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NFC East a must-see mess; Snap Judgments

NFC East a must-see mess; Snap Judgments

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 18, 2012
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
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  • Owner Jerry Jones on whether Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray will pla…

    Owner Jerry Jones on whether Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray will play against Redskins: ‘I don’t know’

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    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 Thur
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  • Amid rumors about interest in Cowboys’ coaching gig, Browns out…

    Amid rumors about interest in Cowboys’ coaching gig, Browns outgoing president Mike Holmgren visits with Jerry Jones

    ARLINGTON - 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 Sunday
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  • Cowboys QB Tony Romo commits first turnover in November

    Cowboys QB Tony Romo commits first turnover in November

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON - 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 at
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  • Jerry Jones: I’m reluctant to say Dez Bryant is ‘doing good’; h…

    Jerry Jones: I’m reluctant to say Dez Bryant is ‘doing good’; he’s ‘doing better’

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON — 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 Cowboys
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  • Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware becomes fifth player in NFL history to…

    Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware becomes fifth player in NFL history to record seven consecutive seasons with at least 10 sacks

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON — 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 sa
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  • Cowboys RB Felix Jones tweaks his left knee in first half

    Cowboys RB Felix Jones tweaks his left knee in first half

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON — 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 i
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  • Cowboys take a big hit on the O-line

    Cowboys take a big hit on the O-line

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2012
    I 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…
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  • Jerry Jones: Tyron Smith has high ankle sprain, ‘which bothers …

    Jerry Jones: Tyron Smith has high ankle sprain, ‘which bothers the daylight out of you’

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    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 heavily
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  • Jerry Jones: Adjustments by Jason Garrett and Rob Ryan ‘worked …

    Jerry Jones: Adjustments by Jason Garrett and Rob Ryan ‘worked like a charm’

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    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 thou
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  • Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did …

    Ed Hochuli Reviewed An Un-Reviewable Play And Then Said He Did Not Review It Because It Was Un-Reviewable

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    Cleveland 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, fumble
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  • Texans, Bucs, Cowboys win in OT

    Texans, Bucs, Cowboys win in OT

    CNNSI.com Nov 18, 2012
    If 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.
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  • Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit:…

    Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    We'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, …
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  • Cowboys Rally From Slow Start to Top Browns 23-20 in OT

    Cowboys Rally From Slow Start to Top Browns 23-20 in OT

    A 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…
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  • Bailey's FG seals Cowboys' wild win vs. Browns

    Bailey's FG seals Cowboys' wild win vs. Browns

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    Dan 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.
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  • Cowboys win after confusing replay sequence

    Cowboys win after confusing replay sequence

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    It 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…
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  • Michael Vick Still Can't Drive A Car Because Of Concussion Suff…

    Michael Vick Still Can't Drive A Car Because Of Concussion Suffered Last Week

    deadspin.com Nov 18, 2012
    Nick 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 »
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  • Overtime in Dallas: They say everything’s bigger in Texas.  Tod…

    Overtime in Dallas: They say everything’s bigger in Texas.  Today,…

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    They 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 Cowbo
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  • Bad call fuels Browns comeback

    Bad call fuels Browns comeback

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    After 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…
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  • Cowboys C Ryan Cook will not play Sunday

    Cowboys C Ryan Cook will not play Sunday

    dallasnews.com Nov 18, 2012
    ARLINGTON - 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, running
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  • Joe Haden out for Browns vs. Cowboys

    Joe Haden out for Browns vs. Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    The 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 Brow
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  • Curiosity has helped Dez improve

    Curiosity has helped Dez improve

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2012
    As 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 questio
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  • Video - Romo Looking To Play Better Going Forward 00:44

    Romo Looking To Play Better Going Forward

    Nov 18
    Jason Garrett and Tony Romo talk about winning a tight battle against the Browns and getting ready for the Redskins on Thursday.
  • Video - Cowboys postgame press conference 03:27

    Cowboys postgame press conference

    Nov 18
    Cowboys react following game with Browns
  • Video - Browns vs. Cowboys highlights 03:13

    Browns vs. Cowboys highlights

    Nov 18
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo throws for 313 yards and a touchdown as the Cowboys beat the Cleveland Browns in overtime 23-20.
  • Video - Cowboys Edge Browns In OT 00:31

    Cowboys Edge Browns In OT

    Nov 18
    The Cowboys evened their record to 5-5 after defeating the Browns in overtime 23-20.

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