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Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick getting second opinion on spine

Dallas Cowboys C Travis Frederick getting second opinion on spine

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Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick has been seeking more medical options to resolve the repeated stingers he has suffered in practice. Frederick met with a spine specialist prior to the Cowboys' preseason game over the weekend to determine if rest is the best course of treatment, the Dallas Morning News reported. One option that has not been ruled out, sources told the newspaper, is surgery. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, in his weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan, expressed hope that rest will allow Frederick's nerve irritation to subside. Frederick had contacted neck and spine specialist Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles to make sure he was not dealing with a more severe injury. The four-time Pro Bowl center told ESPN that Watkins confirmed there were no additional issues and that ...
Dallas Cowboys' Butler says he would've produced more than Dez if he had opportunity

Dallas Cowboys' Butler says he would've produced more than Dez if he had opportunity

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Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Wide receiver Brice Butler says he would have produced more than Dez Bryant if the Dallas Cowboys gave him the opportunity last season.Butler spoke on FS1 Thursday, answering questions about Bryant and his future with the Cowboys."100 percent," Butler answered, when asked if he would have been more productive than Bryant if he had the opportunities.The San Diego State product was a seventh round pick by the Oakland Raiders in the 2013 NFL Draft. He piled up 383 yards and two scores on 30 catches in two seasons with the Raiders, before joining the Cowboys in 2015. Butler had 12 catches for 258 yards in seven games during his first season in Dallas.He had 16 grabs for 219 yards and three scores in 16 games in 2016. This season, Butler had 15 catches for a career-best 317 yar...
Dallas players & owner kneel before anthem to join NFL protest

Dallas players & owner kneel before anthem to join NFL protest

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The Dallas Cowboys players, staff and owner Jerry Jones took a knee before the US national anthem at Monday's game against the Arizona Cardinals in a protest against President Donald Trump.Boos were heard in the stadium before both teams stood and linked arms on their own sidelines for the anthem. Trump said on Friday that NFL players who fail to stand during the national anthem should be sacked or suspended.Jones was one of seven NFL owners to donate to Trump's inauguration. NFL row 'nothing to do with race' says TrumpThe fans react: #TakeAKnee versus #BoycottNFL Media playback is not supported on this device In widespread protests at the weekend, players responded by kneeling, linking arms or staying in the locker room.Basketball star L...
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will appeal six-game suspension

Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott will appeal six-game suspension

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OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will appeal a six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy because of alleged domestic violence against a former girlfriend in July of 2016. Elliott, who was not arrested nor charged in the case, continues to maintain his innocence. The Columbus city prosecutor said he didn't believe that he could make a case because of conflicting and inconsistent information. Elliott will try to discredit Tiffany Thompson in the appeal process by highlighting, her threats to "ruin his career," including one that was racially based, according to sources. The NFL announced Elliott's suspension Friday, saying it has photo and digital evidence supporting a finding "that (Elliott) engaged in physical violence against Ms. T...