Dallas Cowboys Morning Links: Cowboys OTA Info, Adrian Peterson Update


In this Monday edition of Morning Links, the Dallas Cowboys will hold organized team practice activities this week. Plus, we’ll find out the latest about running back Adrian Peterson remaining in Texas during Minnesota’s OTA’s. All that and much, much more as we dive into the best Cowboys news from around the web for this morning.

All but one team will hold OTAs this week by Mike Wilkening, Pro Football Talk

"“In less than four weeks, all NFL clubs will have wrapped up their organized offseason workouts. Not surprisingly, then, the upcoming week will be a working one around the league. Thirty-one of 32 NFL clubs will hold organized team practice activities (OTAs) between Tuesday, May 26 and Friday, May 29. Only the Rams will not be holding any club-overseen workouts this week. OTAs are non-padded, non-hitting practices in which coaches can instruct players. Players can wear helmets, and full team drills are allowed, per the CBA between NFL teams and players…”"

Adrian Peterson won’t be at Vikings OTAs on Tuesday by Manouk Akopyan NFL.com

"“The offseason-long wait for when Adrian Peterson will wear a Vikings uniform is still on hold. Organized team activities for the Vikings begin Tuesday and the plan for Peterson is to be home in Texas, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, per sources informed of the running back’s thinking. Rapoport noted Peterson’s plans are fluid and could change next week — the Vikings have additional OTA’s scheduled from June 2 to June 4 — and that his feelings toward his contract still haven’t changed…”"

10 things to know about Cowboys rookie Chaz Green, including his impressive NFL draft prediction by SportsDayDFW.com

"“In the third round of this year’s draft, the Dallas Cowboys select…Chaz Green, Offensive Tackle, Florida. Here are some fun facts about this big Gator 1. Combine results. Ht/Wt: 6-foot-5 / 314 lbs. 40 yard dash: 5.16 seconds Vertical leap: 29.5 inches 2. Heralded high schooler. Scored a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Green played in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game following his senior season…”"

Kris Durham worked out for Saints and Cowboys by Josh Alper, Pro Football Talk

"“Veteran free agents trying to catch on with a team before the end of offseason work are running short on time, but they can be heartened by the fact that teams are still taking a look at who’s available on the open market. Wide receiver Kris Durham was a guest on Sirius XM NFL Radio with Alex Marvez and Zig Fracassi and said that he’s had workouts with both the Saints and Cowboys recently. Durham played for the Titans last season…”"

Can The Dallas Cowboys Defense Improve In 2015? by Tyrone Starr, The Landry Hat

"“Defense wins Championships. That is the age old axiom you have heard all your life and will continue to hear until you pass. Whether it’s true or not does not really matter because as we all know, perception is reality. And the reality is that defense wins championships. Looking back at the last ten Super Bowl winners, the axiom seems to hold up pretty well. The 2005 Steelers finished third in total yards allowed as well in rush defense and points allowed. The ’06 Colts had the second best pass defense in the entire league. The ’07 Giants were 7th overall in total yards allowed, eighth against the run and led the league in sacks…”"

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