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  1. Concussion case good for ex-Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFL agreed to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims on Wednesday. A federal judge didn't believe there would be enough money to cover more than 20,000 retired players who are expected to bring in a claim...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  2. Cowboys have $8.5 million in cap space

    Calvin Watkins

    As we enter a dead period of the offseason, we present some financial numbers that might interest you before training camp. The Cowboys have roughly $8.5 million in salary-cap space. That's enough money to fit in a new contract for a free-agent l...

    Blog | June 24, 2014
  3. Second-guessing Tony Romo's contract

    Calvin Watkins

    There is one thing we've learned from the Colin Kaepernick contract, worth $110 million with $61 million guaranteed: It protects the San Francisco 49ers, unlike the deal Tony Romo signed with the Dallas Cowboys. From 2014-2018, Kaepernick's base s...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  4. Garrett: Ware is one of the best ever

    Calvin Watkins

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Cowboys made the difficult decision to let go of their franchise sack leader, DeMarcus Ware, two weeks ago. The Cowboys decided they couldn't afford the salary-cap hit ($16 million in 2014), and while coach Jason Garrett called W...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  5. Dallas Cowboys file grievance against Jeremiah Ratliff

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys have filed a grievance against defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2014
  6. Will Tony Romo suffer same fate as Ware?

    Calvin Watkins

    One of the biggest reasons the Dallas Cowboys moved on from defensive end DeMarcus Ware was money. The team just didn't want to devote $16 million of salary-cap space to a player coming off a six-sack season whose body was beginning to break down. ...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  7. Hatcher: No signs Cowboys wanted me

    Calvin Watkins

    Defensive tackle Jason Hatcher is now a Washington Redskin, after signing a four-year $27.5 million contract on Thursday afternoon. Hatcher entered his free agency after reaching the Pro Bowl for the first time in his career, thanks to a career-hi...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  8. Defensive tackle Melton may visit Cowboys

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys have an interest in free-agent defensive tackle Henry Melton. A source said the Cowboys, after creating $7.4 million in salary-cap space by releasing DeMarcus Ware on Tuesday, would potentially bring Melton to Valley Ranch for a vi...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  9. Cowboys' free agents by the numbers

    Calvin Watkins

    Here's a quick look at the Cowboys entering free agency today by the numbers. How much salary cap space? The Cowboys have $1.1 million worth of space available, lowest in the NFL. This could increase if the team restructures, releases or gets DeMa...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  10. Higher cap helps some veteran players

    Calvin Watkins

    Before the NFL increased the salary cap from $123 million to $133 million, the Cowboys were nearly $25 million over it. The increase allows the Cowboys to possibly save some the jobs of some veteran players. Backup center Phil Costa turned down...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  11. Cap space won't create enough room

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys will get under the $133 million salary cap by March 11 -- which isn't a big deal because every NFL team gets under the cap. The restructured contracts of Tony Romo, Sean Lee and Orlando Scandrick and releasing a few other player...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  12. Dallas Cowboys salary cap primer

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFL's salary cap for 2014 will be $133 million. It's a $10 million increase from 2013. So what does this mean for the Dallas Cowboys? The Cowboys were projected at $20-25 million over the salary cap before it was established at $133 mil...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  13. Cowboys should keep DeMarcus Ware

    Calvin Watkins

    One more chance. The Cowboys' biggest offseason decision concerns defensive end DeMarcus Ware. The team can't afford to have Ware count $16 million on their salary cap, which is stretched as it is. His base salary of $12.2 million is too much. ...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  14. Give Tyron Smith long-term deal

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys have two players who should have their futures secured long-term in wide receiver Dez Bryant and left tackle Tyron Smith. What to pay each player isn't an issue because each should get an average salary of $10 million per season...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  15. Stephen Jones: Cowboys are cap tight

    Calvin Watkins

    MOBILE, Ala. -- Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said don't expect the Cowboys to do something extravagant in free agency. Jones said the team is tight against the cap and currently is nearly $25 million over the 2014 cap. The...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  16. Orlando Scandrick of Dallas Cowboys gets contract extension

    Calvin Watkins

    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick signed a two-year contract extension on Friday that guarantees him an additional $9 million, according to multiple sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2013