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Ex-Cowboy Andre Gurode signs with Bears

Ex-Cowboy Andre Gurode signs with Bears

The Chicago Bears signed former Cowboys offensive lineman Andre Gurode, hoping to boost a short-handed unit. A five-time Pro Bowl pick, Gurode made five starts at left guard and appeared in 13 games for Baltimore last season after playing with the Cowbo…
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  • Stephen Jones on DeMarco Murray: ‘We just have to be patient wi…

    Stephen Jones on DeMarco Murray: ‘We just have to be patient with him’

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    Running back DeMarco Murray was hopeful he’d play again by Thanksgiving. But Thursday passed and Murray was still sidelined with the sprained left foot he suffered Oct. 14 against Baltimore. Whether the running back will return to action Sunday remains
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  • Gosselin: Fallen Eagles will try to stay grounded vs. injury-de…

    Gosselin: Fallen Eagles will try to stay grounded vs. injury-depleted Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    There’s a two-fold reason for the Philadelphia Eagles to build a gameplan around rushing the football Sunday night against the Cowboys. First, the Eagles have a rookie quarterback who hasn’t thrown a touchdown pass in his two career starts. Nick Foles
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  • Eagles’ CB Rodgers-Cromartie faces tall task as two-game surge …

    Eagles’ CB Rodgers-Cromartie faces tall task as two-game surge has Dez Bryant on pace for 1,000 receiving yards

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    KEY MATCHUP Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie vs. Cowboys WR Dez Bryant RODGERS-CROMARTIE  Rodgers-Cromartie (6-2, 182) didn’t have a great game the first time the Eagles played the Cowboys three weeks ago. He didn’t have a solo tackle and didn”
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  • WR Austin Expected to Be Well Enough to Play Sunday vs Eagles

    WR Austin Expected to Be Well Enough to Play Sunday vs Eagles

    cowboysgab.com ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin is expected to recover from hip and back injuries to play Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told Ed Werder of ESPN. Austin was injured on the first play of the Cowboys’ second series in the team’
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  • In span of six weeks, Jerry Jones goes from saying Cowboys can …

    In span of six weeks, Jerry Jones goes from saying Cowboys can compete for Super Bowl to declaring it’s ‘running out of time

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    Six weeks ago, when the Cowboys were one game below .500 as they are now, owner Jerry Jones said Dallas was evolving into a team that could compete for a Super Bowl title this season. “Not next year, this year,” he said on KRLD-FM (105.3) on Oct. 16,
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  • Franchise Player? Anthony Spencer having career season after be…

    Franchise Player? Anthony Spencer having career season after being pegged with hefty price tag

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    Anthony Spencer wasn’t interested in talking last Thursday after the Cowboys lost 38-31 to Washington. He brushed off reporters who were hoping he’d comment on yet another strong performance when he led the Cowboys with 10 tackles and also had a team-
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  • Cowboys bring back WR Andre Holmes to the practice squad

    Cowboys bring back WR Andre Holmes to the practice squad

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    IRVING - The Cowboys have brought back Andre Holmes to the practice squad, two days after cutting him from the active roster. In seven games this season, Holmes made two catches for 11 yards.The 24-year-old receiver who played at Division II Hilsdale in
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: One easy way to improve Cowboys’ runni…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: One easy way to improve Cowboys’ running game

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of 
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  • White House Petition Will Probably Not Lead To The Removal Of J…

    White House Petition Will Probably Not Lead To The Removal Of Jerry Jones

    Here's an unbylined story on the Dallas Morning News's website, about one of those stupid petitions on Whitehouse.gov. This one calls for President Obama to remove Jerry Jones as owner of the Cowboys. More »
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  • Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett doesn’t have too much on his plate

    Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett doesn’t have too much on his plate

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    As long as the Cowboys continue to underachieve, Jerry Jones will face questions about his head coach. Owner Jerry Jones, and head coach Jason Garrett speak to the media about their third round draft pick Tyrone Crawford at Valley Ranch in Irving, Frida…
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  • NFC East update: Eagles’ DeSean Jackson to be put on IR

    NFC East update: Eagles’ DeSean Jackson to be put on IR

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Eagles will place wide receiver DeSean Jackson on injured reserve after he sustained multiple rib fractures in Monday night’s loss to Carolina. Jackson leads the team with 45 catches and 700 yards receiving, but has onl
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  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history…

    Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harbaugh

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    Did the 49ers' QB change damage their Super Bowl hopes? Hardly, history says. Not only has such a move been done before, but it's been done with success. Don Banks explains.
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  • Cowboys need to finish season 4-1 or better to make playoffs, a…

    Cowboys need to finish season 4-1 or better to make playoffs, and that hasn’t happened since 1993

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    IRVING — To get into the playoffs the Cowboys will likely have to finish with nine or 10 wins. That means Dallas has to win at least four of its last five games. But Santa Claus hasn’t been kind to the Cowboys of late. Instead of a jolly HoHoHo, it’
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  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys running out of time to make playoffs

    Jerry Jones: Cowboys running out of time to make playoffs

    dallasnews.com Nov 27, 2012
    Staying with the same tone he had in the locker room after Thursday’s 38-31 loss to the Washington Redskins, Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones wasn’t optimistic when asked Tuesday about his team having time to correct their mistakes and st
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Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost b…

    Nov 27
    The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
  • Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…

    Nov 27
    Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
  • Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…

    Nov 27
    Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.
  • Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12

    Nov 27
    The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.