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Cowboys downgrade Donovan Wilson to out

The Cowboys won’t have three defensive starters from last week. The team already knew it would play without starting defensive ends Randy Gregory and DeMarcus Lawrence. Gregory tested positive for COVID-19, and Lawrence underwent foot surgery this week. On Saturday, the Cowboys announced that starting strong safety Donovan Wilson was not making the trip to [more]

NFL fines Lavonte David for unpenalized helmet throw

The opening game of the season featured Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David removing his helmet and throwing it onto the ground after failing to make an interception on a third-down Dallas play in the red zone, with Tampa leading, 14-13. No flag was thrown. A financial penalty, however, has been imposed. The NFL has announced that [more]

Michael Irvin on Aaron Rodgers: If you’re thinking about retiring, you’re already retired

Many are chalking up Green Bay’s bizarre Week One loss to the Saints as stuff happens. The question is whether that stuff will keep happening. Most think it won’t. If it does, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin has an explanation for it. “This game is too hard,” Irvin told on Friday. “That’s why you [more]

NFL Week Two injury report roundup: A lot of question marks for the Ravens

Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

Chargers put Bryan Bulaga on injured reserve

Bryan Bulaga started at right tackle for the Chargers in Week One, but he won’t be there against the Cowboys this weekend. Bulaga won’t be there for at least two more games beyond this week’s contest as well. The Chargers placed Bulaga on injured reserve on Friday due to the groin and back injuries that [more]

Ty Nsekhe out for Cowboys this weekend after going to hospital with heat exhaustion

The Cowboys will be missing starting right tackle La'el Collins this weekend as he begins serving a five-game suspension and they will also be without backup tackle Ty Nsekhe. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said, via multiple reporters, that Nsekhe was taken from the team’s facility to a hospital on Thursday because he was dealing [more]

Derwin James returns to full practice

Chargers safety Derwin James played all 55 defensive snaps Sunday in his return from a knee injury that kept him from playing in 2020. But he came out of his first game since Dec. 29, 2019, with a toe injury. James, who had eight tackles and a pass breakup against Washington, did not practice Wednesday [more]

Cowboys prepare for their first game at SoFi Stadium with Cowboys fans present

The Cowboys faced the Rams last year in the first game ever played at SoFi Stadium. Due to the pandemic, no fans were present. On Sunday, they play the Chargers there. Linebacker Jaylon Smith expects to see plenty of Cowboys fans in the stands. Via Michael Gehlken of the Dallas Morning News, Smith said Thursday [more]

Cowboys add Damontae Kazee to injury report

Since the Cowboys last took the field a week ago, receiver Michael Gallup has gone on injured reserve with a calf injury; the NFL has suspended right tackle La'el Collins five games; defensive end Randy Gregory has tested positive for COVID-19 and gone on the reserve list; defensive line coach Leon Lett tore a quadriceps [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence had foot surgery Thursday

Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence broke his foot in practice on Wednesday and he had the injury surgically repaired on Thursday. Head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that Lawrence had the operation and that he believes Lawrence will be able to return to action this season. Reports have pegged Lawrence’s recovery timeline at six-to-eight weeks. [more]

Ezekiel Elliott: Statistics don’t always tell the full story

Ezekiel Elliott had 13 touches for 39 yards in the opener as the Cowboys had only 14 running plays by running backs. (Dak Prescott‘s four rushes were one more than backup running back Tony Pollard.) The Cowboys’ imbalance was predictable considering they were facing the No. 1 rushing team from 2020 with Vita Vea and [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence broke his foot at Wednesday’s practice

Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence fractured his foot in Wednesday’s practice, Joe Trahan of WFAA reports. Lawrence is headed to an extended stay on injured reserve. Multiple reports indicate the Cowboys expect a 6-8 week absence for the two-time Pro Bowler. Lawrence was injured during Wednesday’s practice, and the team listed him as limited. He [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence injured a foot at Wednesday’s practice

Well, if you’re the Cowboys, this isn’t good news: The team listed defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence as limited in Wednesday’s practice with a foot injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Lawrence injured his foot in practice. He adds that the team is evaluating the injury, so the severity is unclear. The Cowboys already are [more]

Cowboys DL coach Leon Lett carted off at Wednesday’s practice

News about injuries at practice usually involves players, but that wasn’t the case at Cowboys practice on Wednesday. According to multiple reports, Cowboys assistant defensive line coach Leon Lett was carted off the field during the session. Lett suffered an apparent right leg injury and the severity of it is unknown at this point. Lett [more]

Bradley Pinion named NFC special teams player of the week

The Buccaneers beat the Cowboys for plenty of reasons last Thursday night to kick off the 2021 season. But one was definitely their special teams play. Punter Bradley Pinion was not overlooked for his services, as he was named NFC special teams player of the week. Pinion averaged 49.3 yards per punt with a net [more]

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