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Phil Costa

Phil Costa - #67 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 313 lbs.
Birthday 07/11/1987
Birthplace Moorestown, NJ
College Maryland
Years played 4

Cowboys place C Costa on I.R.

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Cowboys placed C Phil Costa on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He started three games for the Cowboys in 2012.

Cowboys' OL problems deep rooted

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
The talk of the Cowboys’ offensive line issues has extended from August into September.

Cowboys' OL issues becoming serious worry

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
With Phil Costa hurt, who is the starting center? What about guard? Health and poor play is plaguing the Cowboys' offensive line in camp.

Remake of Cowboys' offensive line begins

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Cowboys already have decided on one change to their offensive line. More are in the offing.

Cowboys have to worry about offensive line

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Cowboys' defense was horrible Sunday night, but the offensive line might be a bigger longer-term concern.

Cowboys go deep to bolster front lines

Posted Sept. 04, 2011 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Cowboys kept a combined 17 offensive and defensive linemen, a high total that speaks to their inexperience at those spots.

Cowboys cut C Gurode

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The revamping of the Cowboys' offensive line continued on Monday, when the team released C Andre Gurode.

Cowboys hold out Gurode due to 'business decision'

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Although they needed him for Saturday night's game vs. the Vikings, the Cowboys are keeping veteran C Andre Gurode on the bench as a "business decision."

Report: Cowboys C Costa out 2-4 weeks

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Cowboys C Phil Costa, who had taken the place of starter Andre Gurode in camp, has a sprained posterior cruciate ligament and will be out 2-4 weeks.

Cowboys' offensive line must receive facelift

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
OLT Doug Free quietly had a strong season, but the rest of the Cowboys' offensive line needs work.

Cowboys may start third-stringer at left guard

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
News just keeps getting worse for the 1-5 Cowboys. They could be starting third-string OG Phil Costa at left guard in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.


Posted March 02, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys have signed Costa to a two-year contract, pulling off another deal to save salary cap space.||||||| Costa's agent, George Mavrikes, told The Associated Press on Saturday that Costa's $2.7 million, two-year deal includes a $450,000 signing bonus for $950,000 guaranteed this season. Costa played in only three games last season, missing most of training camp with a back issue that he re-aggravated in the season opener. He played two games in October before needing season-ending ankle surgery.
Posted Oct. 21, 2012
Costa is out for the season with an ankle injury.||||||| Costa hasn't played since injuring his right ankle Oct. 21 against Carolina. He also missed all but one series of the first four games with a back injury.