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J.J. Wilcox to be a fan favourite?



Cowboys Blog - J.J. Wilcox to be a fan favourite?

Here I am at 00:28 on Sunday 24th typing out this post, but as I'm new to the site, you may not know that I live in Southend, Essex - Yes, that's in the UK!

I'll be going to my first Cowboys game in November as we take on the Jaguars at Wembley, and I have a choice to make - will I wear my throwback Tony Romo jersey, my white Dez Bryant jersey, my blue jersey which has yet to see an International series game at Wembley (although it does show #94), or is it time to purchase a new blue jersey?

If I'm going to buy a new jersey then, whose name should it bear?

Anyway, right now we're halfway through the 1st quarter of the Dolphins game after Dan Bailey - Mr Automatic - has nailed a 52-yarder to tie up the game at 3-3. But what has already showed up on my radar is the play of J.J. Wilcox. He's flown into the pile on an Orlando Scandrick tackle and was right there again as Brandon Carr stopped Miami on 3rd down. As Carr popped up, Wilcox was right in his face low-fiving and butt-slapping.

This enthusiasm and passion is just what this team needs. I'm rooting for the guy and have been ever since the tragic loss of his mother during the 2013 preseason. I'm not sure what this defence (and that is not a typo, I'm English remember?) can do this year but I have a great feeling for J.J. Wilcox.

If you're at Wembley on November 9th and you see a blue #27 jersey, there's a good chance it might just be your new blogger, @DCBenMcKeith.

Dallas Cowboy fan born and bred in the UK. Been following the Cowboys since I was 5.

  • Bryson Treece

    No way! Ware is gone. That jersey needs a bag and a hanger. I don’t know about a Wilcox jersey just yet, but sounds like you need a good Witten jersey.

    Welcome to the site noob. 🙂

  • Paul Leatherman

    Can never go wrong with a Witten jersey. But you have to think long term when it comes to buying a jersey. I always think of players that I know will be there long term. Tyron Smith would be a great choice for that.

    And welcome to the site. I’ve seen a lot Cowboys fans on twitter from the UK. Had no idea they were Europe’s Team too.

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Cowboys Trade for FB Jamize Olawale from Raiders

Jess Haynie



Jamize Olawale, Raiders

Less than a week after the Cowboys lost fullback Keith Smith to the Raiders in free agency, the two teams have worked out a trade to send FB Jamize Olawale from Oakland to Dallas.

Ian Rapoport on Twitter

Fullback trade! The #Raiders are sending FB Jamize Olawale to the #Cowboys, sources say. Dallas has its fullback, one who was with Oakland since 2012.

To facilitate the trade, the Cowboys will send their fifth-round pick (173rd overall) to the Raiders for their sixth-round pick (192nd), moving back just 19 spots.

In return, Dallas not only brings in a veteran replacement at FB but a player they already know.

Jamize Olawale was an undrafted rookie free agent of the Cowboys in 2012. Despite a strong showing in that preseason, Dallas did not have room for him on the roster. He was on the team's practice squad until December, when Oakland poached him.

Since then, Olawale has been a regular roleplayer in the Raiders' offense. He's missed just six games since 2013.

Jamize brings more offensive firepower to the FB position than Keith Smith had. He's scored at least one touchdown in each of the last three seasons. He can be effective both running and receiving.

Through the trade, Dallas picks up the final year of Olawale's current contract. It calls for a $1.5 million base salary in 2018.

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Dallas Cowboys to Re-Sign Long Snapper L.P. Ladouceur for 2018

Sean Martin



Dallas Cowboys to Re-Sign Long Snapper L.P. Ladoucer for 2018 1

Continuity is the key to good special teams play in the NFL. Already losing long-time Special Teams Coordinator Rich Bisaccia to the Raiders - who promptly snatched ST aces Keith Smith and Kyle Wilber in free agency - the Dallas Cowboys have announced their intentions to re-sign Long Snapper L.P. Ladouceur for the 2018 season.

Returning on a one-year deal, the fan favorite Ladouceur will be back to do what he does best in cleanly executing almost every special teams snap for Chris Jones or Dan Bailey to handle.

Todd Archer on Twitter

Long snapper L.P. Ladouceur will re-sign with the Cowboys on Monday, according to sources, on a one-year deal. He will be in his 14th season with the franchise. Only Jason Witten, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, Bill Bates and Mark Tuinei will have more years of...

While Jones has improved as the Cowboys' punter with each passing season, Kicker Dan Bailey actually enters 2018 as another question mark on this unit. With the general belief around the team being that Bailey will be just fine moving forward, the Cowboys will no longer have to worry about who handles long snaps next year either.

Dallas Cowboys to Re-Sign Long Snapper L.P. Ladoucer for 2018

Dallas Cowboys LS L.P. Ladouceur

L.P. Ladouceur is back in the silver and blue, and in this moment, everything can be alright with the world.

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Report: Raiders Sign Former Cowboys LB Kyle Wilber

Kevin Brady



Cowboys Headlines - Dallas Cowboys Re-Sign Linebacker Kyle Wilber

A Free Agency period filled with departures continued for the Dallas Cowboys today, as the Oakland Raiders have reportedly signed the now-former Cowboys LB Kyle Wilber.


The Raiders have signed LB Kyle Wilber:

Wilber has been with the Cowboys since 2012, and has played in all 16 games four of the past five seasons. Most of his time has come on special teams, but he did provide solid linebacker depth for the Cowboys since joining the team.

Dallas has now lost both Wilber and Anthony Hitchens, depleting their linebacker depth even further over the last couple weeks.

The Raiders have now signed two key special teams contributors for the Cowboys in Keith Smith and Kyle Wilber this offseason. Hopefully Dallas can replace these types of "replacement level" players throughout the rest of the offseason, especially during the NFL Draft.

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