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Ware may need surgery, Cowboys may need to spell him

Ware may need surgery, Cowboys may need to spell him

Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware was coy about his need for offseason surgery, but it’s clear the team knows they’re going to have to be selective with his snaps. Ware hasn’t practiced this week because of shoulder and elbow injuries, but in
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  • Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan believes health has…

    Cowboys offensive coordinator Bill Callahan believes health has improved Cowboys’ continuity

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2012
    Bill Callahan is not much for excuses, so he’s not going to blame injuries for any previous losses, but the Cowboys offensive coordinator said Thursday he feels good having a healthy offense going into a huge showdown against the Washington Redskins. ”
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  • Cowboys K Dan Bailey says kicking in cold will be a new experie…

    Cowboys K Dan Bailey says kicking in cold will be a new experience

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2012
    Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey grew up in Mustang, Oklahoma, played his college football in the balmy Big 12 at Oklahoma State, and now kicks in Texas. So Dan, have you ever kicked in really cold weather? “Well, I mean…I probably…” he said, racking his
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  • Tony Romo: Hot December is simply a matter of getting better as…

    Tony Romo: Hot December is simply a matter of getting better as a quarterback and a team

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2012
    Tony Romo has this reputation of struggling down the stretch. So how does it feel this season when he appears to be playing his best football in December? “I’d say I’ve improved,” Romo said. “You’re always improving. I don’t understand why y
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  • Brent’s official blood alcohol level comes in at 0.189 percent

    Brent’s official blood alcohol level comes in at 0.189 percent

    Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent has received forgiveness from the mother of teammate Jerry Brown, who died in a car that Brent allegedly was driving drunk. The authorities in Texas may not be as forgiving. According to the Associated Press, the official …
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  • Injuries leave Cowboys looking at backup OLB options

    Injuries leave Cowboys looking at backup OLB options

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    With starting outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware ailing, and backup Victor Butler slowed by a groin strain, the Cowboys are developing contingency plans. According to Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com, the Cowboys worked out veteran Matt Roth Wednesday, thoug…
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  • Blogger Blitz: Protect the ball

    Blogger Blitz: Protect the ball

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2012
    This week's Blogger Blitz video, of course, takes a look at Sunday night's division title game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins, and the extent to which turnovers could tell the story. The Redskins have committed the fewest turnove…
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  • NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Offense

    NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Offense

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    OFFENSE Quarterback Made it: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers/Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons/Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins Should have made it: Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks/Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys Rodgers' numbers have been a bit down this y…
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  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:21

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Dec 27
    NFL experts break down who wins battle for NFC East, key for Texans against Colts, and what's more impressive: Adrian Peterson breaking record or Vikings making playoffs.
  • Video - The Future For The Cowboys 02:15

    The Future For The Cowboys

    Dec 27
    Lomas Brown discusses the immediate future for the Cowboys against the Redskins and the long-term future if they can't beat the Redskins.
  • Video - What happens if the Dallas Cowboys lose? 00:59

    What happens if the Dallas Cowboys lose?

    Dec 27
    Charley Casserly joins "Around the League" to discuss what happens to Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett if the Cowboys lose to the Washington Redskins on Sunday.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Cowboys-Redskins 01:19

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Cowboys-Redskins

    Dec 27
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Dallas at Washington

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    Dec 27
    The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…
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    Dec 27
    Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale.
  • NFL - Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team

    Dec 27
    Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.