Dallas Cowboys Morning Links: Tom Brady’s Suspension, Carr Solution


In this Tuesday edition of Morning Links, the Dallas Cowboys could catch a break due to the recent suspension of New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady. Plus, what will be the ultimate solution of the Brandon Carr overinflated salary situation in Dallas? All that and much, much more as we dive into the best Cowboys news from around the web for this morning.

Tom Brady’s Four-Game Suspension Means He’ll Sit Out Week 5 Vs. Cowboys by David Helman, DallasCowboys.com

"“Tom Brady may have just lost his last opportunity to play at AT&T Stadium. The NFL announced a four-game suspension for the New England quarterback on Monday, after last week’s Wells Report concluded that team employees conspired to deflate in-game footballs, and that Brady was most likely aware of the plot. The league also announced that it was stripping the Patriots of their first-round draft pick for 2016 and their fourth-round draft pick in 2017. The organization has also reportedly been fined $1 million for the infraction. This news specifically applies to the Cowboys because the Patriots have a Week 4 bye this season, and they play Dallas in Week 5.”"

14 NFL teams took tax dollars for patriotic pregame displays by Darin Gantt, Pro Football Talk

"“The Jets are just as patriotic as anybody else, I’m sure. But it’s easier to wave the red, white and blue when it comes with a healthy dose of green. According to Christopher Baxter and Jonathan Salant of NJ.com, the New Jersey Army National Guard and the Department of Defense paid the Jets a total of $377,000 from 2011 to 2014 for the salutes and other advertising, citing federal contracts…The Jets weren’t the only team accepting tax dollars in exchange for access to football, as the Falcons, Ravens, Bills, Bengals, Browns, Cowboys….”"

Finding a Brandon Carr solution for the Cowboys by Todd Archer, ESPNDallas.com

"“Now that the draft is over and free agency is slowing down, the Dallas Cowboys can start going about some other business remaining on their roster. Dez Bryant is at the top of the list, but near the top is Brandon Carr. With the New England Patriots about to cut cornerback Kyle Arrington and his $3 million base salary, it pushed Carr’s contract to the forefront of my mind. The Cowboys are looking for a solution regarding Carr. Here are their options…”"

Cowboys fan Chris Christie spent $82,000 on food at NFL games by

"“Don’t worry, Chris Christie, you can always get free hot dogs and hugs in Arlington. Christie, the New Jersey governor and loyal Cowboys fan, has spent a lot of money on food, alcohol and desserts at NFL games, according according to a New Jersey Watchdog analysis. Records show that Christie spent over $82,000 of taxpayer money on concessions at MetLife Stadium — where the New York Giants and Jets play —  to entertain in the boxes between 2010 and early 2012, when the state Republican party took over those expenses and reimbursed the state for those already incurred.”"

Job’s Open For Undrafted WRs Looking To Replace Dwayne Harris By Rob Phillips

"“Deontay Greenberry knew Miles Austin made himself into a Pro Bowler during his eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. What he didn’t know was, like himself, Austin originally signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006. That made him smile. “That’s big news,” he said. “I’m just trying to come in and make a name for myself and earn a spot on this team.” Greenberry, a three-year star at the University of Houston, isn’t alone. The Cowboys signed five receivers after the draft for necessary depth on their 90-man roster, as well as competition for backup and/or return duties…”"

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