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DALLAS As of this moment, the Dallas Cowboys have the upper hand in the NFC East. And yes, I realize the New York Giants technically hold a one-game lead based on their 6-3 record.
At worst, the Cowboys (5-4) should be in a tie for first in the division when they host the Giants on Dec. 11. The schedule makers were incredibly kind to the Cowboys during the holiday season. They'll be heavily favored to win the next three games against the Redskins, Dolphins and Cardinals. Even though the Dolphins are coming to Cowboys Stadium for Thanksgiving, that still seems like the biggest test during this important stretch.
The Dolphins have won two straight games after an 0-7 start, and their embattled head coach Tony Sparano knows the Cowboys personnel as well as anyone considering he spent five years on the coaching staff. Still, the Cowboys have a great opportunity to be 8-4 heading into that showdown with the Giants.
New York will host the hapless Eagles on Sunday before back-to-...
BEST OF MAXIM
ARLINGTON, Texas Romance was in the air Sunday at Cowboys Stadium.
And no, we're not talking about Bills receiver David Nelson and his girlfriend, Cowboys cheerleader Kelsi Reich. After a scoring a touchdown, Nelson ran across the field to gift Reich with the football and a hug.
We're talking about a football romance: The Cowboys offense has fallen in love with running...
It’s the question every Dallas Cowboy fan has been asking themselves since rookie running back DeMarco Murray ran over, around, and through the St. Louis Rams to the tune of 253 yards in Week Seven: What is Head Coach Jason Garrett going to do when starting running back Felix Jones returns from injury?Those, who at first, answered that question by saying they’d start Jones over...
DeMarco Murray's 601 yards in the last four weeks has earned him all kinds of praise.
It is all well deserved, Murray's emergence has turned the Cowboys' season around and revealed the kind of offensive depth they are going to need to wind up in the playoffs this season. If he keeps it up, he'll be a rookie of the year candidate and the subject of many a fawning...
1. DeMarco Murray shouldn't slow down much
Jerry Jones said Tuesday that DeMarco Murray would remain Dallas' top runner even upon the return of Felix Jones, who missed four games with a high ankle sprain.
With 682 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns over those four games, boasting a robust rushing 8.0 yards per carry, Murray's performance left the Cowboys with...
Tony Romo has a new best friend. Or, he should have, anyway.
DeMarco Murray, rookie running back out of Oklahoma, has given the Dallas Cowboys’ offense what it has lacked since Emmitt Smith left for the Arizona desert: A legitimate threat at the halfback position. And that has made Tony Romo a more effective quarterback.
Romo completed 23 of 26 passes on Sunday for...
Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones is set to return Sunday from a high ankle sprain, but impressive rookie DeMarco Murray will remain the starter, team owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday.
Jones, who opened the season as the team's lead rusher, has missed the past four games but is expected to practice this week and play at Washington.
Murray has flourished in Jones' absence...
The Dallas Cowboys are set to have their top rusher from last season return, but they're not expecting him to provide much of a boost.
DeMarco Murray has already done that.
The rookie's emergence has opened up the offense and helped turn around the season for Dallas, which seeks a season-best third straight win Sunday when it faces the woeful Washington Redskins at FedEx...
Felix Jones, be afraid. Be very afraid. There’s a new sheriff in town and his name is DeMarco Murray. Okay, forgive my lame attempt at humor; I was just trying to ease the tension. Anyway, while I hate to be the bearer of bad news Mr. Jones I regret to tell you that your time as a member of the Dallas Cowboys has essentially come to an end. Sorry but that’s life in the NFL. You...
It was the combination of a near perfect day for quarterback Tony Romo and another outstanding rushing performance from running back DeMarco Murray that lead to the Dallas Cowboys big win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, 44-7. Romo started the game perfect going an amazing 13 for 13 passes. And the rookie Murray helped sealed the win by adding more grit and consistency from the...
It looks like we're finally going to get our answer about who the Cowboys' starting tailback will be for the rest of the season.
Jerry Jones took to the radio Tuesday morning to say that he expects Felix Jones will be in the lineup for this weekend's Redskins game. That means we will get our first look at the Cowboys' backfield with Jones active alongside DeMarco...