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Jets take first lead since Week One, up on Cowboys 7-0

The Jets got Sam Darnold back for the first time since the season opener and have set a number of firsts already. They scored their initial first half offensive touchdown of the season and only the third on offense this season. They took a lead for the first time since the Bills scored with three [more]

Tyron Smith, La’el Collins, Randall Cobb inactive for Cowboys

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he expected to have at least one of his two offensive tackles. He will have neither. The team confirmed a report earlier Sunday, listing right tackle La'el Collins (knee) and left tackle Tyron Smith (ankle) among their inactives. Smith tested his balky ankle before the game but will miss his [more]

Cowboys likely without both starting offensive tackles

The Cowboys probably have to face the Jets without both of their starting offensive tackles today. Right tackle La'el Collins and left tackle Tyron Smith are both listed as questionable, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Collins is out and Smith has only a “slight chance” to go. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said [more]

Matt Breida not fined for waving goodbye on touchdown run

Packers running back Aaron Jones was fined $10,527 for his wave goodbye on a touchdown run Sunday. But the NFL did not fine 49ers running back Matt Breida for his wave goodbye on a touchdown run Monday, Matt Maiocco of reports. The difference appears to be where the waves were directed. The league ruled [more]

It’s been 30 years since the infamous Herschel Walker trade

In October 1989, the Vikings thought they were a quality running back away from a Super Bowl. So they placed the most all in of all all-in bets, and it helped deliver not one but three Super Bowls. But not for the Vikings. Thirty years ago today, Minnesota traded three first-round picks, three second-round picks, [more]

Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Patriots and it continues with 12 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 [more]

Aaron Jones fined for waving goodbye during touchdown run

On Wednesday, the NFL announced that Packers running back Aaron Jones had been named the NFC offensive player of the week after scoring four touchdowns in a 34-24 win over the Cowboys. Jones got a less celebratory message from the league this week as well. Jones said on Friday that he has been fined $10,527 [more]

La’el Collins, Tyron Smith, Randall Cobb questionable

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said earlier Friday he expected to have at least one of his starting tackles for Sunday. He didn’t specific which one. The team’s status report lists both left tackle Tyron Smith and right tackle La'el Collins as questionable. Collins told Todd Archer of ESPN that his knee felt better Friday but [more]

Jerry Jones: Safe to say we’ll have one of our starting tackles Sunday

Both of the Cowboys’ starting offensive tackles have been dealing with injuries this week and neither practiced on Wednesday or Thursday, but Jerry Jones expects at least one of them will be good to go against the Jets. Left tackle Tyron Smith missed last week’s game with an ankle injury and right tackle La'el Collins [more]

“Highly unlikely” Jets have C.J. Mosley, Henry Anderson or Kelechi Osemele Sunday

Jets head coach Adam Gase said early this week that linebacker C.J. Mosley was considered “doubtful at best” for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys and it doesn’t appear anything has changed over the last few days. Mosley remained out of practice due to the groin injury he suffered in the first week of the regular [more]

Kris Richard: Run defense issues have been addressed

The Cowboys did something against the Packers last week that they’ve never done before. They allowed running back Aaron Jones to become the first opposing player to run for four touchdowns against them in a single game. They did better in terms of overall rushing yards allowed and the team ranks in the middle of [more]

Kellen Moore calls hand-signal gate #fakenews

Even though the Saints got the last laugh — at least until and if the teams meet in the postseason and the Cowboys get another chance — Kellen Moore found “hand-signal gate” funny. Anonymous Saints players told NFL Network that they found clues to the Cowboys offense by watching Moore’s Boise State tape, according to [more]

Sam Darnold not worried about getting hit: The spleen’s good

Sam Darnold knew he had to make sure one thing was clear before he returned: The Jets quarterback said last week he wanted assurance that he didn’t risk dying on the field because of an enlarged spleen. He got that clearance this week. “The spleen’s good,” Darnold said Thursday, via Connor Hughes of Darnold [more]

DeMarcus Lawrence makes no excuses for slow start

DeMarcus Lawrence has played every game this season, seeing action on 61.3 percent of the Cowboys’ defensive snaps. But the defensive end has only seven tackles and 2.5 sacks since signing a five-year, $105 million contract. Double teams and nagging injuries have slowed him. The two-time Pro Bowler, though, makes no excuses. “Who cares?’‘ Lawrence [more]

La’el Collins, Tyron Smith out of practice again Thursday

Word early this week was that Cowboys were optimistic about left tackle Tyron Smith and right tackle La'el Collins playing against the Jets this Sunday, but that outlook is cloudier on Thursday. Neither player took part in practice on Wednesday and head coach Jason Garrett said that they would both be on the sideline for [more]

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