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NFL’s top offense, defense clash as Patriots host Cowboys

Nov. 21, 2019 7:30 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — As a young football fan growing up in California, it didn’t take Tom Brady long to dislike the Dallas Cowboys. “I’ve really not liked the Cowboys since coming out of the womb as a Niner fan,” Brady joked this week. “They’ve got a lot of...

Don’t look now, but Prescott leading Cowboys with passing

Nov. 21, 2019 7:25 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott didn’t figure to be the next offensive star of the Dallas Cowboys caught up in MVP chatter, even though the quarterback edged running back Ezekiel Elliott in NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year voting three years ago. The two-time Pro Bowler was always seen as the...

Cowboys-Patriots Preview Capsule

Nov. 21, 2019 12:18 PM EST

DALLAS (6-4) at NEW ENGLAND (9-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Patriots by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cowboys 6-4; Patriots 7-3 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 7-5 LAST MEETING — Patriots beat Cowboys 30-6, Oct. 11, 2015 LAST WEEK — Cowboys beat Lions 35-27; Patriots beat...

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott earning bigger bucks with every start

Nov. 21, 2019 9:25 AM EST

Dak Prescott's breakout season may cost the Dallas Cowboys a ton of money. In the final year of his rookie contract, Prescott is putting up eye-popping numbers. Prescott leads the league with 3,221 yards passing and a career-high 8.8 yards per attempt. He's two touchdowns shy of his career high (23) set in his...

Elliott lags in rushing race as Cowboys offense hums along

Nov. 20, 2019 6:35 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott lost interest in talking about another 40-yard outing because the star Dallas running back said he felt awkward discussing his struggles in a game the Cowboys won. Center Travis Frederick started his assessment of the run game with a reminder that there might be a...

The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....

Stafford hurt, but defense is what’s letting Lions down

Nov. 18, 2019 7:07 PM EST

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — As hard as this is to believe, Matthew Stafford’s injury may not be Detroit’s biggest problem. The veteran quarterback missed a second straight game last weekend with back and hip problems, but unless he could have played defense, Stafford might not have been able to...

Schedule gets serious now for NFC East-leading Cowboys

Nov. 18, 2019 6:33 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are alone in first place in the NFC East again after another strong showing from the quarterback who’s having a breakthrough season three years after he was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Now they get to play the team that helped...

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

Nov. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands. Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans...

Driskel, Lions put up points, but defense was weak link

Nov. 17, 2019 6:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions tried to upset Dallas with Jeff Driskel throwing passes and Bo Scarbrough carrying the ball. Not exactly what this team planned at the beginning of the season. Driskel threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and Scarbrough scored in his NFL debut, but despite a decent day...