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Everything you need to know about the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL Draft and whatever else I think of featuring analysis and informed opinions from me, Jeff Cavanaugh and my friends around the industry. Every Wednesday leading up to the NFL Draft is Plug and Play, an NFL draft pod featuring Bryan Broaddus, Dane Brugler and myself. Support this podcast:

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    Maybe the Cowboys aren't as dumb as we thought

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 15:35

    Myself and a lot of other folks (probably YOU included) thought the Cowboys made some really bad decisions this offseason when they let Amari Cooper and La'el Collins go, lost Randy Gregory etc. Three weeks in to this thing, do we give Jerry and Stephen Jones credit for being.....not dummies?

    Cowboys win: Tank and Micah dominate + Observations

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 14:47

    Hey look at that the Cowboys beat the Giants. Cooper Rush playing well in place of Dak Prescott, Tank Lawrence showing up, lots to talk about!

    Gallup OUT vs Giants tonight || Peters to play guard || Pre pregame

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 17:47

    Allow me to correct my lies to you from early. Expectations were that Michael Gallup was going to play this week against the Giants but he will not. Jason Peters is a go but not at offensive tackle, according to reports. Plus Jalen Tolbert and your questions.

    Absurd stats on Micah Parsons || Michael Gallup at full speed

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 11:34

    All things Cowboys including a couple of absurd stats on Micah Parsons and the imminent return of Michael Gallup.

    Time for Cowboys Sam Williams to step up || Couch Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 16:25

    The very latest Cowboys news and how it leads to 2nd round pick Sam Williams need to step up in a larger role. Plus the good and bad of playing against Joe Burrow. And many more questions from you guys.

    Dak Prescott back sooner than we thought + Jason Peters update

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 13:34

    Dak Prescott may be back way earlier than expected according to Jerry Jones. Plus the when and where for Jason Peters in the near future.

    Cowboys lose to the Bucs (and Dak is broken) || The autopsy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 45:07

    The Bucs beat the Cowboys 19-3, Dak Prescott and Jayron Kearse are hurt, Jerry Jones and Stephen Jones plans look like they were terrible plans. But let's talk about it.

    Cowboys WR Jalen Tolbert inactive for week one? The conversation.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2022 11:17

    Bryan Broaddus of 105.3 The Fan, one of the best in the business has put out the thought that Cowboys 3rd round pick Jalen Tolbert maybe inactive against the Bucs with Simi Fehoko and Dennis Houston playing. Should you be mad, disappointed, sad etc? I'll lay out my thoughts.

    Dakota Prescott WHAT ARE YOU DOING + Gallup in pads

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 17:15

    Dak Prescott limited it practice with an ‘ankle' situation. Yes, that ankle. Let me yell at my QB for a second. Plus Michael Gallup in pads, what it means.

    Michael Gallup practices || J Lew availability || Bucs - Cowboys preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 16:31

    Michael Gallup took part in individual practice today for the first time, we've got some clarity on Jourdan Lewis' availability for Sunday night and a 2nd year player to keep an eye on. Plus my initial thoughts on Cowboys - Bucs matchup and what to watch for.

    Sean Payton is setting up Mike McCarthy and Jerry Jones loves it

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 12:19

    I just need you all to know this. Sean Payton with Kay Adams today was step one of the Mike McCarthy setup. Jerry Jones is loving it and I'm annoyed. Plus why he probably won't be the next head coach anyway.

    Jason Peters timeline + Michael Gallup update || Position groups I'm most interested in

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 16:05

    Jerry Jones was on The Fan today and a couple of things he said about Jason Peters and Michael Gallup have me interested. Let's get a realistic timeline on Gallup, and when we will see Jason Peters on the field. Starting at 9:00 is position groups I'm most interested in heading in to the season.

