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 ...

Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Football 01/18/19, 15:03

Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys only days after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant.Garrett, in a statement released by the team Friday, described the move as a mutual decision after he and Linehan had some open and ...

Chargers, Cowboys coaching staffs to lead Pro Bowl teams

Football 01/15/19, 15:57

The coaching staffs of the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys have been selected to lead the Pro Bowl teams.Anthony Lynn and his Chargers' staff will coach the AFC team while Jason Garrett and his Cowboys' staff coach the NFC team.The Chargers finished 12-4 in the regular season and lost ...

Gurley, Rams run through Cowboys, advance with 30-22 victory

Sports 01/12/19, 23:23

C.J. Anderson rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley rushed for 115 more and another TD in the Los Angeles Rams' first playoff victory in 14 years, 30-22 over the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round on Saturday night.Gurley and Anderson punished the Cowboys' normally sturdy run ...

Giants face decisions on Eli, others after missing playoffs

Football 12/31/18, 16:39

Things definitely didn't go the way Pat Shurmur wanted in his first season as New York Giants coach.The Giants (5-11) finished last in the NFC East for the second straight year. They missed the playoffs for the sixth time in seven seasons and were among the NFL's worst teams despite ...

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 ...

Rushing leader Elliott wants in vs Giants; do Cowboys agree?

Sports 12/27/18, 19:53

Ezekiel Elliott insists he's playing and has no hesitation saying the NFL rushing title is on his mind with the Dallas Cowboys locked into the fourth playoff seed as NFC East champions going into their regular-season finale at the New York Giants.If the league rushing leader does play, it won't ...

Barkley getting ready to cap great rookie season

Football 12/27/18, 17:26

While the NFL rushing title might be a little out of reach heading into the final week of the regular season, halfback Saquon Barkley is probably going to end his rookie season with the New York Giants with his share of records.The No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft ...

Cowboys, Giants have same goals heading into final game

Football 12/27/18, 17:15

The NFL rushing title will be on the line with Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley on the field. There is a chance this could be Eli Manning's final start for the team he led to two Super Bowl titles in the last 15 years.Not bad for a somewhat meaningless regular-season ...

Injuries can put serious hurt on playoff hopes of NFL teams

Football 12/27/18, 15:47

Injuries are never an excuse. Not for players. Not for coaches. And not for fans.Still, the NFL teams that have the most success almost always keep their best players on the field.For some teams such as Atlanta, Jacksonville and Cincinnati, injuries were a factor in derailing their seasons.Others, such as ...

Eagles need win, help from Bears to extend season

Football 12/27/18, 15:15

The Philadelphia Eagles need to win and get help to keep playing and have a chance to defend their Super Bowl title.All the Washington Redskins can do now is play spoiler.It's do-or-die for the Eagles (8-7) when they visit the Redskins (7-8) on Sunday. A victory coupled with a loss ...

Cowboys’ Crawford released from hospital after neck injury

Football 12/23/18, 21:12

Initial reports were encouraging after Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford suffered a scary injury in Dallas' NFC East-clinching 27-20 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.Crawford injured his neck on the second play of the game. His neck was stabilized on a stretcher with his facemask removed, and the ...

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 ...

Take 2: Cowboys try to wrap up NFC East, this time vs Bucs

Football 12/20/18, 18:45

Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys failed in their first attempt to wrap up the NFC East by losing to Indianapolis when the Colts badly needed a win for their playoff chase. Now the NFL's rushing leader and his teammates will try again Sunday, Dec. 23, this time facing an opponent ...

Titans, Redskins each need win to keep playoff hopes alive

Football 12/20/18, 13:51

Some might call Tennessee's push for a second straight playoff berth desperate. Three-time Pro Bowl left tackle Taylor Lewan suggests a different motivation for the Titans."Everyone here has an understanding of what's at stake and we're all willing to do what we've been doing the past few weeks to get ...

Led by Nick Foles, resilient Eagles are back in playoff mix

Football 12/17/18, 16:42

Facing a must win with their Super Bowl MVP backup quarterback leading the way, the Philadelphia Eagles responded like champions.Don't write them off just yet."We're still playing for something," coach Doug Pederson said Monday, less than 24 hours after Nick Foles led the Eagles to a 30-23 victory over the ...

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 ...

Colts use Mack attack, defense to shut down Cowboys 23-0

Football 12/16/18, 16:22

Marlon Mack rushed for a career-high 139 yards and two scores and the Indianapolis Colts defense shut out one of the league's hottest offenses, rolling to a 23-0 victory Sunday.The Colts (8-6) stayed in the AFC playoff hunt with their seventh win in eight games and their first shutout since ...

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