Archive for the ‘Dallas Cowboys’ Category

Malcolm Jenkins: Replay official should stay off the bottle

Monday, December 10th, 2018

It looked like the Eagles positioned themselves for quick points on Sunday when Cowboys kickoff returner Jourdan Lewis lost the ball on the first play of the game. Officials on the field ruled Lewis was down before he lost the ball, but the Eagles challenged and it appeared Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill recovered the ball deep in Dallas territory. The ruling was that there wasn’t a clear recovery and the Cowboys were able to avoid an early deficit.

5 things to care about from Week 14: The Cowboys win the Amari Cooper trade

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper has been every thing his new team could have hoped for and more this early in his tenure. In this space, I’ll go through all that I watched in Week 14 and give you the five things I care about coming out of Sunday, along with five things I can’t muster up the emotional energy to care for. The Cowboys won the Amari Cooper trade.

Cowboys continue to create I-told-you-so moments and become serious NFC contenders

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Dallas Cowboys owner is probably still smiling all these hours later. When everyone was clamoring for a head-coaching change in Dallas, he stood pat, preferring to ride out a storm he was sure would subside.  And when everyone crowed about him overpaying for Amari Cooper — “A first-round draft pick?!? — Jones ignored the noise, repeatedly stressing the price was more than worth it. Amari Cooper (19) is pumped after scoring the winning touchdown in overtime against the Eagles.

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

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Amari Cooper's impact on Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott has been dramatic. The new No. 1 receiver for the Cowboys shook up the NFC East race, too. Prescott threw his third touchdown pass to Cooper on the first possession of overtime, and the Cowboys took a big step toward the division title with a 29-23 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Cowboys top Eagles in OT behind stellar Cooper display

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Dallas Cowboys took a big step toward the NFC East title with an entertaining 29-23 overtime win against rivals the Philadelphia Eagles. Dallas and Philadelphia battled for top spot in the division on Sunday and the Cowboys emerged triumphant over the Super Bowl champions thanks to receiver Amari Cooper. Cooper recorded 10 receptions for 217 yards and three touchdowns in a stellar performance in Arlington.

Eagles fall to Cowboys in close battle for NFC East lead

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Jeff Kerr of the Philadelphia Eagles on 247Sports breaks down the team's 29-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in overtime in Week 14.

Cowboys take commanding lead in NFC East with OT thriller

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Cowboys haven’t clinched the NFC East, but it’s over except for mathematically. Dallas’ 29-23 overtime victory over the Eagles on Sunday gives the Cowboys a two-game lead on Washington and Philadelphia with three games to play. The Cowboys are 8-5.

Cowboys, Eagles headed to overtime

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Cowboys have 491 yards to the Eagles’ 256, but we are headed to overtime. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has his biggest passing game ever with 397 yards. Amari Cooper has eight catches for 190 yards and two touchdowns.

Report: Cowboys’ Jason Garrett tried to lure Jason Witten out of retirement

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Jason Garrett has tried to lure Jason Witten back to the Cowboys, to no avail. Count Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett among those not happy to see Jason Witten in the “Monday Night Football” booth — but for reasons that have nothing to do with Witten’s performance behind the mic. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Garrett has made “multiple overtures” to Witten to try to lure the former tight end back to the Cowboys fold.

The tank is on! Why defeat for this American football team could lead to a great victory

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Raiders are officially tanking,” declared USA Today’s Touchdown Wire last month. It’s not the first time this has been suggested by those covering the NFL for a living in response to the team’s dismal season. The contention that there’s nothing accidental about the losing streak is based on the notion that a lowly position in the final NFL standings this season would secure a favourable position in next year’s NFL draft.