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Cowboys down two cornerbacks vs. Cardinals

The Cowboys will be shorthanded in the secondary against the Cardinals on Monday night. The official injury report is out, and Dallas cornerbacks Chidobe Awuzie and Nolan Carroll have both been ruled out. Awuzie suffered a hamstring injury and Carroll suffered a concussion last week against the Broncos. The good news is that Cowboys cornerback [more]

Jason Garrett steers clear of President Trump’s remarks

Pretty much everyone has something to say about President Donald Trump’s decision to slam “son of a bitch” NFL players for anthem protests. At least one head coach has decided not to say anything. Via David Helman of, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett tiptoed around the controversy during a Saturday morning press conference. Here’s the [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence says being in a contract year isn’t why he’s playing well

Demarcus Lawrence had four sacks, tying him for the league lead. However, earlier this week, after a review of the game film from the Cowboys’ season opener against the Giants, the Elias Sports Bureau took a half sack from the defensive end and gave it to defensive tackle Maliek Collins. The statistics service is the [more]

C.J. Anderson: Fastest I ran all game vs. Cowboys was to meet Jason Witten

Most NFL players were NFL fans growing up, which means young players are often playing with and against their childhood idols. In the case of Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, meeting a childhood idol was the biggest thrill of Sunday’s game. Anderson, whose Broncos beat the Cowboys on Sunday, couldn’t wait to meet Dallas tight [more]

Ezekiel Elliott will play for the next two games, at a minimum

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has spoken, sort of. Ignoring the league’s request for a ruling by September 26 on the emergency motion to stay the injunction that allows Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott to play while the legal challenge to his six-game suspension proceeds, the Fifth Circuit has set oral [more]

Noah Brown not fined for low block on Von Miller

Von Miller didn’t like it, but Cowboys receiver Noah Brown did nothing illegal with a low block on the linebacker that injured Miller’s knee. The league did not fine Brown. “Von Miller is a great player, and he gets blocked a lot of different ways,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Friday when asked about Miller’s [more]

NFL won’t rule out Ezekiel Elliott suspension beginning Monday night

If an appeals court rules the NFL’s way, Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could begin a six-game suspension as early as Monday night’s game against the Cardinals. Despite previous talk that the league wouldn’t suspend a player later in the week than Tuesday because teams need time to game plan, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said [more]

Von Miller calls block by Cowboys rookie Noah Brown “dirty” and “baffling”

Broncos linebacker Von Miller wasn’t happy with a low block thrown by Cowboys rookie wide receiver Noah Brown. He called the block “dirty” on Wednesday, via Troy Renck of Denver7, and “just baffling” on Thursday. Brown, making his NFL debut, didn’t wait long to leave a mark. On the Cowboys’ second play from scrimmage, an [more]

Defensive coordinators already knew blueprint to stop Cowboys

The Broncos did something no other team has done in the 17 games Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have played together. (Elliott sat out the Week 17 game last season.) Denver stopped both. Prescott threw two interceptions, and Elliott rushed for a career-low 8 yards on a career-low nine carries. Now comes the ridiculous notion [more]

Ezekiel Elliott on lack of effort: I can’t do that; I can’t put that type of stuff on film

Ezekiel Elliott heard LaDainian Tomlinson’s criticism, and the Cowboys star running back didn’t dispute he showed a “lack of effort” on Chris Harris‘ interception. “I guess you could say it looked like that,” Elliott said Thursday in his first comments since Tomlinson’s criticism. “I would say I was just very frustrated, but that’s no excuse [more]

Orlando Scandrick expects to practice this week and play Monday night

Orlando Scandrick expects to practice Thursday and play Monday night against the Cardinals. The Cowboys’ top cornerback missed last week with a fracture in his left hand. “I’m not wearing any sort of a cast,” Scandrick said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “I don’t have any limitations. It’s fixed now. It’s something [more]

NFL won’t apply “false deadlines” to potential commencement of Elliott suspension

The NFL is still waiting for a ruling on its “emergency” motion to stay the injunction that blocks the Ezekiel Elliott suspension. The fact that a ruling hasn’t been issued five days after the motion was filed suggests that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has a different view on whether it’s [more]

Joe Thomas on Zeke Elliott: “You have to learn how to lose”

Much has been said by many about Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s lack of hustle following the Chris Harris Jr. interception on Sunday, from wagging fingers to making excuses to many things in between. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, appearing on PFT Live, had the best (and perhaps only) explanation regarding the reasons for Elliott’s [more]

Fifth Circuit ruling in Ezekiel Elliott case could come at any time, in theory

The NFL had asked for a ruling on the question of whether the injunction blocking Ezekiel Elliott‘s suspension as soon as Tuesday. Tuesday is nearly over, and there’s been no ruling. As one source with knowledge of the situation has explained it to PFT, a ruling in theory could happen at any time. That doesn’t [more]

Cowboys waive Jayrone Elliott to activate Damontre Moore

Jayrone Elliott‘s stay with the Cowboys didn’t last long. They waived the linebacker Tuesday after only two weeks to make room for the return of defensive end Damontre Moore from the reserve/suspended list. The league suspended Moore two games for violating the substance-abuse policy. The suspension stemmed from his December arrest for suspicion of DWI [more]

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