Cowboys can prove they are real by grabbing NFC East title

Football 12/13/18, 23:44

If the Dallas Cowboys are for real, they will win their sixth straight game and clinch the NFC East at Indianapolis on Sunday.If the Colts are for real, they will knock off the Cowboys and stamp themselves as true contenders for the AFC playoffs.With three games remaining, Dallas (8-5) is ...

Cowboys, Colts ready to meet in high-stakes game

Football 12/13/18, 15:51

Jason Garrett and Frank Reich understand the high stakes of Sunday's game.If Dallas wins, it clinches the NFC East. If Indianapolis wins, it stays in the hunt for the AFC's final playoff spot and possibly even a division crown.The two coaches and their players will get one more precious late-season ...

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 ...

Eagles search for answers in season gone wrong

Football 12/10/18, 17:31

Explaining what went wrong a day after another frustrating loss left the Philadelphia Eagles on the brink of elimination was a difficult exercise for coach Doug Pederson.Why didn't he go for a 2-point conversion and the win?Why try a quarterback option on third-and-1?Why does the offense still struggle early in ...

4th Redskins QB starter of season prepped with ‘Madden NFL’

Football 12/10/18, 17:31

This is what it's come to for the Washington Redskins: Their fourth quarterback of a once-promising, now-lost season, Josh Johnson, will be making his first NFL start since 2011 and spent time playing the "Madden NFL" video game to try to pick up something about his new teammates."I learned their ...

Defending Super Bowl champ Eagles lose control with OT loss

Football 12/09/18, 22:10

The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles have lost control.Needing a win at NFC East rival Dallas to have the chance to determine their own fate in the division race, the Eagles instead lost 29-23 in overtime Sunday — even after tying the game three times in the fourth quarter.Carson ...

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 ...

Grugier-Hill apologizes for saying Cowboys “always choke”

Football 12/07/18, 16:15

Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill says he apologized to coach Doug Pederson for trash talking the Dallas Cowboys earlier this week.Grugier-Hill told a Philadelphia television reporter on Wednesday: "Look at Dallas' history. They always choke. So we'll go down there and make them choke."The defending Super Bowl champion Eagles (6-6) ...

Eagles try to stay afloat at Cowboys, who did same in Philly

Football 12/06/18, 18:51

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys saved their season with a win in Philadelphia a month ago.Carson Wentz and the Eagles will try to do the same in Texas — actually for the third straight week since the defending champs found their season on the brink following a blowout loss ...

So much has happened to Skins since 1st game against Giants

Football 12/06/18, 18:44

The first time Washington faced the New York Giants this season, Alex Smith was the QB for the Redskins, and their victory pushed them to 5-2, alone atop the NFC East.The Giants, meanwhile, dropped to 1-7, headed nowhere fast in coach Pat Shurmur's first year and what just about everyone ...

Back to winning, Eagles in control of playoff hopes

Football 12/04/18, 15:35

It took the Philadelphia Eagles 13 weeks to win consecutive games and they have to keep doing it to reach the playoffs.At least the defending Super Bowl champions control their fate.If they win out, they'll secure the NFC East. But Philadelphia has the league's toughest schedule in the final quarter ...

Wentz tosses for 2 TDs, leads Eagles over Redskins 28-13

Sports 12/03/18, 23:21

Carson Wentz ran around and extended plays the way he did before his knee injury.Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on Monday night.The ...

No pain, no gain in the playoff chase

Football 11/29/18, 23:32

Nigel Bradham played nearly an entire game with a broken thumb that required surgery afterward.Why?The Philadelphia Eagles are fighting for a playoff spot and needed their best linebacker."It was definitely painful but it was something I had to get through," Bradham said after having six screws inserted into his right ...

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 ...

Inconsistent offense has plagued Eagles all season

Football 11/29/18, 19:04

Carson Wentz led an offense that steamrolled opponents last season with perhaps less talent surrounding him than he has now.He's certain the Philadelphia Eagles will regain their production.The defending Super Bowl champions are averaging slightly more than a touchdown less than they scored in 2017, down to 20.9 points per ...

Rookie Josh Adams becomes answer for Eagles at running back

Sports 11/26/18, 16:57

An undrafted rookie who began the season on the practice squad kept the Philadelphia Eagles in the playoff race.Josh Adams helped the Eagles overcome deficits of 12-0 and 19-3 in a 25-22 victory over the New York Giants that moved the defending Super Bowl champions within one game of the ...

Giants, Eagles heading in opposite directions

Football 11/23/18, 15:11

The Giants and Eagles are heading in opposite directions in an up-for-grabs division.At the season's midpoint, Eli Manning's starting job was in jeopardy and New York seemingly was primed for a run at the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft.But the Giants (3-7) have won two straight after ...

Jerry Jones: Cooper even helping surging Cowboys on defense

Sports 11/23/18, 14:33

Amari Cooper's 90-yard touchdown catch was soon followed by DeMarcus Lawrence's first career interception in a Dallas win over Washington that pulled the Cowboys even with the Redskins atop the NFC East.Call Jerry Jones crazy, but the Cowboys owner and general manager believes those two big plays are connected. And ...

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