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Dez Bryant is letting down the number 88, says Drew Pearson

Dez Bryant is letting down the number 88, says Drew Pearson

yahoo.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
The number 88 means something in Dallas. Drew Pearson, who's in the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor, wore the 88, as did Hall of Famer Michael Irvin. These days, no one gets the 88 unless the Cowboys think they're going to be something special. That is ind…
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  • Unit has been solid, but major tests still await Cowboys defens…

    Unit has been solid, but major tests still await Cowboys defense

    dallasnews.com Oct 5, 2012
    IRVING - Exactly one week ago, Rob Ryan expressed no contrition about presiding over the NFL’s best defense. “We’re not making apologies for being No. 1,” the Cowboys’ bombastic coordinator said last Saturday. These days, none are necessary be
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  • Ex-Redskins quarterback doesn’t think much of Tony Romo: Star o…

    Ex-Redskins quarterback doesn’t think much of Tony Romo: Star on his helmet doesn’t make him the next Roger Staubach

    dallasnews.com Oct 5, 2012
    Joe Theismann has a history of negative opinions about Cowboys quarterbacks. Perhaps you’ve heard the latest from the ex-Redskins quarterback, an analyst for NFL Network. He doesn’t think much of Tony Romo. “Just because he wears a star on his helme
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  • Cowboys bring in Raymond Radway for a workout

    Cowboys bring in Raymond Radway for a workout

    dallasnews.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Cowboys worked out former receiver Raymond Radway on Friday. There is an open spot on the roster, but there was no word yet on if they would sign Radway. Radway was one of the team’s initial cuts in August. His journey with the Cowboys began with pr
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  • Jerry Jones: Bill Callahan calling offensive plays hasn’t been …

    Jerry Jones: Bill Callahan calling offensive plays hasn’t been discussed

    dallasnews.com Oct 5, 2012
    Four of Jason Garrett’s worst losses as Cowboys head coach have come in the team’s last six games. The Cowboys have lost those four by an average of 16.5 points. In a league structured for parity, those lopsided defeats to the Bears, Seahawks, Giants
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  • Jerry Jones: Cowboys not playing up to expectations, ‘but we ha…

    Jerry Jones: Cowboys not playing up to expectations, ‘but we haven’t lost ground’

    dallasnews.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Cowboys have looked nothing like a playoff team in their last three games. Expectations were high after a season-opening victory over the defending Super Bowl champs, but losses to the Seahawks and Bears and an ugly win over the Buccaneers have left…
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  • Cousin Sal's Week 5 NFL Prop Bets!

    Cousin Sal's Week 5 NFL Prop Bets!

    grantland.com Oct 5, 2012
    Here we are. A good four days later, and I'm still sick to my bloated stomach over the latest Cowboys meltdown. I've tried to conjure up a non-footbal...
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.