Latest Michael S. Bennett News

Cowboys maintain air of confidence as underachieving bunch

Dec. 3, 2019 6:15 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The only other time the Dallas Cowboys started 3-0 and missed the playoffs, Jason Witten was a sixth-year tight end for a team that had been the top seed in the NFC the previous year and was eager to atone for a crushing divisional-round loss. Witten is still around 11 years later...

Cowboys’ Bennett visiting Pats after brief stint with them

Nov. 22, 2019 5:58 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive lineman Michael Bennett walked away from his brief stint in New England with an appreciation for Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady. As for the trade that brought him to the Cowboys almost as soon as Bennett returned from a one-game suspension over...

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...

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...

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...

Yellow flags, red flags, black eyes for NFL's 100th season

Nov. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The NFL's 100th season has not been worth celebrating even if the history of the league is. Several teams are tanking, penalties are wrecking the flow of games, some of the biggest stars have been sidelined, the new pass interference rule appears to have been adapted only to quiet the uproar that started after...

Dallas QB Dak Prescott doing a number on the New York Giants

Oct. 31, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It's easy to assume games between Dallas and the Giants are going to be a running backs' showcase featuring Ezekiel Elliott of the Cowboys and Saquon Barkley of New York. The two finished 1-2 in rushing last season with Elliott gaining 1,434 yards and Barkley 1,307. They also...

NFL teams did their wheeling and dealing early this year

Oct. 29, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

Trent Williams stayed put, as did Josh Norman, Chris Harris Jr. and Le'Veon Bell. Jamal Adams, Melvin Gordon and Patrick Peterson aren't going anywhere, either. The NFL trade deadline was a dud this year but only because teams didn't wait for the cutoff to swap draft picks and established stars, something they'd...

NFL is losing its reputation for boring trade deadlines

Oct. 26, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

The NFL is losing its reputation for boring trade deadlines. Jalen Ramsey, Marcus Peters, Emmanuel Sanders, Mohamed Sanu, Michael Bennett and Quandre Diggs have already changed teams in the past two weeks and several more established players could be on the move before Tuesday's deadline. Not long ago, it was...

Cowboys seek steady roll to playoffs after up-and-down start

Oct. 24, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott wasn't particularly distressed about the three-game losing streak that followed a 3-0 start with Dallas carrying lofty expectations. It's a matter of timing for the star quarterback, particularly since the Cowboys had a three-game skid later in the one year out of three...