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Dak Prescott a full participant despite injuries to both hands

Dak Prescott injured his left hand and his right hand during last Thursday’s loss to the Bears. The Cowboys listed him on their injury report, but the quarterback was a full participant. The Cowboys had a long report, but only linebackers Leighton Vander Esch (neck) and Sean Lee (pectoral/thigh) did nothing at practice. Defensive lineman [more]

The Mike McCarthy redemption tour commences

After the Packers fired Mike McCarthy during the 2018 season, it was assumed he’d capture one of the various vacancies that were destined to arise after the season ended. He didn’t. It then was assumed that he’ll get one of the head-coaching vacancies that emerge in early 2020. As the end of the 2019 season [more]

Troy Aikman has G.M. aspirations but doesn’t envision it with Cowboys

Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman already has had a successful second career. Aikman, 53, now is thinking about a third career. Aikman, an NFL analyst for Fox since 2001, said Tuesday he sees “another frontier” in an NFL front office. “It’s something that I guess I’ve always somewhat entertained,” Aikman said, on 1310 The [more]

Jerry Jones defends his ongoing role as G.M. of the Cowboys

When Jerry Jones bought the Cowboys, he made himself the General Manager. More than 30 years later, he still is. So why does he still fill that role? “I’ve always thought that when you cut out the person between the decision-maker and the people doing the recommending, then you can make quicker, more succinct and [more]

Cowboys put Cedrick Wilson on IR, promote Mitch Hyatt from practice squad

The Cowboys brought wide receiver Cedrick Wilson‘s season to an end on Tuesday. The team announced that Wilson has been placed on injured reserve. Wilson injured his knee late in last Thursday’s loss to the Bears. Wilson appeared in six games for the Cowboys this season. He caught five passes for 46 yards, returned two [more]

Jerry Jones: We haven’t met with Urban Meyer

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been adamant that the team will not fire head coach Jason Garrett during the season, but Garrett has no contract for 2020 and the team’s uninspired play this season has plenty of people expecting a change on the sideline once the year is out. One name that’s been bandied about [more]

NFC East is two losses away from tying the worst division record ever

In case you didn’t notice while watching Monday Night Football, the NFC East stinks. In fact, the cumulative record of the NFC East this season puts the division within striking distance of tying the record for the worst division in NFL history. With three weeks remaining this season, here’s how the NFC East standings look: [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence: Time for me to step up

The Cowboys are in need of a spark and defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence wants to be the one to provide it. Lawrence has been held to a half-sack and four quarterback hits over the last five games. The Cowboys have lost four of those five games and the last three in a row, which can’t [more]

NFC playoff picture: The 49ers get back on top

There was no change to the six teams in playoff position in the NFC during Week 14, but there was a change to the way they stack up. The 49ers are back in the top seed by virtue of beating the Saints while the Seahawks stumbled to a loss in Los Angeles. The Packers beat [more]

Taco Charlton a healthy scratch Sunday because of “game plan”

The Dolphins made starting defensive end Taco Charlton a healthy scratch Sunday. “Really more game plan than anything,” Flores said Monday, via David Furones of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. “Felt like we needed to go with some other guys, just from a game-plan standpoint, but he was healthy and hopefully we get him going [more]

Cowboys sign Kai Forbath, cut Brett Maher

The Cowboys didn’t move to replace kicker Brett Maher after working out kickers last week, but Maher couldn’t avoid the ax after this week’s workouts. The team announced on Monday that they have waived Maher in order to make room for Kai Forbath. The veteran was one of three kickers the team worked out. Tristan [more]

Cowboys trying out three kickers, including Kai Forbath

The Cowboys stuck with Brett Maher after his first nine misses of the season. His 10th missed field goal, though, might prove the last straw. After Maher missed a 42-yard kick wide right in a 31-24 loss to the Bears, the Cowboys are working out three kickers. Kai Forbath, Tristan Vizcaino and Nick Rose will [more]

“Zero steam” for playoff reseeding despite 2019 NFC East debacle

The NFL has shown, time and again, a resistance to making proactive changes. Instead, most big adjustments come as a reaction to a crisis, like the outcome of the Rams-Saints NFC Championship game. And so it’s no surprise that the NFL will continue to resist sound arguments for changing the postseason seeding process, which guarantees [more]

Jordan Howard is questionable for Monday night

The Eagles have had more than their fair share of injuries this year. They are relatively healthy for a must-win Monday night showdown against the Giants. Only linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill is out, with a concussion. The list of players with the questionable label includes running back Jordan Howard (shoulder), receiver Nelson Agholor (knee), and defensive [more]

Who’ll be the next Cowboys coach?

It’s looking more and more likely that, whenever their season ends, the Cowboys will part ways with coach Jason Garrett. So what will happen next? The names that have generated the most steam to date are Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, primarily because he self-generated the steam. But before [more]

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