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Jerry Jones responds to Mark Cuban’s comments, says there’s not…

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 Contributor
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  • Jerry Jones expecting large AT&T Stadium crowd; ‘We’ve got …

    Jerry Jones expecting large AT&T Stadium crowd; ‘We’ve got them hanging from the rafters’ to see this game

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Jerry Jones: Kyle Orton won’t have the same freedoms Tony Romo …

    Jerry Jones: Kyle Orton won’t have the same freedoms Tony Romo had in Dallas Cowboys offense

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    Tony 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…
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  • Romo already home after back surgery

    Romo already home after back surgery

    On 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…
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  • Cowboys send WR Dez Bryant and LT Tyron Smith to Pro Bowl

    Cowboys send WR Dez Bryant and LT Tyron Smith to Pro Bowl

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    Two 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 …
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  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith selected

    Cowboys' Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith selected

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Mavs' Carlisle respects, relates to Garrett

    Mavs' Carlisle respects, relates to Garrett

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    DALLAS – 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…
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  • Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams proves a quick study

    Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams proves a quick study

    CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2013
    Terrance Williams may be the only one not amazed by his speed, whether bursting into routes or learning from mistakes.
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  • Dez Bryant: I’m ready to play Sunday; ‘Look how I’m standing, t…

    Dez Bryant: I’m ready to play Sunday; ‘Look how I’m standing, that should tell you enough’

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2013
    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…
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  • Sean Lee: For the second consecutive season ‘I haven’t been the…

    Sean Lee: For the second consecutive season ‘I haven’t been there when the team needed me most’

    dallasnews.com Dec 27, 2013
    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 …
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  • Big Games in Underwhelming Divisions

    Big Games in Underwhelming Divisions

    nytimes.com Dec 27, 2013
    A “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.
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  • Week 17 Playbook: Previewing Packers-Bears, Eagles-Cowboys, mor…

    Week 17 Playbook: Previewing Packers-Bears, Eagles-Cowboys, more Week 17 games

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    The Packers and Cowboys both need wins in Week 17 to make the playoffs. Only one will have its star quarterback.
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  • A quick look at Cowboys' 2014 schedule

    A quick look at Cowboys' 2014 schedule

    ESPN.com Dec 27, 2013
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:07

    'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Dec 27
    The 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.
  • Video - Star crossed Cowboys 01:15

    Star crossed Cowboys

    Dec 27
    The 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.
  • Video - Terrell Owens: Kyle Orton gives the Dallas Cowboys a better shot to win 03:24

    Terrell Owens: Kyle Orton gives the Dallas Cowboys a better shot to win

    Dec 27
    After 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.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys in no-win situation 01:44

    Dallas Cowboys in no-win situation

    Dec 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.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: NFL Week 17 picks

    Dec 27
    Things we know with one jam-packed day of NFL regular-season play remaining in 2013:
  • Here Comes Kyle

    Dec 27
    The 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 NFL

    Dec 27
    The Sports Guy embarks on a mission to try to salvage the most abysmal NFL handicapping season of his career.