• Orton gives Cowboys a chance to advance

    Summary of 33 articles · Updated Dec 30, 2013
    If the Cowboys are going to make the playoffs it will be with Kyle Orton as their starting quarterback. Kyle Orton is almost surely going to be the starting quarterback for the Cowboys from here on out. “I just threw a bad pass,” Orton said. “Miles ran a great route. The more important aspect of a possible quarterback change is getting used to Orton's cadence. The Cowboys' other two NFC East foes beat them in a division-title-or-bust showdown to close the past two regular seasons, and their hopes of avoid...
    • After takeaway, Cowboys missed big chance

      ARLINGTON, Texas – In playoff games and games that are most like the playoffs, including the Dallas Cowboys’ 24-22 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night, possessions have to be maximized. Midway through the third quarter the Cowboys let a chan…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Kyle Orton: “I just threw a bad pass”

      Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton threw an interception to seal a loss — and end Dallas’s season — late in the fourth quarter on Sunday night. Afterward he said no one deserves blame but himself. Orton said his pass to Miles Austin at the end of the game w…
    • Kyle Orton throws interception in final minutes as Eagles beat Cowboys to win NFC East  

      Different quarterback, same result, right down to the final, agonizing interception. Tony Romo couldn't have thrown the ball any better than Kyle Orton did Sunday night at AT&T Stadium.
    • LIVE: Eagles-Cowboys battle for NFC East title

      The Eagles face the Kyle Orton-led Cowboys with the NFC East and a playoff bid on the line. Who'll claim it?
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Welcome to AT&T Stadium

      ARLINGTON, Texas -- Welcome to AT&T Stadium where the Cowboys can clinch a playoff berth for the first time since 2009 with a win against the Philadelphia Eagles or finish 8-8 for the third straight year with a loss. It is the third straight season …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Receivers make adjustments to Kyle Orton

      IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has thrown a franchise-record 208 touchdowns in his career with 34 of them going to wide receiver Dez Bryant. Terrell Owens and Bryant are tied for the most touchdown catches from Romo. Owens is retired and…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Video – Aikman: I Expect Kyle Orton To Play Well

      Troy Aikman on the Cowboys’ chances against Philadelphia without Tony Romo.
    • Roger Staubach: Losing Tony Romo is a shame, but Kyle Orton is ‘extremely capable’ of leading Cowboys to victory

      Roger Staubach has never had a problem admitting that he’s a huge Tony Romo fan. As expected, the Dallas Cowboys legend was very disappointed to hear Romo would miss the remainder of the season after having back surgery Friday morning. “It’s really disa…
    • Pass protection must be sound regardless

      IRVING, Texas -- Even if Tony Romo were playing Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Dallas Cowboys offensive line still would have had to be at the top of its game. With Kyle Orton starting at quarterback, the same message applies. It would have…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Game Plan: Dallas' hopes ride on Kyle Orton

      Dallas faces a must-win Week 17 game for the third year in a row. This time, it all rides on ... Kyle Orton?
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kyle Orton: “It’s not like I just walked in the door”

      While there’s a reasonable degree of hysteria about the condition of Tony Romo’s back and the Cowboys’ playoff hopes, the guy who will likely decide the latter is fairly calm. “I’ve been here a couple of years,” Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton sai…
    • N.F.L. Roundup: With Romo in Doubt, Cowboys Plan to Bring Kitna Out of Retirement

      With Tony Romo at risk of missing the Cowboys’ season finale against the Eagles, Dallas is close to bringing Jon Kitna out of retirement to serve as the team’s emergency quarterback.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Bill Davis on Cowboys: Eagles' Minnesota lesson still fresh

      Eagles defensive coordinator Bill Davis said Tuesday that he doesn't think the Cowboys' offense will change dramatically if Kyle Orton is calling signals instead of Tony Romo. He feels losing to Matt Cassel taught the Eagles not to worry about name of Q…
      Source: philly.com
    • Down Goes Romo: Playoff Impacts, Insufferable Narratives, and Kyle Orton's Chances

      And you thought it was going to be so simple. But with (yet another) meaningful Dallas game in December waiting for Tony Romo and his tragic reputatio...
      Source: grantland.com
  • Eagles beat Cowboys to claim NFC title

    The Eagles went from 4-12 in '12 to NFC East champs, beating Dallas 24-22 to grab the last playoff bid.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Eagles nab NFC East title thanks to late pick

      Nick Foles threw two touchdown passes, NFL rushing champion LeSean McCoy had 120 yards and a receiving score and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 in a win-or-go-home game for the NFC East title Sunday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Rapid Reaction: Dallas Cowboys

      ARLINGTON, Texas -- A few thoughts on the Dallas Cowboys' 24-22 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles. What it means: For the third straight year the Cowboys failed in their Week 17 bid to win the NFC East and claim a playoff spot. As a result, they fini…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Eagles up 10-0 on Cowboys for final playoff berth

      It hasn’t been the shootout some were expecting, given the Eagles’ preferred pace and the Cowboys’ horrific defense. But after the way today has gone, there’s little doubt it’s far from over. The Eagles lead 10-0 early in the second quarter, with the la…
    • Live blog: Eagles at Cowboys

      Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the Dallas Cowboys. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as w…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Roundup: Eagles Stop Late Surge to Thwart Cowboys’ Playoff Hopes

    For a third straight year, Dallas lost to a division rival with a playoff spot on the line.
    Source: nytimes.com
  • Defense the difference for Eagles

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The roller coaster at the Six Flags theme park is quite visible from the Dallas Cowboys' monstrosity of a home field. That ride had nothing on what was happening Sunday night inside AT&T Stadium, where the Eagles needed a win for …
    Source: philly.com
  • Cowboys 5 thoughts: Where do they go from here?

    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Kyle Orton (18) waits for the play at the huddle in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles during the first half of play at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on December 29, 2013. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)

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