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Texans-Ravens could be first of many Watson-Jackson duels

Nov. 13, 2019 5:52 PM EST

This is the first of what could be many meetings between two dynamic young AFC quarterbacks when Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans visit Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. It might not even be the only one this season. Watson was the 12th overall pick of the 2017 draft after leading Clemson to...

Cowboys build model by paying line, Pats win another way

Nov. 12, 2019 6:38 PM EST

Travis Frederick didn't fully understand the business of football when the Dallas Cowboys drafted their center six years ago and made him an instant starter. Eventually, the four-time Pro Bowler saw what Dallas was trying to build by using first-round picks on offensive linemen three times in four drafts after...

Cowboys staring at same old playoff path after loss to Vikes

Nov. 11, 2019 8:06 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are staring at the same old playoff path, the one that has contributed to a franchise with five championships going nearly 25 years without reaching the Super Bowl. A 28-24 loss to Minnesota in a matchup of NFC contenders left Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott and...

Vikings stay grounded with clutch win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings delivered a clutch performance in the type of setting, coincidental or not, that has dogged them for years. With a victory on the road in a nationally televised night game against a winning team, they've set themselves up quite well for the rest of...

Cowboys lose to another potential playoff team and are tied

Nov. 11, 2019 1:18 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys kept force-feeding the ball to running back Ezekiel Elliott while trying to make a late comeback. Once a fourth-down pass to Elliott in the final minute fell incomplete, after he lost 3 yards and was stuffed for no gain on the previous two plays, the Cowboys were...

Cook leads Vikings to 28-24 prime-time road win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dalvin Cook did plenty in the running game. The NFL rushing leader from Minnesota might have had his biggest plays in the passing game while easily outshining two-time rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott. Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down on the...

Vikings visit Cowboys with RBs Elliott, Cook in spotlight

Nov. 7, 2019 7:53 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott doesn't feel the need to declare himself the best running back in the NFL with the two-time rushing champion and the Dallas Cowboys set to face current leader Dalvin Cook and the Minnesota Vikings. Two months after becoming the highest-paid back by ending a...

Vikings-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Nov. 7, 2019 2:17 PM EST

MINNESOTA (6-3) at DALLAS (5-3) 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD —Vikings 5-4, Cowboys 5-3 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 16-14 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 17, Vikings 15, Dec. 1, 2016 LAST WEEK — Vikings lost to Chiefs 26-23, Cowboys beat Giants 37-18 AP...

San Francisco looks to remain undefeated vs. Wilson, Seattle

Nov. 6, 2019 7:37 PM EST

The San Francisco 49ers are the NFL's last undefeated team, while Russell Wilson is making a very strong case for MVP consideration in Seattle. Something in the NFC West is about to give. The 49ers (8-0) have home-field advantage Monday night and have had 10 days to prepare for Seattle (7-2) in the first of two...

Cowboys leading NFC East again but can't shake slow starts

Nov. 5, 2019 6:21 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Several good things happened to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys after a black cat ran onto the field during a 37-18 victory over the New York Giants. One of them was pretty lucky — a questionable pass interference penalty that kept a drive alive when Dallas was leading by...