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How the Cowboys will deal with losing Anthony Spencer for seaso…

How the Cowboys will deal with losing Anthony Spencer for season

Cowboys defensive end George Selvie. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News)
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  • Do Cowboys suffer from “optimistic infection” or competitive me…

    Do Cowboys suffer from “optimistic infection” or competitive mediocrity?

    dallasnews.com Sep 24, 2013
    Jimmy Johnson believes the Cowboys suffer from optimistic infection. The American Medical Association fails to recognize this condition, but the former Cowboys coach and Fox analyst does. Johnson has observed optimistic infection after Cowboys victories…
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  • Scouting the Chargers: Like in KC, Frederick will have hands fu…

    Scouting the Chargers: Like in KC, Frederick will have hands full with nose tackle in San Diego’s 3-4 scheme

    dallasnews.com Sep 24, 2013
    The Cowboys have been a dominant offense against 4-3 defensive fronts this season, passing for 473 yards and rushing for 280 more in a pair of victories over the Giants and Rams. But the Cowboys weren’t as dominant in their one exposure to a 3-4 scheme …
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  • Cowboys sign Drake Nevis

    Cowboys sign Drake Nevis

    The Cowboys may be without defensive end Anthony Spencer for the rest of the season and the team made a move on Tuesday to shuffle up the options available to them on the defensive line. The team announced that they have signed defensive tackle Drake Ne…
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Why DeMarcus Ware might fade late in t…

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Why DeMarcus Ware might fade late in the season

    dallasnews.com Sep 24, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (97) and Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie (99) congratulate Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware (94) after he sacked St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford (8) during the first half of play…
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  • Bengals' faith in Terence Newman pays off in upset win over Gre…

    Bengals' faith in Terence Newman pays off in upset win over Green Bay

    CNNSI.com Sep 24, 2013
    A critical stop and a friendly hop propelled the Bengals Sunday. Cincy's big play was all about faith.
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  • Doug Free off to phenomenal start

    Doug Free off to phenomenal start

    ESPN.com Sep 24, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- If Doug Free played this well the past couple of seasons, the Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t have had any problem with his contract. Free, who accepted a pay cut that slashed his salary in half instead of being released this offseason, has bee…
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  • Cowboys' quick-change defense on point

    Cowboys' quick-change defense on point

    ESPN.com Sep 24, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- In order to be a great defense, teams have to handle adverse situations. So far through three games the Dallas Cowboys have handled those situations nearly flawlessly. In four quick-change situations after turnovers by the offense, the …
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  • Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer probably done fo…

    Jerry Jones: Dallas Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer probably done for the season

    dallasnews.com Sep 24, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning that defensive end Anthony Spencer is probably going to have season-ending microfracture surgery on his left knee. “We’ve had another setback,” Jones said on the New School show o…
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  • Five Wonders: Keep Scandrick starting?

    Five Wonders: Keep Scandrick starting?

    ESPN.com Sep 24, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- I’m not a big rollercoaster fan, but I wonder if being a fan of the Dallas Cowboys is like riding one of them. Last week the reaction after their 17-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs was, “They’ll never win again.” This week’s reaction …
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  • Video - Bryant Apologizes For Penalty 02:26

    Bryant Apologizes For Penalty

    Sep 24
    Jeff Saturday discusses whether Cowboys WR Dez Bryant should have been fined for a throat-slash gesture during his touchdown celebration against the Rams.
  • Video - Cowboys DE Spencer Done For The Year? 00:45

    Cowboys DE Spencer Done For The Year?

    Sep 24
    Ed Werder discusses the significance of the potential loss of Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Through three weeks, AFC proving to be the more dominant confer…

    Sep 24
    At just three weeks, the sample size is admittedly small. And the conclusions and big-picture significance for the NFL season are far from clear as September winds down. But to put it less than gently, has anyone noticed how much NFC butt the AFC is kic…
  • Cameron Crazy: Why The Revamped Saints are 3-0

    Sep 24
    Cameron Jordan (94) and the Saints held Atlanta to 88 rushing yards in the opener; overall New Orleans is fourth in the league in total defense. (Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated) For two years, since they were selected 11th and 24th in the first round of…