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Cowboys take misfiring offense into mini-break after win

Dec. 03, 2021 13:30 PM EST

Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have issues on offense, with the luxury of time to fix them coming off a victory at New Orleans that could result in a three-game lead in the NFC East with five to go. The Cowboys had a season-high six three-and-outs in a 27-17 victory...

Defense lifts Dallas to 27-17 victory over sinking Saints

Dec. 03, 2021 01:31 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dallas defensive coordinator Dan Quinn had to step in for Mike McCarthy as acting head coach and enjoyed the sideline view as the unit he normally oversees lifted the Cowboys out of their recent swoon with a slew of big plays. CeeDee Lamb had 122...

It won't be easy for Cowboys nor Saints in Big Easy

Dec. 01, 2021 12:28 PM EST

Yes, it's been a strange year on the field, with visiting teams 90-87-1, not counting two neutral-site games in London. And this week's betting lines are further proof home field isn't necessarily an advantage. Take a look, and you will find eight visitors as favorites,...

Cowboys, Saints collide trying to stem midseason slides

Dec. 01, 2021 14:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have lost four straight for the first time since 2015 and the Dallas Cowboys have been just one victory better during their past four games. Those coinciding slides set up a pivotal NFC clash in the Superdome on Thursday night...

Cowboys seek first road win vs. Saints since 2009

Dec. 01, 2021 14:09 PM EST

DALLAS (7-4) at NEW ORLEANS (5-6) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Cowboys by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Cowboys 8-3; Saints 5-6. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 17-13. ...

Rookie Nahshon Wright joins Cowboys' crowded COVID-19 list

Nov. 30, 2021 16:10 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Nahshon Wright has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing to eight the number of players and coaches sidelined by the coronavirus for Thursday's game at New Orleans. Coach Mike McCarthy and five members of his staff...

Cowboys' McCarthy out vs. Saints after positive COVID test

Nov. 29, 2021 16:43 PM EST

Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy checked into the team hotel the day after the Thanksgiving game as a precaution with COVID-19 infections spreading on his staff. McCarthy ended up testing positive anyway, and isn't the only one in his family dealing with the virus. ...

Cowboys going virtual with COVID-19 infections on rise again

Nov. 28, 2021 12:32 PM EST

The Dallas Cowboys are going virtual with meetings leading into Thursday's game at New Orleans with COVID-19 infections on the rise again within the team. Right tackle Terence Steele was among the positive COVID-19 tests and won't play against the Saints, coach Mike...

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...