This is the December 27, 2013 news archive. View today's Cowboys rumors and news.
Jerry Jones responds to Mark Cuban’s comments, says there’s not one area where Jason Garrett can improve
dallasnews.com Updated Dec 27, 2013
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett speaks with media before practice on Christmas Day at the Cowboys training facility at Valley Ranch, on Dec. 25, 2013 in Irving. Ben Torres/Special ContributorShare Tweet
Jerry Jones expecting large AT&T Stadium crowd; ‘We’ve got them hanging from the rafters’ to see this gameThe Dallas Cowboys have watched their playoff hopes come to an end the last two seasons during Week 17 losses on the road. Sunday night against Philadelphia will give the Cowboys their third try at winning the NFC East in the final week of the season, o…Share TweetTony Romo had a lot on his plate as the Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback this season. His increased role during weekly game-planning and his ability to change plays at the line of scrimmage gave him more responsibility than most NFL quarterbacks. Wit…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com nytimes.com ESPN.com dallasnews.com deadspin.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2013On Friday morning, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo underwent back surgery. By Friday night, he was home. Peter King of TheMMQB.com told the story of Romo’s injury and eventual surgery on Friday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN. Per King, Romo alrea…Share TweetTwo of the Cowboys rising stars will take part in the Pro Bowl while two veteran mainstays will not add to their impressive totals. Receiver Dez Bryant and left tackle Tyron Smith have been selected to represent the club in Hawaii next month. It is the …Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- The Cowboys continued their run of having someone in the Pro Bowl as wide receiver Dez Bryant and left tackle Tyron Smith were named to the team on Friday night. This is Bryant's first Pro Bowl selection. On the season, Bryant is 10th i…Share Tweet
Mavs' Carlisle respects, relates to GarrettDALLAS – If Jerry Jones listens to Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle long enough, he might end up offering Jason Garrett a lifetime contract extension. Carlisle has become a Cowboys fan and friend of Garrett’s in recent years, somewhat regularly visi…Share Tweet
Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams proves a quick studyCNNSI.com Dec 27, 2013Terrance Williams may be the only one not amazed by his speed, whether bursting into routes or learning from mistakes.Share Tweet
Dez Bryant: I’m ready to play Sunday; ‘Look how I’m standing, that should tell you enough’IRVING – Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against Philadelphia. Bryant did not practice Thursday and he was limited Wednesday and Friday with a sore back. But as he has said all week, Bryant maintained on F…Share Tweet
Sean Lee: For the second consecutive season ‘I haven’t been there when the team needed me most’IRVING – Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee stopped for a few minutes Friday to talk about being out for Sunday night’s winner-take-all game against Philadelphia. Lee, who has missed four games this season, hasn’t played the last two weeks because of a …Share Tweet
Big Games in Underwhelming Divisionsnytimes.com Dec 27, 2013A “win or go home” game may seem like a rarity, but in the N.F.C. East, it is common. Dallas is in this situation for the fourth time since 2008.Share TweetThe Packers and Cowboys both need wins in Week 17 to make the playoffs. Only one will have its star quarterback.Share TweetIRVING, Texas -- There is a lot at stake for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday when they play the Philadelphia Eagles. Win, and they make the playoffs for the first time since 2009. Lose and they will have dropped a winner-take-all finale for the third strai…Share Tweet
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas CowboysDec 27The winner of Sunday's tilt will go to the playoffs, but it seems like the playoffs have already started for one Philadelphia Eagles player. Also, see what the Cowboys are missing with Tony Romo out of the lineup.
Star crossed CowboysDec 27The Dallas Cowboys have three losses by one point this year and just lost their starting quarterback for the season. Will the bad luck continue? See the whole feature on "NFL GameDay Morning" on December 29th at 9 am ET/6 am PT.
Terrell Owens: Kyle Orton gives the Dallas Cowboys a better shot to winDec 27After seeing today's mind-blowing stats, Terrell Owens claims that quarterback Kyle Orton, not the injured Tony Romo, gives the Dallas Cowboys the best chance to succeed in Week 17's do-or-die matchup.
Dallas Cowboys in no-win situationDec 27"NFL Total Access" debates if the Dallas Cowboys are gasping for their last breath with quarterback Kyle Orton running the offense against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Don Banks: NFL Week 17 picksDec 27Things we know with one jam-packed day of NFL regular-season play remaining in 2013:
Here Comes KyleDec 27The circle of life in the NFL playoffs always seems to come down to Week 17 and the Dallas Cowboys, and the Sunday night prime time game on NBC, game 256 of the season. “We probably should just circle that date on our calendars every year,’’ Dallas tigh…
Bill Simmons on Week 17 in the NFLDec 27The Sports Guy embarks on a mission to try to salvage the most abysmal NFL handicapping season of his career.