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Justin Durant

Justin Durant - #52 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 09/20/1985
Birthplace Florence, SC
College Hampton
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 16th pick by Jaguars

Backfield in motion: Expect change in Dallas

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The selection of third-rounder DeMarco Murray has made the Cowboys' RB picture more clear, as it appears the team is moving on without Marion Barber.

Cowboys' employee files suit

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Jancy Briles, a Cowboys spokeswoman, filed suit against three companies involved in building or designing the team's practice facility that collapsed two years ago.

Fantasy outlook: RB DeMarco Murray

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
The value of DeMarco Murray might not be great as a rookie, but it does say a lot about the Cowboys' RB depth chart.

Cowboys' Jones curiously stands pat at No. 9

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys surprise by staying put and drafting OT Tyron Smith instead of trading down and acquiring more picks.

Cowboys want to lock up OLT Free

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Cowboys say it has badly wanted to get on the horn with the agent for OLT Doug Free and keep him around a while longer.

Cowboys veterans meet with WR Bryant

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Three veteran Cowboys players met with WR Dez Bryant on Saturday to discuss the second-year wideout's off-the-field troubles.

Saints-Packers set to kick off 2011 season

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The 2011 NFL schedule has been released, and there are plenty of intriguing matchups among the 256 games that kick off on Thursday, Sept. 8 with a meeting of the last two Super Bowl champions.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 9

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 9:01 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the ninth pick in the NFL draft, including C.J. Spiller by the Bills in 2010.

Report: Cowboys WR Bryant settles lawsuit

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has settled a lawsuit with a New York-based jeweler which claimed he owed $246,000 for custom jewelry he purchased last year, reported Friday.

Reports: Cowboys LB Ware gives back lockout money

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware is helping fellow NFL players during the lockout. He will not accept the money offered by the former NFLPA to assist players during the current work stoppage.

Cowboys to eliminate California camp

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Cowboys will train exclusively in Texas this summer, eliminating their trip to California that has been a regular part of their schedule in recent years.

Pouncey to Cowboys at No. 9 seems rich

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
By now, it has made its way around the stratosphere that Florida C-OG Mike Pouncey said said on Twitter he'd be shocked if he wasn't drafted by the Cowboys. Just don't expect it at the ninth pick.

Pouncey predicts Cowboys will draft him

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Florida OG-C Mike Pouncey doesn't get to choose who drafts him, but seems to have a good feeling he will be heading to Dallas.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Cowboys' Bryant facing more legal issues

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Dez Bryant has been sued by two jewelers claiming the Cowboys receiver owes them large amounts of unpaid money.


Posted March 27, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Durant to a free-agent contract.||||||| Durant started 14 games and had 103 tackles last season for Detroit, where he played the last two years after starting his career with four seasons in Jacksonville.
Posted Oct. 02, 2011
The Detroit Lions are without leading tackler Justin Durant for their game at Dallas.||||||| Durant was inactive Sunday because of a concussion. Bobby Carpenter, a former first-round pick by the Cowboys, replaced Durant in the starting lineup at outside linebacker.
Posted July 28, 2011
Durant is set to join the Detroit Lions. Teams can talk to veteran free agents, but can't sign them until Friday.||||||| Durant, a linebacker who played four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, confirmed Thursday that he will sign a two-year contract with the Lions. The 6-foot-1, 240-pound Durant started nine games last season for the Jaguars while battling injuries.
Posted Dec. 17, 2010
Durant is out for Sunday's game at Houston.||||||| The Jaguars need a victory and a loss by the Colts to clinch their first AFC South crown.
Posted Sept. 26, 2008
Durant will likely miss the Jaguars' contest against Houston on Sunday.||||||| Durant, who pulled a groin muscle two weeks ago against Buffalo and missed last week's game, was listed as doubtful.