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Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy, center with hand raised, celebrates an onside kick recovery in the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Cowboys look to build off character-check win over Falcons

Sep. 21, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott said Mike McCarthy’s halftime message was that the outcome mattered less than the character check after an inept first quarter put the Dallas Cowboys way behind in their coach’s home debut. The star quarterback’s record-setting response in the...

The Latest: Butker's FG lifts Chiefs to OT win over Chargers

Sep. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 2 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:50 p.m. Harrison Butker made a 58-yard field goal in overtime, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Butker kicked the ball through the uprights three times at the end of the game on Sunday. A false start negated a...

Dallas Cowboys cornerback C.J. Goodwin (29) follows on Cowboys onside kick as Atlanta Falcons' Olamide Zaccheaus (17) looks on in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Goodwin recovered the kick. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Falcons lose on last-play FG after not attacking onside kick

Sep. 20, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons could only watch as they lost on a game-ending field goal. They might not have been in that situation if their hands team hadn't just watched the trickling onside kick that put the Dallas Cowboys in position to pull off a 40-39 win — after being down by...

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

Cowboys' Elliott reveals "painful" new "Feed Me" tattoo

Sep. 18, 2020 1:47 PM EDT

Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott pulled up his jersey to reveal a new “Feed Me” tattoo on his stomach after scoring the first Cowboys touchdown of the season against the Rams. The two-time rushing champion said he got the tattoo over the summer, with the message obvious based on the slogan that...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy, right, is seen on the sideline against the Los Angeles Rams in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Cowboys host Falcons, with McCarthy moving past memory lane

Sep. 17, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy got the sentimental stuff out of the way before his first home game as coach of the Dallas Cowboys, in the stadium where he won his Super Bowl with Green Bay a decade ago. After getting hired, McCarthy wanted to know how long the ride was from team headquarters to AT&T Stadium, so he made the...

Cowboys play visiting Falcons in home debut for McCarthy

Sep. 17, 2020 9:44 AM EDT

ATLANTA (0-1) at DALLAS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Falcons 0-1; Cowboys 0-1 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 17-11 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Falcons 22-19 on Nov. 18, 2018, in Atlanta LAST WEEK — Falcons lost to Seahawks...

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy bumps fists with quarterback Dak Prescott (4) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis )

McCarthy loses 1st game with Cowboys, but might have won QB

Sep. 14, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

Mike McCarthy lost his debut as coach of the Dallas Cowboys in part because of a curious fourth-down decision that didn't work. He might have won a quarterback with the move. Dak Prescott's pass to rookie receiver CeeDee Lamb covered 2 yards on fourth-and-3 when a short field goal could have pulled Dallas even in...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, right, is tackled by Los Angeles Rams defensive end Michael Brockers during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong )

McCarthy's call on 4th down scrutinized in Cowboys' debut

Sep. 14, 2020 12:58 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Mike McCarthy's first big decision in his debut as Dallas Cowboys coach is going to be second guessed for awhile. Instead of going for the tying field goal on the road against the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter, McCarthy elected to go for it on fourth-and-3 from the...

Los Angeles Rams running back Malcolm Brown leaps into the end zone for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Rams open SoFi Stadium in style with 20-17 win over Cowboys

Sep. 14, 2020 12:27 AM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams ran through their tunnel and into empty SoFi Stadium for the very first time amid sparkling fireworks, flashing lights and the prerecorded cheers of fans watching from home. So this isn't the Hollywood ending that anybody pictured on a landmark night for...

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley, right, gets five from wide receiver Calvin Ridley after making a reception during NFL football practice in Flowery Branch, Ga. Gurley believes he and his new team are a perfect match as he seeks to rejuvenate a career affected by knee injuries. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Gurley ready to prove he's 100 percent healthy for Falcons

Sep. 11, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons went all season without a 100-yard rusher in the backfield last year, so when Todd Gurley became available as a free agent, they were eager to sign him. Gurley has a history of knee problems and was cut by the Los Angeles Rams just two years removed from consecutive...