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Zeke, Dak, Brady, Brown, Carr are Top 5 in fans’ Pro Bowl voting

NFL fans are high on the Cowboys’ two big rookies. Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is first and quarterback Dak Prescott is second in fan voting for the Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Rounding out the Top 5 are Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown and Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. The Cowboys…

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NFC playoff picture: Buccaneers making a move

If the playoffs started today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be in. How many people saw that coming? With yesterday’s win over the Chargers, the Bucs now have a 7-5 record and a half-game lead over Washington in the wild card race. Tampa Bay also has a good chance at catching Atlanta in the NFC…

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Monday morning one-liners

Sunday marked the ninth time in history that the Bills handed back a 15-point lead. Dolphins WR DeVante Parker had one touchdown on Sunday, but missed a chance for a second score. DT Alan Branch is happy to be in the Patriots’ plans for the rest of the season now that his suspension has been…

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Tampa-Dallas moves to prime time in Week 15

The NFL needs more Cowboy. And it’s getting it. The league has flexed the Week 15 game between Tampa Bay and Dallas to Sunday Night Football, pitting the 7-5 Buccaneers against the 11-1 Cowboys. The Cowboys could have the NFC East wrapped up by then, but the No. 1 seed in the conference likely will…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Bills LS Garrison Sanborn will be honoring a friend who died of cancer with his cleats on Sunday. RB Jay Ajayi believes the Dolphins can run the ball on any defense. Patriots RB Dion Lewis is no stranger to bouncing back from injury. Five plays that helped sink the Jets this season. The Ravens have…

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Jerry Jones laments inconsistent officiating on Thursday night

The Vikings weren’t the only team unhappy with the officiating on Thursday night. The Cowboys, despite prevailing, were displeased, too. “They were inconsistent with their calls, and that was frustrating,” owner Jerry Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, via Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. It remains to be seen whether…

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Saturday one-liners

A Cleveland weatherman won’t shave until the Browns win. Bengals LB Karlos Dansby wore an Alabama T-shirt after his college team, Auburn, lost to the Tide. Ravens KR/PR Devin Hester is getting healthier, which means it could be just a matter of time before he gets his 35th career return touchdown. Steelers WR Antonio Brown…

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Jerry Jones expects La’el Collins to be back this year

The Cowboys’ already good offensive line may soon get better. La’el Collins, who has been out since Week Three with a foot injury, is expected to return soon. Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones said on his radio show on 105.3 The Fan that the Cowboys plan to use their return designation on Collins,…

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Drew Pearson admits to Hail Mary push, sort of

On a day when Vikings fans believe their favorite team was screwed by a critical non-call late in a key game the Cowboys won 17-15, the best way to forget about that may be to reflect on the time their favorite team was screwed by a critical non-call late in a key game the Cowboys won 17-14.…

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Jordan Reed won’t play Sunday in Arizona

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said Friday that tight end Jordan Reed will miss Sunday’s game at Arizona. Reed, who suffered an AC joint separation in his shoulder last Thursday vs. the Cowboys, hasn’t been practicing this week. Gruden said it’s possible that Reed could be back next week when the Redskins play at Philadelphia. His…

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Cowboys are the prescription for the NFL’s prime-time doldrums

For certain specific types of fever, the only prescription is more cowbell. And for the NFL’s ongoing ratings malaise, well, you know the cure. For the second straight week, a stand-alone, nationally-televised game featuring the Dallas Cowboys delivered bigly, with a season-high Thursday Night Football rating of 14.1. Via Greg Aiello of the NFL, it’s…

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Friday morning one-liners

Bills WR Robert Woods believes he will play again this season. The Dolphins defense is “inconsistent” according to defensive coordinator Vance Joseph. TE Martellus Bennett is looking at an expanded role for the Patriots. Former Jets teammates of the late Joe McKnight responded to news of his death. Ravens LB Terrell Suggs has had some…

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Mike Priefer thankful for substitute head coaching opportunity, hopeful for Mike Zimmer return

Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer had approximately 24 hours notice that he may be called upon for substitute head coaching duty for Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. General manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer elected to put Priefer in charge when it became necessary for Zimmer to miss the game…

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Witten’s streak of 130 straight games with a catch snapped

Cowboys tight end Jason Witten did not catch a pass in Thursday night’s 17-15 win over the Vikings, ending Witten’s streak of 130 games with a reception. Witten still made one of the game’s most important plays when he recovered the Vikings’ onside kick with 24 seconds left, sealing the Cowboys’ 11th straight victory. The…

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Harrison Smith in walking boot, on crutches following loss to Cowboys

Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been dealing with an ankle injury the last few weeks. It appears as though the injury may have been exacerbated during Thursday night’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Via Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Smith had a walking boot on his left foot and was on crutches in the…

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