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Concerns plentiful for sputtering Cowboys during 1-3 slide

Nov. 26, 2021 23:18 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's health is a concern, Dak Prescott's accuracy is off at times, and the Dallas offense has sputtered to the point that the Cowboys haven't held a lead at all in their three losses in a four-game stretch. So forget for a moment...

Raiders beat Cowboys 36-33 in OT on field goal after penalty

Nov. 25, 2021 22:03 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Carr and the Las Vegas Raiders got the third-down help they needed from Dallas cornerback Anthony Brown. Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime after Brown's fourth pass-interference penalty kept the drive alive, and the...

Cowboys, Raiders seek lost momentum in Thanksgiving meeting

Nov. 24, 2021 13:13 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys and Las Vegas Raiders have one victory between them in November and one more chance do something about it before the playoff push time also known as December. Just so happens they’re playing each other on Thanksgiving. ...

Raiders visit Cowboys, seek to change Thanksgiving fortunes

Nov. 24, 2021 11:53 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (5-5) at DALLAS (7-3) Thursday, 4:30 p.m. ET, CBS BETTING LINE: Cowboys by 7½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Raiders 4-6; Cowboys 8-2. SERIES RECORD: Tied 6-6. ...

Brighter medical outlook awaits Cowboys, but after Raiders

Nov. 22, 2021 17:41 PM EST

The NFC East race is tightening up on Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys, who could be without the quarterback's top two receivers in another game with the best pair of defensive ends sidelined on Thanksgiving. A brighter medical outlook awaits in December if nobody...

Banged-up Cowboys struggle in 19-9 loss in Kansas City

Nov. 21, 2021 20:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Injuries and COVID-19 put the Dallas Cowboys in a predicament against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. It probably won't be much better in four days' time. Already missing standout left tackle Tyron Smith because of an ankle...

Chiefs lean on D to stuff Prescott, Cowboys in 19-9 win

Nov. 21, 2021 20:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had played so horrendously on defense earlier this season that the Dallas Cowboys and their top-ranked offense probably felt confident that they could keep things rolling Sunday night. Chris Jones and the rest of the Chiefs...

Vikings outlast Rodgers, Packers 34-31 on game-ending FG

Nov. 21, 2021 18:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Much to coach Mike Zimmer's consternation, the Minnesota Vikings have made quite the habit of these white-knuckle, high-stress finishes. All that experience must be paying off. They deftly followed the winning formula for beating Green Bay by making...

Cowboys visit Chiefs for showdown of NFL heavyweights

Nov. 18, 2021 14:26 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The most dynamic offense in the NFL will be on display inside Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. It won't belong to the Kansas City Chiefs. Oh, the two-time defending AFC champs are still capable of scoring points — just ask the...

Prescott, Cowboys say lesson learned as Mahomes, Chiefs loom

Nov. 15, 2021 12:59 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys believe they are the team that blew out Atlanta, not the one that was dominated by double-digit underdog Denver when a six-game winning streak ended. Tied for the fewest losses in the NFC (and the NFL), the...