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ARLINGTON - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray missed his fifth consecutive game Sunday. Murray hasn’t played since Oct. 14, when he suffered a sprained left foot. Team owner Jerry Jones said he was unsure whether Murray would be ready to return ThurUpvote Share Tweet
Amid rumors about interest in Cowboys’ coaching gig, Browns outgoing president Mike Holmgren visits with Jerry JonesARLINGTON - Earlier this week, Mike Holmgren went out of his way to deny reports that he has interest in coaching the Cowboys should Jason Garrett be ousted at some point in the near future. While he didn’t necessarily give those rumors legs on SundayUpvote Share TweetARLINGTON - With about five minutes left in regulation, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo committed his first turnover since the fourth quarter of Dallas’ 29-24 loss to the New York Giants on Oct. 18. While being sacked by Cleveland’s Frostee Rucker atUpvote Share TweetARLINGTON — Dez Bryant hauled in a team-high 12 passes and finished with a career-best 145 receiving yards and a touchdown during the Cowboys’ 23-20 victory Sunday over the Cleveland Browns. Nine of his receptions came after halftime when the CowboysUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware becomes fifth player in NFL history to record seven consecutive seasons with at least 10 sacksARLINGTON — Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware became only the fifth player in NFL history to record seven consecutive seasons with at least 10 sacks Sunday against Cleveland. Early in the third quarter, Ware and defensive end Jason Hatcher combined to saUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys RB Felix Jones tweaks his left knee in first halfARLINGTON — Cowboys running back Felix Jones tweaked his left knee in the first half, owner Jerry Jones said, but was able to return in the second half. Felix Jones finished the game with 14 carries for 43 yards — making his fifth consecutive start iUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 18, 2012I will have some more extensive thoughts Monday on the Dallas Cowboys, the toughness they showed in coming back to win a tougher-than-expected game Sunday against the Browns and the fact that they're only one game out of first place with six games to go…Upvote Share Tweet
Jerry Jones: Tyron Smith has high ankle sprain, ‘which bothers the daylight out of you’ARLINGTON — Cowboys starting left tackle Tyron Smith exited with a left high ankle sprain late in the first quarter Sunday and did not return. Smith went into the locker room following the injury and returned to the sideline with his left ankle heavilyUpvote Share Tweet
Jerry Jones: Adjustments by Jason Garrett and Rob Ryan ‘worked like a charm’ARLINGTON — Jerry Jones says he thinks the Cowboys will benefit from Sunday’s 23-20 overtime victory against the Cleveland Browns. The Cowboys kept postseason hopes alive by improving to 5-5 by defeating a team that has two wins in 10 games. Some thouUpvote Share Tweet
Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did Not Review It Because It Was Un-ReviewableCleveland unexpectedly forced Dallas to overtime, and after an incomplete pass to Miles Austin with 8:35 left to go in the extra period Cleveland called timeout-presumably to force a replay from the booth. Cleveland thought the play was a catch, fumbleUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 18, 2012If you like overtime, you sure loved Sunday. Three early games were decided in OT. Chris Burke reviews the madness and examines the wild wins by the Texans, Bucs and Cowboys.Upvote Share Tweet
Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupWe'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …Upvote Share TweetA flat start wrapped up with a sigh of relief finish, but for the Cowboys in 2012, they will gladly take it. Dallas trailed 13-0 at half, but rallied for a 17-13 lead in the final two minutes, only to see the Browns take a late lead, the Cowboys get a f…Upvote Share TweetDan Bailey kicked a 38-yard field goal in overtime, and Dallas overcame a critical fumble by Tony Romo that sparked a wild ending in the Cowboys' 23-20 victory against Cleveland on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys win after confusing replay sequenceIt took nearly an extra nine minutes, but the Cowboys got it done in overtime. A 38-yard field goal from Dan Bailey lifted the Cowboys to a 23-20 win with 6:07 to play, capping a seven-play, 28-yard drive. An exchange of punts converted the game to sudd…Upvote Share TweetNick Foles got the start today for the Eagles because Michael Vick is still recovering from a concussion he suffered against the Cowboys last week. Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder said "[h]e's had symptoms all week" and that he is "foggy." More »Upvote Share TweetThey say everything’s bigger in Texas. Today, both of the NFL games being played there are. A 32-yard field goal from Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey has forced overtime against the Browns, joining the Jags-Texans extra-session contest in Houston. The CowboUpvote Share Tweet
Bad call fuels Browns comebackAfter trailing by 13 into the third quarter, the Cowboys made a game of it. And the officials helped give the late lead to the Browns. After a goal-line stand by the Cowboys kept the score at 17-13, three runs followed by a punt gave Josh Cribbs the bal…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys C Ryan Cook will not play SundayARLINGTON - Cowboys center Ryan Cook will not play Sunday. Cook, who has been hampered by a sore knee and was listed as doubtful on the team’s injury report Friday, is one of the team’s seven inactive players Sunday. Cornerback Mike Jenkins, runningUpvote Share TweetThe Browns won’t have their best defensive player today against the Cowboys. Although cornerback Joe Haden made the trip to Dallas, he was ruled out after pregame warmups today. Haden suffered an oblique injury during practice on Wednesday, and the BrowUpvote Share Tweet
Curiosity has helped Dez improveAs the saying goes, curiosity killed the cat. For Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant, curiosity is making that cat play a little prettier on the field. Via Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, Bryant recently explained to reporters that he’s asking more questioUpvote Share Tweet
Romo Looking To Play Better Going ForwardNov 18Jason Garrett and Tony Romo talk about winning a tight battle against the Browns and getting ready for the Redskins on Thursday.
Cowboys postgame press conferenceNov 18Cowboys react following game with Browns
Browns vs. Cowboys highlightsNov 18Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo throws for 313 yards and a touchdown as the Cowboys beat the Cleveland Browns in overtime 23-20.
Cowboys Edge Browns In OTNov 18The Cowboys evened their record to 5-5 after defeating the Browns in overtime 23-20.
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
John Clayton's Last CallNov 18NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.