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Cowboys’ schedule: America’s Team has five primetime games

No matter what Tom Brady thinks of the Cowboys’ “America’s Team” moniker — a name they have held since 1978 when NFL Films used that as the title of its season-ending highlight film — Dallas still draws. That’s why they open the NFL season in the first Thursday Night Football game of the season against [more]

2021 NFL Sunday Night Football schedule: Chiefs set for three appearances

The Chiefs fell short in Super Bowl LV, but they’re still in demand when it comes to Sunday Night Football appearances. The NFL released the schedule for the 2021 season on Wednesday night and Kansas City is set for three appearances on NBC this season. They’ll face the Ravens in Baltimore in Week 2, host [more]

Dak Prescott on season opener vs. Bucs: This game means more than opponent and their rings

Tom Brady has seven Super Bowl rings, with his most recent coming last season with the Buccaneers. Dak Prescott, who is entering his sixth season, still is looking for his first trip to the NFC Championship Game. Prescott has not played since Week 5 last season when he injured his right ankle against the Giants. [more]

Tony Romo shoots 75 in local U.S. Open qualifier, missing playoff by two strokes

If at first you don’t succeed. . . . Tony Romo again attempted to qualify for the U.S. Open, competing in a local qualifier in Gunter, Texas. Eight players qualified for the sectional out of a field of 132 at The Bridges Golf Club. Romo shot a 3-over 75, coming up two strokes short of [more]

J.T. Barrett also will throw for Cowboys this weekend

Ben DiNucci isn’t eligible to participate in the Cowboys’ rookie minicamp this weekend. So the Cowboys need quarterbacks. It previously was reported that Illinois State’s Brady Davis would work for the team. Todd Archer of ESPN reports that former Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett also will tryout this weekend. Barrett has spent time with New [more]

Tom Brady trolls “America’s Team”

The Buccaneers open the 2021 season with a banner raising and (hopefully) a barnburner against the Cowboys. Quarterback Tom Brady, however, doesn’t think much of Tampa’s opponent. More accurately, he doesn’t think Tampa’s opponent has lived up to its nickname. “9/9 Can’t come soon enough . . . excited to open against ‘America’s Team,’” Brady [more]

49ers, Rams open as biggest Week One favorites

The release of the schedule for the first weekend of the 2021 NFL season has led to sportsbooks releasing point spreads for the first 16 games of the year. A pair of NFC West teams have been installed as the biggest early favorites. William Hill has the 49ers favored by seven points in their road [more]

Report: Bears-Lions, Raiders-Cowboys, Bills-Saints on Thanksgiving

The full NFL schedule will officially get released on Wednesday night, but the first week’s games were announced on Wednesday morning and reports of other notable games are leaking out. One of those leaks involves the Thanksgiving slate of games. Master Tesfatsion of Bleacher Report reports that the Bears will visit the Lions, the Raiders [more]

Season starts with Cowboys at Buccaneers

The 2021 regular season officially begins where the 2020 season ended. The next NFL campaign opens with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers raising a banner and hosting the Dallas Cowboys. NBC announced on Wednesday morning that Cowboys-Bucs launches the first 17-game slate in league history on Thursday, September 9. It will be Game No. 1 of [more]

Illinois State quarterback Brady Davis getting tryout with Cowboys

The Cowboys have four quarterbacks on their offseason roster but worked out veteran Jeff Driskel last week. So they might not be set for the season. They will look at another quarterback this weekend, too. Illinois State quarterback Brady Davis has accepted a tryout for this weekend’s rookie minicamp, his representation, Icon Sports Consulting, announced. [more]

Antwaun Woods signing with Colts

Defensive tackle Antwaun Woods‘ visit with the Colts went well enough for him to extend his stay. Agent Drew Rosenhaus announced on Tuesday that Woods has agreed to a contract with the team. It is a one-year deal for Woods in Indianapolis. Woods was waived by the Cowboys last week after signing his $2.133 million [more]

Week One schedule to be announced Wednesday morning

The full NFL schedule will be released on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. For the first time since 1993 (the one year of two byes), the season will have 18 weeks. The schedule for the first week will be released early. Via multiple reports and accounts, the various network partners will release their Week [more]

Dan Quinn didn’t want to “do just another rinse and repeat” with Cowboys defense

After Dan Quinn was fired as the Falcons head coach during the 2020 season, he took an opportunity to break down his coaching style and defensive approach. Quinn said he “wanted to kind of do a 360 on the whole process” in order to better understand what works well and what needed to be tweaked [more]

2021 could end up have huge differences in attendance among the various stadiums

Saturday night’s boxing match at AT&T Stadium — attended by a pandemic record of 73,126 — is a sign of things to come when that venue once again hosts football games. Undoubtedly, the Dallas Cowboys will be playing before a full house this season. Other NFL teams in other NFL cities in other NFL states [more]

16 players take advantage of new number rules, so far

Last month, the NFL revolutionized the rules regarding jersey numbers. Since then, 16 players have taken advantage of the shift. Peter King lists them in his latest edition of Football Morning in America. King arranged them by number. We’ll list them by player in alphabetical order, if for no reason other than variety. Cardinals S [more]

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