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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) grabs his helmet after throwing an incomplete pass into the end zone in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Reality overwhelms hope for Cowboys, last in woeful NFC East

Nov. 30, 2020 7:33 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — In a season of so much uncertainty, the Dallas Cowboys can count on one thing: being alone in last place in the NFL's worst division going into Week 13. While the Cowboys will say there's still hope because no team in the NFC East will have more than one win than they do, the...

Houston guard Marcus Sasser (0) reacts after making a three-point shot against Texas Tech during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

No. 17 Houston takes big lead, tops No. 14 Texas Tech 64-53

Nov. 29, 2020 9:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson heard the Texas Tech-heavy presence of a pandemic-limited crowd for the meeting of the old Southwest Conference foes on a supposedly neutral court in Texas. The 17th-ranked Cougars still turned aside a rally after running out to a big lead against the...

An image of Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coordinator Markus Paul is projected on the video screen as all in attendance observe a moment of silence before an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Paul died on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Raw emotions linger for Cowboys after strength coach's death

Nov. 28, 2020 11:42 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike McCarthy hadn't even looked at film almost 24 hours after a failed fake punt sent the Dallas Cowboys spiraling in a Thanksgiving Day loss to Washington. The first-year Dallas coach couldn't really answer a question about the play because he was still dealing the next morning...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...

Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin (70) is assisted off the field by team medical staff after suffering an unknown injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Injured Cowboys linemen Martin, Erving to miss several weeks

Nov. 27, 2020 5:47 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys offensive linemen Zack Martin and Cam Erving will be out several weeks if not longer after getting injured in the Thanksgiving loss to Washington. Martin and Erving went out on the opening drive Thursday. Erving exited first with a sprained knee, and Martin injured...

Washington Football Team's Montez Sweat, second from left, and Ryan Kerrigan (91) celebrate Sweat's interception of a pass by Dallas Cowboys' Andy Dalton that Sweat ran back for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. Kamren Curl (31), Jeremy Reaves (39), Daron Payne (94), Jon Bostic (53) and Chase Young (99) run to join the celebration. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Smith, Washington in 1st after Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

Nov. 26, 2020 11:39 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Smith has Washington at least temporarily in first place in the NFC East after winning on Thanksgiving for the first time, two years after a planned holiday showing was wrecked by the quarterback's career-threatening leg injury. Smith and his teammates aren't going to concern...

Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy gestures as he walks along the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Cowboys miss chance for NFC East lead with another home loss

Nov. 26, 2020 10:08 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Both starting offensive tackles were lost to injury on their first drive of the game, Ezekiel Elliott lost another fumble and there were several questionable coaching decisions for the Dallas Cowboys when they could have taken over the NFC East lead. Coach Mike McCarthy’s...

Dallas Cowboys guard Zack Martin (70) is assisted by team medical staff after suffering an unknown injury in the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Dallas OL Zack Martin hurts calf, won't return vs Washington

Nov. 26, 2020 6:35 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys right tackle Zack Martin won't return against Washington after injuring his left calf on the team's opening possession. A four-time All-Pro at right guard, Martin moved to right tackle last week to replace struggling rookie Terence Steele. Martin made his first start...

Washington LT Cornelius Lucas out again for Dallas game

Nov. 26, 2020 3:30 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Washington left tackle Cornelius Lucas is missing his second straight game with an ankle injury in a Thanksgiving visit to Dallas. With Lucas out again, Morgan Moses will start again at left tackle instead of right tackle and David Sharpe will again start at right tackle. Sharpe...

In this Aug. 30, 2020, photo, Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coordinator Markus Paul, left, talks with coach Mike McCarthy during NFL football training camp in Arlington, Texas. Paul died Wednesday, Nov. 25, a day after being taken to the hospital after experiencing a medical emergency at the team's facility. He was 54. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

Cowboys assistant Markus Paul dies day after medical event

Nov. 25, 2020 11:18 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys strength coach Markus Paul died Wednesday, a day after being taken to the hospital after experiencing a medical emergency at the team's facility. He was 54. The team said the cause of death was pending. Paul was in his third season with the Cowboys after previous being a...