Found October 05, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Dallas Cowboys have replaced Bruce Carter in the starting lineup for Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos not only for his poor play against the San Diego Chargers last week but also a disappointing and unacceptable lack of effort a source said. Ernie Sims who replaced Carter in the second half against the Chargers will get the start at weakside linebacker and in the nickel packages against the Broncos. Vice president Stephen Jones denied that the Cowboys questioned Carter’s effort against the Chargers. Carter was admonished by the coaches for the effort that showed on film a source said. No one questions the third-year linebacker’s heart and the coaches understand he was frustrated and lost confidence but they say the effort issues are not acceptable. Carter is the team’s fastest and most athletic linebacker. “They definitely got on me about it” Carter said. “I think just because I’m all over the field but there’s no excuse. I still have to play with a high tempo and ...

Loss to Broncos shows how good Cowboys can be

ARLINGTON, Texas The Cowboys picked a tragic way to lose to the Broncos, but it was just part of an even bigger, season-long tragedy. The tragedy, at least for suffering Cowboys fans, is that their team doesn't play every game the way they did Sunday against the Broncos. If they did, Sunday's 51-48 thriller would have been their first loss of the season. It's the same...

Instant Reaction: Denver Broncos 51, Dallas Cowboys 48

What It Means- The Dallas Cowboys fall to 2-3 on the season after allowing 517 total yards and 51 points in a shootout vs. the Denver Broncos. The Cowboys have never made the playoffs with this poor of a start since Jerry Jones took over the team. The difference in the game was a Tony Romo interception with 1:57 remaining, ruining what was undoubtedly one the best, if not the best...

Photo: Jerry Jones struggle face following Tony Romo interception

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Cowboys' Injury Report: Miles Austin, DeMarcus Ware, Morris Claiborne

The Dallas Cowboys welcome Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to AT&T Stadium for a Week 5 showdown. With a 2-2 record and a one game lead in the NFC East, a win would give Dallas more breathing room in the division. As always is the case when facing the Denver Broncos, you need every weapon in your arsenal to bring their A-game in order to have a chance. Unfortunately quarterback...

Cowboys LB Ernie Sims: I'm sick of hearing about Peyton

As the Dallas Cowboys prepare for the their big matchup with the Denver Broncos on Sunday, players, especially on the defensive side of the ball, are being asked time and time again about one thing - facing quarterback Peyton Manning, who's tearing it up so far in this young season. Linebacker Ernie Sims apparently had just about all he could take of the constant Manning talk...

Cowboys Are Sick of Hearing About Peyton Manning

Cowboys are doing a lot of chirping about the Broncos and Peyton Manning. If this was the playoffs I would say the Cowboys would have a good shot, but since it is the regular season, I don’t think these quotes are going to help. “I’m sick of hearing about Peyton Manning this and that and that,” said linebacker Ernie Sims, who expects to replace struggling starter Bruce Carter...

Miles Austin Misses Practice Friday

Cowboys receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) missed another practice Friday with a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:Austin has to have the most fragile hammy of any football player as he sufferes from the problem every season. Expect to be without Austin again this week. Rookie Terrance Williams and Dwayne Harris will play opposite Dez Bryant.

Cowboys' Sims says he is starting at LB over struggling Carter

IRVING, Texas A bad day in San Diego has apparently cost Cowboys linebacker Bruce Carter his starting job. Ernie Sims, who replaced Carter when he was benched last Sunday, said he's listed on the depth chart as the starter at weakside linebacker. Sims said he's been taking practice repetitions with the starters in both the base and nickel defenses. "On the board they...

Tony Romo extends play, throws for first down

getty images Tony Romo is one of the NFL’s better quarterbacks when it comes to extending the play, for the better or worse. On Sunday againt the Denver Broncos, Romo was at it again. Dropping back, running, evading and throwing for a first down. The play allowed the Cowboys to extend a drive that resulted in a touchdown which gave them a early 14-0 lead. It also may have earned...

Video: Tony Romo’s wife Candice Crawford approves of his touchdown pass

Tony Romo found himself in a shootout with Peyton Manning on Sunday in Dallas. Romo's wife, Candice Crawford, approved of her husband's big-time performance.

Cowboys bench Bruce Carter

According to Todd Archer of,  the Cowboys have benched linebacker Bruce Carter in favor of Ernie Sims. Ernie Sims says he's starting at weak side linebacker this week. Been taking first team snaps over Bruce Carter — Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 3, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Cowboys bench Bruce Carter appeared first...

Jerry Jones: I didn’t consider signing Peyton, we already have Romo

When the Denver Broncos come to town on Sunday Dallas fans will get to see the best quarterback in the NFL in Peyton Manning. But Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones says signing Manning in free agency last year wouldn’t have been the right move for the Cowboys. Jones said on KRLD-FM in Dallas that after the Colts cut Manning last year the Cowboys weren’t interested...

Peyton Manning fools entire Cowboys D and jogs in for a rushing touchdown (GIF)

While everyone on the  Dallas Cowboys defense piled on Knowshon Moreno at the goal line, Peyton Manning faked out everyone by moseying in for his first rushing touchdown in five years. Manning already had three TD passes in the first half and — after this third-and-goal jog — the Broncos quarterback even did a little fist pump as he crossed the goal line. Omaha!
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