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Cowboys QB Tony Romo not thinking about playoffs

Cowboys QB Tony Romo not thinking about playoffs

dallasnews.com profootballtalk.com Updated Nov 22, 2012
ARLINGTON — No surprises here, Thursday’s post game press conference brought more of the same from Tony Romo. The Cowboys quarterback stayed with the basic responses, stating the obvious that the Cowboys need to get better. “I don’t know how to ex
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  • David Moore’s Cowboys grades against the Redskins: Problems per…

    David Moore’s Cowboys grades against the Redskins: Problems persist

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    Jason Garrett: Down The Cowboys head coach has seen his team fall into a dysfunctional pattern. The offense struggles early, digs itself a hole and then responds with a bunch of superfluous yards and a few points to keep the score close. Garrett’s offen
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  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray misses sixth straight game

    Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray misses sixth straight game

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray did not play again Thursday, when Dallas lost 38-31 to Washington. Murray has missed the last six games with a sprained left foot he suffered Oct. 14. Owner Jerry Jones wouldn’t give a definitive answer
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  • Cowboys miss NT Jay Ratliff

    Cowboys miss NT Jay Ratliff

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON - In the four previous regular seasons, Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff had started in every game. But on Thursday, in the Cowboys’ 38-31 loss to Washington, he did not play for the fifth time in 2012. Ratliff was sidelined because of a groi
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  • Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick suffers broken hand, says ‘if ther…

    Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick suffers broken hand, says ‘if there is any way I can play I will be back’

    ARLINGTON - Orlando Scandrick will undergo surgery after suffering a spiral fracture in his left hand during the the second quarter. The slot cornerback said he will have surgery and was worried that there may be damage in his wrist as well. “I don’
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  • Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has another big day in loss to Washington

    Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has another big day in loss to Washington

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — For the second time in five days, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant had 145 receiving yards. Bryant caught 12 passes for a career-high 145 yards and a touchdown Sunday against Cleveland. On Thursday against Washington, Bryant had eight catches for
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  • Cowboys WR Miles Austin injures right hip; DE Jason Hatcher tes…

    Cowboys WR Miles Austin injures right hip; DE Jason Hatcher tested for a concussion

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Cowboys receiver Miles Austin strained his right hip on the Cowboys’ first possession Thursday against Washington and never returned. Austinwas hurt when he jumped to catch a pass in the back of the end zone. Washington linebacker London F
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  • Cowboys could sign former Dallas Desperados WR Anthony Armstron…

    Cowboys could sign former Dallas Desperados WR Anthony Armstrong

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — The Cowboys worked out former Carrollton Newman Smith receiver Anthony Armstrong on Tuesday afternoon at Valley Ranch and could end up signing him to help with their receiver depth. Cowboys receiver Miles Austin suffered a strained right hip
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  • Rob Ryan on Robert Griffin III: ‘There’s a reason you trade hal…

    Rob Ryan on Robert Griffin III: ‘There’s a reason you trade half your team to get that kid’

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan didn’t stick around long to talk with reporters. But for roughly two minutes, he shared his thoughts on allowing the Washington Redskins to score 28 points in the second quarter, which led to a 38-31
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  • Cowboys LB Bruce Carter likely out for season with dislocated l…

    Cowboys LB Bruce Carter likely out for season with dislocated left elbow

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Cowboys inside linebacker Bruce Carter will likely miss the rest of the season after dislocating his left elbow early in the fourth quarter. The Cowboys won’t know the full extent of Carter’s injury until they evaluate his MRI that he wi
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  • Cowboys' Jones: Rallies 'hollow' without wins

    Cowboys' Jones: Rallies 'hollow' without wins

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Jerry Jones has consistently said he likes the direction of the Dallas Cowboys under coach Jason Garrett, but the owner/general manager called that kind of talk "hollow" after the Cowboys' Thanksgiving Day loss.
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  • Jerry Jones not optimistic about Cowboys’ playoff chances

    Jerry Jones not optimistic about Cowboys’ playoff chances

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — Jerry Jones is possibly the best salesman in NFL history. The man could find a way to put a positive spin on a 0-16 season. But not even the normally optimistic Cowboys owner and general manager seemed upbeat when asked several times about p
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  • Ex-Super Bowl winner critical of Cowboys’ best players, leaders…

    Ex-Super Bowl winner critical of Cowboys’ best players, leaders after loss to Redskins

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    Rodney Harrison, the former Patriots defensive back and current NBC analyst, took the Cowboys to task after their 38-31 loss to the Redskins on Thursday “We fall in love with this team because they’re physically talented, but we see time and time agai
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  • RG3 tosses 4 TDs, lifts Redskins past Cowboys

    RG3 tosses 4 TDs, lifts Redskins past Cowboys

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Nov 22, 2012
    Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns, helping the Washington Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-31 on Thursday.
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  • Robert Griffin III shines brightly again as Redskins overcome C…

