With the Cowboys rolling into Oxnard, the smell of football is in the air. Hope springs eternal for all 32 NFL teams as training camp gives every club the opportunity to witness the progress of their veterans and the impact of their rookie and free agent classes. Fortunes can change for a team in an instant, but all is not well in Cowboys Nation, however. There are still holes needing to be filled with the most gaping one becoming public over the last few days, starting defensive end. The Cowboys planned to be without Randy Gregory for four games, but now that will be at least 10, and possibly 14, after he has failed an additional drug test(s). Gregory may return this season, but knowing his
RENTON, Wash. - Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said Thursday that his new contract does not contain an out clause that would allow him to leave to join the Green Bay Packers. "No," Schneider said. "There's been lots of whispers about a lot of things and it's a small league, and I'm from a small hometown." Schneider recently agreed to a five-year extension that will keep him in Seattle through 2021. Prior to joining the Seahawks in 2010, Schneider spent eight seasons with the Packers, first as a personnel analyst to the general manager and then as the director of football operations. A Wisconsin native, Schneider first broke into the league as an intern with the Packers in 1992.