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Cowboys growing concerned about Kellen Moore as No. 2 quarterback

The Dallas Cowboys are finally realizing that which many have known for months: Kellen Moore may not be the ideal understudy to Dak Prescott at quarterback. Clarence E. Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports, citing an unnamed source, that Moore “will be the subject of conversation at personnel meetings this week” after another [more]

Sunday morning one-liners

The Bills are still working on their offensive timing. Will the Dolphins’ joint practices with the Eagles lead to on-field scuffles? Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo wasn’t thrilled with his performance on Saturday. Changes to the Jets starting offensive line didn’t lead to good results. Said C Jeremy Zuttah of his return to the Ravens, “My [more]

Jaylon Smith reflects on “long journey” after preseason debut

Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith took part in 12 plays against the Colts on Saturday night, which would be a relatively modest number of snaps under most circumstances. Smith’s circumstances were a bit different, however. A major knee injury in his final college game led to nerve damage, a rookie season spent rehabbing rather than playing [more]

Dak Prescott almost perfect in two series

Dak Prescott played only two series, but he was so good the Cowboys didn’t need to see anymore. The second-year quarterback completed 7-of-8 passes for 106 yards and a touchdown. Although he wasn’t perfect — his one incompletion was intended for Cole Beasley — Prescott finished with a perfect passer rating (158.3). It was Prescott’s [more]

Ezekiel Elliott not playing tonight

The Cowboys got to see what life is like without Ezekiel Elliott again Saturday night. The star running back, whom the league suspended for the first six games, stayed on the sideline without his helmet as the Cowboys starters ran onto the field after the opening kickoff. Darren McFadden started in his place. Dallas didn’t [more]

Saturday one-liners

When it comes to the anthem protests, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has opted to say nothing. Ravens TE Maxx Williams has been dubbed a “sneaky athlete” by coach John Harbaugh. Bengals LB Hardy Nickerson Jr. participated in 34 total snaps in the preseason opener. One specific moment from Browns QB DeShone Kizer in the preseason [more]

Not everyone likes the new-old approach to football in Jacksonville

Lost in the sudden quarterback controversy in Jacksonville is the fact that there has been a sudden, in 2017, increase in the physicality and overall demands of training camp under coach Doug Marrone and executive V.P. of football operations Tom Coughlin. Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com paints a positive picture of the new approach, which includes [more]

Stephen Paea pushing for starting NT job with Cowboys

Stephen Paea was miscast in a 3-4 defense the past two seasons. He’s back at a familiar spot with the Cowboys, reunited with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and playing the nose in the Tampa 2. “Just be aggressive in there,” Paea said, via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “A lot of guys they [more]

Friday morning one-liners

Penalties remain a problem for the Bills. Thursday night wasn’t a strong one for the Dolphins offensive line. LB Kyle Van Noy feels confident when the Patriots ask him to drop into pass coverage. Jets OL Jonotthan Harrison would like to be a detective when his football career is over. K Justin Tucker set up [more]

Dak Prescott aims to throw better deep ball this season

It’s hard to criticize anything Dak Prescott did or didn’t do last season. He arguably had the best rookie season for a quarterback in NFL history, winning 13 games, completing 67.8 percent of his passes, throwing 23 touchdowns and only four interceptions and posting a 104.9 passer rating. But Prescott spent this training camp working [more]

Cowboys begin second phase of camp next week at home training facility

The Cowboys held their final full practice in Oxnard, Calif., on Thursday morning. They head home Friday and begin training camp at The Star, their home facility in Frisco, Texas, next week. Despite having an indoor practice facility that seats 12,000, the Cowboys will return to Oxnard next season to begin training camp. They have [more]

Thursday morning one-liners

Philadelphia is just another business trip for Bills coach Sean McDermott now. The Dolphins took a look at some veteran LB depth. The Patriots got a chance to catch up with old friend Mike Vrabel during their workouts with the Texans. Jets LB Darron Lee gained nine pounds this offseason to play with more “physicality.” [more]

Rico Gathers out with a concussion

Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has shown off the progress he’s made since trading in his basketball uniform for a football one in Dallas’ first two preseason games, but he probably won’t be making it three strong outings in a row this week. Coach Jason Garrett said on Wednesday that Gathers has been diagnosed with [more]

Death of Texas “Bathroom Bill” could pave way for 2018 NFL Draft

The death of a Texas “Bathroom Bill,” which targeted transgender people, puts North Texas back in line to host the 2018 NFL Draft. It marks the second time that North Carolina-style bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas. The Cowboys long have played the role of favorite for the draft, but the NFL has [more]

Dez Bryant: Ezekiel Elliott “has all of our support”

While Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott awaits a decision on his appeal on a six-game suspension levied by the NFL earlier this week, wide receiver Dez Bryant was quick to express his support of the team’s star rusher. “Zeke has all of our support,” Bryant said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “Zeke knows [more]