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Containing Tony Romo can be tricky

Containing Tony Romo can be tricky

ESPN.com dallasnews.com Updated Oct 11, 2013
ASHBURN, Va. -- The play begins with a little pressure and Dallas quarterback Tony Romo starting to get trapped in the pocket. This is when the damage can start if all lanes aren't clogged. And, on this play in the 2011 season finale, they weren't. As l…
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  • Redskins could pull off feat against Dallas Cowboys they haven’…

    Redskins could pull off feat against Dallas Cowboys they haven’t accomplished since days of Landry, Gibbs

    dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    Redskins could pull off feat against Dallas Cowboys they haven’t accomplished since days of Landry, Gibbs
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  • Jerry Jones: AT&T Stadium is not getting 2018 Super Bowl be…

    Jerry Jones: AT&T Stadium is not getting 2018 Super Bowl because there’s ‘a better day for us in the future’

    dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    Jerry Jones wants another Super Bowl to be played in his $1.2 billion stadium. But he’ll have to wait at least five more years for another chance. On Tuesday, NFL owners chose New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis as the finalists to host Super Bowl…
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  • Sources: Cowboys won't rush Ratliff return

    Sources: Cowboys won't rush Ratliff return

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Jay Ratliff can be activated off the physically unable to perform list after Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins, but the Dallas Cowboys will not rush to their defensive tackle back on the field. According to sources, the Cowb…
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  • Jarvis Jenkins says he'll play Sunday

    Jarvis Jenkins says he'll play Sunday

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2013
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Washington Redskins defensive end Jarvis Jenkins won’t start, but he said he will play at the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Jenkins missed the first four games because of an NFL-mandated four-game suspension after testing positive for a bann…
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  • Justin Durant questionable for Sunday

    Justin Durant questionable for Sunday

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys linebacker Justin Durant is questionable for Sunday's game with the Redskins and was limited in practice on Friday. It was Durant's first action in practice since injuring his groin against the San Diego Chargers nearly t…
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  • Cowboys call up LB Cameron Lawrence from practice squad

    Cowboys call up LB Cameron Lawrence from practice squad

    dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    The eight players on the Cowboys practice squad were told by coaches Monday that one of them would likely be called up to the active roster by week’s end. And the winner is… Cameron Lawrence. The rookie linebacker out of Mississippi State will take the …
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  • Cowboys' Austin set after 2-game absence

    Cowboys' Austin set after 2-game absence

    ESPN.com dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    The Dallas Cowboys will have wide receiver Miles Austin in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.
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  • Look for more 'empty' looks from Dallas

    Look for more 'empty' looks from Dallas

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Was how the Dallas Cowboys attacked offensively last Sunday specifically for the Denver Broncos or part of the evolution of the offense? “A little of both,” quarterback Tony Romo said. If there was a big difference in the passing game i…
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  • Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys preparing for a ‘really effective’ …

    Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys preparing for a ‘really effective’ Robert Griffin III

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Oct 11, 2013
    Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III had right knee surgery in January and hasn’t looked like the same explosive player that was on display during a pair of victories over the Dallas Cowboys last season. But Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry …
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  • Dallas Cowboys practice report Friday: RB Lance Dunbar, DE Edga…

    Dallas Cowboys practice report Friday: RB Lance Dunbar, DE Edgar Jones still out

    dallasnews.com Oct 11, 2013
    IRVING — Dallas Cowboys reserve running back Lance Dunbar and reserve defensive end Edgar Jones still weren’t practicing Friday morning at Valley Ranch and aren’t expected to play Sunday night against Washington. Dunbar has a strained right hamstring an…
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  • Double Coverage: Redskins at Cowboys

    Double Coverage: Redskins at Cowboys

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will meet for the 107th time in their historic rivalry, but neither team has gotten off to the kind of start to the season they envisioned. At 2-3, the Cowboys are tied for the NFC East lead, a…
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  • Redskins would like to use Roy Helu more often

    Redskins would like to use Roy Helu more often

    profootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2013
    Redskins running back Alfred Morris declared himself good to go this week after bruising his ribs in the team’s Week Four victory over the Raiders, which means that he’ll be taking the lion’s share of the work at running back against the Cowboys this we…
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  • Will third time be charm vs. read-option?

    Will third time be charm vs. read-option?

    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys had no answer for the read-option last year when they played the Washington Redskins. DeMarcus Ware was left guessing and Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III always seemed to have the right answer in keeping the b…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys 02:18

    'Playbook': Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Oct 11
    How will Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo follow up his record-breaking performance from one week ago? The "NFL Playbook" crew thinks it could be another special day.
  • Video - Week 5: FedEx Air and Ground Winners 00:22

    Week 5: FedEx Air and Ground Winners

    Oct 11
    Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo threw for 506 yards and 5 touchdowns and Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles ran for 108 yards and a touchdown to take home Week 5 honors.
  • Video - Austin Expected To Play For Cowboys 02:17

    Austin Expected To Play For Cowboys

    Oct 11
    Antonio Pierce breaks down what the return of Miles Austin means for the Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

  • How the Jaguars Can Beat the Broncos (Hey, Anything’s Possible)

    Oct 11
    The Jaguars will need Maurice Jones-Drew at his clock-grinding best to have a chance at beating the Broncos. (Justin Cooper/Icon SMI) Well, here at The MMQB, we’ve written quite a lot about team No. 32 this week, the Jacksonville Jaguars. Much has cente…
  • Your Calls for the Hall

    Oct 11
    In my 30 seasons covering pro football, I’ve found that nothing stirs the passions of fans—and plain ticks off the masses—the way Pro Football Hall of Fame voting does. During the raging Art Monk debate eight or 10 years ago (at the time, I was not in t…
  • Bill Simmons on quarterbacks, Week 6 picks

    Oct 11
    The Sports Guy navigates the delicate balance between being a solid starting quarterback and a total washout. Plus, the Week 6 picks.