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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...

Tackles, WRs active for Cowboys vs Eagles despite injuries

Oct. 20, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys will have both offensive tackles and two of their top three receivers for a key NFC East meeting with Philadelphia after all four were questionable with injuries. Six-time Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith is active against the Eagles on Sunday night after missing...

Cowboys defense lacking impact of promising unit from 2018

Oct. 17, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jeff Heath agrees the Dallas defense hasn't had the impact it did early last season, when that unit often covered for a sagging offense and kept the Cowboys from falling too far out of the playoff picture. The seventh-year safety also doesn't want to overstate how he and his defensive...

Guaranteed: Eagles-Cowboys winner will be 1st in NFC East

Oct. 17, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Doug Pederson had to downplay some trash talk from one of his linebackers the previous time Philadelphia visited Dallas for a crucial NFC East meeting. Now the coach of the Eagles is having to explain how he ended up on the bulletin board while the Cowboys respond the way they...

Eagles-Cowboys Preview Capsule

Oct. 17, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (3-3) at DALLAS (3-3) 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Cowboys by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Eagles 2-4, Cowboys 3-3 SERIES RECORD — Cowboys lead 68-52 LAST MEETING — Cowboys 29, Eagles 23, OT, Dec. 9, 2018 LAST WEEK — Eagles lost to Vikings 38-20, Cowboys lost to Jets...

Cowboys can easily pin 3-game losing streak on slow starts

Oct. 16, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Before scoring touchdowns on five straight possessions and cruising to a comfortable win over the New York Giants in the opener on their way to a 3-0 start, Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys stalled on their opening drive and fell behind. The slow starts have been much worse during...

Skid shifts Cowboys talk from Super Bowl to Garrett's future

Oct. 14, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The last time the Dallas Cowboys lost three straight games, they were halfway through star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension two years ago. Since this skid came more than a month earlier on the schedule, the Cowboys have plenty of time to salvage their playoff hopes...

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...

Skidding Jets happy to have Darnold back to face Cowboys

Oct. 10, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's huge smile said it all. The New York Jets are getting quarterback Sam Darnold back under center this week, and the star running back was thrilled. Just like everyone who coaches, plays or roots for the struggling team. But, especially Bell. "Him getting back in...