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August 29, 2016 10:34 PM
Nick Hayden: Released by the Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hayden was released by the Browns on Monday.

Hayden signed with the Browns in July and was expected to add a quality veteran presence on the defensive line after he had the three best seasons of his career the past three years. His release opens the door for Kenton Adeyemi and Carl Nassib to see some extra snaps.

July 22, 2016 06:02 PM
Browns' Nick Hayden: Signs with Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Hayden has signed with the Browns.

Hayden spent the past three seasons with the Cowboys, averaging over 43 tackles during his time in Dallas. Entering his eighth season, Hayden figures to add depth and experience to the Browns' defensive line.

June 1, 2015 03:17 PM
Cowboys' Garrett: DL Nick Hayden an 'important signing'
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett made it a point of emphasis to mention to reporters at the NFL Meetings that re-signing defensive lineman Nick Hayden was important, reports the Dallas Morning News.

“Well, we’re always trying to get better and we have to get better,’’ Garrett said. “We have to bring some impact players into our defense. But Nick has been such a good player for us as a leader of that defensive line and he’s a really productive player. There’s a lot of the dirty work but he’s one of those guys who makes a lot of hits on the ball, is around the football a lot and simply makes a lot of plays.

"That was an important signing for us.’’

Hayden has started all 16 games with the Cowboys for two consecutive seasons. Over his seven-year career, he has 135 total tackles, two sacks, two passes defensed and one forced fumble.

June 1, 2015 03:28 PM
Report: DT Nick Hayden signs with Cowboys
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

Defensive tackle Nick Hayden has signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys, per ESPN. 

Hayden, 29, is entering his eighth season in the NFL, totaling 135 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble. He has started all 16 games for two consecutive years for the Cowboys.

June 1, 2015 04:44 PM
Cowboys' Romo, Murray, Hitchens, McClain all cleared to play Sunday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee, concussion), defensive end Jeremy Mincey (concussion), linebacker Bruce Carter (knee), tight James Hanna (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), safety Jeff Heath (thumb), guard Zack Martin (ankle), running back DeMarco Murray (hand) and quarterback Tony Romo (back) were cleared to play for Sunday's divisional playoff game at Green Bay.

Hitchens, McClain and Mincey were listed as questionable, while the remaining players were all considered probable.

June 1, 2015 04:46 PM
Cowboys list four defensive players questionable for Sunday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cowboys listed a lengthy injury report that included four defenders listed as questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Packers. Those included outside linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle), middle linebacker Rolando McClain (knee, concussion), defensive tackle Terrell McClain (ankle) and defensive end Jeremy Mincey (concussion). Tackle Doug Free (ankle) was the only player deemed doubtful for the game.

Meanwhile, the following players were labeled probable: Outside linebacker Bruce Carter (knee), tight end James Hanna (knee), guard Zack Martin (ankle), running back DeMarco Murray (hand), quarterback Tony Romo (back), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder) and safety Jeff Heath (thumb).

June 1, 2015 04:51 PM
Cowboys' Anthony Hitchens, Tyrone Crawford active vs. Lions
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle) and defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (illness) are active for Sunday's Wild Card game against the Lions after both players were listed as questionable to play.

Hitchens has been dealing with a right high ankle sprain, while Crawford suffered an allergic reaction, putting his status in doubt Sunday.

The team had nine players listed as probable for the first-round playoff matchup, and all are active, including quarterback Tony Romo (back), running back DeMarco Murray (hand), guard Zack Martin (ankle), defensive tackles Josh Brent (calf) and Nick Hayden (shoulder), linebackers Bruce Carter (knee) and Rolando McClain (knee, illness) and safeties Jeff Heath (thumb) and C.J. Spillman (groin).

Dallas is a 6-point favorite at home against Detroit.

June 1, 2015 04:53 PM
Cowboys unveil final injury report for matchup with Lions
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

The Cowboys have listed defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford (illness) and linebacker Anthony Hitchens (ankle) as questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions.

Crawford played in 15 games for Dallas this season, totaling 33 tackles and three sacks while Hitchens had 75 total tackles and one interception.

The Cowboys have also listed the following players as probable for Sunday: quarterback Tony Romo (back), running back DeMarco Murray (hand), defensive tackle Josh Brent (calf), linebacker Bruce Carter (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), safety Jeff Heath (thumb), guard Zack Martin (ankle), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee/illness), safety C.J. Spillman (groin) and linebacker Dekoda Watson (hamstring).

The Cowboys are currently 6 1/2-point favorites at home against Detroit.

June 2, 2015 05:00 AM
Tony Romo among active Cowboys probables in Week 14
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (back) is active for Thursday night's Week 14 matchup with the Bears.

Romo was fully expected to suit up and play after being listed as probable on the team's final Week 14 injury report Tuesday. The Cowboys' other probables are also active Thursday, including wide receiver Terrance Williams (finger), defensive ends George Selvie (thumb) and Tyrone Crawford (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee) and offensive tackles Tyron Smith (illness) and Doug Free (foot).

June 2, 2015 05:02 AM
Cowboys issue injury report for TNF
by Larry Hartstein |

The Cowboys listed defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (chest) as questionable for Thursday night's game in Chicago.

