Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

Ezekiel Elliott will practice Thursday, Zack Martin won’t

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott did not practice on Wednesday after suffering a stinger during last weekend’s game over the Eagles, but said later in the day that sitting out was more about making sure he’s “fresh for Sunday” after picking up 40 touches in the overtime win. It appears one rest day was all Elliott needed to feel like he’ll be playing with a full tank against the Colts. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said that Elliott will practice on Thursday when the team gets back on the field.

Saints cut Brandon Marshall: Will team’s lack of WR depth hurt them in the playoffs?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

The New Orleans Saints have released wide receiver Brandon Marshall. The team signed Marshall after Dez Bryant suffered an Achilles injury the week after signing with the team as it has sought a reliable wide receiver option to line up opposite of Pro Bowler Michael Thomas. Marshall never played for Saints Marshall was not that guy.

Raiders owner Mark Davis on Amari Cooper: ‘It just didn’t work out in our system’

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

And Raiders owner Mark Davis didn’t have a great explanation for it. Raiders don’t think Amari Cooper worked in their system Cooper turned from a player who had 960 yards in 20 Raiders games over the last two seasons to the hottest receiver in the NFL with Dallas. He took over last week’s crucial game against the Eagles, going for 217 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner in overtime.

Cowboys RB Elliott wants rushing title and more

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Dallas Cowboys: Running back Ezekiel Elliott wants to win his second rushing title in three seasons. Yeah, it would be cool," he told the Dallas Morning News. You've got to let things like that handle themselves and things will work out.'' Elliott is the NFL's rushing leader with 1,262 yards.

Colts defensive coordinator welcomes test against Cowboys

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Eberflus took a traditional path to his first job as the defensive signal caller. He started as a student assistant and graduate assistant at the University of Toledo, moved on to Missouri and eventually became the linebackers coach in Dallas, where he worked under coordinators Rob Ryan, Monte Kiffin and Rod Marinelli. There he continued to hone his philosophy with the Tampa 2 defense.

Ezekiel Elliott not on practice field

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Running back Ezekiel Elliott was not on the field as the Cowboys began practice Wednesday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports. Elliott had a stinger in Sunday’s victory over the Eagles on the play he was penalized for lowering his helmet to initiate contact. He returned to the game and finished with a career-high 40 touches, six more than his previous best.

Report: Eagles QB Carson Wentz Not Expected to Play vs. Rams Due to Back Issue

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

Eagles QB Carson Wentz is not expected to play on Sunday against the Rams as he deals with a back issue, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports. With only a slim chance of Philadelphia making the playoffs, Wentz may not play again in 2018 depending on Sunday's result, Rapoport added. The team is still gathering information on his health.

NFL Week 15 Expert Best Bets: Put Your Money on Two Rookie QBs

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Wagering on rookie quarterbacks can feel precarious, but Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen have stepped their game up big time over the past few weeks. Since firing Hue Jackson, the Browns have gone 3-2 both straight up and against the spread. Meanwhile, the Broncos were scorching hot heading into what seemed like an easy win over the 49ers in San Francisco last week.

49ers sign safety Tyree Robinson off Cowboys’ practice squad

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

ers sign safety Tyree Robinson off Cowboys' practice squad originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The 49ers on Tuesday signed rookie safety Tyree Robinson off the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad to fill the roster spot that opened with wide receiver Pierre Garcon going on injured reserve. Garcon underwent season-ending surgery on his knee Tuesday after missing the past four games with the condition.Garcon appeared in 16 games for the 49ers over the past two seasons. He caught 64 passes for 786 yards and one touchdown.

Jason Witten can’t return to Cowboys, even if he and team wanted reunion

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

ESPN created a non-story story about an ESPN employee Sunday, saying Cowboys coach Jason Garrett has made multiple attempts, including “some of which came in recent weeks,” to get Witten to return “and help the Cowboys in their postseason push. The story generated headlines, questions and buzz. It ignored one important caveat.