    Tolkien Cowboys: A Rings of Power podcast w/ Dave Helman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 34:58

    Please do not click this if you're looking for hardcore Cowboys content. This is literally just myself and my friend Dave Helman from Fox Sports talking about the Rings of Power show because we enjoy Tolkien stuff. Please don't hate me for using a platform I built on the Cowboys to do this either. LFG Galadriel.

    Breaking: Cowboys sign Jason Peters

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2022 12:16

    The Cowboys did a good thing! I'm terrified of this offensive line but they've signed Jason Peters and that's going to make things at least a little better. Eventually. What it means for Tyler Smith and the rest of the guys.

    Jason Peters to the Cowboys? Yes please.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 10:24

    Todd Archer is reporting that Jason Peters is going to visit the Dallas Cowboys to which we should all say, absolutely yes please. Plus some quick hits on Noah Brown, Jalen Tolbert and Cowboys WRs.

    Cowboys Roster + Practice Squad observations || Reagor vs Cooper trades

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 17:17

    The Cowboys real 53 man roster and plan for how they will start the regular season is now coming in to view. What their plan is at backup QB and on special teams, the long term future of the RB position, plus news from around the division with the Eagles trade of Jalen Reagor vs how the Cowboys handled Amari Cooper.

    Cowboys 'final' 53 man roster with reactions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 17:06

    The Cowboys have cut the squad down to their 'final' 53 although it's not REALLY the final 53. But let's talk about what it looks like they're doing, what surprises we have, and how the Cowboys are tricking this thing up a little bit.

    Cowboys - Seahawks winners and losers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2022 13:20

    Let's talk about the Cowboys preseason finale and the guys who stood out the most, including notes on Sam Williams, DaRon Bland, Jake Ferguson, Josh Ball and more.

    Breaking: Tyron Smith out 'multiple months' || What Cowboys need to do

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 12:46

    According to Ian and Schefty and Archer, Tyron Smith is going to miss at least 'multiple months' of the season after pulling a hamstring off the bone. How disastrous is this for Dallas and what is their next move? Come on in let's cry together.

    Micah Parsons: The great news and the 'I don't like it' news || Cowboys practice report

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 16:55

    Last night's Cowboys practice has some cool takeaways including what we might be about to see from Micah Parsons. And the announcement he made that I don't like. Plus the rookie who really needed a great practice and got one, the offensive lineman who is back, Tyler Smith is out, DaRon Bland running with the first team and on and on.

    Cowboys cuts, bubble guys and plans for starters this week

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 11:19

    What is the plan for the Cowboys starters in preseason week three, plus the Cowboys roster moves of the day and what it means for other guys trying to make the squad.

    Cowboys 53 Man Roster Projection

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 25:21

    I'm going to take my shot at projecting a 53 man roster for the Dallas Cowboys that is sure to be wrong but hey why not? Follow along with me and let me know where you think I've screwed it up.

    Takeaways from Cowboys 32, Chargers 18 || Hello KaVontae Turpin

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 31:25

    Let's knock out the takeaways from the Cowboys and Chargers preseason game with notes on all sorts of things including: KaVontae Turpin announced he's made the team and the Cowboys return game could be nasty. The Cowboys defense continues to impress in a couple of different ways. Reviews on Cowboys rookies performances. The sneaky name I think should make the 53. The QB competition is ON! Much more

    Day 2 Cowboys - Chargers joint practice recap || Pollard + Tyler Smith + DaRon Bland + Gallup nugs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 16:02

    The Cowboys and Chargers held a joint practice for the second straight day and I've got the takeaways you need from it packed in to just a few minutes, followed by your questions. We've got notes on: Michael Gallup Tony Pollard Simi Fehoko/Dennis Houston DaRon Bland Dalton Schultz Tyler Smith and more. Plus your questions.

    Cowboys - Chargers practice recap || Notes on Micah Parsons, CeeDee Lamb, Anthony Barr + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 14:32

    The Cowboys practiced with the LA Chargers today. How the Cowboys offense did against LA's defense and vice versa. Micah Parsons isn't human, CeeDee Lamb injury update, Cowboys offensive line bounces back + more notes.

