Cowboys’ focus on defensive line could persist through draft

Football 04/18/19, 14:18

The Dallas Cowboys made DeMarcus Lawrence the highest-paid player in franchise history and gave him a pass-rushing partner on the other side in a trade for Robert Quinn.Even after the two biggest offseason moves for owner/general manager Jerry Jones and company, defensive line remains a high priority in the draft.The ...

Cowboys’ Lawrence signs $105 million deal; Prescott next?

Football 04/09/19, 17:00

DeMarcus Lawrence may not be the highest-paid Dallas Cowboys player in history for long. It doesn't mean the club's best defensive end can't enjoy the distinction while it lasts.The 26-year-old Lawrence signed a $105 million, five-year contract Tuesday. He then was asked repeatedly to try to reflect on what it ...

Brady tops NFL Players Association merchandise sales list

Football 02/01/19, 13:32

Who's No. 1 in football?When it comes to merchandise sales, who else but Tom Brady?According to the NFLPA Top 50 Player Sales List, based on total sales of all officially licensed NFL player merchandise from March-November 2018 — the most updated survey available — the quarterback ranks ahead of Dallas ...

Anderson shines after rejected by 3 non-playoff teams

Football 01/15/19, 02:03

As the top four point-producers in the NFL were advancing to the conference championship round for the first time ever, Dak Prescott was getting sacked by his own teammate, Tom Brady was embracing the underdog role a little too tightly and C.J. Anderson was making the most of his second, ...

Young Cowboys have hope, but divisional-round block remains

Sports 01/13/19, 20:13

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have their first playoff win and the same divisional-round block the Dallas Cowboys haven't been able to solve for nearly 25 years.The star quarterback and running back figure to be leading the Dallas offense for years to come with new No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper, ...

Prescott’s playoff road resumes in LA, where so much started

Football 01/10/19, 20:28

So many questions asked of Dak Prescott revolve around two years ago, when the Dallas quarterback led the Cowboys to an NFC-best 13 wins as a rookie before losing his playoff debut.There's a new angle to that old story line now that the 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year ...

Elliott, Cowboys power past Seahawks for 24-22 wild-card win

Football 01/05/19, 23:33

Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 137 yards and the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Cowboys hung on for a 24-22 wild-card win over the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night.The playoff win by the Cowboys (11-6) was the first for Elliott and quarterback Dak Prescott on their second ...

Cowboys’ Prescott seeks 1st playoff win vs Wilson, Seahawks

Football 01/04/19, 14:38

Russell Wilson won a wild-card game with Seattle as a rookie, a Super Bowl in his second season and another NFC championship the third time around.The best Dak Prescott can hope for with the Dallas Cowboys is to join Wilson on that list of title winners in his third year, ...

4 wild-card games, all should be close

Sports 01/03/19, 13:41

The competitive balance in NFL 2018 is such that it would be no surprise if any — or all — of the visitors win on wild-card weekend to begin the 2019 calendar. Hey, the largest spread is a mere 6 1-2 points, Bears over Eagles.Maybe the most intriguing matchup is ...

Prescott rolls into 2nd postseason with Cowboys, unlike 1st

Football 12/31/18, 15:59

Dak Prescott barely played over a three-week span before losing in his postseason debut as a rookie quarterback with the Dallas Cowboys two years ago.Rust won't be an excuse in his second playoff game against Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-6) on Saturday night.Not only did Prescott play the ...

Prescott throws 4 TDs, Cowboys rally to beat Giants

Football 12/30/18, 18:59

Don't tell Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys their regular-season finale against the New York Giants was a meaningless game.They played it to the end and got momentum for the playoffs.Prescott threw a 32-yard fourth-down touchdown pass to Cole Beasley on a play that was reversed by video replay and ...

Prescott throws 4 TDs, Cowboys rally to beat Giants

Football 12/30/18, 16:47

Dak Prescott threw a 32-yard fourth-down touchdown pass to Cole Beasley on a play that was reversed by video replay and added a winning 2-point conversion pass to Michael Gallup with 1:12 to play as the playoff-bound Dallas Cowboys beat New York 36-35 on Sunday.In what might have been quarterback ...

Key penalties, turnovers cost Bucs in 27-20 loss to Dallas

Football 12/23/18, 18:06

The big plays were there for Tampa Bay and its top-five offense on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. So were plenty of penalty flags and fumbles.The result: Another prolific offensive performance, and another Buccaneers loss.The Cowboys (9-6) clinched the NFC East with a 27-20 win over Tampa Bay, capitalizing on ...

Prescott, Cowboys wrap up NFC East with 27-20 win over Bucs

Sports 12/23/18, 16:27

The Dallas Cowboys wrapped up the NFC East title when Dak Prescott accounted for two touchdowns and Jaylon Smith returned a fumble 69 yards for a score in a 27-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Smith's long return came after a scrambling Jameis Winston lost the ball on ...

Dallas’ chance to clinch division flattened by poor start

Football 12/16/18, 19:36

The Dallas Cowboys' new triplets looked untouchable for five weeks.Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper worked in perfect unison through the air and Ezekiel Elliott decimated defenses on the ground.On Sunday, the Cowboys got a humbling reminder of how fleeting success can be in the NFL. Cooper was a nonfactor, the ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Semifinal lineup advice for Week 15 in NFL

Football 12/13/18, 16:43

Fantasy semifinals in Week 15 give greater consequence to unexpected breakouts and duds from stars — win and you're playing for a title, lose and it's on to 2019.Playing games in mid-December also assures that weather will be a factor for some players in a week where matchups favor quarterbacks. ...

Amari Cooper’s impact on Cowboys immeasurable

Football 12/13/18, 04:04

Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper.The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one win from securing the NFC East title after Cooper dominated the ...

Praise for Jerry Jones? Cooper trade really did boost Dallas

Football 12/10/18, 19:06

Jerry Jones is getting praised for a football move.There might not be a better way to explain the impact of the oft-criticized owner and general manager's bold trade for Dallas, sending a 2019 first-round pick to Oakland for receiver Amari Cooper with the Cowboys fading fast in the NFC East ...

Prescott’s 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

Sports 12/09/18, 20:32

Dak Prescott threw his third touchdown pass to Amari Cooper on the first possession of overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys took a big step toward the NFC East title with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.On third down, Rasul Douglas tipped the pass into the air, and ...

Prescott’s 3rd TD to Cooper lifts Cowboys over Eagles in OT

Sports 12/09/18, 20:17

Dak Prescott threw his third touchdown pass to Amari Cooper on the first possession of overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys took a big step toward the NFC East title with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.On third down, Rasul Douglas tipped the pass into the air, and ...

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