The following players are probable: defensive tackle Josh Brent (groin), right tackle Doug Free (foot), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee), defensive end George Selvie (thumb), left tackle Tyron Smith (illness) and wideout Terrance Williams (finger).

June 2, 2015 05:09 AM
Cowboys' probables cleared for Thanksgiving game
by Larry Hartstein |

Several Cowboys who were probable on the injury report are active for the game against the Eagles. The list includes right tackle Doug Free (foot), defensive end Tyrone Crawford (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder) and linebacker Rolando McClain (knee).

June 2, 2015 05:10 AM
Cowboys QB Tony Romo probable for Thursday's game
by Chris Cwik |

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is probable heading into Thursday's game against the Eagles.

Romo was listed with a back injury, but was able to practice in full on both Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Josh Brent, Tyrone Crawford, Doug Free, Nick Hayden, Rolando McClain and Terrance Williams were also listed as probable, and should play.

The team did not list any players as questionable, though Jeff Heath was listed as doubtful.

Jack Crawford, Tyler Patmon and Dekoda Watson were all ruled out prior to Thursday. 

June 2, 2015 05:14 AM
Cowboys list Week 12 inactives vs. Giants
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Cowboys have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's Week 12 matchup with the Giants: cornerback Tyler Patmon (knee, ankle), defensive tackles Josh Brent (groin) and Terrell McClain, offensive tackles Tony Hills and Donald Hawkins, safety Jakar Hamilton and quarterback Dustin Vaughan.

Patmon had previously been ruled out of Week 12 action, while Brent had been listed as probable. Five other probables are active for the Cowboys, including quarterback Tony Romo (back), offensive tackle Doug Free (foot), linebacker Rolando McClain (knee), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (shoulder) and defensive end Tyrone Crawford (knee).

June 2, 2015 05:17 AM
Cowboys healthy heading into Sunday clash against Giants
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

All but defensive back Tyler Patmon appear ready to roll for the Cowboys when they play the Giants on Sunday night. He has been ruled out with knee and ankle issues.

The rest of those on their Friday injury report are probable, including quarterback Tony Romo (back) and linebacker Rolando McClain (knee). The others are defensive tackles Tyrone Crawford (knee) and Nick Hayden (shoulder) and offensive tackle Doug Free (foot).

June 2, 2015 05:33 AM
Cowboys DT Nick Hayden gets thumbs-up for Sunday game
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Cowboys defensive tackle Nick Hayden has received the green light to play Sunday against the Jaguars. He had been listed as questionable with a shoulder issue after missing the first two day of practice this week and working only on a limited basis Friday.

June 2, 2015 05:36 AM
Cowboys unveil final injury report for London game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cowboys have unveiled its final injury report for Sunday's clash in London against Jacksonville. Tyrone Crawford (knee) was the only player on the list ruled out for the game. Nick Hayden (shoulder) and Rolando McClain (knee, groin) were deemed questionable.

Tony Romo (back), arguably the most notable name on the report, practiced in full Friday and was ruled probable for Sunday. The following players also received the green light and were labeled probable: Bruce Carter (finger), Barry Church (shoulder), Jack Crawford (calf), Doug Free (foot), Jack Hanna (hamstring), Anthony Hitchens (chest), Ronald Leary (groin), Jermey Parnell (chest) and Anthony Spencer (knee, foot).

June 2, 2015 04:30 PM
Cowboys clear six injured players for Week 13
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar (hamstring), defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (neck), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (ribs), defensive end George Selvie (shoulder), defensive end DeMarcus Ware (thigh) and safety J.J. Wilcox (knee) were all cleared to play Week 13 vs. Oakland. The only player that wasn't listed as probable was Escobar, who was considered questionable.

June 2, 2015 04:31 PM
Five Cowboys listed as probable
by Chris Cwik |

Cowboys DT Jason Hatcher, DT Nick Hayden, DE George Selvie, DE DeMarcus Ware and S J.J. Wilcox are probable Week 13 against the Raiders. 

Both Hatcher and Ware were limited in practice during the week. Hayden, Selvie and Wilcox were able to practice in full. 

June 2, 2015 04:39 PM
Six Cowboys listed as probable
by Chris Cwik |

Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne, DT Jason Hatcher, DT Nick Hayden, DE George Selvie, DE DeMarcus Ware and S J.J. Wilcox are probable Week 12 against the Giants. 

Claiborne, Hatcher and Ware were all limited in practice Friday. Hayden, Selvie and Wilcox were able to fully practice all week.

June 2, 2015 04:58 PM
Cowboys' probables taking on Saints
by Larry Hartstein |

Several Cowboys who were listed as probable on the injury report are active for the game at New Orleans. They include defensive end DeMarcus Ware (thigh), defensive end George Selvie (shoulder), safety Danny McCray (hip, toe), defensive tackle Nick Hayden (ribs), receiver Dwayne Harris (hip), and safety Barry Church (hamstring).

Ware missed the past three games, but Dallas managed to win two of them.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/295
Birthdate:
02/04/1986
Age:
35
Hometown:
Hartland, WI, USA
School:
Wisconsin
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: