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Will WR Dez Bryant need surgery immediately? Cowboys aren’t sur…

Will WR Dez Bryant need surgery immediately? Cowboys aren’t sure yet

There remains concern that Dez Bryant will miss the remainder of the season. But that decision has yet to be made. Bryant was examined by Dr. Bo Frederick, an orthopedic hand surgeon, Monday afternoon. X-rays revealed a fractured left index finger. Late…
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  • Raccoon Caught Scavenging In The Stands Of Paul Brown Stadium

    Raccoon Caught Scavenging In The Stands Of Paul Brown Stadium

    deadspin.com Dec 10, 2012
    On Sunday we heard whispers that there was a raccoon running loose in Paul Brown Stadium as the Bengals hosted the Cowboys. Well, now we have video. Some brave soul scooped up the masked critter and helpfully escorted him out of the section. More »
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  • Brent to sit with victim's mother at service

    Brent to sit with victim's mother at service

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Cowboys invited nose tackle Josh Brent to Tuesday's private memorial service for practice squad outside linebacker Jerry Brown.
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  • Cowboys blowup: No disciplinary action followed exchange betwee…

    Cowboys blowup: No disciplinary action followed exchange between NT Jay Ratliff and owner Jerry Jones

    A volatile exchange between Jay Ratliff and owner Jerry Jones after a game earlier this month did not result in any disciplinary action for the injured nose tackle. Jones approached Ratliff after the Cowboys victory over Philadelphia eight days ago and …
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  • Cowboys coach Jason Garrett shows different side in aftermath o…

    Cowboys coach Jason Garrett shows different side in aftermath of tragedy

    IRVING - Jason Garrett is known as being stoic. Some have described him as robotic. But Garrett stepped out of character this weekend because he really had no other choice. The car accident that killed practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown and led to no
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  • O.J. Mayo on recent Cowboys tragedy: ‘It’s a hard learning expe…

    O.J. Mayo on recent Cowboys tragedy: ‘It’s a hard learning experience, but others can learn from it and get better’

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    This post originally appeared on our Mavericks blog: Guard O.J. Mayo said after this morning’s shootaround that Mavericks players spent time talking about the Cowboys in the aftermath of the auto accident that claimed the life of linebacker Jerry Brown
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  • Patience may be catching on in Dallas

    Patience may be catching on in Dallas

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    I always tell you guys that Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett isn't going anywhere, is not on the hot seat, is likely to be back next year, yada, yada, yada. And you guys always tell me I don't know what I'm talking about because Jerry Jones is a nutca…
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  • Stephen Jones describes emotional Cowboys locker room after win…

    Stephen Jones describes emotional Cowboys locker room after win in Cincinnati

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Of all the winning locker rooms Stephen Jones has been around in his time as executive vice president of the Cowboys, he said Sunday’s was like none other. Playing a day after learning that one teammate had been killed and another was in jail, the visit
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  • How Fox and CBS dealt with the aftermath of the most tragic day…

    How Fox and CBS dealt with the aftermath of the most tragic day in Cowboys history

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    In the wake of the most tragic day in Cowboys history, Fox’s pregame and Cowboys-Bengals game coverage can be described as appropriate and responsible. The Fox studio devoted the opening six minutes to the death of Jerry Brown and the arrest of his frie
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  • PFT Live: Cowboys talk with Clarence Hill, Patriots talk with T…

    PFT Live: Cowboys talk with Clarence Hill, Patriots talk with Tom Curran

    profootballtalk.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Cowboys played one of the games of the day on Sunday, rallying back to beat the Bengals 20-19 by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter. Victory came after a trying couple of days for the Cowboys, who had to deal with the death of teammate Jerry Br…
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  • Bengals furious that Reggie Nelson was flagged for hit on Dez B…

    Bengals furious that Reggie Nelson was flagged for hit on Dez Bryant

    profootballtalk.com Dec 10, 2012
    During the third quarter of Sunday’s Cowboys-Bengals game, Dallas faced a third-and-20 and Tony Romo launched a deep ball along the sideline to Dez Bryant. For a split-second Bryant had it, but then Bengals safety Reggie Nelson came in and lowered his s
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  • Cowboys erase 9-point deficit to beat Bengals

    Cowboys erase 9-point deficit to beat Bengals

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win on Sunday, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 20-19 on Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out.
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  • Breakfast links: Undefeated!

    Breakfast links: Undefeated!

