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The Dallas Cowboys will try to keep their slim playoff hopes alive when they visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Scheduled for a 1 p.m. EST kickoff the game shapes up as one of the more interesting match-ups of Week 14.
So who is favored in the game between the Cowboys and Bengals? The Bengals are 3 point favorites in Sunday’s game against Dallas. The over/under is set at 45.5 points.
The Bengals are currently on a four game win streak which has moved them to 7-5 and in one of the AFC’s Wild Card spots. Quarterback Andy Dalton has taken a step forward following a productive rookie season and the Bengals defense is one of the more complete units in the league ranking 11th against the run and pass and allow 21.7 points per game.
As Dez Bryant goes so do the Cowboys it seems. Bryant had quite a game last week against Philadelphia but the Cowboys will need more of that this week against the Bengals. Their running game has moved up to 30th overall as they average 82.4 yards per game on the ground. Defensively teh Cowboys have been ravished by injuries losing inside linebackers Sean Lee and Tyrone Carter.
Will the Bengals cement themselves as an AFC Wild Card team? Can the Cowboys continue their recent success and make a playoff push themselves?
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Just as the Dallas Cowboys started to build momentum, it appears as if fate may be dealing them a bad hand.
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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant could miss the
remainder of the season due to an injured finger that may require surgery,
reports Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com.
WR Dez Bryant could be out for the rest of the season. Pending the results of a hand specialist, but his finger injury could require surgery
— Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) December 10, 2012
Tests have shown...
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant could miss the rest of the season with a finger injury, pending the results of an examination by a hand specialist on Monday.
Bryant injured the hand early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-19 win at Cincinnati.
Bryant was able to finish the game despite the injury and caught a 27-yard touchdown pass with 6:35 left.
"Dez hurt his finger...
Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has hauled in seven touchdowns over the last five games. He crossed 1,000 yards for the first time in his three-year career Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Bryant had just 50 yards receiving on four receptions Sunday against Cincinnati but grabbed a 27-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is currently visiting with a hand specialist after suffering what is believed to be a torn ligament in his hand during yesterday’s win over the Bengals.
There’s a chance Bryant’s season could be over and there’s a chance he can play with it.
Just talked to Jason Garrett… he said its 50-50.. Said Bryant is going to see hand specialist...
Fantasy Football News - Dez suffered a broken index finger in the win over the Bengals on Sunday. It is not known whether or not he will need surgery but if in fact he does, his season will be over. He was able to come back from the injury during the game and later caught a TD pass to help give the Cowboys a victory.
FFLockerRoom Take - This would be a huge loss for the Cowboys and...
The Dallas Cowboys might be without wide receiver Dez Bryant for their playoff push.
Bryant injured his left index finger in an emotional 20-19 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday, one day after practice squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a car accident that landed defensive tackle Josh Brent in jail on intoxication manslaughter charges.
Dallas coach Jason Garrett said Monday...
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent was arrested Saturday morning for intoxication manslaughter after he wrecked his car and killed teamate Jerry Brown, reports ESPN.
According to Irving police and ESPN's report:
Brent's car was traveling at a high rate of speed on a State Highway 114 service road before he hit the outside curb. The car flipped at least one time before...
The Dallas Cowboys were facing a crucial third-and-20 on Sunday afternoon against the Cincinnati Bengals. They were trailing the Bengals 19-10 late in the third quarter, looking at a seemingly insurmountable third-and-long.
However, the Cowboys looked to have overcome those odds to get a drive-prolonging first down. Quarterback Tony Romo dropped a perfect pass into the hands of Dez...
Tough loss for the Bengals. They had the Cowboys beat. This game was not lost because of bad officiating (although there was some) or being outplayed. It was lost because the Bengals failed to play a good game. They dropped passes, failed to execute and the defense got beat when they needed stops the most.
Peter King did approach the subject of the hit Reggie Nelson laid on Dez Bryant...
Ten years ago, prevailing wisdom said that it was better for a Heisman-winning quarterback taken first overall to hold a clipboard for a year (or more) and sit behind a guy with less talent. Things sure have changed. The movement to start rookies — begun five years ago by the Falcons out of necessity — has forever changed the position. Teams no longer fear rookie QBs. They expect...
Bengals receiver Andrew Hawkins snagged Andy Dalton's only touchdown of the day Sunday against Dallas. He finished with 44 yards on six receptions.Fantasy Spin:Hawkins missed two games with a knee injury before returning with 47 yards a week ago. Cincinnati's slot man has seen 16 looks over the last two games.