Romo "getting close" in rehab, working with David Cutcliffe | ProFootballTalk
Turns out that college basketball may just have been a fun diversion when Jason Garrett and Tony Romo visited a Duke game on Saturday.
Jeff Gravley of WRAL reports that they have been working with Duke football coach David Cutcliffe. Cutcliffe was Manning’s offensive coordinator at the University of Tennessee and has remained a frequent collaborator with the Broncos quarterback.
One of the times Manning and Cutcliffe worked together was in the wake of Manning’s neck surgery and Romo is taking a page from that book as he makes his way back from back surgery.
Tony Romo on pace for OTAs - NFL.com
Tony Romo is on pace to participate in next month's organized team activities, Kevin Petra writes, and adds that Romo has been working out with "QB guru" David Cutcliffe at Duke University.
Romo and coach Jason Garrett were in Durham, N.C., to work with quarterback guru David Cutcliffe. The Duke football coach helped Peyton Manning as he rehabbed from neck surgery two offseasons ago.
Cowboys will be active but bargain hunters in free agency | Clarence Hill, Star-Telegram.
Decisions on DeMarcus Ware, Anthony Spencer and Jason Hatcher will shape the Cowboys free agency plans, Hill writes, and warns not to misconstrue the team’s lack of funds for an inability or unwillingness to shop. Hill offers DT Henry Melton, DE Michael Bennett, DE Willie Young, WR Robert Meachem and QB Shaun Hill as potential targets.
Source: Cowboys Initiate Talks With Hatcher, Spencer " Mike Fisher, CBS DFW
The made "exploratory calls" to Jason Hatcher and Anthony Spencer over the weekend, Mike Fisher writes, and argues that the Cowboys "wouldn’t bother initiating these conversations if there isn’t at least the tiny possibility of flame underneath the smoke." The Cowboys may not be able to afford either of them, let alone both, but the process has started.
Why I Retired At 26 | Rashard Mendenhall
This has nothing at all to do with the Cowboys, but it is an interesting read nevertheless. Rashard Mendenhall explains, in his own words, why he's calling it quits at 26.
And because there's not much Cowboys news in the old media today, here's a roundup of notable stuff from Twitter.
I'm using Stephen Jones' words here: efficient spending. So I wouldn't expect Cowboys to b active early in FA as a general rule— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) March 9, 2014
Tony Romo said he's ahead of schedule "in a lot of ways... No setbacks of any kind. ... I should be good to go here shortly."— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) March 9, 2014
Meanwhile, I'm told report #cowboys 'leaning toward cutting Ware' report completely bogus. No 'lean' in middle of negotiations— mike fisher (@fishsports) March 9, 2014