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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...

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...

Cowboys' Jason Witten returns to "MNF" on field, sted booth

Nov. 3, 2019 12:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jason Witten is returning to "Monday Night Football" in his more accustomed role as the Dallas Cowboys' tight end and not a television analyst for the ESPN production. For those wondering? The 37-year-old will not be wearing a microphone during the network's prime-time coverage...

Cowboys-Giants Preview Capsule

Oct. 31, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

DALLAS (4-3) at NY GIANTS (2-6) Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 7 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Cowboys 4-3; Giants 3-5 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 67-46-2 LAST MEETING — Cowboys beat Giants 35-17, Sept. 8 LAST WEEK — Cowboys bye, beat Eagles 37-10 on Oct. 20; Giants...

Broncos' Noah Fant experiencing usual growing pains in NFL

Oct. 23, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With every catch and every dropped pass, Noah Fant is living up to expectations. Tight ends, even first-rounders such as Fant, typically struggle as rookies to adjust to press coverage and digest playbooks, game plans and line calls in the NFL that are much knottier than the ones...

Cowboys drop third straight with 24-22 loss to Jets

Oct. 13, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There's no panic in the Dallas Cowboys just yet. They know how things look from the outside, especially after a 24-22 loss to the previously winless New York Jets on Sunday. Their confidence, however, remains unshaken — even during a three-game skid. "It doesn't change...

Darnold throws 2 TDs in return, Jets edge Cowboys 24-22

Oct. 13, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold returned — and so did the New York Jets' hopes to turn around a season that was quickly unraveling without him. Darnold gave the Jets' struggling offense a huge boost by throwing two touchdown passes in his return from mononucleosis, and New York held on to...

Cowboys' Prescott stays upbeat amid uptick in interceptions

Oct. 10, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott leaves little doubt he thinks he's a more confident and aggressive quarterback than, say, three years ago when the sudden star threw just four interceptions while leading the Dallas Cowboys to a franchise-record 11 straight wins. Now that the 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of...

Remembering Nick: Miami Project gala to honor Buoniconti

Oct. 4, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed and such sports stars as Dwyane Wade, Wladimir Klitschko, Chase Utley, Matt Biondi, Christian Vieri, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen and Meghan Duggan will be honored by The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis on Monday night at the organization's annual gala. The night really will be...

Packers, Cowboys have same goal: Bounce back from 1st loss

Oct. 3, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys want to get their offense back to what it was doing before a sputtering loss that slowed their best start in more than a decade. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are looking for a repeat of their best offensive showing _ but this time in a...