Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
1 month ago

Paea (knee) told Cowboys' coaches Wednesday he would retire, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea has been dealing with this nagging knee injury for weeks, but he only missed one game which was in Week 5. This was Paea's seventh year in the league, and he has also spent time with Chicago, Washington and Cleveland. Second-year defensive tackle Brian Price will likely see an increase in snaps in the wake of Paea's departure.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
1 month ago

Paea (knee) is David Helman of the Cowboys' official site for Sunday's game against the Packers.

EDGE Analysis

Paea did not practice for the second consecutive week but will not attempt to play through the injury against the Packers. David Irving and former Packer Brian Price will likely be on tap for increased snaps in his absence Sunday.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
2 months ago

Paea (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea did not practice for the second consecutive week, although he did still play 29 of 69 defensive snaps against the Rams last Sunday. Things reportedly aren't as optimistic for the veteran defensive tackle this week, but he is still likely to be a game-day decision.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
2 months ago

Paea (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Rams, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea played through his knee injury last week and is doing so once again. He isn't expected to be limited and should see his typical workload.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
2 months ago

Paea (knee) is officially active for Monday night's game against the Cardinals, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea did not practice this week and was listed as questionable, but it appears the Cowboys were just being cautious. The veteran defensive tackle played 46 of 77 defensive snaps in Week 2, and is likely looking at a similar workload Monday.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
2 months ago

Paea did not participate in Thursday's practice due to a knee injury, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea's injury doesn't appear to be too serious, as it is a lingering problem that the team keeps a close eye on. It looks like the Cowboys are just taking precautionary measures with the defensive tackle and Paea likely won't miss any time as a result.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
3 months ago

Paea (knee) started at defensive tackle during Saturday's preseason game against the Colts.

EDGE Analysis

Paea played 12 defensive snaps and did not record a tackle. The veteran defensive tackle had been dealing with a nagging knee injury, but could potentially earn the starting job with Cedric Thornton (hamstring) currently slowed by injury.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
3 months ago

Paea (knee) expects to play in Saturday's preseason tilt with the Colts, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea looks to be nearing a full return following a knee injury that has been plaguing him for months. Assuming he avoids any setbacks, Paea will likely play Saturday, per the report.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
6 months ago

Paea sat out Wednesday's OTA due to a knee injury, Clarence Hill Jr. of The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports.

EDGE Analysis

Paea signed with Dallas in the offseason and is expected to start at defensive tackle for the team. It's unclear what exactly the problem with his knee is, but it doesn't appear to be serious at this time.

Stephen Paea
DL DAL (6)
8 months ago

Paea signed with the Cowboys on Friday, Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com reports. Terms were not disclosed.

EDGE Analysis

He has experience with Rod Marinelli's defensive scheme from their time together in Chicago, and Paea will take Terrell McClain's spot in the Dallas defensive line rotation. The 28-year-old recorded 12 tackles and a half-sack in 13 games for the Browns in 2016.