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Cowboys may face Bengals’ Geno Atkins with a starting guard out

Cowboys may face Bengals’ Geno Atkins with a starting guard out

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
The Cowboys’ offensive line will have a tough task protecting quarterback Tony Romo from Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins on Sunday. And that task will get even tougher if they’re down a starting guard. But with starting guard Nate Livings out of
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  • Without a sack in last two games, Cowboys’ Ware hoping to ‘step…

    Without a sack in last two games, Cowboys’ Ware hoping to ‘step it up’ vs. Bengals

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    IRVING - If there is such a thing as a sack slump, DeMarcus Ware is in the midst of one. The Cowboys outside linebacker didn’t tackle a quarterback for a loss in the last two games against the Redskins and Eagles. He was credited with half a sack in e
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  • Jason Witten: Cowboys emphasis vs. Bengals is on protecting Ton…

    Jason Witten: Cowboys emphasis vs. Bengals is on protecting Tony Romo

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    IRVING — The Cowboys understand that they’re preparing for possibly the best defensive line that they’ve faced this season. Tony Romo and Jason Witten both made that point after Thursday’s practice. Behind a struggling offensive line, Romo has bee
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  • GM Daniels says Rangers 'want to make deals'

    GM Daniels says Rangers 'want to make deals'

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said he leaves baseball's winter meetings without getting any major deals "across the finish line" but did get a clearer picture of how he hopes to assemble his 2013 team.
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  • Cowboys official practice/injury report: RB DeMarco Murray retu…

    Cowboys official practice/injury report: RB DeMarco Murray returns Thursday but is limited; four players miss practice

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    IRVING - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray returned to practice Thursday but only participated on a limited basis, according to the team’s official injury/practice report released this afternoon. Murray didn’t practice Wednesday and said the team
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  • Koji Uehara reaches agreement with Red Sox

    Koji Uehara reaches agreement with Red Sox

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reliever Koji Uehara has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox, pending a physical.
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  • Create-a-Caption: Eric Bledsoe controls the vertical and horizo…

    Create-a-Caption: Eric Bledsoe controls the vertical and horizontal

    yahoo.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Los Angeles Clippers had a little bit of fun at the expense of the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, with some loose Dallas passing and some tight L.A. defense - 18 Clipper steals, 22 Maverick turnovers, 26 Clipper points - led to the likes of
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  • No big splash, but Rangers appear on verge

    No big splash, but Rangers appear on verge

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    While the Rangers did not make any major announcements at the Winter Meetings, they were certainly stirring up the rumors and at least appearing to be on the brink of doing something big.
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  • Cowboys to see an old friend Sunday

    Cowboys to see an old friend Sunday

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Dallas Cowboys play the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. One of the Bengals' starting cornerbacks is former Cowboy Terence Newman, whose disappointing play down the stretch last year led the Cowboys not only to cut him loose but to spend a great deal o…
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  • Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones: I was horrible with the Cowboys, but so we…

    Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones: I was horrible with the Cowboys, but so were the coaches

    Adam “Pacman” Jones says there’s no bad blood between him and the Cowboys, but there’s no love, either. Cowboys' Adam 'Pacman' Jones stretching before an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Irving, Texas on Aug. 28, 2008.
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  • Like Garrett, Cincinnati’s Marvin Lewis works for owner who mak…

    Like Garrett, Cincinnati’s Marvin Lewis works for owner who makes personnel decisions

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    IRVING - Marvin Lewis has a unique understanding of what Jason Garrett deals with everyday. Together they are the only two coaches in the NFL working for owners who carry the additional role of general manager. In Dallas, Jerry Jones signs the checks an
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  • Cowboys practice report: RB DeMarco Murray returns, but Cowboys…

    Cowboys practice report: RB DeMarco Murray returns, but Cowboys don’t have NT Jay Ratliff, LG Nate Livings

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    IRVING - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was back on the practice field Thursday morning at Valley Ranch after not practicing Wednesday. Murray said Wednesday that he didn’t practice as a precaution to help manage his sprained left foot. Murray pl
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  • Breaking Down the ‘Boys: The forgotten passing play in Dallas

    Breaking Down the ‘Boys: The forgotten passing play in Dallas

    dallasnews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Jonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author of 
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  • This Lady Behind The Clippers Bench Was The Only One Unimpresse…

    This Lady Behind The Clippers Bench Was The Only One Unimpressed By Last Night's Performance

    deadspin.com Dec 6, 2012
    Last night's 112-90 Clippers win over the Mavericks was a performance the AP called "dominating" and one that featured a series of spectacular dunks and lobs-one of which we've already featured this morning. More »
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  • Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 Draft

    Texas grabs 'pen candidate Wood in Rule 5 Draft

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Rangers selected right-handed reliever Coty Wood from the Rockies' organization in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning at the Winter Meetings.
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  • Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvin

    Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvin

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been on quite a roll lately. He has 29 catches for 475 yards and six touchdowns in his last four games, three of which have been Cowboys wins that have kept them in striking distance of the Giants in the NFC East. It…
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  • Griffin, Clippers roll Mavs for fourth straight win

    Griffin, Clippers roll Mavs for fourth straight win

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Blake Griffin had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists, propelling the Los Angeles Clippers to their fourth straight victory, 112-90 over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
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  • Joe Lemire: Hot Stove hinges on Rangers' multiple interests

    Joe Lemire: Hot Stove hinges on Rangers' multiple interests

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke remained in play as several free agents struck deals Wednesday. Until the Rangers make a move, the anticipation continues to build, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Mavs' Nowitzki starts running, still weeks away

    Mavs' Nowitzki starts running, still weeks away

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki resumed basketball activity Wednesday but remains weeks away from making his season debut.
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Cowboys Keeping Playoff Hopes Alive 02:45

    NFL32OT: Cowboys Keeping Playoff Hopes Alive

    Dec 6
    Episode 232: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Cowboys chances to make the playoffs. John Clayton breaks down the impact of Brian Urlacher's injury on the Bears defense. The NFL32 discuss the return of Ben Roethlisberger.
  • Video - Who will hold the NFC East crown? 03:36

    Who will hold the NFC East crown?

    Dec 6
    The Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are in a tight race to win the NFC East. Which team will cross the finish line first? The "Thursday Night Kickoff" crew gives their answers.
  • Video - Hamilton Staying Or Going? 03:07

    Hamilton Staying Or Going?

    Dec 6
    ESPN's Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian, and Richard Durrett on if Josh Hamilton will remain in Texas.
  • Video - Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Cincinnati Bengals 02:16

    Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. Cincinnati Bengals

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Cincinnati Bengals.

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