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NY Giants aren't cheering for Washington Redskins to win, they're cheering for Dallas Cowboys to lose
nydailynews.com Updated Dec 26, 2012
The Giants messed up their season so badly the last two weeks after first controlling their own destiny in the NFC East, then controlling their own destiny in the wild-card race.Upvote Share Tweet
Although one plays on offense and the other on defense, Jason Witten and DeMarcus Ware share plenty in common. As two of the most accomplished members of the Dallas Cowboys, they are captains. This season they’ve both dealt with physical setbacks that tUpvote Share TweetRedskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall is known for yapping at wide receivers and baiting them, but the new, improved Dez Bryant said he won’t be listening on Sunday when the Cowboys and Redskins battle for a playoff spot. “That’s his style of play.Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga not afraid to bring ol’ fashion “pain” to RG IIICowboys linebacker Brady Poppinga has been in the league long enough to know that a good part of defensive play is intimidation, so he was clear that if the Cowboys have a chance to change the decision-making of the Washington Redskins and quarterback R…Upvote Share TweetMarcus Spears has no need to feel the frosty cold air five days before a game. “No, no, no,” the Cowboys deensive tackle said when asked about whether or not he wanted to practice in the cold Wednesday to prepare for a Sunday showdown in Washington DUpvote Share TweetIn the wake of the wreck that claimed the life of Cowboys practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown, his family said they didn’t want to see Josh Brent prosecuted. The Dallas County district attorney’s office does not share that sentiment. Brent was indicUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys practice report: Four not practicing Wednesday, including DE Jason HatcherARLINGTON - Four Cowboys players didn’t appear to be practicing Wednesday at Cowboys Stadium. Linebacker DeMarcus Ware was in uniform but wearing a baseball cap, not a helmet. Ware has been limited because of a strained right shoulder and hyper-extendUpvote Share Tweet
In a shocking development, Dallas unprepared for iceprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012With cold weather in the forecast for Sunday’s win-and-in game at Washington, you’d think the Cowboys might want to prepare outdoors. But after being caught off guard by a snow and ice storm, the Cowboys were forced to prepare inside Cowboys Stadium,Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys-Redskins: Comparing the QBsESPN.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Four days, nine hours and something like 20 minutes until kickoff of the NFC East title game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field, and there is much to break down. Pro Football Focus has this Insider look at the two quar…Upvote Share Tweet
A second Redskins rookie could make life miserable for CowboysLost in the rush to crown Robert Griffin III as the NFL Rookie of the Year has been the showing by another rookie on the Redskins - one in the same backfield, in fact. Washington didn’t need to trade three-first round picks and a second for the rightUpvote Share Tweet
No-name Cowboys on defense? They might be back next seasonDon’t be surprised to see some of the Cowboys’ no-names on defense back next season. The defense was hit hard by injuries, with five starters lost for the year. But players have come in and learned quickly. Linebacker Ernie Sims was on his tractor inUpvote Share Tweet
'Sound FX': Dallas Cowboys QB Tony RomoDec 26Dallas QB Tony Romo is mic'd up during the Cowboys' heartbreaking loss to the New Orleans Saints. Find out what kind words Romo had for wide receiver Dez Bryant during the game.
Josh Brent Formally IndictedDec 26Cowboys DT Josh Brent formally indicted on one count of intoxication manslaughter.
Will Romo or RG3 prevail?Dec 26Can Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III lead his team to a victory over Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys to clinch a playoff spot? How far can Russell Wilson lead the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs? Kurt Warner gives his answers.
Blogger Blitz: Cowboys at RedskinsDec 26NFC East blogger Dan Graziano deliver his key to this weekend's matchup between the Cowboys and Redskins
Adrian Peterson inspires a list of the top 10 individual seasons in NFL hi…Dec 26Where does Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson rank among the 10 best NFL seasons of all time?
John Clayton's All-Pro Team GalleryDec 26John Clayton's All-Pro Team Gallery
Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson defies odds in pursuit of Eric Dickerso…Dec 26Adrian Peterson is pursuing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and might be producing the best season in NFL history in the process.