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FILE - Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh celebrates after beating the Los Angeles Rams in an NFL football game  in Los Angeles, in this Nov. 25, 2019, file photo. Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. Last week's 20-13 victory in Tennessee was Harbaugh's eighth on the road in the playoffs, the most by any coach in NFL history, breaking a tie with Tom Landry and Tom Coughlin. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FIle)

Harbaugh, Ravens happily travel road to success in playoffs

Jan. 13, 2021 1:24 PM EST

Home-field advantage in the playoffs is overrated for Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who has found that the road to success in the postseason usually involves packing his bags and getting the heck out of Baltimore. Last week's 20-13 victory in Tennessee was Harbaugh's eighth on the road in the playoffs, the most by...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, with former Atlanta coach Quinn as defensive coordinator, turning over a unit that was among the worst in franchise history to someone who built his reputation on defense in Seattle. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Cowboys pick ex-Atlanta coach Quinn as defensive coordinator

Jan. 11, 2021 7:52 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys agreed to terms Monday with former Atlanta coach Dan Quinn as defensive coordinator, turning over a unit that was among the worst in franchise history to someone who built his reputation on defense in Seattle. Quinn was already on the hot seat with the Falcons before...

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Mike Nolan talks to players as they warm up for an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys have fired Nolan after their defense allowed a franchise record in points and finished 31st in the NFL against the run in his only season, the team announced Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

Cowboys fire defensive coordinator Mike Nolan after 1 season

Jan. 8, 2021 5:39 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys fired defensive coordinator Mike Nolan on Friday after their defense allowed a franchise record in points and finished 31st in the NFL against the run in his only season. Coach Mike McCarthy hired Nolan from New Orleans, where he was coaching linebackers, when...

Philadelphia Eagles' Zach Ertz (86), Brandon Graham (55) and Carson Wentz (11), walk off the field after their 37-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Analysis: Wentz, Elliott provide little bang for buck

Jan. 8, 2021 2:23 AM EST

In a league governed by a salary cap, finding productive players on low-cost rookie deals or bargained-based veterans can be the key to success in the NFL. The teams taking the field for the playoffs this month all have plenty good deals to help along the way whether it’s a star quarterback on a rookie...

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (24) stops Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) from gaining extra yardage after a catch as cornerback Jourdan Lewis (26) looks on in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Defense figures to be focus as Cowboys miss playoffs again

Jan. 4, 2021 5:22 PM EST

The answers on offense for the Dallas Cowboys going into coach Mike McCarthy's second season are in place, simply waiting to return from injury, most notably quarterback Dak Prescott. The defense is another story. The future of defensive coordinator Mike Nolan is the starting point after the Cowboys gave up a...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton reacts after being sacked during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

McCarthy defends key decisions as loss eliminates Cowboys

Jan. 3, 2021 11:46 PM EST

Mike McCarthy will take lingering questions about game management into the offseason rather than the momentum of a four-game winning streak to finish a difficult first season as coach of the Dallas Cowboys. McCarthy didn't challenge a catch that set up a 50-yard field goal by New York's Graham Gano when it...

New York Giants' Xavier McKinney, right, celebrates his interception in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

Giants outlast Cowboys, lose division hours later to WSH

Jan. 3, 2021 11:31 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants won, and then they waited — hoping for a key win from a bitter rival. “We’ll be pulling for Philly, no doubt,” quarterback Daniel Jones said. They won't be singing “Fly, Eagles Fly” in the Big Apple any time soon....

The Latest: Packers half away from clinching NFC's top seed

Jan. 3, 2021 6:10 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:55 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are a half away from clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. The Packers lead Chicago 21-13 at halftime, a loss that would eliminate the Bears from the playoffs. The Titans lead Houston 17-9 at halftime...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton walks off the field after their NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Cowboys, Giants need a win and Washington loss for playoffs

Jan. 3, 2021 12:10 AM EST

Playing with a backup quarterback and a defense that's finally found itself, the Dallas Cowboys are the hottest team in the NFC East entering the final weekend of the regular season. It might not be good enough to get them back to the playoffs. The Cowboys (6-9) will try to extend their winning streak to four...

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore watches practice during an NFL football training camp in Arlington, Texas. Moore said Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys signed their play-caller to a multiyear contract extension. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)

Moore ends pursuit of Boise State job, staying with Cowboys

Jan. 3, 2021 12:09 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas offensive coordinator Kellen Moore said Saturday night he is no longer pursuing the Boise State job, and the Cowboys agreed on a multiyear contract extension with their play-caller. The 32-year-old Moore was a candidate at his alma mater after Bryan Harsin took the Auburn job....