COWBOYS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/COWBOYS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cepeda: NFL has to worry about its female fans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407043-82/football-nfl-team-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58407043-82/football-nfl-team-women.html.csp">Cepeda: NFL has to worry about its female fans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T06:28:02.307-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 06:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CHICAGO • What do pedicures and sparkly flip-flops have to do with Ray Rice’s unceremonious ouster from football? Everything. Most observers credit the latest leaked video of Rice punching out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer for his new punishment. But this theory misses the rising power of the NFL’s increasingly female — and super hard-core — fan base. The day before the now-infamous elevator video went viral, I was in line at the store behind a young woman decked out in NFL gear. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58407043@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:28:02 MDT NFL: Cowboys 26, Titans 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412978-77/cowboys-titans-locker-dallas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58412978-77/cowboys-titans-locker-dallas.html.csp">NFL: Cowboys 26, Titans 10</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERESA M. WALKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Pro Football Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T14:34:50.3-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nashville, Tenn. • The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start after getting a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense. Murray ran for 167 yards and a touchdown, Dan Bailey kicked four field goals, and the Dallas Cowboys routed the Tennessee Titans 26-10 Sunday. The loss spoiled Tennessee first-year coach Ken Whisenhunt’s home debut. The Cowboys haven’t started 0-2 since 2010 when Wade Phillips was fired midway through the season and Jason Garrett was promoted to hea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584129782014-09-14T14:34:50.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T14:34:50.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58412978@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:34:50 MDT NFL Four Downs: Little is certain, aside from QBs being ugly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58381004-77/nfl-chance-com-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58381004-77/nfl-chance-com-deal.html.csp">NFL Four Downs: Little is certain, aside from QBs being ugly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Walden</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:58.404-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">If you want an NFL preview with stats, analysis and facts … there are about 3 gazillion places for that. If you’d like a slightly oddball perspective on this weekend’s four broadcast TV games in the SLC market — ruminating on such relevant topics as why the Patriots are like the Counting Crows, and the relative ugliness of Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck — I have just the thing for you. First down Saints at Falcons, 11 a.m., Ch. 13 • Is it a big deal that the Falcons’ two receiving stars, Ju...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58381004@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:11:58 MDT NFL: Michael Sam’s 2nd chance comes on Cowboys’ practice squad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369061-77/sam-cowboys-dallas-defensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58369061-77/sam-cowboys-dallas-defensive.html.csp">NFL: Michael Sam’s 2nd chance comes on Cowboys’ practice squad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCHUYLER DIXON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T22:51:04.453-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 10:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irving, Texas • Michael Sam’s second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league’s first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster. “We just want to give him a chance to come in and help our football team,” Garrett said. “That’s where our attention is (football). What people say outside the organization is up to them.” The Cowboys, who are seeking help with their pass rush because of injuries and the offseason release of franchise sacks...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583690612014-09-03T22:51:04.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T22:51:04.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369061@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:51:04 MDT Prep football preview: Kanab Cowboys http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58211489-190/orton-kanab-season-anderson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58211489-190/orton-kanab-season-anderson.html.csp">Prep football preview: Kanab Cowboys</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin Raskin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:16:18.173-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:16AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">EDITOR’S NOTE • This is one in a series of previews of Utah’s high school football programs. They will run throughout the summer leading up to the 2014 regular season, which begins Aug. 21. Kanab Cowboys Bucky Orton has enviable problems in Lane Anderson and Monty Glover. The two sophomore quarterbacks will split time under center throughout Kanab’s upcoming season. Glover is a traditional pass-and-run quarterback while Anderson is a wiry runner that can make big plays in open field. Orton ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211489@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:16:18 MDT NFL notes: Maine governor says Ray Rice’s suspension is not enough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294426-77/lepage-rice-governor-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294426-77/lepage-rice-governor-league.html.csp">NFL notes: Maine governor says Ray Rice’s suspension is not enough</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Augusta, Maine • Gov. Paul LePage, outraged that National Football League player Ray Rice received only a two-game suspension for a domestic violence arrest, pledged to boycott the league and called on its commissioner to take the issue seriously. In a scathing letter sent to Roger Goodell on Tuesday, the outspoken Republican governor said the punishment given to the Baltimore Ravens running back sends the message that it’s OK “for professional athletes to beat women, just for the sake of rating...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582944262014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:43:02.228-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294426@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:43:02 MDT NFL: Romo set to play for 1st time since back surgery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292823-77/romo-cowboys-game-surgery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292823-77/romo-cowboys-game-surgery.html.csp">NFL: Romo set to play for 1st time since back surgery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH DUBOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oxnard, Calif. • Tony Romo will play his first game for the Dallas Cowboys since undergoing back surgery for a herniated disk last December. Romo will start for the Cowboys in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Ravens. Romo missed Dallas’ exhibition opener against San Diego as the Cowboys are easing him back into things after his second back surgery in the past two years. Romo said he gave no thought to skipping the preseason to make sure he stayed healthy, saying the only way to g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582928232014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292823@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT Cowboys sign OT Smith to eight-year extension http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244090-77/smith-cowboys-million-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58244090-77/smith-cowboys-million-nfl.html.csp">Cowboys sign OT Smith to eight-year extension</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oxnard, Calif. • Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo. The Pro Bowl left tackle signed an eight-year, $98 million extension Wednesday that pushes the total value of his deal to $110 million over 10 years, locking him up through 2023. The extension includes a $10 million signing bonus and $40 million in guaranteed money. Smith joins Romo as the only Cowboys with contracts valued at more than $100 mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582440902014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:14:23.83-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244090@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:14:23 MDT