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Bruce Carter breaks finger in practice, expects to play Sunday

Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter can’t seem to stay healthy this season. Carter just returned after missing three games with a groin injury and now he’s dealing with a broken left ring finger. Carter broke the finger when it got caught in the pads of running back Lance Dunbar at practice on Thursday, but expects to…

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Jerry Jones defends his presence on the Cowboys’ sideline

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has no plans to stop his practice of visiting the sideline during games, saying he thinks he can help inspire the team with his presence. Jones, who went on the sideline during Monday night’s loss to Washington, said it was important for him to be there after Tony Romo suffered a…

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PFT Live: Emmitt Smith, Week Nine picks

The Cowboys have the league’s most productive running back in DeMarco Murray and find themselves in first place in the NFC East at the halfway point in the season. Having the league’s top back and being one of the league’s top teams went hand in hand when Emmitt Smith was toting the rock in Dallas,…

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PFT’s Week Nine picks

Last week was a good week.  For me.  Not for MDS. We disagreed on two games, and my faith in the Steelers and Saints finally paid off. So that five-game lead MDS enjoyed has shrinked/shrunk/shrunken/whatever to three.  And we disagree on three games this week.  They also happen to be the biggest three games of…

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Thursday morning one-liners

Bills LB Nigel Bradham is making a name for himself. You can find stats to prove anything, including that the Dolphins are the second-best team in football. The emergence of Patriots WR Brandon LaFell follows a familiar script. This is fun: The New York Daily News came up with a list of teams worse than…

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Romo doesn’t want a second opinion

When it comes to player injuries, the NFLPA has secured for every player the absolute right to a second opinion. But first the player has to want one. When it comes to Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, he doesn’t want one. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Romo hasn’t exercised his right to a…

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Tony Romo viewed as “day by day” after CT scan on back

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo had a CT scan on his injured back today, revealing that the injury is not something that will cause him to miss much time. Romo isn’t practicing today, but the Cowboys often have him rest on Wednesdays. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett indicated that he may be able to practice later this…

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Kai Forbath wins game, NFC special teams player of the week

The Redskins put an end to the Cowboys’ six-game winning streak in Dallas on Monday night and the player who provided the winning points has been honored by the league for his play in the game. Kicker Kai Forbath hit a 40-yard field goal to cap Washington’s first possession in overtime, giving them a 20-17…

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Dr. Jones plays “pain tolerance” card with Romo’s back

As the 6-2 Cowboys prepare to face the 6-1 Cardinals, the biggest question relates to whether quarterback Tony Romo will play. Owner Jerry Jones (who is neither a doctor nor plays one on TV but makes more money than any of them so that counts for something, right?) explained during one of his twice-weekly segments…

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DeMarco Murray on fumbles: I’m going to keep fighting for every inch

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is running away with the league lead in rushing yards as he thunders past 100 yards week after week, including his 141-yard performance in Monday night’s loss. Murray may take the league lead in another category as well. During that loss to Washington, Murray fumbled a ball for the fifth…

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Jason Garrett: Not a big deal that Jerry Jones came to sideline

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’s trip to the sideline to converse with coach Jason Garrett during Monday night’s overtime loss generated a lot of attention, but Garrett shrugged it off during his Tuesday meeting with the media. Jones explained after the game that he went directly to Garrett to deliver an update about quarterback Tony Romo’s…

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Week Eight power rankings

1. Denver Broncos (Last week No. 2; 6-1):  Good news — they can handle the best the NFC has to offer.  Bad news — they may not be able to handle the Patriots. 2. Arizona Cardinals (No. 3; 6-1):  How good would this team be if it had Dansby, Dockett, and Darryl Washington? 3.  Dallas…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

Bills DT Kyle Williams looks forward to a restful bye week. Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle has no big concerns about his unit. The Patriots liked what they saw from LB Akeem Ayers in his first game with the team. A rough Sunday for the Jets made for an entertaining postgame show. Ravens TE Dennis…

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Jerry Jones says Justin Durant out for year with biceps tear

Linebacker Justin Durant has been a pivotal piece in returning a putrid Dallas Cowboys defense to respectability this season. Now the Cowboys will have to go on without him for the remainder of the season. According to Charean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said following Monday night’s 20-17 overtime defeat…

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Garrett: Back contusion for Tony Romo, X-Rays negative

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said after Monday night’s 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins that starting quarterback Tony Romo suffered a back contusion that forced to leave the game in the third quarter. Garrett said X-Rays were negative on Romo’s back and Romo ultimately returned to the game for the final possession…

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