CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

65 results for "tom carpenter"

Page of 4
  1. Short-, long-term expectations for Escobar

    Tom Carpenter

    With a future Hall of Famer in Jason Witten ahead of Gavin Escobar, there has been no reason to consider Escobar's fantasy prowess -- until Sunday, when he pulled in three passes for 65 yards and 2 TDs. The Dallas Cowboys used a second-round pick ...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  2. Where will Rex Ryan coach next?

    Tom Carpenter

    The New York Jets made a huge trade this week, acquiring a legitimate game-changing playmaker in WR Percy Harvin. Unfortunately, it's likely too little too late, as they sit at 1-6 after losing on Thursday night. Not only is the trade likely too late...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  3. Is Tony Romo's back all right?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Dallas Cowboys pulled off a hard-earned road win over the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, but it looked like they nearly lost QB Tony Romo early on when he was nailed in the midsection by Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner. He stayed down on the field for...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  4. How good can Joseph Randle be?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Dallas Cowboys have been riding the hot legs of DeMarco Murray, who has topped 100 rushing yards each week and leads the NFL in rushing this season. However, he is averaging 26 carries per game thus far, which is a risky workload for a running ba...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  5. Cowboys, Murray talking extension?

    Tom Carpenter

    On Sunday afternoon, DeMarco Murray racked up 136 yards on a career-high 31 carries, becoming the first Dallas Cowboys' running back to begin a season with five straight 100-yard rushing games. In the short term, he helped his team go to 4-1 on the s...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  6. Extensions ahead for Murray, Garrett?

    Tom Carpenter

    When a franchise has key people performing well, it often leads to wins, but it also can lead to huge paydays that can sap cap space. Consider DeMarco Murray, who has racked up an NFL-best 534 yards and five touchdowns during the first four games of ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  7. Will Justin Hunter still break out?

    Tom Carpenter

    Even before second-year WR Justin Hunter tore up the preseason with 217 yards on 10 catches (second in the NFL), he was on the fantasy radar as a breakout candidate -- especially as a red-zone threat. However, after he pulled in zero touchdowns and j...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  8. Big game in store for maturing Locker?

    Tom Carpenter

    In the Tennessee Titans' season-opening game, Jake Locker piled up 266 yards, 2 TDs and 0 INTs. Despite being sacked four times, he handled the pressure well. Is this a sign of his maturation as an NFL quarterback? "[H]e kept his cool, completi...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  9. Bryant still talking contract with Jerry?

    Tom Carpenter

    UPDATE: As noted below, leading up to Sunday's game, Dez Bryant seemed to hint that he may be open to discussing a contract extension during the season. However, after Sunday's opening loss, Bryant was asked if he intended to stick to his original pl...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  10. Will Crabtree play versus Cowboys?

    Tom Carpenter

    The hype machine for Michael Crabtree was running hot all offseason. It's been a year and half since his Achilles ruptured, he made it through the offseason unscathed, the San Francisco 49ers may open up the passing game more, and he is in a contract...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  11. Will Dez get extension before Week 1?

    Tom Carpenter

    WR Dez Bryant sports a base salary of only $1.78 million in the final year of his rookie contract, a ridiculously low number for one of the top handful of receivers in the NFL. His camp and the Dallas Cowboys have been in talks about an extension, bu...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  12. Will Romo be full speed for opener?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Dallas Cowboys have remained consistently positive about Tony Romo's recovery from his latest back surgery. They still expect Romo to be under center for the first snap of their regular-season opener. However, despite not having any setbacks, Rom...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  13. Who rounds out Cowboys RB corps?

    Tom Carpenter

    The Dallas Cowboys RB depth chart is topped by DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar, which leaves Joseph Randle and Ryan Williams battling it out for what likely will be one roster spot. "[Randle] must play well in the preseason to fend off Ryan Willia...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  14. Aldon Smith suspension: 3-game max?

    Tom Carpenter

    Linebacker Aldon Smith finally got some good off-field news on Tuesday when the Los Angeles City Attorney's office announced that he will not face misdemeanor charges stemming from an arrest for allegedly making a fake bomb threat at LAX in April. ...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  15. Cowboys considering Vilma, Urlacher?

    Tom Carpenter

    UPDATE: As noted below, the Cowboys have considered Jonathan Vilma and Brian Urlacher as potential replacement options for Sean Lee, but ESPN's Ed Werder later asked a team source how much interest the Cowboys have in them and was told "not much." -...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  16. Cowboys' efforts to keep players healthy

    Tom Carpenter

    Only two teams over the past two seasons have missed more games by starting players than the Dallas Cowboys, according to the Dallas Morning News. EVP Stephen Jones recently said they have no plans to change their offseason workouts due to the spa...

    Blog | June 02, 2014