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Prescott says calf injury not an issue as Cowboys enter bye

Oct. 18, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott promised not to miss any time after straining his right calf on the touchdown pass in overtime that gave the Dallas Cowboys their first win at New England since 1987. The star quarterback believes he can deliver on that vow because the...

Secondary issues on display in Patriots' OT loss to Cowboys

Oct. 18, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots spent heavily this offseason hoping to patch the holes of a team that finished 7-9 in 2020 and on the outside of the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Through six games of 2021, those efforts have added up to them being...

Analysis: NFL loaded with mediocre teams 6 weeks into season

Oct. 18, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

Six weeks into the NFL season and each conference has only six teams with a winning record. A league that prides itself on parity is loaded with mediocre and poor teams. Five clubs have one win, the Lions are winless and four division races are all...

Patriots' resolve unshaken after falling to 0-4 at home

Oct. 17, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — For 60 minutes, the New England Patriots had an answer for nearly everything the Dallas Cowboys threw at them. But as they trudged off the field following a 35-29 overtime loss on Sunday, they had to confront the reality that they're not quite...

Prescott TD pass lifts Cowboys to 35-29 OT win over Pats

Oct. 17, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn't going to let anything prevent him from enjoying the moment. While his team celebrated around him after he threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime to beat the New Patriots 35-29 Sunday, the Cowboys quarterback...

Cowboys poised to beat Belichick-led Patriots for 1st time

Oct. 14, 2021 15:47 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott didn’t have to think long this week about what he remembered most about Dallas’ last visit to New England in 2019. “It was a like a hurricane,” Elliott recalled of the game played in wet, windy conditions and included...

Cowboys looking to end six-game losing streak vs. Patriots

Oct. 14, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (4-1) at NEW ENGLAND (2-3) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Cowboys by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cowboys 5-0; Patriots 2-3. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 7-6. ...

Patriots make needed progress in comeback win over Texans

Oct. 11, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots needed a late-game rally to avert a loss at Houston on Sunday. They are hoping to keep the momentum going — and get much better luck on the injury front — as they return home to prepare for a visit from one of the league’s...

Cooper doesn't hide what he's thinking with Cowboys rolling

Oct. 11, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Amari Cooper rejected the suggestion that Dallas' 44-20 win over New York was even more impressive because of a sloppy start that kept the last-place Giants in the game longer than they should have been. The receiver's reaction illustrates where...

LEADING OFF: Astros face renewed sign-stealing charge

Oct. 11, 2021 02:41 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HOUSTON, WE HAVE A PROBLEM? The Astros are facing renewed suspicions over sign stealing two years after being punished by the league for a scandal during their 2017 World...