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Tom Flores, Zach Thomas are Hall of Fame semifinalists for first time

As first-year eligible players, Champ Bailey, Tony Gonzalez and Ed Reed are expected to be Hall of Fame finalists. Indeed, they made the initial cut as the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the semifinalists for its Class of 2019. It’s the presence of two other first-timers that comes as a surprise. Coach Tom Flores [more]

Marcus Davenport limited in Saints practice

Rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport is moving closer to a return to the Saints lineup. Davenport has missed the last three games due to a toe injury and did not take part in practices before returning for a limited session on Tuesday. Davenport was listed as limited on Monday as well, but that was just [more]

49ers move into top spot, if draft order was determined today

The Raiders lose by winning, and the 49ers managed to win without even playing. After watching two of the very best teams in the NFL last night, it’s time to consider the very worst, and how the 2019 NFL Draft order looks for the all the teams that want to grow up to be like [more]

NFC playoff picture: Rams’ win keeps them ahead of the Saints, for now

The Rams won Super Bowl 52.5 on Monday night, and as a result they remain the top seed in the NFC playoff picture. But that may not be the case for long: The Rams have a half-game lead over the Saints, but with the Rams on their bye, the Saints can tie it up this [more]

Eight of 11 games so far decided by 3 points or less

The NFL has played 11 of 13 games so far this weekend. Eight of those 11 were decided by three points or fewer. The Seahawks beat the Packers 27-24 on Thursday night. It was an even more dramatic Sunday, with three games decided on last-play field goals and five others going to the wire. The [more]

Cowboys win on last-play field goal, 22-19

Brett Maher kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play, giving the Cowboys a 22-19 victory over Atlanta. The Cowboys won back-to-back road games after beating Philadelphia last week and climbed back into the NFC East race with a 5-5 record. They have a showdown with Washington on Thanksgiving Day, with Washington having lost [more]

Cowboys take control with two fourth-quarter touchdowns

The Cowboys have taken control in Atlanta, scoring the first two touchdowns of the game. Ezekiel Elliott, who missed last season’s game against Atlanta while serving the first of a six-game suspension, is having another big day. After rushing for 151 yards last week against Philadelphia, the running back 114 rushing yards on 19 carries [more]

Falcons lead Cowboys 6-3 at halftime

The first half of the Cowboys and Falcons game was a defensive battle. The Falcons got two Matt Bryant field goals, and the Cowboys got one Brett Maher field goal. Atlanta leads Dallas 6-3 at halftime. The Cowboys gained only 110 yards, while the Falcons managed 143. The play of the first half came when [more]

Cole Beasley drops TD, forcing Cowboys to settle for FG

The Cowboys put together their longest drive of the season, using 14 plays to go 85 yards and eating up 7:23 off the clock. The last 4 yards were elusive, though, and Dallas was forced to settle for a chip-shot field goal on the 15th play of their first possession. Ezekiel Elliott, who had 151 [more]

Week 11 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Cowboys at Falcons Cowboys: QB Mike White, WR Tavon Austin, LB Sean Lee, DL [more]

Week 11 injury report roundup

Week 11 of the 2018 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a Seahawks win and it continues with 11 more games on Sunday, which means that the 22 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play [more]

Cowboys rule out four defensive players

The Cowboys ruled out four defensive players, including three defensive linemen, and defensive tackle Antwaun Woods (concussion) is doubtful. Defensive end Taco Charlton (shoulder), defensive lineman David Irving (ankle), linebacker Sean Lee (hamstring) and defensive end Daniel Ross (calf) won’t play against the Falcons on Sunday. Receiver Tavon Austin will miss his fourth consecutive game [more]

Falcons kicker Matt Bryant ready to return

The Falcons are getting their old kicker back this week. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Falcons kicker Matt Bryant is cleared to return Sunday against the Cowboys. Bryant has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury, with Giorgio Tavecchio replacing him and doing a solid job. The 43-year-old was [more]

Cowboys work out Tank Carradine in wake of DL injuries

The Cowboys have four defensive linemen who haven’t practiced this week. Another, defensive tackle Maliek Collins, returned on a limited basis Thursday with a knee injury. A sixth, defensive end Randy Gregory, remains on the injury report with a knee injury, although he has had full practices this week. That obviously has led the team [more]

Cowboys will have not-so-secret weapon vs. Atlanta this time

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott isn’t interested in revisiting his suspension from a year ago. It began in Week 10 against the Falcons, a 27-7 loss that Jerry Jones refers to as the “burning of Atlanta” after Dak Prescott was sacked eight times. It was the beginning of the end: The Cowboys went 3-3 without [more]

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