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Stephen Jones: Dallas Cowboys will start rookie safety J.J. Wil…

Stephen Jones: Dallas Cowboys will start rookie safety J.J. Wilcox on Sunday against St. Louis in place of veteran Will Allen

dallasnews.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 20, 2013
IRVING — Rookie safety J.J. Wilcox will get his first NFL start Sunday against St. Louis in place of veteran Will Allen, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Friday evening on KRLD-FM 105.3. Wilcox has received a lot of the first-team rep…
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  • Dez Bryant “can roll” despite back issues

    Dez Bryant “can roll” despite back issues

    The Cowboys managed wide receiver Dez Bryant’s practice time carefully this week because of back stiffness that started in last week’s loss to the Chiefs after he took a hit to the back. Bryant was held out of practice on Wednesday and limited on Thursd…
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  • DeMarco Murray has a long week

    DeMarco Murray has a long week

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- For the entire week, the Dallas Cowboys starting running back blocked out the noise regarding his game. Everything suddenly came crashing around DeMarco Murray after a 12 carry, 25-yard performance in Week 2 against the Kansas City Chie…
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  • Rod Marinelli is a tough teacher

    Rod Marinelli is a tough teacher

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- DeMarcus Ware is learning that Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach Rod Marinelli is a tough grader. After two games Ware is still looking to be credited with his first tackle of the season. He entered 2013 with only one game in his care…
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  • DE DeMarcus Ware poised to etch his name atop the Cowboys all-t…

    DE DeMarcus Ware poised to etch his name atop the Cowboys all-time sacks list

    dallasnews.com Sep 20, 2013
    Defensive end DeMarcus Ware got two sacks the last time he took the field. If he gets two more Sunday afternoon he will become the Cowboys all-time leader in sacks. Ware discussed that possibility with the media Friday afternoon after he spent some time…
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  • Jerry Jones: Brian Waters looks ready to play an entire game

    Jerry Jones: Brian Waters looks ready to play an entire game

    Guard Brian Waters played his first game since 2011 last Sunday when he took 18 snaps on the right side of the Cowboys offensive line against the Chiefs. Waters rotated with starter Mackenzy Bernadeau in that game, but owner Jerry Jones said during an a…
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  • Despite Tony Romo’s bruised ribs, Jerry Jones says Dallas Cowbo…

    Despite Tony Romo’s bruised ribs, Jerry Jones says Dallas Cowboys QB is 100 percent

    dallasnews.com Sep 20, 2013
    Tony Romo didn’t look like himself during the fourth quarter last week in Kansas City. Short throws the Dallas Cowboys quarterback normally makes to his left routinely sailed wide of his intended targets. Romo, who suffered bruised ribs in the season op…
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  • Jerry Jones on loss to Chiefs: Keep in mind, we were the underd…

    Jerry Jones on loss to Chiefs: Keep in mind, we were the underdogs

    profootballtalk.com Sep 20, 2013
    Even before the Chiefs improved to 3-0 on Thursday night, Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones was saying that no one should downgrade Dallas for its loss last Sunday in Kansas City. Jones pointed out that the Chiefs were favored going into the…
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  • Claiborne not paying attention to critics

    Claiborne not paying attention to critics

    ESPN.com Sep 20, 2013
    IRVING, Texas -- Because the Dallas Cowboys traded up to the No. 6 pick in the first round of the 2012 draft, Morris Claiborne will always receive extra attention. Expectations are naturally high for a player the Cowboys called their highest-rated defen…
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  • Red Sox punch their postseason ticket, while Yu Darvish gets so…

    Red Sox punch their postseason ticket, while Yu Darvish gets some runs for once

    CNNSI.com Sep 20, 2013
    John Lackey hurled Boston into a playoff spot, while the Rangers and Pirates helped their own causes.
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  • Video - 'Playbook': St. Louis Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys 05:38

    'Playbook': St. Louis Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Sep 20
    Will St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford continue to progress, or can Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo take advantage of a mismatch on either wide receiver Dez Bryant or Miles Austin?
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant 'can roll' for Week 3 00:43

    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant 'can roll' for Week 3

    Sep 20
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant told NFL Network's Desmond Purnell he will play in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams.
  • Video - Jones Not Worried About Romo, Bryant 02:23

    Jones Not Worried About Romo, Bryant

    Sep 20
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones provides an update on the health of QB Tony Romo and WR Dez Bryant, discusses why he doesn't have a general manager, and why he isn't that active on Twitter.
  • Video - Weather update: Rams @ Cowboys. 00:30

    Weather update: Rams @ Cowboys.

    Sep 20
    AccuWeather.com updates climate conditions for the Rams @ Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

  • Welcome the Spotlight

    Sep 20
    Chris Clark will go from observer to integral very quickly. (Bob Leverone/AP) You’re Chris Clark. You’re 27 years old, and you may have trouble sleeping Sunday night. You’re starting your first game at left tackle this weekend. Your only significant reg…
  • Da Funny Man, Da Bears

    Sep 20
    Jeff Garlin is one of the stars of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the upcoming ABC sitcom ‘The Goldbergs.’ (Danny Moloshok/Reuters) 1. I think if you’re not from Chicago—I am—you might not understand the Bears are more popular than the Bulls, Blackhawks, So…
  • Don Banks: Eagles give Reid his big night in Philly as Chiefs remain undef…

    Sep 20
    That was really a nice touch by the Eagles. Making Andy Reid feel right at home like that.
  • Bill Simmons breaks down the Richardson trade and makes Week 3 picks

    Sep 20
    The Sports Guy applauds the Browns and Colts for acting like NBA teams and makes Week 3 picks.