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Marc Colombo

Marc Colombo - #71 - T

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 8"/ 320 lbs.
Birthday 10/08/1978
Birthplace Bridgewater, MA
College Boston College
Years played 11
Drafted 2002, 1st round, 29th pick by Bears

OT Colombo to retire a Cowboy

Posted April 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
Mark Colombo signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys on Friday, allowing him to retire as a member of the team.

Dolphins could have new right side of O-line in 2012

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Dolphins could have a new right side of the offensive line next season, in addition to an expected change at quarterback.

Report: Dolphins, OT Colombo agree to deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have agreed to a deal with former Cowboys OT Marc Colombo, reuniting him with Tony Sparano.

Cowboys might seek tackle high in draft

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Of all the directions the Cowboys could go with their first overall draft pick, offensive tackle makes a good deal of sense.

Williams not the only future ex-Cowboy

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
Much has been made about how Sunday's game against the Eagles might be the final one in WR Roy Williams' disappointing time in Dallas, but he would not be the only one.

Cowboys must examine right side of O-line

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys headed into this season feeling good overall about their offensive line, but problems have cropped up at almost every spot.

Packers-Cowboys matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week Nine game against the Cowboys.

Recap of Friday's NFL fines

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Here is a summary of the fines the NFL handed down Friday for actions taken in Week Five games.

Cowboys' problems run deeper than simple mistakes

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
It would be easy to write off the Cowboys' 1-3 start as a result of a lack of discipline, but Dallas also is suffering through some poor play by players who were thought to be key pieces.

Cowboys activate two O-linemen

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
ORT Marc Colombo and OLG Kyle Kosier are both active Sunday after Dallas had some pass-protection issues in Week One.

Colombo, Kosier back at practice, could play Sunday

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Cowboys welcomed back two offensive linemen who have been missing since training camp on Wednesday as ORT Marc Colombo and OLG Kyle Kosier practiced for the first time in a month.

Report: Cowboys starting ORT Colombo will miss season opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 10:19 a.m. ET is reporting that Cowboys starting ORT Marc Colombo will not practice Thursday and will miss the Cowboys' season opener Sunday night against the Redskins.

Reports: Cowboys' Colombo, Kosier not practicing

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Cowboys ORT Marc Colombo missed practice on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, and could miss Sunday's game as he battles back from right knee surgery.

Four Cowboys starters cleared to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips announced Tuesday that four of his starters would return to practice from injury, with a fifth to return next week.

Cowboys lose another starter for the preseason

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Gerald Sensabaugh becomes the fourth Cowboys starter who will miss the rest of the preseason after injuring his left shoulder. His availability for the season opener is in jeopardy.

Cowboys' OLG Kosier limps off practice field, will have MRI

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Just two days after losing ORT Marc Colombo to a knee injury, starting OLG Kyle Kosier limped off the practice field Wednesday with an apparent sprained MCL.

Cowboys likely won't blow up O-line

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The immediate reaction from the playoff loss was that the O-line must be the area the Cowboys must focus the most on improving in the offseason.

Eagles pick Jean-Gilles over struggling Andrews

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 9:55 p.m. ET
With free-agent acquisition Stacy Andrews failing to live up to expectations after offseason knee surgery, according to NFC Whispers, the Eagles have elected to plug Max Jean-Gilles into the ORG spot vacated when Nick Cole was forced to move to ...


Posted Aug. 01, 2011
Colombo has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins, who again tapped the Dallas Cowboys pipeline to acquire a player.||||||| Colombo, a starter for Dallas since 2006, was released Thursday by the Cowboys. He became expendable after they signed top draft pick Tyron Smith. In Miami, Colombo will provide depth behind starting tackles Jake Long and Vernon Carey. Colombo has ties with Dolphins coach Tony Sparano and general manager Jeff Ireland, who worked for the Cowboys before coming to Miami in 2008.
Posted July 28, 2011
Colombo has been cut by the Dallas Cowboys, along with high-priced veterans Leonard Davis, Roy Williams, Marion Barber and Kris Brown.||||||| Colombo's release became expected once the Cowboys agreed to re-sign left tackle Doug Free and signed top pick Tyron Smith.
Posted Sept. 06, 2010
Colombo missed the Cowboys' opener Sunday against the Redskins because of a knee injury.||||||| Alex Barron started in place of Colombo at right tackle.
Posted Aug. 16, 2010
Colombo was headed to arthroscopic surgery to remove five loose particles from his right knee, yet is expected to play in the season opener.||||||| Cowboys team owner Jerry Jones said Monday that doctors were optimistic Colombo would be fine in 10 to 14 days. He was hurt in practice Sunday. Colombo missed the final seven games of the regular season last year, but that was because of his left ankle.
Posted Nov. 15, 2009
Colombo is in the starting lineup for the playoff opener against the Philadelphia Eagles after missing seven games.||||||| Colombo had been out since breaking his left leg and sustaining ligament damage in his ankle Nov. 15 at Green Bay.