It has been the elephant in the room in Dallas for the last two seasons: do the Dallas Cowboys sign Dak Prescott to a long term deal?
Mike McCarthy needed 10 games, but he's finally figured out how to use Ezekiel Elliott. Just give him the damn ball.
As the NFL trade deadline approaches on Tuesday November 3rd, NFL teams are searching for that mid-season deal that can change their fortunes. Mark Gill evaluates some potential trades for the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Over the past couple of seasons, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz has established himself as a top player at his position in the NFL.
With rookie mini-camps cancelled and preseason effectively out of the window, there has never been a tougher time to be a rookie in the NFL. Gone are the preamble games where previous unknown stars are given the platform to impress, absent are the moments to impress the coaching staff when the limelight shines.
Out of his four seasons Elliot has only been under the 1,300 rushing yard total once. This was due to him serving a six-game suspension back in 2017. He was on track to make 1,573 yards that season.
As we venture further into the NFL offseason, we are met with yet another surprise. Dallas Cowboys centre Travis Frederick has announced his retirement at the age of 29.
Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Teddy Bridgewater, all top names looking for new contracts or homes. A name not to be left out is Dak Prescott's. An obvious talent that any franchise would be lucky to have. How should the Dallas Cowboys approach handling his demands for a new contract? Let us take a look.
Whilst KC are off partying with Mickey Mouse and friends, the league's 31 other teams are busy crafting their rosters for the next campaign. An opportune time to do this is approaching. Free agency marks the first period in which teams can begin to add new faces.
Could the Eagles look to deplete the Cowboys?
New contract. Pastures new. Retirement. Some of the possibilities facing the QBs currently not under contract for 2020 and beyond. Nine signal callers will end the 2019 season as unrestricted free agents. For some, the choice may seem obvious, others are not so blessed with this luxury.
The Minnesota Vikings had no alternative to a win on Sunday Night Football at AT&T Stadium, and what they did was make a statement. With their 28-24 win over the Cowboys, the 7-3 Vikings are not only closer to solidifying their wild card spot, but they might be an even bigger threat to the NFC North leaders Green Bay Packers.
The Dallas Cowboys made it a further statement that they plan on not just locking up the NFC East early on but also going on a deep playoff run. Things haven’t been perfect but after a big win on Sunday night the 4-3 Cowboys returned atop the division. On Thursday, they traded for DE Michael Bennett from the Patriots for next to nothing in a 2021 seventh-round pick.
Following Jalen Ramsey’s public outburst on the sidelines during the Jaguars defeat to divisional rivals Houston Texans in week 2, it seemed the writing was on the wall. Soon after this display, the rather inevitable trade request landed at the door of GM Dave Caldwell.