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‘Doctor’ Jimmy Johnson diagnoses Dallas Cowboys with ‘optimisti…

‘Doctor’ Jimmy Johnson diagnoses Dallas Cowboys with ‘optimistic infection’

dallasnews.com Updated Sep 22, 2013
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 …
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  • Who’s trending up and who’s trending down after the Cowboys win…

    Who’s trending up and who’s trending down after the Cowboys win over the Rams

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    Up: 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…
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  • Up-and-down day ends well for Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris

    Up-and-down day ends well for Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON — 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…
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  • Dallas Cowboys rookie TE Gavin Escobar makes his mark and his f…

    Dallas Cowboys rookie TE Gavin Escobar makes his mark and his first career TD catch

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON — 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…
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  • 'Sky's the limit' for Dallas defense

    'Sky's the limit' for Dallas defense

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • Cowboys win over Rams was one of Tony Romo’s best games

    Cowboys win over Rams was one of Tony Romo’s best games

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    Dallas 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…
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  • Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin leaves game with injured hamstri…

    Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin leaves game with injured hamstring against St. Louis Rams

    ARLINGTON – 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…
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  • Dallas Cowboys OL Mackenzy Bernadeau, Brian Waters rotate serie…

    Dallas Cowboys OL Mackenzy Bernadeau, Brian Waters rotate series at right guard against St. Louis Rams

    ARLINGTON – 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…
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  • Dallas Cowboys rookie safety J.J. Wilcox plays well in first st…

    Dallas Cowboys rookie safety J.J. Wilcox plays well in first start in place of veteran Will Allen

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON – 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…
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  • DeMarcus Ware gets Dallas sacks record

    DeMarcus Ware gets Dallas sacks record

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • Claiborne rebounds against Rams

    Claiborne rebounds against Rams

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    ARLINGTON, 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…
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  • Rams have closed-door meeting, will have ‘nightmares’ about Cow…

    Rams have closed-door meeting, will have ‘nightmares’ about Cowboys

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    Rams 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…
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  • Tony Romo: On his rib injury, reacting to 0-3 Giants, play-call…

    Tony Romo: On his rib injury, reacting to 0-3 Giants, play-calling

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    Tony 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…
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  • Cowboys’ Pro Bowler Anthony Spencer misses game, return in doub…

    Cowboys’ Pro Bowler Anthony Spencer misses game, return in doubt

    dallasnews.com Sep 22, 2013
    Dallas 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)
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  • Dez Bryant won't need an injection

    Dez Bryant won't need an injection

    ESPN.com Sep 22, 2013
    IRVING, 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…
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  • Video - NFL Sunday Blitz: Rams-Cowboys Recap 03:05

    NFL Sunday Blitz: Rams-Cowboys Recap

    Sep 22
    Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Cowboys week 3 win over the Rams.
  • Video - Week 3: Tony Romo highlights 01:26

    Week 3: Tony Romo highlights

    Sep 22
    Dallas 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.
  • Video - Murray, Romo Propel Cowboys 00:38

    Murray, Romo Propel Cowboys

    Sep 22
    DeMarco Murray rushed for 175 yards and Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to lead the Cowboys past the Rams 31-7.
  • Video - Cowboys postgame press conference 03:18

    Cowboys postgame press conference

    Sep 22
    Cowboys react following game with Rams

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ravens turn back the clock in win over Texans

    Sep 22
    BALTIMORE, 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 22
    BALTIMORE, 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 back

    Sep 22
    The AFC continued its hot start in Week 3, writes John Clayton.