This is the September 24, 2013 news archive. View today's Cowboys rumors and news.
Do Cowboys suffer from “optimistic infection” or competitive mediocrity?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…Upvote Share Tweet
Scouting the Chargers: Like in KC, Frederick will have hands full with nose tackle in San Diego’s 3-4 schemeThe 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 …Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Why DeMarcus Ware might fade late in the seasonDallas 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…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Sep 24, 2013A critical stop and a friendly hop propelled the Bengals Sunday. Cincy's big play was all about faith.Upvote Share Tweet
Doug Free off to phenomenal startIRVING, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Cowboys' quick-change defense on pointIRVING, 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 …Upvote Share TweetDallas 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Five Wonders: Keep Scandrick starting?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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Bryant Apologizes For PenaltySep 24Jeff Saturday discusses whether Cowboys WR Dez Bryant should have been fined for a throat-slash gesture during his touchdown celebration against the Rams.
Cowboys DE Spencer Done For The Year?Sep 24Ed Werder discusses the significance of the potential loss of Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer.
Don Banks: Through three weeks, AFC proving to be the more dominant confer…Sep 24At 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 3-0Sep 24Cameron 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…