Posts Tagged ‘Dallas Cowboys’

Kyle Shanahan undecided how much Jimmy Garoppolo will play vs. Broncos

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

DENVER – Jimmy Garoppolo has participated in every practice and taken twice the number of snaps of the other 49ers quarterbacks during training camp. But 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan is uncertain how much Garoppolo will play Monday night when the 49ers face the Denver Broncos in a preseason matchup. "I haven't decided how much we're going to play him on Monday night," Shanahan said.

Report: Security guard wanted $500,000, jerseys, more after Las Vegas incident with Ezekiel Elliott

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face charges after an incident with a security guard at the Electric Daisy Carnival festival in Las Vegas in May, his attorney told ESPN on Sunday. Elliott and his team described those charges as an extortion attempt, and said that the security guard and his father sent their team at least 14 requests in the wake of the incident for their silence — including a demand for $500,000, according to TMZ. Kyle Johnson, the 19-year-old security guard, elected to press charges last month shortly after the NFL determined Elliott would not face punishment for the incident. According to TMZ, Johnson and his father sent Elliott's attorney's a large list of demands just days after the initial incident.

Jerry Jones: “Zeke who?”

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

After Cowboys rookie running back Tony Pollard had a solid outing in Saturday night's preseason game, Jerry Jones suggested that Pollard might have made Ezekiel Elliott's attempt to get a new contract a little bit harder. Asked about Elliott after the game, Jones said, “Zeke who? Jones then laughed and looked into a TV camera, saying directly to Elliott, “we're having some fun, not at your expense.

Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Prescott dropped back to pass seven times, completed passes to five different receivers, had one short completion negated by an ineligible lineman downfield penalty and was sacked once.

Even after 15 seasons, Jason Witten still nervous in first preseason game back from ESPN stint

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Jason Witten has played a lot of football in his career. The Dallas Cowboys tight end has 15 seasons in the league and nearly 12,500 receiving yards under his belt, along with 11 Pro Bowl nominations and a Walter Payton Man of the Year award. It marked his official return to football after a brief one-year stint in ESPN's “Monday Night Football” booth.

NFL notebook: Chargers S James to have foot surgery

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James will have surgery on his right foot and be sidelined approximately three months, NFL Network reported Saturday. James suffered a stress fracture in his fifth metatarsal during practice Thursday and was in a walking boot Friday. The three-month timetable leaves open the possibility of James returning from injured reserve for the end of the regular season and the playoffs.

Ezekiel Elliott-less Cowboys march 97 yards for TD on opening drive vs. Rams

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys marched down the field on their first offensive drive of their second preseason game, as if it had the Hawaiian trade winds at their back Saturday night against the Los Angeles Rams. Yes, Ezekiel Elliott is still holding out. And yes, left tackle Tyron Smith (stiff back) and wide receiver Amari Cooper (foot) also were sitting this game out.

Tony Pollard slips through tackles for TD

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard rushes for a 14-yard touchdown. Watch this game on NFL NETWORK

Adrian Colbert fined $28,075 for lowering helmet

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

The NFL is trying to send a message this preseason that it's serious about enforcing the rule against lowering the helmet to initiate contact. San Francisco safety Adrian Colbert surely got the message. Colbert was ejected from last week's preseason game for lowering his helmet to drill Cowboys receiver Cedrick Wilson.

NFL fines 49ers’ Adrian Colbert for hit on defenseless receiver vs. Cowboys

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

The NFL on Saturday fined 49ers safety Adrian Colbert $28,075 for his hit on a defenseless receiver in the team's preseason opener last week against the Dallas Cowboys. Colbert was ejected from the game. Colbert was penalized for unnecessary roughness for his hit on Cowboys wide receiver Cedrick Wilson.