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DeAngelo Hall fined twice for infractions against Cowboys

DeAngelo Hall fined twice for infractions against Cowboys

profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
It’s proving to be quite an expensive season for Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall. According to Jay Glazer of FoxSports.com, Hall has been fined $35,750 for a pair of infractions in last Thursday’s win over the Dallas Cowboys. The report d
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  • Miles Austin fails to meet expectations; contract an albatross …

    Miles Austin fails to meet expectations; contract an albatross on Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING - There was a time not too long ago when Miles Austin was praised as an overachiever. A once undervalued prospect from a small New Jersey university, Austin had swiftly risen from undrafted rookie to Pro Bowl receiver. His story was inspirational
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  • As he faces Cowboys this weekend, Eagles coach Andy Reid a shel…

    As he faces Cowboys this weekend, Eagles coach Andy Reid a shell of former self

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    By John Smallwood, Philadelphia Daily News It certainly looked like Andy Reid making his way down the sloped aisle from the back of the auditorium at the NovaCare. It was a walk he’s made more than 200 times since he took over as the head coach of the E
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  • Eagles injury update heading into matchup with Cowboys

    Eagles injury update heading into matchup with Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    By Zach Berman,The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) With Dallas Reynolds still out with a sprained ankle, it looks like Evan Mathis will start at center for the Eagles. That’s notable because the Eagles also have Matt Tennant on the roster, who is already a
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  • RB DeMarco Murray on target to play Sunday night against Philad…

    RB DeMarco Murray on target to play Sunday night against Philadelphia

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING - All signs point to running back DeMarco Murray playing Sunday night against Philadelphia for the first time since he suffered a sprained left foot Oct. 14 at Baltimore. For the second consecutive day, Murray was limited in practice Thursday but
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  • Cowboys OL coach Bill Callahan expects LT Tyron Smith, C Ryan C…

    Cowboys OL coach Bill Callahan expects LT Tyron Smith, C Ryan Cook to start Sunday against Philadelphia; C Phil Costa still out

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING - The Cowboys’ offensive line will look more familiar Sunday night against Philadelphia. Callahan said he feels “pretty confident” that left tackle Tyron Smith will start against the Eagles after not playing on Thanksgiving because of the l
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  • For Cole Beasley, an increase in playing time leads to an incre…

    For Cole Beasley, an increase in playing time leads to an increase in autographs

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING — Cole Beasley never encountered a line of fans waiting for his autograph while he was playing football at SMU. That changes when you attend a game at Ford Stadium two days after making seven grabs for 68 yards in a Thanksgiving Day game for the
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  • Tony Romo closing in on Cowboys record

    Tony Romo closing in on Cowboys record

    ESPN.com Nov 29, 2012
    Facing a Philadelphia Eagles defense that has allowed 13 touchdown passes and made not one single interception in its last five games, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has a near-100 percent chance Sunday night of setting a new team record for touch…
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  • Who’s playing the best football for the Cowboys? VP says it’s A…

    Who’s playing the best football for the Cowboys? VP says it’s Anthony Spencer

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING - In nine games this season, Cowboys outside linebacker Anthony Spencer has already recorded 6.5 sacks, more than he’s had in any of his previous five seasons in the NFL. Spencer’s play has been good all year but it’s probably been at its b
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  • Cowboys TE Jason Witten: “We know what to do and now it’s got t…

    Cowboys TE Jason Witten: “We know what to do and now it’s got to be time to go do it”

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    Tight end Jason Witten was asked if he felt time is running out on this season. “Absolutely,” he said. “That doesn’t mean there is not a chance. “You still have to go do it. As frustrating as it’s been, you’ve got to be able to put that behi
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  • Tony Romo poised to break Troy Aikman’s TD record with Cowboys

    Tony Romo poised to break Troy Aikman’s TD record with Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    Quarterback Tony Romo has thrown 165 touchdown passes for the Cowboys. The next one he throws will make him the club’s all-time leader. Romo said he wasn’t aware of this upcoming milestone until a reporter asked him about it Thursday. But he is aware
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  • Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins fined for pushing Pierre Garcon

    Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins fined for pushing Pierre Garcon

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING, Texas - Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins has been fined $7,875 for pushing Pierre Garcon to the ground well after the Washington receiver crossed the goal line on a 59-yard touchdown last week. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett confirmed Thursda
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  • Five Cowboys not seen on practice field Thursday, including NT …

    Five Cowboys not seen on practice field Thursday, including NT Jay Ratliff

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    IRVING - Five Cowboys weren’t seen at practice Thursday morning at Valley Ranch, including Pro Bowl nose tackle Jay Ratliff. He didn’t practice Wednesday and missed his fifth game of the season last week, this time with a groin injury. Also not seen
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  • Cowboys will be evaluating core group; Stephen Jones: ‘We certa…

    Cowboys will be evaluating core group; Stephen Jones: ‘We certainly can’t afford to overlook mediocrity’

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan received criticism following a 21-13 loss to the Carolina Panthers in Week 9 after saying that the Redskins would have a chance to evaluate players for the remainder of the season. Some assumed Shanahan was sugges…
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  • Could WR Anthony Armstrong play for Cowboys on Sunday?

    Could WR Anthony Armstrong play for Cowboys on Sunday?

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 2012
    Anthony Armstrong will only have two practices under his belt with the Cowboys when today comes to an end. But when asked if the wide receiver has shown enough to be active for Sunday’s game against Philadelphia, head coach Jason Garrett said absolutely
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Cowboys need to create big plays for s…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Cowboys need to create big plays for shot at playoffs

    dallasnews.com Nov 29, 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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  • NY Giants should realize Robert Griffin III and Washington now …

    NY Giants should realize Robert Griffin III and Washington now their top rival in NFC East, not Philadelphia Eagles or Dallas Co

    nydailynews.com Nov 29, 2012
    Old habits and hatreds die hard. It’s difficult for any blue-blooded Giant fan to admit out loud that the unraveling Eagles no longer pose a threat in the NFC East or that the Cowboys, too, are as harmless, soft and fluffy as a goose down pillow wheneve
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Steelers Look To Avoid Sweep Without Big Ben 02:36

    NFL32OT: Steelers Look To Avoid Sweep Without Big Ben

    Nov 29
    Episode 227: Wendi Nix and Tim Hasselbeck discuss who will step up if Roethlisberger remains sidelined. Redskins running back Alfred Morris breaks down what his team needs to do when they face the Giants. The NFL32 crew discuss the Eagle-Cowboys matc
  • Video - Vick Fails Concussion Test 02:08

    Vick Fails Concussion Test

    Nov 29
    Eagles QB Michael Vick still hasn't passed his imPACT concussion test and therefore hasn't been cleared to practice.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Cowboys 00:34

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-Cowboys

    Nov 29
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at Dallas
  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys 02:16

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Nov 29
    NFL Films previews the Week 13 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

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    Nov 29
    The AFC playoff races are on the verge of wrapping up early, John Clayton writes.
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    Nov 29
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