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Sundays Without Football: Lucky Whitehead Hits The Streets Of Dallas

June 5th marked the first Sunday in which Cowboys Nation was officially inside of 100 days left until America’s Team hits the field for the first time in 2016. It was actually 98 days, or 14 weeks, until the toe meets the ball at AT&T Stadium with the New York Giants in town. So think back to what you were doing this past Sunday late in the afternoon and fast forward till then… you’ll be watching the Dallas Cowboys racing across the field in their trademark white uniforms. If you were strolling around Dallas this past Sunday then you might’ve actually seen a Dallas Cowboy racing around town wearing something white – Lucky Whitehead in a Ferrari!

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June 5th marked the first Sunday in which Cowboys Nation was officially inside of 100 days left until America's Team hits the field for the first time in 2016.

It was actually 98 days, or 14 weeks, until the toe meets the ball at AT&T Stadium with the New York Giants in town. So think back to what you were doing this past Sunday late in the afternoon and fast forward till then... you'll be watching the Dallas Cowboys racing across the field in their trademark white uniforms.

If you were strolling around Dallas this past Sunday then you might've actually seen a Dallas Cowboy racing around town wearing something white - Lucky Whitehead in a Ferrari!Cowboys Headlines - Sundays Without Football: Lucky Whitehead Hits The Streets Of Dallas

The fan-favorite ace returner celebrated his 24th birthday last Thursday and seems to have been celebrating in style. If you follow Tyrone Crawford on Snapchat then you actually saw a bit of the party going on for Lucky this past weekend.

Lucky is no stranger to the popular social media platform that is Snapchat. Back in February he took over the official Snapchat account of the Dallas Cowboys and became even more popular with Cowboys Nation than he already is (and scored a second job at Popeye's!).

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The red-headed-dread-kid's personal Snapchat account (Mustbeluck11) has been a great behind-the-scenes outlet for Cowboys fans as Lucky is always snapping!


He's taken us into the locker room, weight room, Dallas Cowboys parking lot, and even developed his own personal catchphrases like "He won't mind!" along the way. It was through Lucky's personal account that we got to see him in action with this Ferrari.

Lucky Whitehead elaborated on his Snapchat life, road to the Dallas Cowboys, and what it was like being a return man on the #RJOShow. You can listen to that episode by clicking here.

While it certainly looks like Lucky had a good time, it's hard to imagine that Jason Garrett would be thrilled if he knew that any one of his players was playing Fast & Furious in the streets of Dallas. Coach Garrett runs a tight ship so he's probably well aware of this and moving faster than Lucky's Ferrari to nip this in the bud.

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He'll have to catch Lucky in order to do that, something that the NFC East struggles with, and if he doesn't he'll have to deal with Lucky waving goodbye to him from far, far away.

Did you see Lucky riding around in Dallas? Let us know! Comment below, Email me at RJ@RJOchoaShow.com, or Tweet to me at @rjochoa!

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Report: Amari Cooper Likely out for the Rest of the Preseason

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Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Amari Cooper is likely out for the remainder of the preseason according to ESPN's Todd Archer. He is currently dealing with a form of plantar fasciitis that has kept him out of practice since August 6th.

The three-time pro bowler changed life in Dallas last season as the team went 7-2 in it's final nine games after he was acquired to win the NFC East. Cooper isn't worried about any long term effects, though, as this is something he's familiar with.

"I'm not worried about it at all, because I know if it does linger, it doesn't matter," Cooper said. "I had 1,000 yards when I played on plantar fasciitis before."


The Cowboys host the Houston Texans this Saturday in what is known as the "dress rehearsal" game before the regular season. Starters normally play about a half of football to get the juices flowing for when games really count in September. Ideally, the plan would be for Cooper and Dak Prescott to get a rhythm of sorts before the season starts but that will have to wait until the team prepares to take on the New York Giants on September 8th.

However, the good thing here is this issue doesn't seem to be serious and Cooper will be ready for the start of the 2019 season.


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Report: Cowboys Agree To Contract Extension With LB Jaylon Smith

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The Cowboys are neck-deep in contract negotiations with some of their team's most important players, but it appears they have gotten one key guy signed this afternoon.

ESPN's Todd Archer is reporting that the Cowboys have agreed to a contract extension with middle linebacker Jaylon Smith, though the exact terms of the contract have yet to be announced.

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The Cowboys have agreed to a contract extension with linebacker Jaylon Smith, according to sources. Smith was set to be a restricted free agent after this season but the Cowboys and his representatives started talks in the spring and they ramped up once camp began. Smith, a...

Of course, the Cowboys drafted Jaylon Smith early in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft despite the horrific leg injury he suffered in Notre Dame's college bowl game. Some didn't think Smith would ever recover to be the same player he once was, but in 2018 Smith emerged as an excellent middle linebacker once again. Smith finished the 2018 season with 121 combined tackles and 4 sacks, and has looked just as imposing thus far in the preseason.


Smith regained his athleticism and sideline to sideline speed, while retaining his impressive hit power and sound tackling to become one of the league's best. Combining Smith with Leighton Vander Esch, the Cowboys have put together arguably the best linebacker group in the NFL.

And now, there's no end in sight for the dynamic duo.


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Report: 2 Dallas Cowboys to be Activated off of P.U.P. List

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Per a report from ESPN's Todd Archer, the Dallas Cowboys will soon activate Tyrone Crawford and DeMarcus Lawrence off of the Physically Unable to Perform (P.U.P.) List.

"The Cowboys are planning to activate defensive linemen DeMarcus Lawrence and Tyrone Crawford from the physically unable to perform list on Tuesday, according to a source. They will work through individual drills in their first steps on the field before going through full practices. Lawrence had shoulder surgery not long after signing a five-year, $101 million contract in April. Crawford has been working his way through a hip issue that kept him out of the offseason program. Safety Byron Jones (hip) and receiver Noah Brown (knee) remain on PUP."

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This report comes after DeMarcus Lawrence had offseason shoulder surgery in April and signed his five-year deal making him the highest-paid player in the history of the Dallas Cowboys, at least for now. It looks as if Lawrence will be ready for a week one return.

It's long been believed that Lawrence would be available for week one of the regular season and hasn't suffered any setbacks to this point that should lead you to believe otherwise. With Robert Quinn suspended for the first two games of the regular season and Randy Gregory's status still up in the air (he still hasn't applied for reinstatement), getting Lawrence and Crawford back for the first two weeks of the season becomes instrumental.


The Dallas Cowboys defensive line has looked really good through the first two games of the preseason, but as good as they've been, they'll need Lawrence and Crawford once the regular season starts. Lawrence will slot back in as the left defensive end and Tyrone Crawford will split snaps at right defensive end with Dorance Armstrong and 3-technique defensive tackle with Maliek Collins, Trysten Hill, and Kerry Hyder.

While the additions of DeMarcus Lawrence and Tyrone Crawford will help the defense tremendously, there still isn't a timeline on the return of Pro Bowl Cornerback Byron Jones. Jones has been out since having hip surgery this offseason.

With as good as the Dallas Cowboys defense has looked this offseason, there's reason to believe that they can be even better once each of these guys are back in the lineup full-time. For a defense that was one of the 10 best defenses in the NFL in 2019, they'll need Lawrence, Crawford, and Jones to make the jump into the elite stratosphere of NFL defenses.

With the Dallas Cowboys' eyes set on capturing that sixth Lombardi Trophy, getting Lawrence and Crawford back in time to be ready for the regular season is vital to starting the 2019 season off right.


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