboys...
Via Blogging The Boys
4 days ago

The Pros And Cons Of The Cowboys Going After A Pass Rusher In Free Agency

The Cowboys need a serious upgrade on the edge and could look to free agency to find some help. Is that the way to go or is it a recipe for disaster? We examine both sides of the argument to get a better understanding of this situation.  Over the next month, there will be several discussions involving free agency and the draft and how the Cowboys should use each to acquire the players...
Via Blogging The Boys
8 days ago

A Cowboys’ Offseason Plan, Part 5: Freeing Up Money For Free Agent Signings

In a ten-part series, we are going to take a comprehensive look at the Cowboys and how they might get better in 2017. This is part five. In part one of this 10-part series, we set the ground rules by discussing the Cowboys’ team-building philosophy. In parts two, three, and four, we looked at where the Cowboys are strong, okay, and weak. In this article, before we see how the Cowboys...
Via Blogging The Boys
10 days ago

Breaking: Doug Free Signs 3-year Extension

We have our next answer to the question of who will be our right tackle in 2015. Doug Free has agreed to a new 3-year extension with the Dallas Cowboys today. Jeremy Parnell will hit free agency and likely land a starting gig elsewhere. Signing Free gives the Cowboys some peace of mind heading into the draft. The draft targeting is slowly coming into focus. More on the signing here from
Via CowboysBlog.Net
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Vikings Free Agency: Offensive Predictions

Oh, whoa, wait a minute. The NFL Free Agency period starts in … I don’t know, two or five days from now or something? I can’t really tell. Teams can start contacting, and entering into contract negotiations with unrestricted free agents starting on March 7. But nothing can be signed then? Even though it basically is? I don’t know if I really get it. Either way, smarter assholes...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Cowboys draft another Offensive Tackle?

The Cowboys have spent the last three years revamping their offensive line. It certainly has paid off and with Doug Free improving his play, it may be hard to spend a high draft pick on the positions. However, Free is closer to the end of his career than the beginning. It may be fitting to go one step further and really shore up the position over the next 10 years or so. Tyron Smith...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Doug Free Free Expected To Be Back With The Cowboys Next Season

Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas expects the Cowboys RT Doug Free to be back with the team next season, despite their obvious cap issues and some suspect play from Free in the past. The Cowboys are projected to be over the cap by close to $24 million, which means all options to shed salary are on the table. However, Archer mentions that Free actually played pretty well in 2013 and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

In McClay we trust?

Here we sit, a month or so before free agency is set to begin and the Dallas Cowboys certainly have their work cut out for them. Over the coming months the Cowboys will be consumed with evaluations. Evaluations of their team, of free agents and of the players eligible for this year’s draft. Most of you are probably aware by now that Will McClay will be constructing the Cowboys...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys OL Doug Free Gets the Tom Petty Treatment From Raiders DL Ryan Robinson

There are two things that you never want to do as an offensive lineman. One--and most important--is to let your quarterback get hit. You treat him like a fried turkey leg at a fat camp. No one touches him! Second, you don't want to be pimp slapped and tossed on your can if you can avoid it.That's just embarrassing--especially if your name is one people can easily make fun of.@SBNationGIF...
Via FatManWriting
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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