Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

Over 40 years after Hail Mary in Minnesota, Roger Staubach and Drew Pearson pulling for Vikings

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Minnesota Vikings appear to have a pair of unexpected supporters following their miracle victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. The former Dallas Cowboys duo authored one of several crushing blows to Vikings fans through the decades with a 50-yard Hail Mary conversion for a touchdown to give Dallas a 17-14 win. The victory propelled the Cowboys to Super Bowl X, where they’d lose 21-17 to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Who’s next? 6 things to watch in today’s Saints-Vikings game

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

A ticket to the NFC Championship game will be punched and a trip to the Linc to face the top-seeded Eagles will be booked when the Minnesota Vikings host the New Orleans Saints this evening at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. NBC Sports Philadelphia's Derrick Gunn breaks down key points and matchups to watch for as the two teams battle for the right to face the Eagles with a trip to the Super Bowl on the line next Sunday. The Saints' Sean Payton and the Vikings' Mike Zimmer are longtime friends, having coached together on the Dallas Cowboys' staff from 2003-05.

Cowboys keep running backs coach Gary Brown

Friday, January 12th, 2018

The Cowboys have turned over their coaching staff this season, but they are keeping their running backs coach, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. Gary Brown chose to stay in Dallas rather than leave for Houston, where he spent the first five seasons of his

NFL Divisional Playoffs: Picks & predictions

Friday, January 12th, 2018

Three NFL head coaches have won 36 games in the postseason. Belichick, Mike Tomlin and Sean Payton are the only Super Bowl-winning coaches of the eight teams remaining in the playoffs. Tomlin's Pittsburgh Steelers will play at home, along with Belichick's Patriots, but Payton has to take the New Orleans Saints north to face the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium — the site of Super Bowl LII.

Miles Austin interviews to become Cowboys’ receivers coach

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

The Cowboys could bring a familiar name back to their wide receivers room. Dooley left last week to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Missouri. Austin, 33, has never coached but worked in the Cowboys’ scouting department the past two years.

Washington right tackle Morgan Moses to have ankle surgery

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Right tackle Morgan Moses was the only offensive lineman to start all 16 games this season for a Washington offensive line ransacked by injuries this season. Moses played through an ankle injury the final month of the season and will have surgery on Thursday to address the issue, according to John Keim of ESPN.com. Moses was carted off the field in a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 30.

Stephen Jones: Nothing done with Kellen Moore to be Cowboys QB coach

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Despite chatter over the weekend that Kellen Moore would be retiring as a player for the Dallas Cowboys to become a coach for the Dallas Cowboys, team Vice President Stephen Jones said Monday nothing is done yet regarding Moore’s candidacy as a quarterbacks coach. Jones did confirm that Moore is a candidate for the position, which came open as the team fired Wade Wilson upon conclusion of the season.

49ers hire Ken Norton Jr.

Monday, January 8th, 2018

The 49ers on Monday announced Ken Norton Jr. has joined Kyle Shanahan's staff as assistant head coach - defense/inside linebackers. Johnny Holland, the team's inside linebackers coach last season will become the team's run game specialist/outside linebackers coach and Michael Clay will become an assistant special teams coach.

LeBron James on Browns’ 0-16 parade: “How ’bout they just boycott a season”

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

LeBron James is from Cleveland, and as such he is a Cleveland Browns fan. Well, when he’s not cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, that is. Meanwhile, the Browns were the worst team in football this year, going 0-16 in 2017-18.

Report: Glenn’s blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he was killed

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

The autopsy of former Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn showed his blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit and he had marijuana in his system when he was killed in a car crash Nov. 20, TMZ reported. Glenn died and his fiance was injured when his truck crashed into a concrete divider in Irving, Texas, as they returned home from a Dallas Cowboys game. TMZ reported that toxicology tests revealed Glenn had a .165 BAC as well as marijuana in his system.