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Jerry Jones feels “very good” about Dak Prescott’s availability this week

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott hurt his calf at the end of the team’s Week Six win over the Patriots and he spent the bye week rehabbing the injury. That work hasn’t dimmed the team’s optimism that Prescott will be able to play against the Vikings on Sunday night. Prescott wasn’t wearing a protective boot at [more]

Cowboys designate Michael Gallup for return from injured reserve

The Cowboys have opened the window for wide receiver Michael Gallup to return from injured reserve. Gallup has been out since injuring his calf in Week One and will be able to practice with the team for 21 days before reaching a deadline to be activated or shut down for the season. He can be [more]

Tony Pollard, Ezekiel Elliott both on pace for 1,000 yards

Ezekiel Elliott has 521 rushing yards and Tony Pollard has 366 rushing yards. The Cowboys have 11 games remaining. That puts Elliott on pace for 1,476 rushing yards. The only season he has had more rushing yards in a season was in his rookie year when he led the league with 1,631. He also had [more]

Report: Dak Prescott is not expected to practice Monday

The Cowboys won’t play on Sunday because they’re on their bye week, but they’ll return to work on Monday with a light practice to kick off their preparations for a Week Eight game against the Vikings. The status of quarterback Dak Prescott‘s calf will be of interest when the team gets back onto the field. [more]

NFL fines CeeDee Lamb, Connor Williams, Trevon Diggs

It was an expensive win for three Cowboys players last week, according to NFL Media. Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs, who had a pick-six late in the fourth quarter, was fined $7,981 for unnecessary roughness for hitting a Patriots player in the facemask after a play. Cowboys offensive guard Connor Williams was fined $16,394 for an [more]

Brandon Knight announces he needs a break from football to address mental health

The Ravens claimed offensive tackle Brandon Knight off waivers from the Cowboys on Monday. Knight did not report to the team, and Baltimore placed him on the reserve/did not report list. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Knight “would have to answer” why he didn’t report, and Knight did just that Thursday. Knight, 24, said he [more]

Ravens place Brandon Knight on reserve/did not report list

Offensive lineman Brandon Knight did not report to the Ravens after they claimed him off waivers Monday. So the team placed Knight on the reserve/did not report list. He will not count against the 53-player roster and his salary does not count against their salary cap. It also means the Ravens retain Knight’s rights. “I [more]

PFT’s 2021 MVP watch, Week Seven

Kyler Murray is back on top. Like every Wednesday, here are our current leading candidates, with odds from the PointsBet sportsbook. And there’s another new favorite again. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (+350, last week +650): Arizona is the last unbeaten team, and Kyler Murray would win the award if it were awarded today. Bills quarterback [more]

Jerry Jones defends Mike McCarthy’s game management

Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy has received plenty of criticism for his in-game decision-making, most recently for calling a timeout with 24 seconds left in the fourth quarter and then attempting a 49-yard field goal instead of going for it on fourth-and-1 in Sunday’s game against the Patriots. But McCarthy’s boss is on his side. Dallas [more]

Brandon Knight doesn’t report to Ravens after waiver claim

The Ravens were awarded tackle Brandon Knight on a waiver claim on Monday, but he won’t be joining the team this week. The team announced on Wednesday that Knight has refused to report to the team. Head coach John Harbaugh said at a Wednesday press conference that Knight did not report for personal reasons. They [more]

Dak Prescott is the NFC offensive player of the week

For a period in last Sunday’s game against the Patriots, it looked like Dak Prescott‘s hot start to the 2021 season might have come to an end. He was intercepted and lost a fumble deep in Patriots territory, which helped New England get to halftime with a 14-10 lead over the NFC East club. Prescott [more]

Jerry Jones would be “a little concerned” about Dak Prescott if Cowboys played this week

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the bye week is coming at the right time for quarterback Dak Prescott. Jones said on 105.3 The Fan that Prescott’s calf injury might be an issue if the Cowboys had a game this week. But with the Cowboys off this week, Jones expects Prescott to be good to go [more]

Troy Aikman: Dak Prescott can manage even if his calf isn’t 100 percent

Troy Aikman strained his right calf early in a 1995 game against Washington. He couldn’t continue but played the next week and threw for 316 yards and a touchdown in a victory over the Packers. So he has experience dealing with what current Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott now is dealing with. Prescott strained his right [more]

Cowboys-Patriots drew nearly 30 million viewers late in fourth quarter

The Cowboys still are America’s Team. The Patriots still are the Patriots. And when those two teams play a game like they did Sunday, it’s no great surprise that all eyes were watching. The Cowboys’ exciting overtime win over the Patriots delivered 23.223 million viewers. It was CBS’ most-watched October game in the national game [more]

Cowboys waive Nick Ralston to make room for La’el Collins

The Cowboys waived fullback Nick Ralston on Tuesday, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Ralston has played the past four games, seeing action on one snap on offense and 60 on special teams. The move creates a roster spot for right tackle La'el Collins, who is returning from a five-game suspension. Terence Steele has started [more]

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