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    On Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, the Cowboys beat the Buccaneers, the Redskins beat the Lions, the Eagles beat the Falcons and the Giants beat the Steelers. All four teams in the NFC East played and won on the same day. A 4-0 day for the division whose fans li…
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  • Rookie David Wilson finally shows NY Giants life in the fast la…

    Rookie David Wilson finally shows NY Giants life in the fast lane with 3 TDs as race in the NFC East may come down to final w

    nydailynews.com Dec 10, 2012
    The television cameras caught a tear from David Wilson’s left eye rolling down his face after he lost a fumble halfway through the first quarter of the first game of his NFL career in the Giants’ season-opening loss to the Cowboys.
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  • Jerry Jones catches up with ex-Cowboy CBs Terrence Newman, Adam…

    Jerry Jones catches up with ex-Cowboy CBs Terrence Newman, Adam Jones before Bengals game

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he took time during pre-game warmups to visit with former cornerbacks Terence Newman and Adam Jones. Newman and Adam Jones now start for Cincinnati. Newman and Adam Jones did a good job in coverage, though Newman dropped t…
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  • Morris Claiborne, Cowboys defenders beat up in win over Bengals

    Morris Claiborne, Cowboys defenders beat up in win over Bengals

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Cowboys rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne suffered a lacerated lip in the third quarter when he collided with safety Danny McCray as they attempted to tackle Cincinnati tight end Orson Charles near the sideline on a 17-yard pass. Claiborne, whose helme…
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  • Cowboys DT Rob Callaway has mixed emotions after earning opport…

    Cowboys DT Rob Callaway has mixed emotions after earning opportunity in wake of team tragedy

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Rob Callaway had mixed emotions after Sunday’s game in Cincinnati. The Cowboys defensive lineman played in his first professional game after being called up from the practice squad Saturday. But he understood that the arrest of nose tackle Josh Brent on
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  • Cowboys’ Jermey Parnell cuts into struggling Doug Free’s playin…

    Cowboys’ Jermey Parnell cuts into struggling Doug Free’s playing time against Cincinnati

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Doug Free, who has struggled this season, ceded some playing time to Jermey Parnell on Sunday against Cincinnati. Free and Parnell alternated at right tackle. It was the latest indication the Cowboys are dissatisfied with Free’s performance. Before Sund
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  • Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey creeping up on team record for clutch…

    Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey creeping up on team record for clutch kicks

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    Dan Bailey’s 40-yard field goal as time expired was his second game-winning kick of the season for the Cowboys. He hit a 38-yarder in overtime to beat Cleveland. Bailey has six game-winning kicks and he has yet to complete his second season. Rafael Sept
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  • Cowboys consider requiring players to use breath-testing device…

    Cowboys consider requiring players to use breath-testing devices on their cars

    profootballtalk.com Dec 10, 2012
    As the Cowboys process the events of Saturday morning, which resulted in the death of linebacker Jerry Brown and the arrest of nose tackle Josh Brent on charges of intoxication manslaughter, the organization is looking for ways to avoid similar tragedie…
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  • Cowboys’ Jason Garret on Rob Ryan’s unsportsmanlike conduct pen…

    Cowboys’ Jason Garret on Rob Ryan’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty: ‘We have to keep our emotions in check’

    dallasnews.com Dec 10, 2012
    It’s not every defensive coordinator who gets called for unsportsmanlike conduct. But Rob Ryan isn’t every coordinator. Ryan was hit with a 9-yard penalty (half-the-distance to the goal) for going onto the field to argue with a Cincinnati player early
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  • Video - Garrett addresses tragic situation, Bryant's health 02:48

    Garrett addresses tragic situation, Bryant's health

    Dec 10
    Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett discusses the full support the Cowboys have for defensive tackle Josh Brent and the status of wide receiver Dez Bryant's hand.
  • Video - Cowboys Tragedy 07:25

    Cowboys Tragedy

    Dec 10
    Former Cowboys CB Dwayne Goodrich, who served six years in prison for a fatal crash, joins "OTL" to talk about the recent tragedy involving the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys get emotional win 02:25

    Dallas Cowboys get emotional win

    Dec 10
    ESPN Dallas' Todd Archer and Jean-Jacques Taylor analyze the Dallas Cowboys' emotional 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Video - Can The NFL Do More To Prevent DUIs? 07:33

    Can The NFL Do More To Prevent DUIs?

    Dec 10
    Stephen A. Smith, Antonio Pierce and Skip Bayless debate whether the NFL can do more to prevent players from driving under the influence.

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    Dec 10
    Adrian Peterson is not chasing 2,000 yards. He is chasing 2,105. The record.