Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

2 stats that point to a Redskins breakthrough win against Cowboys

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

In their last four games, the Cowboys cannot lose to the Redskins. Cowboys QB Dak Prescott has never lost to the Redskins, and neither has running back Ezekiel Elliott. At 0-3, the Cowboys are yet to win on the road this season, and Washington is 2-1 so far this year at FedEx field.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Targeted By NFL Owners To Buy Seattle Seahawks

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

National Football League owners reportedly want Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to join the club by purchasing the Seattle Seahawks franchise. The Seahawks were owned by Paul Allen, who passed away earlier this week from septic shock after battling a recurrence of cancer. Bezos, who may be the richest man in the world, is reportedly being prodded by several NFL owners, including influential Dallas Cowboys owners Jerry Jones.

Why the Redskins-Cowboys matchup isn’t just another game

Friday, October 19th, 2018

When the Dallas Cowboys come to town on Sunday in Week 7 to face off against the Redskins, anyone who has spent anytime with a Washington fan knows it's not just another game. In a Facebook Live on Friday, NBC Sports Washington analyst and former Washington Redskin Brian Mitchell explained why it wasn't just another game for fans or players. If it was just another game, the community and the town wouldn't act like it does. If it was just another game when you beat the Cowboys and you ride around, you wouldn't see that everyone seems to be a lot happier.

Broncos reverse the script, can they keep it up?

Friday, October 19th, 2018

The Denver Broncos will try to replicate their energy and emotion from their 45-10 blowout of the Arizona Cardinals so they don't fall into the same morass they did the last time they ran up the score on an overwhelmed opponent. Then, on a short week, the Broncos (3-4) backed up Von Miller's smack talk and outclassed the Cardinals (1-6) just as their superstar linebacker had promised, flipping the script maybe on what had been a soured season. Miller's message was actually directed at his own shaken team in hopes of restoring its swagger.

Texans visit Jaguars in division showdown

Friday, October 19th, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars entered the season as prohibitive favorites to win the AFC South and trendy picks to return to the AFC Championship Game. Jacksonville is coming off back-to-back lopsided defeats -- a 30-14 setback at Kansas City in Week 5 and a surprising 40-7 drubbing at the Dallas Cowboys last weekend. While the Jaguars came back to the pack, the Texans are on a roll.

Lions’ T.J. Lang ready to ‘hit the reset button and continue to play’ after 6th concussion

Friday, October 19th, 2018

Detroit Lions guard T.J. Lang visited multiple neurological specialists in the wake of his sixth concussion and though they gave him conflicting reports on how brain injuries impact long-term health, Lang is comfortable returning to the game. The Pro Bowl right guard told the Detroit Free Press his biggest question for the doctors was if they felt safe with him going back to football once he was healthy from the latest concussion, suffered in a Sept. 30 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. “And I think most of them said yeah,” Lang said, according to the Free Press.

Thursday’s Sports in Brief

Friday, October 19th, 2018

David Price put his postseason woes behind him, pitching the Boston Red Sox back into another World Series with a 4-1 victory over the defending champion Houston Astros on Thursday night. Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox stunned Justin Verlander and the Astros in Game 5 of the AL Championship Series to win the best-of-seven set 4-1, a perfect 43rd birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora.

Jerry Jones: Dak Prescott Is More Than a ‘Bus Driver’ in Cowboys’ Offense

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Despite all the criticisms that have been tossed in the direction of quarterback Dak Prescott, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said, "Anything we need to see and need to know, I see with him" and called Prescott the "long-term" option for Dallas in an interview with Jarrett Bell of USA Today. "We know the problem with saying that about any player, but I don’t mind saying it," Jones told USA Today. Prescott and the Cowboys are coming off arguably their best performance in two seasons with a 40-7 victory over the Jaguars.

Cowboys WR Terrance Williams gets 3-game substance abuse ban

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams has been suspended three games for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, a ban he will serve while on injured reserve because of lingering issues from offseason surgery for a broken right foot. The league said Thursday the suspension will be in effect Sunday when the Cowboys visit Washington. After Dallas' open week and a home game against Tennessee, the final game of the ban will be Nov. 11 at Philadelphia.

Who’ll win the weekend in NFL’s Week 7: Trubisky vs. Belichick, old-school rivalry and proving time for Eagles

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Yahoo Sports NFL senior writers Terez Paylor, Kimberley A. Martin and Charles Robinson select games this week that will leave us buzzing heading into Monday. The Pats are the Pats, of course, but many expected some rough waters ahead for the Bears, especially with a new head coach in Matt Nagy and a still-developing Trubisky at quarterback.