    NFC East preview, Cowboys kickers + offensive line notes || Cowboys mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 18:01

    I asked for questions from the people and the people have delivered. Dicker the kicker is available, how viable a threat are the Eagles to the Cowboys, what they could still do with their cap space and more.

    Why do the Cowboys hate Dak?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 12:49

    Comparing how other contenders dealt with losing top receiving options this offseason to how the Cowboys have done it makes me think the Cowboys are.......overconfident about what unproven commodities can do.

    Winners and losers from Cowboys preseason loss to Denver

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 13:54

    The Cowboys lost to the Broncos 17-7 in their preseason opener. That doesn't matter. How individual players performed is worth noting so here are my winners and losers including a bunch of the Cowboys rookies.

    Cowboys - Broncos joint practice recap || Dak, CeeDee, Parsons, Offensive Line nuggets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 14:34

    Let me hit you with a couple of takeaways I have after watching the Cowboys and Broncos joint practice. A couple good, a couple bad and a friendly reminder that it's still just one practice before a single preseason game has been played. Dak Prescott to CeeDee Lamb sure looks fun though!

    Cowboys backyard AMA || How Cowboys defense will be BETTER

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 25:21

    It's a Cowboys backyard ask me anything featuring Tony Pollard talk, how the defense can be even better than last year and whatever else YOU want to ask. If you love the channel and want to support the content one way is on Venmo at @Jeff-Cavanaugh-1

    We've got a Cowboys depth chart! Let's explore it

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 34:06

    The Cowboys have released their unofficial first depth chart, let's take a peek and see if there's anything worth learning. Also bring your questions and let's have a Cowboys party.

    Cowboys Camp AMA || Most important position group || Kicker struggles || Kellen Moore nuggets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 19:10

    It's a Cowboys ask me anything with some questions already prepared from you guys on Twitter. It might not be popular but I have some credit to give to Kellen Moore, which position group is most important to the outcome of the season, how good is Jayron Kearse, who is fighting for a roster spot etc etc.

    Cowboys Camp: Surprises and Disappointments so far

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 10:28

    My final video from Oxnard before heading home. A list of the guys I've been pleasantly surprised by and the guys who have been disappointing in camp so far. Come on in!

    Cowboys Practice Report 8/4: Updates on WR/K/DE battles + more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 54:53

    Full practice report for Thursday 8/4: Jalen Tolbert's breakout day Other players who stood out How different position battles are shaking out so far Guys worthy of praise Way more other things than you want to hear

    Cowboys' Anthony Barr health + role update || Possible WR additions || Jabril Cox update

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 12:07

    Updates on the newest Cowboy Anthony Barr in terms of health and his role, plus Jabril Cox possible cause for concern and four names to watch if the Cowboys want to upgrade their wide receiver group.

    Cowboys Tyler Smith off to promising start || Cowboys AMA

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 12:05

    As promised I watched the tape on Cowboys first round pick Tyler Smith from the last couple days of padded practice and I'll fill you in on my takeaway which in short is, he's looking good. Plus whatever questions you have! Also some notes on Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys wide receiver situation and lots more.

    Cowboys Practice Recap 8/2: Pollard excites, defense wins || Not going to add a WR?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 37:30

    Cowboys second day of practice in pads is in the books. I've got everyone who shined (including Tony Pollard), everyone who struggled (including the OL) and some names you need to know (including Dennis Houston). Injury report Details on Dak's up and down day. Jourdan Lewis showing up big. Progress reports on Tyler Smith and Sam Williams Much more

    Dear Cowboys: Go sign Will Fuller, Odell Beckham, Emmanuel Sanders ANY WR

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 15:37

    James Washington broken foot, out 10 weeks or so. The Cowboys don't have an X receiver! Time to get out there through a trade or signing and fix it.

