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DMN picks: Can Cowboys’ playoff hopes survive a Sunday in Cincy?DMN staffers offer their predictions for Sunday’s Cowboys-Bengals game in Cincinnati Tim Cowlishaw: Bengals, 30-16 Cowboys haven’t had to stop a quarterback with second-year Andy Dalton’s experience in a month and he will exploit their defensive holShare TweetIRVING — Much of the chatter about the Cowboys’ offense of late has been about the progression of receiver Dez Bryant. In the meantime, quarterback Tony Romo has played his best football over the last five games and given Cowboys officials even more rShare TweetIRVING — In the last two games, Rob Ryan’s defense has been torched by two quarterbacks and a pair of running backs who have one thing in common: They’re all rookies. Washington’s Robert Griffin III and Philadelphia’s Nick Foles passed for a comShare TweetIRVING - Nate Livings has maintained a low profile since signing with the Cowboys last March. But the veteran left guard has received more attention this week. Livings surfaced on the team’s injury report after missing practice Thursday because of anShare TweetIRVING - The Cowboys may have to deal with the elements Sunday. According to the most recent forecast, there is a 60 percent chance that it could rain in Cincinnati when Dallas faces the Bengals. Head coach Jason Garrett said his team hasn’t preparedShare Tweet
Is Cincinnati defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer on the head coaching track?Cincinnati enters Sunday’s game ranked No. 8 in the NFL in defense. The Bengals lead the league in sacks. Mike Zimmer, who spent 13 years on the Cowboys staff as an assistant, is Cincinnati’s defensive coordinator. Zimmer has been so good for so longShare Tweet
Cowboys offense shows signs of hitting its strideA Cowboys offense that has struggled for the bulk of the season is beginning to show signs of life. The team has scored 30 or more points in a game three times this season, and all three have come in the last four games. The Cowboys have scored 66 point…Share Tweet
Rise and fall: Dez Bryant’s sees numbers go up while Miles Austin’s declineDez Bryant has seen his numbers rise in recent weeks. Miles Austin has watched his numbers fall. Bryant has caught 29 passes for 475 yards and six touchdowns in the last four games. Austin has 10 catches for 136 yards and one touchdown in the same span.…Share TweetMLB.com Dec 7, 2012Zack Greinke? Still seems likely. Josh Hamilton? Yep, there's a good chance he's back in Arlington. Justin Upton? Stay tuned.Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012Houston Texans (11-1) at New England Patriots (9-3)Share TweetJonathan 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 ofShare TweetESPN.com Dec 7, 2012O.J. Mayo scored 23 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 35 seconds to go, and the Dallas Mavericks held on to beat Phoenix 97-94 on Thursday night, the Suns' fifth loss in a row.Share Tweet
NFL Kickoff OT: Week 14 PredictionsDec 7NFL Live makes their predictions for Week 14's key matchups.
'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Cincinnati BengalsDec 7Can the Dallas Cowboys get a solid pass rush against the Cincinnati Bengals? The "Playbook" group talks about how the Cowboys' defense can stop Jermaine Gresham and the Bengals' offense.
What's Wrong With The Cowboys Defense?Dec 7Cary Chow and Lomas Brown look at the struggles of the Cowboys defense heading into Sunday's showdown with the Bengals.
The BoysDec 7ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins breaks down the Cowboys' matchup against former teammate Terence Newman.