Under league rules the Cowboys have to keep Leffew, 6-4, 296 pounds, on their active roster for three games. Leffew went to training camp with Chicago. He was a four-year starter at Louisville and was a first-team All-Big East pick as a senior.
"Nah man, I'm just a big ol' lineman," said Ferguson with a trademark smile that's a constant in the Cowboys' locker room. "That's just the way it is. And that's fine. I know we don't get a lot of attention. We don't really have the stats like the other guys. But that's the life of a nose (tackle). You just do your job and try to clog the middle."
Two former Cowboys make another SI.com Top Ten list. This one is the Top Ten Most Revolutionary Defensive Players.
"Absolutely not," Owens said Tuesday.
But, T.O., don't you remember McNabb sending you one following your reported suicide attempt that turned out to be an accidental overdose?
"I'm not even going there, dude," Owens said, laughing and shaking his head. "I wouldn't even make up a story like that. It's not even worth it. Just not even worth it."
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"That's all it is, rumors," Owens said. "That's how he's going to get famous."