And We're Off ... Cowboys Signing Rookie Free Agents

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Lyle Leong, the newest Cowboy
With their first practice in San Antonio's Alamodome in about 48 hours, the Cowboys are scrambling to piece together a roster. The first step in that process is signing undrafted free agents, which can begin today per the post-lockout NFL rules.

Who knows, maybe Cowboys director of scouting Tom Ciscowski and college scouting guru Chris Hall can find another Tony Romo or Miles Austin out of this year's crop of undrafted rookie signees.

Included on the list is former Texas Tech receiver Lyle Leong. A long shot, yes. But the kid caught 19 touchdowns in Lubbock last season and, though only 6-1, was a two-time high jump champion at Abilene. Ya nevuh know.

Also on the Cowboys' list of signed rookie free agents is 2010 Lou Groza Award-winning kicker Dan Bailey from Oklahoma State. You hear that, David Buehler?

The full list ...

WR Harry Seaward (Wyoming)

OL Jose Acuna (Nevada)

OL Kevin Kowalski (Toledo)

OL Leupapa Letuli (Hawaii)

DB Justin Taplin-Ross (Utah)

CB Chris Randle (Utah State)

CB Mario Butler (Georgia Tech)

WR Lyle Leong (Texas Tech)

K Dan Bailey (Oklahoma State)

To be continued ...

As part of the league's "transition rules," Valley Ranch will open this morning at 9 for signed players. Also at that time teams can sign draft picks, begin making trades and having conversations with veteran free agents from all teams. However, no veteran player can officially sign until Friday at 5, meaning even if Doug Free agreed to a contract with Dallas today he couldn't sign for another three days and couldn't participate in practice until the official start of the league's 2011 calendar, which is August 4.

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Google is your friend
Google is your friend

you might want to research that Harry Seaward, you have been had i believe

Smokin Joe
Smokin Joe

I think RW got confused. Maybe HarryS was spotted at the Mavs dancer tryouts.

LOLZ
LOLZ

So how is texas tech's former coach in studio at ktck while armen and the tardline are standing with their bags?

Rooster
Rooster

I other news, MB III and Roy Uno Uno are now looking for a new gig.

BenJammin
BenJammin

Cool, I actually know Lyle. He's a great athlete, but a little on the small side. It will be interesting to see how he does. Best of luck to him.

Scruffygeist
Scruffygeist

Rookie free agents? How about you give us a breakdown on how the Cowboys can sign every big-name free agent they want, keep Free, and not have to worry that they're way over the cap and have no depth at major positions like linebacker, safety, and cornerback? Plus tell us Jerruh isn't at all concerned with cash flow having to pay for the Death Star too.

Can't wait for the Arena League recap tomorrow.

Storm_71
Storm_71

Hey Richie I got a great idea for your third story. I went to this place called Dave and Busters last nite. Dude it has pool all kinds of kick ass video games and shit. I spotted quite a few Ed Hardy tee shirts amongest the male patrons as well. Have you checked it out?

Robert
Robert

We could have a training camp Sportatorium meetup! Oh man, wouldn't that suck.

Josh's broken records
Josh's broken records

How bout an update on the in game presentation or some such..where did you copy and paste this from? I'd bet that Mickey just emails you a bunch of stuff he couldn't use every morn. Hack.

Chuck G.
Chuck G.

Not only copy/pasted, but this is basically the same garbage you posted yesterday. Rookie free agent lists in July? Nobody gives a rats ass you hair-plugged douche.

Rooster
Rooster

Nice!   You're the best Richie. keep up the good work. LOVE you!

ScottsMerkin
ScottsMerkin

I love you rooster.  I enjoy this new bit.  Dont wear it out

Real Rooster
Real Rooster

It's not a bit.  The fake Rooster strikes again.

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