Giants RB Saquon Barkley looking for lead NFL in rushing

Football 12/10/18, 17:23

Coming off his best game running the ball, Saquon Barkley unveiled a few goals for the final three weeks of the regular season for the New York Giants.Of course, winning is No. 1. Leading the NFL in rushing either this year or down the road is high on his wish ...

Cowboys stifle Brees, end Saints’ 10-game win streak, 13-10

Sports 11/29/18, 23:20

Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans' 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory Thursday night.New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) walks off of the field in the first half of an NFL football game against the ...

Saints’ winning streak should ring bell for opposing Cowboys

Sports 11/28/18, 12:43

Drew Brees and the Saints have a chance to do something that should seem familiar to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. If it happens, New Orleans might even have the NFC South title already in hand by the end of the week.The record-setting quarterback will go for an 11th ...

Cowboys, Saints both thriving defensively lately

Football 11/27/18, 19:50

Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Scott Linehan doesn't sound interested in reviewing how the Saints gave up 48 points in Week 1 or 37 points in Week 3."Early in the year, they gave up some points and yards and things like that, but you just really look at them in their ...

Cooper, Cowboys join Redskins atop NFC East with 31-23 win

Football 11/22/18, 19:59

Amari Cooper had a 90-yard touchdown catch while finishing with 180 yards receiving and two scores and the Dallas Cowboys pulled even with Washington atop the NFC East with a 31-23 Thanksgiving victory over the Redskins on Thursday.Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) runs in for a touchdown against ...

Elliott, Cowboys in thick of NFC East with Redskins up next

Sports 11/19/18, 19:34

Ezekiel Elliott still had five more games to watch last year after the Dallas Cowboys lost in Atlanta at the beginning of their star running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.After playing a huge role in helping the Cowboys thrust themselves into the NFC East race with a win ...

Cowboys’ Elliott presents tough challenge for Falcons’ D

Football 11/15/18, 16:39

The Atlanta Falcons' defense has one primary goal entering Sunday's game against Dallas: Slow down Ezekiel Elliott and make Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott try to beat them with his arm.The Falcons will need all their resources to corral Elliott, who leads the NFL with 93 runs of 10 or more ...

Cowboys’ Elliott faces Falcons, 1st foe for last year’s ban

Sports 11/14/18, 18:50

Ezekiel Elliott paused and lowered his voice when asked what he was doing when the Dallas Cowboys played without their star running back for the first time during his six-game suspension last year.Not only was Elliott having a self-described "tough time" with the NFL's ban over domestic violence allegations finally ...

Cowboys look for win streak after saving season in Philly

Sports 11/12/18, 19:31

Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott played off each other in a season-saving win over Philadelphia much the same way they did during their remarkable rookie year together in 2016.Now the star quarterback and running back of the Dallas Cowboys need a winning streak, although it won't have to be as ...

Elliott takes giant leap needed to lift Cowboys past Eagles

Football 11/12/18, 02:09

Ezekiel Elliott took one giant leap that may have saved Dallas' season.But it was Elliott's go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that helped the Cowboys finally hurdle the Super Bowl champs.The Cowboys showed a second-half spark — and cooled the hot seat for coach Jason Garrett a few ...

Elliott, Prescott lead Cowboys past Eagles 27-20

Football 11/12/18, 00:34

Ezekiel Elliott had 151 yards rushing and his go-ahead 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter helped the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20 on Sunday night.Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz celebrates his touchdown catch on a pass form quarterback Carson Wentz during the second half of an ...

NFL’s running renaissance highlighted by Gurley’s MVP look

Football 11/07/18, 18:49

Ezekiel Elliott likes to give Todd Gurley credit for the NFL's running renaissance because the Los Angeles Rams star ended an unprecedented two-year drought of backs taken in the first round of the draft.With MVP-type numbers on a team looking like a Super Bowl contender, Gurley is the best example ...

Redskins riding run defense, rushing offense to 4-2 start

Football 10/22/18, 22:07

With Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne anchoring the defensive line, and Adrian Peterson hardly looking like a 33-year-old, the Washington Redskins have established what sort of team they are. It's quite a drastic shift from who they've been under coach Jay Gruden until now.Their defense stops the run — gasp! ...

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has 2nd-worst rushing game in NFL

Football 10/21/18, 22:07

It's a rather simple statistic: When Ezekiel Elliott rushes for fewer than 75 yards, the Dallas Cowboys lose.Happened again Sunday, when Elliott was held to 34 yards on 15 carries, the second-lowest total of his NFL career, and Dallas was beaten by the Washington Redskins 20-17.The Cowboys are now 0-3 ...

Redskins’ defense ready for Elliott-led Cowboys running game

Football 10/17/18, 18:16

Even after Dak Prescott rushed for 82 yards and a touchdown last week, the Washington Redskins aren't zeroing in on stopping the Dallas Cowboys quarterback."We don't really care about him running," linebacker Zach Brown said. "Him running is not really our concern."Their concern is Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys' top ...

Cowboys put focus on road woes after routing Jags at home

Texas 10/15/18, 02:58

Ezekiel Elliott had a quiet 100-yard game by his standards in the Dallas Cowboys' rout of the Jacksonville Jaguars.The star running back spoke the loudest after the 40-7 win on the home-road discrepancy for a .500 team that's perfect at AT&T Stadium and winless with three mostly anemic offensive showings ...

Garrett’s OT choice speaks to Cowboys’ sputtering offense

Football 10/08/18, 20:34

Jason Garrett decided to trust his defense by punting on a short fourth down in Houston territory in an overtime loss to the Texans.The choice by the Dallas coach also said a lot about a sputtering offense that simply hasn't looked good enough to get the Cowboys where they want ...

Texans beat Cowboys 19-16 after Garrett calls for punt in OT

Football 10/08/18, 04:08

Facing a big decision in overtime on Sunday night, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett put his trust in the defense.On fourth-and-1 on the Houston Texans' 42-yard line with less than six minutes remaining in overtime, Garrett chose to punt."We just felt like at that point in the game, the ...

Fairbairn’s FG in OT lifts Texans over Cowboys 19-16

Football 10/08/18, 00:03

DeAndre Hopkins had 151 yards receiving, including a key reception in overtime and Ka'imi Fairbairn's 36-yard field goal lifted the Houston Texans to a 19-16 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) is held short of the end zone by Dallas Cowboys defensive end ...

Elliott’s workload, key catch help Cowboys top Lions 26-24

Football 10/01/18, 03:06

Ezekiel Elliott limped off the field a couple of times during the game before combining with Dak Prescott on the decisive play for the Dallas Cowboys.The star running back had 25 carries and four catches on his way to a career-high 240 yards from scrimmage in a 26-24 win over ...

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