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Rico Gathers might’ve just wrapped up his second rookie minicamp on the football field but he’s still got skills on the basketball court. His Dallas Cowboys teammate Ezekiel Elliott helped remind him of talents in an Instagram video from their recreation league. Read

Gathers could be looked upon to help impact the team’s tight end group after being on the practice squad for 2016 and he’s said he’s “ready for everything they’ve got to throw at me.” Read

Hopefully he’ll be playing with Elliott on the gridiron in the fall, but until then just enjoy this pick and roll action, topped off with a monster dunk: https://www.instagram.com/p/BUI7EBnhI7B/?taken-by=ricogatherssr Read

After taking nine players in the three-day NFL Draft, the Cowboys are putting on the final touches of the rest of their 2017 signing class, which will include 14 undrafted free agents. Read

In fact, some of the Cowboys’ best undrafted free agents of all time are no longer with the team, led by Tony Romo, Barry Church, Ron Leary and Lance Dunbar. Read

But the Cowboys’ success with undrafted free agents is still felt on this current squad. Dan Bailey is a Pro Bowl kicker and Cole Beasley is one of the NFL’s best slot receivers. Jeff Heath is also expected to compete for a starting safety spot.  Read

Dallas Cowboys have not officially announced these particular signings however, most of the expected players have taken to social media to announce their landing spot. Read

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Dan Skipper OT Arkansas  – Read

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Cooper Rush QB Central Michigan  – Read

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Blake Jarwin TE Oklahoma State  – Read

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Woody Baron DT Virginia Tech – Read

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Nate Theaker OG Wayne State – Read

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Michael Coe C North Dakota – Read

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Levon Myers OT Northern Illinois  – Read

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Lewis Neal DE LSU  – Read

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Joe Jones OLB Northwestern – Read

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Kennan Gilchrist OLB Appalachian State – Read

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Lucas Wacha OLB Wyoming – Read

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Jahad Thomas RB Temple  – Read

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Austin Appleby  QB Florida – Read

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Brian Brown WR Richmond – Read

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After three eventful days, the 2017 NFL Draft is in the books. The Dallas Cowboys had a successful draft, replenishing many spots that saw losses during free agency. Day 1 was filled with anticipation as Cowboy fans had to wait patiently for the 28th pick. When the time finally came for the pick, #CowboysNation was erupting with excitement.
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Welcome to Dallas, Taco Charlton: Read

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Here’s some reaction from a few celebrities and Taco’s alma mater: Read

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Day 2 saw more excitement as the Dallas Cowboys picked up two DBs, Chidobe Awuzie and Jourdan Lewis. Read

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Awuzie will probably never forget the moment he got drafted by the Cowboys thanks largely to the fact that Drew Pearson gave him an epic intro into Dallas Cowboys football: Read

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Awuzie loved it and is already showing his excitement to be a part of the team: Read

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New teammates as well as their former schools showed their support to the two newly drafted Dallas Cowboys: Read

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First-round pick Taco Charlton was especially happy to see Jourdan Lewis come to Dallas. The two were already teammates at the University of Michigan: Read

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Day 3 saw a flurry of picks by the Cowboys. They picked up a total of six players on the final day of the draft: Read

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Drew Pearson made NFL Draft history with his second-round selection announcement. This year’s draft, hosted in Philadelphia, brought out many Eagles fans. Pearson, a proud Cowboys legend and Ring of Honor member, took the opportunity to poke a little fun at the rival fan base. Read

Prior to Pearson making the announcement, he thanked the Eagles fans “for allowing me to have a career in the NFL.” Read

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Loud boos ensued, so he kept fueling the fire talking about the Cowboys’ five world championships, Hall of Fame owner Jerry Jones, head coach Jason Garrett, and past and present players. Read

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The crowd at the draft, minus the Eagles fans, ate his speech up, and so did the Internet. “Drew Pearson” was No. 1 trending worldwide on Twitter Friday after the announcement. Read

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Drew Pearson’s selection announcement was definitely one of the most memorable moments of the 2017 NFL Draft, but I would even go out on a limb to say that it could be one of the most memorable draft moments of all time. Read

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Last night was a good night to be Tony Romo. A week after the Cowboys released him and he announced he was stepping away from football, the Dallas Mavericks honored him by making him a key figure at their last home game of the season. Read

Fans who were wishing to see Tony Romo suit up one last time got a chance to see just that, except only for a different Dallas-area sports team. While Romo didn’t actually get to see any minutes, he was a part of the team’s warmups and even got announced in the starting lineup. Fans in attendance got to see a tribute unlike any other to the former 14-year Cowboys quarterback. Read

Obviously the magnitude of the situation created a lot of social buzz. Here are some of the highlights from Tony Romo’s one-day stint with the Mavericks. Read

Before the game, Romo took part in some of the morning shoot arounds. He also got some advice from another Dallas sports great:   Read

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When it came time for the game, the support from the fans was very apparent as Romo jerseys, signs and posters decorated American Airlines Arena: Read

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The support from Tony’s former team was also very apparent: Read

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In pregame warmups, Romo showed off his basketball acumen. If you doubted his skills as an athlete please see the game tape below: Read

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After warmups, the Mavericks put on a good tribute to No. 9 by adding him to the pregame hype video and announcing him in the starting lineup: Read

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Minutes before tip-off Coach Carlisle, Dirk Nowitzki and Romo addressed the crowd: Read

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It was a night to remember for Romo fans, but obviously it wouldn’t be a true Romo tribute without some funny moments. Here are some of the funniest tweets from the night:  Read

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