    Robert Griffin III shines brightly again as Redskins overcome Cowboys’ second-half comeback

    yahoo.com Nov 22, 2012
    For the second straight game, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III threw four touchdown passes to four different receivers, allowing his team to put up more than 30 points on an NFC East opponent. Washington's 38-31 Thanksgiving win over t…
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  • Analysis: Cowboys continue to start slow, a trademark of Jason …

    Analysis: Cowboys continue to start slow, a trademark of Jason Garrett’s coaching tenure

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    ARLINGTON — The Cowboys made it interesting before eventually dropping their sixth game of the season, 38-31 to the Washington Redskins on Thanksgiving Day. Here are my five thoughts. 1.) It’s time to stop waiting for this Cowboys team to put it all t
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  • After losing their must-win, Redskins on a bit of a roll

    After losing their must-win, Redskins on a bit of a roll

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    The Redskins have now won two straight since their bye week, beating a pair of division foes and looking legitimate again. Thursday’s 38-31 win over the Cowboys wasn’t as easy as it appeared at halftime (when they led 28-3), but their resilience was i
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  • Nice Homecoming: Robert Griffin III made a triumphant return to…

    Nice Homecoming: Robert Griffin III made a triumphant return to Te…

    CNNSI.com Nov 22, 2012
    Robert Griffin III made a triumphant return to Texas, throwing four TD passes as the Redskins beat the Cowboys 38-31, earning their first Thanksgiving Day win since 1973.
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  • Redskins pouring it on, up 21-3

    Redskins pouring it on, up 21-3

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    The Cowboys are getting embarrassed early, and they’re getting a little chippy. Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins punctuated the indignity of getting taken to the house by a sore-footed Pierre Garcon with a cheap shove through the back of the end zone. Th
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  • RG3, skies open up on Cowboys

    RG3, skies open up on Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    As quickly as this game looked dull, Robert Griffin III did the thing he does so well. Griffin’s 68-yard touchdown pass to Aldrick Robinson gave the Redskins a 7-3 lead early in the second quarter, and nearly as soon as he did, the skies opened up and r
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  • As good as the early game was, second game as slow

    As good as the early game was, second game as slow

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    With a little luck, you planned your Thanksgiving dinner for about 15 minutes ago. After a frantic back-and-forth first game between the Texans and Lions, the Cowboys and Redskins are the tryptophan coma portion of the day. A scoreless tie at the end of…
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  • Ex-Giant Michael Strahan says Tony Romo, Jason Witten, DeMarcus…

    Ex-Giant Michael Strahan says Tony Romo, Jason Witten, DeMarcus Ware are too nice

    dallasnews.com Nov 22, 2012
    On Fox pre-game, Michael Strahan called out Cowboys leaders Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarcus Ware for being too nice. There is no junkyard dog in any of them and that’s a problem, Strahan said. he thinks good guys finish last. Follow Barry Horn on T
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  • Live in-game chat: Redskins-Cowboys

    Live in-game chat: Redskins-Cowboys

    ESPN.com Nov 22, 2012
    Happy Thanksgiving Day, everybody! The Cowboys try to extend their two-game win streak and get back into the hunt in the NFC East against Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Fire away with questions. After finishing their pregame Thanksgivin…
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  • Trent Richardson wants the blame for the Browns’ loss

    Trent Richardson wants the blame for the Browns’ loss

    profootballtalk.com Nov 22, 2012
    Browns running back Trent Richardson produced 144 yards of offense against the Cowboys in Cleveland’s 23-20 overtime loss last Sunday, but he thinks he wound up costing the team the game. Richardson asked for the blame for the loss Wednesday because he
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  • Browns' Ward fined $25,000 for hit on Ogletree

    Browns' Ward fined $25,000 for hit on Ogletree

    CNNSI.com Nov 22, 2012
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns safety T.J. Ward opened the letter from the NFL and quickly scanned it for one important detail: the price of his punishment.
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  • Video - RG3 Guides Redskins To Big Thanksgiving Day Win 00:48

    RG3 Guides Redskins To Big Thanksgiving Day Win

    Nov 22
    Robert Griffin III threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns to power the Redskins to a 38-31 victory over the Cowboys.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to wide receiver Dez Bryant for 11-yard TD 00:35

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to wide receiver Dez Bryant for 11-yard TD

    Nov 22
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo finds wide receiver Dez Bryant in the corner of the end zone for an 11-yard touchdown, the second for Bryant on the day.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant 85-yard TD 00:34

    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant 85-yard TD

    Nov 22
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rolls right to find wide receiver Dez Bryant in the middle of the field, who turns on the after-burners and takes it 85 yards for the score.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher sacks RG3 00:19

    Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher sacks RG3

    Nov 22
    Dallas Cowboys defensive end Jason Hatcher sacks Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III for a loss of 8 yards.

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    Nov 22
    Former NBA All-Star Michael Finley is putting his front-office career on hold in hopes of extending his playing career, according to sources with knowledge of his plans.