    Cowboys first day in pads - Practice report 8/1 - Dak to CeeDee looking great

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 13:00

    The Cowboys completed their first day in pads today and you're going to love who was the star of the show. It's also making the Cowboys decisions not to fortify certain position groups look pretty bad. Come on in, smash the like button and bring your questions.

    Cowboys Camp Nuggets on CeeDee, Tyler Smith, Jabril Cox, TJ Vasher

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 9:04

    We've got interesting notes on Tyler Smith, CeeDee Lamb, Jabril Cox and TJ Vasher coming out of the Mike McCarthy presser just now.

    Cowboys Training Camp Report - Players to watch as PADS GO ON tomorrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 16:10

    We're about to get in to the good stuff of training camp. The pads go on tomorrow so we can get real evaluations on where a lot of these guys stand. I've a list of guys that I'll be keeping my eye on that are either battling for starting jobs or roster spots. Come in with your questions and guys you want me to watch.

    Cowboys Practice Report Saturday 7/30

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2022 24:24

    Jabril Cox making a push The rookie DB showing out An offensive lineman to keep an eye on Dak's velocity + much more

    Cowboys Camp AMA || Turpin + Vasher chances || Dak Prescott accuracy || Parsons year two impact

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 31:24

    Micah Parsons year two impact Dak Prescott's accuracy How TJ Vasher and/or KaVontae Turpin can make this team Position group with the most depth + plenty more!

    Cowboys Practice Notebook 7/29 - The offense fights back

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 17:18

    Emptying out my Cowboys practice notebook for the practice on Friday, July 29. TJ Vasher trying to make the team Anthony Brown continues to be underrated, and quite good. Offense gets it going

    Cowboys practice takeaways: CeeDee Lamb gonna go ham

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 20:50

    -Reasons CeeDee Lamb is about to have a monster year. -Other players who had a nice practice. -KaVontae Turpin signed and practicing. Answers to tons of listener questions.

    Properly ranking Dak Prescott amongst NFL QBs || Cowboys Camp questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 25:25

    There's one guy in the media who does QB rankings the right way and I'd like to take you through the why and how of it and where Dak Prescott really ranks in the NFL. Plus some Cowboys camp preview things including Kelvin Joseph and where he currently sits in the cornerback pecking order.

    Cowboys Camp Questions with Dave Helman of Fox Sports

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 50:07

    Which Cowboys players on offense and defense do we expect will be improved this year? And which Cowboys joining the list of "very good NFL starter" would be the most impactful for this team's Super Bowl dreams? Plus TONS of listener questions answered.  A very good Cowboys fix for you.

    Cowboys Camp Countdown || Youngster to watch || Wide receiver talk

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 32:57

    All sorts of Cowboy things to discuss as we're a week from training camp including if they should still be looking to upgrade the wide receiver group, the young players I expect to impress, and your questions! Please smash that like button and leave in the comments the young Cowboy you're expecting to light up camp.

    Cowboys sign Malik Jefferson || 5 other names they SHOULD look at including Will Fuller

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 15:00

    The Cowboys have signed former Longhorn LB Malik Jefferson according to Mike Fisher. That's not necessarily a big signing or even a guarantee to make the Cowboys roster. There are however other names still out there that the Cowboys SHOULD be interested in, including Julio Jones and Will Fuller.

    Cowboys camp battles, most important young players

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 28:49

    What will Cowboys rookie WR Jalen Tolbert's stat line look like this year? Will Tony Pollard eat in to the Ezekiel Elliott touches? If not, how else can the Cowboys get him involved? Cowboys position camp battles to look forward to plus the position group the worries me the most.

    Give Michael Gallup and Kellen Moore their flowers || Why Dak's spot on the top 10 doesn't matter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 11:44

    Fun little nugget from Pro Football Focus on Michael Gallup and why he deserves his flowers. Also evidence that maybe Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore knows what he's doing. NFL execs voted on the top 10 QBs in the NFL and I'll tell you where Dak Prescott is and why it also doesn't matter at all.

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