This is the September 22, 2013 news archive. View today's Cowboys rumors and news.
‘Doctor’ Jimmy Johnson diagnoses Dallas Cowboys with ‘optimistic infection’
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) talks with quarterback Tony Romo on the bench during the second half of Dallas' 31-7 win over the St. Louis Rams Sunday, September 22, 2013 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. (G.J. McCarthy/The Dallas Morning …Upvote Share Tweet
Who’s trending up and who’s trending down after the Cowboys win over the RamsUp: Running back DeMarco Murray had the biggest impact in Sunday’s win. But Tony Romo was outstanding in his execution. The quarterback completed 70.8 percent of his passes for three touchdowns with no interceptions. Romo has now thrown just one interce…Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON — The first time Dwayne Harris touched the ball Sunday in the Cowboys’ 31-7 victory over St. Louis he turned it over. The last time he had his hands on it he was hauling in a 24-yard touchdown catch. In between he got hurt. Harris’ game agains…Upvote Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys rookie TE Gavin Escobar makes his mark and his first career TD catchARLINGTON — When Gavin Escobar was drafted in the second round last April, the Cowboys said the tight end would help expand the dimensions of the passing offense. But Escobar was targeted only three times and made two catches for 16 yards in the first e…Upvote Share Tweet
'Sky's the limit' for Dallas defenseARLINGTON, Texas – When is the last time the Dallas Cowboys’ defense played this well? “I can’t recall when I’ve seen us play better. Ever,” owner/general manager Jerry Jones said. Gotta love some of that good ol’ Jerry hyperbole, huh? It’s not like Jer…Upvote Share TweetDallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) takes the blame after missing a pass to wide receiver Miles Austin during the first half of Dallas' 31-7 win over the St. Louis Rams Sunday, September 22, 2013 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. (G.J. McCarthy/The…Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON – Dallas Cowboys starting receiver Miles Austin, who has battled hamstring injuries the last few seasons, left Sunday’s game against St. Louis with a strained left hamstring. Austin was injured on the Cowboys’ second drive of the third quarter…Upvote Share Tweet
Dallas Cowboys OL Mackenzy Bernadeau, Brian Waters rotate series at right guard against St. Louis RamsARLINGTON – Dallas Cowboys veteran guard Brian Waters didn’t start again Sunday against St. Louis but did play much more than he did a week ago. Mackenzy Bernadeau started again at right guard but alternated series with Waters throughout the game. In Wa…Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON – Dallas Cowboys rookie J.J. Wilcox played well in his first NFL start Sunday against St. Louis in place of veteran Will Allen. Wilcox, the third-round pick out of Georgia Southern, only played safety his last season in college. Allen, who had…Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas -- The NFL's all-time sack leader is Bruce Smith with 200. Before the sack became an official NFL stat in 1982, NFL teams kept track of their own sack leaders. For the Dallas Cowboys, defensive end Harvey Martin is the franchise's unoff…Upvote Share Tweet
Claiborne rebounds against RamsARLINGTON, Texas – For a week, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne had to live with getting run over by Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles. It took him four snaps on Sunday to put that to rest – and worry about his injured left shoulder – wh…Upvote Share Tweet
Rams have closed-door meeting, will have ‘nightmares’ about CowboysRams defenders react to St. Louis’ 31-7 loss to the Dallas Cowboys #91 Chris Long (DE) On the closed-door meeting after the game: “We are going to stick together. Those things are between coaches and players. We have to stick together. Nobody is going t…Upvote Share Tweet
Tony Romo: On his rib injury, reacting to 0-3 Giants, play-callingTony Romo after the Cowboys’ 31-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams Q: Is that the best football you’ve played this season?: Yeah, we had great balance tonight. I thought eh guys up front did a great job of opening and creating holes for DeMarco and he di…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys’ Pro Bowler Anthony Spencer misses game, return in doubtDallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer (93) is pictured on the sidelines during the Dallas Cowboys vs. the Kansas City Chiefs NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City on Sunday, September 15, 2013. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News)Upvote Share Tweet
Dez Bryant won't need an injectionIRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant dealt with a sore back during practice this week and there was a thought he might need a pain injection to play in Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. A source said Bryant doesn't need a sho…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Sunday Blitz: Rams-Cowboys RecapSep 22Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Cowboys week 3 win over the Rams.
Week 3: Tony Romo highlightsSep 22Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo completes 17 passes for 210 yards and 3 touchdowns in the team's Week 3 win over the St. Louis Rams.
Murray, Romo Propel CowboysSep 22DeMarco Murray rushed for 175 yards and Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to lead the Cowboys past the Rams 31-7.
Cowboys postgame press conferenceSep 22Cowboys react following game with Rams
Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over TexansSep 22BALTIMORE, Md. -- Turns out Week 3 was a Throwback Sunday in what is shaping up as a Throwback Season in Baltimore. The Ravens are back to their old-school ways of winning with defense and special teams, and it was only fitting that they went all retro-…
Don Banks: NFC East hits rock bottom with winless Giants, Redskins; more S…Sep 22BALTIMORE, Md. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight while watching Ray Lewis enter the Ravens' Ring of Honor amid an impressive Baltimore victory over Houston in Week 3 at M&T Bank Stadium. ...
Clayton's Last Call: AFC striking backSep 22The AFC continued its hot start in Week 3, writes John Clayton.