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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones explains why he never pursued …

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones explains why he never pursued Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning

IRVING — When Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was a free agent a few years ago, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones never pursued him. That’s because, Jerry Jones said, he already had a franchise quarterback in place in Tony Romo. “I was so commi…
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  • At the quarter mark of the season, Dallas Cowboys’ new defense …

    At the quarter mark of the season, Dallas Cowboys’ new defense hasn’t trumped the old version under former coordinator Rob Ryan

    dallasnews.com Oct 4, 2013
    Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan yells at his squad after one of theme got a holding call on third down in the fourth quarter giving the Atlanta Falcons a first down at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Sunday, November 4, 2012. (Tom Fox/The Dal…
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  • Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin, LB Justin Durant and DE Edgar J…

    Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin, LB Justin Durant and DE Edgar Jones listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game

    dallasnews.com ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING — The Dallas Cowboys will likely be without starting wide receiver Miles Austin for a second consecutive week Sunday against Denver and starting linebacker Justin Durant isn’t expected to play. Austin, Durant and reserve defensive end Edgar Jones…
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  • Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant ready if Tony Romo wants to throw …

    Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant ready if Tony Romo wants to throw ball to him in double coverage

    dallasnews.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and club executive vice president Stephen Jones said this week that Dallas should throw wide receiver Dez Bryant the football even when he’s double-covered. Bryant, treading lightly in an effort to say the right…
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  • Source: Rangers' Maddux interested in Cubs

    Source: Rangers' Maddux interested in Cubs

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    Mike Maddux, the Texas Rangers pitching coach and a former managerial candidate for the Chicago Cubs, is "more interested" in the job this time after pulling out of the process before the Cubs hired Dale Sveum in 2011, according to a source.
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  • DeMarco Murray becomes a key component

    DeMarco Murray becomes a key component

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- A major component in the Cowboys' game with the Denver Broncos on Sunday is the run game. Should the Cowboys focus on ball control, by running the ball, to keep Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning off the field? "I don't think so,&q…
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  • Tony Romo vs. the undefeated

    Tony Romo vs. the undefeated

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- The last time Tony Romo went against an undefeated Peyton Manning-led team he had only three starts under his belt as the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback. On Thursday Romo was asked what he remembered about the week leading into the game ag…
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  • Ernie Sims, Bruce Carter will see action

    Ernie Sims, Bruce Carter will see action

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- On Thursday Ernie Sims said he would be the starting weakside linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, but that could mostly be a product of how the Broncos play and not solely because of Bruce Carter's in…
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  • Double Coverage: Broncos at Cowboys

    Double Coverage: Broncos at Cowboys

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    Peyton Manning makes his first appearance at AT&T Stadium when the undefeated Denver Broncos come to town to take on the Dallas Cowboys. Manning has done just about everything right this season, but he’s lost his past two games to the Cowboys and ha…
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  • PFT Live: Demaryius Thomas, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    PFT Live: Demaryius Thomas, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    profootballtalk.com Oct 4, 2013
    The Broncos are taking a trip to Dallas this weekend in hopes of improving to 5-0 with a victory over the Cowboys. One of the players that will be helping them in their attempt to achieve that goal is wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Thomas will join Mik…
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  • Cowboys hope crowd pumps up volume

    Cowboys hope crowd pumps up volume

    ESPN.com Oct 4, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys have had a difficult time establishing much of a homefield advantage at AT&T Stadium, but the first two home games this season have told a different story. For the first time since the $1.2 billion stadium opened,…
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  • The Playbook: Previewing Seahawks-Colts, Broncos-Cowboys, other…

    The Playbook: Previewing Seahawks-Colts, Broncos-Cowboys, other Week 5 games

    CNNSI.com Oct 4, 2013
    Indianapolis can exploit Seattle's one flaw -- stopping the run. Chris Burke and Doug Farrar preview Week 5's slate.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys 04:22

    'Playbook': Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Oct 4
    The Denver Broncos have 15 consecutive regular season wins, but will that continue against the Dallas Cowboys? The "Playbook" gang breaks down the Broncos' high-powered offense and special teams unit.
  • Video - The Huddle: Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:13

    The Huddle: Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Oct 4
    Will the Dallas Cowboys' defense be able to stop Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos' offense Sunday?
  • Video - Tell us something we don't know 02:53

    Tell us something we don't know

    Oct 4
    The Dallas Cowboys are benching a starter, lightning strikes twice for one Philadelphia Eagles running back and who replaces Vince Wilfork for the New England Patriots?

Sports Columnists

  • The Redemption of Rivers

    Oct 4
    Philip Rivers is on pace for the best season of his career. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Everyone wondered how Philip Rivers would respond to a new coach, Mike McCoy, coordinator and quarterback coach (Ken Whisenhunt and Frank Reich) this year, after spen…
  • Bill Simmons on the Jaguars, Week 5 picks

    Oct 4
    The Sports Guy wraps up the current state of the Jaguars in 20 depressing realities and makes the Week 5 picks.