CeeDee Lamb: Becoming the No. 1 receiver has raised the standard – Charean Williams, Pro Football Talk
The Cowboys new primary WR is prepared for the job. He talks about studying Amari Cooper had been traded.
“I was like, ‘Wow, that’s crazy,’” Lamb stated on Mike Silver’s podcast, Open Mike. “And then my phone started blowing up literally minutes after. It’s been a crazy story ever since.”
In his second season, Lamb turned the Cowboys’ main receiver. That’s an enormous cause the crew traded Cooper and his $20 million base wage in return for a fifth-round choice.
Lamb had extra catches (79) and extra yards (1,102) than Cooper final season and scored six touchdowns.
Lamb is able to tackle the new job title in 2022.
“It kind of, in a sense, raised the standard,” Lamb stated. “Obviously, I hold myself to a high standard already, but at this moment there’s nothing else you can really do but take it on. That’s the energy I have.”
Lamb has thanked Cooper for taking him below his wing after the Cowboys drafted Lamb in the first spherical in 2020.
“Just wanted to thank him for everything he had done for me in the first two years,” Lamb stated. “Those are real important to me and my direction and trying to find a place in this league where there’s a lot of great receivers. A lot of guys can do a lot of things well in this position. Just giving him his roses for taking me under his wing.”
Cowboys Trade for DK Metcalf ‘A Jerry Jones Move,’ Says NFL Analyst – Mike Fisher, SI.com/Cowboys Country
More hypothesis about buying and selling for a receiver.
The status reverberates on. But Cowboys Nation resides in a time warp.
How else to elucidate the parade of big-money acquisition concepts that move throughout the desk of Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones, if solely briefly, earlier than touchdown on the desks of nationwide media members …
And sticking there?
The newest instance of this phenomenon doesn’t come from the “basement bloggers’’ or the aggregators however relatively from the accountable mouth and mind of NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen, who states – as whether it is the most evident factor in the world – that Dallas ought to commerce for disgruntled Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf.
“Dallas should be on the phone to Seattle right now,” Eisen said. “How big would DK Metcalf be with a star on the facet of his helmet? … I do admire his star skill to make himself a figurative star wherever he goes, however the star on the facet of that helmet. Thanksgiving days, Monday nights, Sunday nights.
“DK Metcalf on the Dallas Cowboys is precisely the play that Jerry Jones would make, is precisely the play Jerry Jones is constructed to make …’’
A monster season for Dak Prescott could possibly be incoming.
Over the 2021 offseason, issues had been wanting up for America’s quarterback after his damaged ankle in 2020. However, in July, he was identified with a pressure in his throwing shoulder, which carried on into the Cowboys’ season. Despite the pressure, he performed nicely, producing 1,813 passing yards and 16 touchdowns on a 73.1% completion proportion over six video games.
Then, the damage bug hit once more. During Week 6 towards the New England Patriots, Prescott went down with a proper calf pressure. The former fourth-round decide would miss only one sport earlier than making an unpleasant return towards the Denver Broncos in Week 9 the place he accomplished simply 48.7% of his passes. It was clear Prescott was not totally wholesome, and that was the case for the remainder of the season.
Although accidents had been prevalent throughout his 2021 season, the Cowboys QB nonetheless put up huge numbers, ending amongst the league leaders in passer ranking (third), completion proportion (4th), passing touchdowns (T-4th), and passing yards (seventh). With the complete offseason to get better, Prescott is ensuring everyone that he feels 100% and that he’s “much further along than (he) was last year at this time”.
Dak Prescott’s End of 2022 Stat Line Prediction (17 video games): 450/630, 71.4%, 5,198 Passing Yds (PY), 43 Passing TDs (PTD), 12 INT, 304 Rushing Yds (RY), 5 Rushing TDs (RTD)
‘The Kitchen’: Cowboys great Nate Newton inducted into Black College Football Hall of Fame – Todd Brock, USA Today/Cowboys Wire
One of the Cowboys all-time greats is given a nicely deserved honor.
Over 13 seasons sporting the star, Nate Newton was an anchoring member of 1 the most dominant offensive traces in NFL historical past, “The Great Wall of Dallas.” And he ended up the most adorned one in all the bunch. He performed on three Super Bowl-winning groups throughout the franchise’s best run. He earned a visit to 6 Pro Bowls. He was named a first-team All-Pro twice.
Nate Newton did all of it as a Cowboy. But he was granted soccer immortality for what he did as a Rattler.
The 60-year-old Newton, who final performed professional ball in 1999, was inducted into the Black College Football Hall of Fame this previous weekend in Atlanta. Several Cowboys teammates- together with Troy Aikman, Deion Sanders, Daryl Johnston, Tony Tolbert, and Mark Stepnoski- had been available to rejoice with him.
Even on squads that had been loaded with larger-than-life personalities, Newton was all the time amongst the greatest, in each sense of the phrase.
Playing at anyplace from 325 to just about 370 kilos, Newton was nicknamed “The Kitchen” as a result of he was even bigger than William “The Refrigerator” Perry of the Chicago Bears.
All of the Cowboys 2022 outdoors free agent signings are on the bubble – Tom Ryle, Blogging the boys
The 2022 NFL draft is already having a constructive affect on the roster.
Most coaching camp battles are about new gamers making an attempt to make the roster. Much of the focus is on UDFAs and late-round picks. Established veterans are safe. For most groups, so are the high-dollar free brokers they acquired throughout the offseason. Things are a bit totally different with the Dallas Cowboys. They have solely signed three outdoors free brokers, and all had been on low-cost contracts that make releasing them palatable. We have seen gamers like that by no means make it out of coaching camp with Dallas earlier than, the most up-to-date being Ha Ha Clinton-Dix. This seems like one other 12 months that would occur to at the least one. It may even occur to all three. Here are the causes.
With the unsuccessful try and re-sign Randy Gregory, Fowler made a whole lot of sense as an insurance coverage signing that paid off – pending the draft. But the crew then acquired Sam Williams in the second spherical. While proof from OTAs and the one-day minicamp is scant, he has flashed indicators of being an excellent decide to fill in the RDE spot.
He appears the almost definitely to make it out of camp in gentle of Michael Gallup’s damage standing. Depending on the way you view rookie Jalen Tolbert, Washington must be penciled in as WR2 or WR3 to begin issues in Oxnard.
What stays to be seen is how a lot of his decline the previous couple of years with the Pittsburgh Steelers was because of the deterioration of Ben Roethlisberger. Washington solely had one good season, 2019. Last 12 months he solely caught 24 passes for 285 yards.
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