Newman is Cowboys' consolation prize

Terence Newman isn't bitter after the Cowboys flirted with Nnamdi Asomugha

Updated: August 1, 2011, 1:14 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Surrounded by reporters on a Sunday afternoon, Terence Newman spoke about the past couple of days in his life.

Wild is one way to describe what happened.

It seemed Newman, the veteran Cowboys cornerback, was about to get traded or released.

Jerry Jones, the man who signs the checks around here, was putting forth a competitive financial offer for free-agent defensive back Nnamdi Asomugha.

During Friday's afternoon practice, Rob Ryan was on the phone ...

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