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MRI shows calf strain for Dak Prescott, “optimistic” for Week Eight

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott went for an MRI on his injured calf on Monday and head coach Mike McCarthy shared the results of that test during a Monday press conference. McCarthy said that the test showed a calf strain for Prescott. The Cowboys have a bye this week and McCarthy said that the team is [more]

Ravens nearing resolution on Ronnie Stanley’s status, claim Brandon Knight off waivers

Ravens left tackle Ronnie Stanley missed his fifth straight game with an ankle injury on Sunday and head coach John Harbaugh was asked about Stanley’s status at his Monday press conference. Stanley met with doctors a few weeks ago and a decision was made to avoid surgery for the time being. Continued rehab hasn’t appeared [more]

Vikings put Patrick Peterson on IR

The Vikings have a bye this week and they won’t have cornerback Patrick Peterson in the lineup when they get back on the field in Week Eight. The team announced that Peterson has been placed on injured reserve Monday. Peterson limped off the field after a pass intended for Panthers wideout DJ Moore fell incomplete [more]

Stephen Jones on Dak Prescott: Anytime your quarterback gets an MRI, you’re a little nervous

Dak Prescott was limping walking up the tunnel after the Cowboys’ dramatic overtime win over the Patriots. He was in a walking boot leaving the stadium. The quarterback insisted after the game that he’s fine, but the Cowboys are sending him for an MRI today. The Cowboys will hold their breath until the MRI confirms [more]

Will Dak Prescott be ready to go in Week Eight?

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott injured a calf on the last play of Sunday’s overtime win over the Patriots. Prescott said after the game that he could have still played if the game had continued, and he insisted that he will be fine. The image of Prescott hobbling in a walking boot after the team returned to [more]

More proof that Week One means nothing

Every year, after the first week of the regular season, I have a clear message for the fans of the 16 teams that lost in Week One. Forget about it. It’s easier said than done at the time. Here’s something that could make it a little easier, if anyone remembers this when Week One rolls [more]

Mac Jones “learning the hard way” how the NFL works

Patriots quarterback Mac Jones had his ups and downs in Sunday’s overtime loss to the Cowboys and they could be illustrated by a two-play sequence late in the fourth quarter. Jones tried a pass to wide receiver Kendrick Bourne that Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs picked off and returned for a touchdown that put his team [more]

Trevon Diggs gets seventh INT of season, a pick-six, but takes blame for long TD

What a day for Trevon Diggs. It started off fairly quiet for the second-year cornerback, and his interception streak appeared to be coming to an end after at least one interception in the first five games. But then, with just over two minutes left in the game, Patriots quarterback Mac Jones tested Diggs, his former [more]

Dak Prescott injured right calf on final play

Dak Prescott strained his right calf on the final play of the game, the Cowboys announced after the game. “It was a little pain,” Prescott said, via Jon Machota of TheAthletic.com. “I didn’t like what I felt. I could’ve kept playing if I had to. I’ll be fine.” The team’s medical staff will further evaluate [more]

CeeDee Lamb’s overtime touchdown hands Cowboys dramatic 35-29 win

The Cowboys won their fifth game in a row, but it was the hardest of the five. In the game of the year thus far, the Cowboys tied the Patriots on a 49-yard Greg Zuerlein field goal with 20 seconds remaining. They won it 35-29 with a 35-yard touchdown pass from Dak Prescott to CeeDee [more]

Patriots regain lead on Rhamondre Stevenson’s first career touchdown

Rookie Rhamondre Stevenson entered the game with 13 touches for 34 yards in two games this season. He has five carries for 23 yards and three catches for 39 yards Sunday. His first career touchdown, a 1-yard run, regained the lead for the Patriots with 6:23 remaining. New England leads the Cowboys 21-20. Dallas has [more]

Cowboys take first lead on franchise’s 2,500th all-time touchdown

The Cowboys have dominated the statistics, but they didn’t take their first lead until 4:49 remained in the first quarter. Dallas has run 52 plays for 316 yards to 157 yards on 23 plays for the Patriots. The Cowboys finally got ahead on the scoreboard on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Dak Prescott to CeeDee [more]

Cowboys’ two red zone turnovers cost them as Patriots lead 14-10 at halftime

The Patriots have had a touchdown negated by a penalty, and Mac Jones fumbled on the next play. The Cowboys went 1-for-3 on fourth down, had seven penalties for 76 yards, threw an interception in the end zone and lost a fumble into the end zone. The Patriots lead the Cowboys 14-10 at halftime in [more]

Dak Prescott throws for 161 yards in first quarter, but Cowboys trail 14-7

Dak Prescott threw for 161 yards in the first quarter. It was the most passing yards in the opening quarter for an NFL quarterback this season and the third-most passing yards in the first quarter in team history. Prescott was 13-of-14 in the opening quarter. For all the good it did the Cowboys. . . [more]

Patriots stop Cowboys on fourth down and use short field for early TD

There are times to go for it on fourth down . . . and times you probably shouldn’t. The Cowboys faced a decision on their first drive deep in their own end. They should have punted. They didn’t. Faced with a fourth-and-one at their own 34, Mike McCarthy didn’t hesitate to leave his offnse on [more]

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