GRAPEVINE -- When it comes to the Cowboys, the term 'bad boys' is starting to be almost synonymous. Like last season when special teams standout C.J. Spillman was accused of sexual assault. He's now been officially charged, but it's no longer the Cowboys’ problem. Spillman is now free agent hoping, to stay free.
Famed attorney Gloria Allred, who represents the alleged victim, released a statement Tuesday saying the NFL 'dropped the ball' by not punishing Spillman last season.
But the Boys seem willing to risk controversy as long as the player in question can produce. The latest example is rookie La'el Collins who fell into the Cowboys' lap after his name was linked to a double homicide. He was later cleared.
Then there's Pro Bowl defensive lineman Greg Hardy, whom the Cowboys signed despite the fact he's scheduled to miss 10 games this season due to a domestic violence charge.
And don't forget Joseph Randle who was arrested for shoplifting underwear and cologne at a Frisco mall. Not only is Randle still on the team, he could take over as the starting running back this season.
So, with training camp set to start this month, the Cowboys have to be hoping the only headlines they make between now and then involves the signing of Dez Bryant.