Found September 26, 2012 on
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It's only Week 4, but the Dallas Cowboys have already been forced to sign a free-agent safety off the street. In the past, the Cowboys have had to adjust on the fly because they began the year perilously thin in the secondary.
In this case, it's a series of injuries that caused the Cowboys to sign former Vikings special teams ace Eric Frampton to provide depth at the safety spot now that starter Barry Church has been placed on injured reserve with a ruptured Achilles' tendon. Starter Gerald Sensabaugh (calf) has shown a lot of improvement and has a good shot at playing Monday against the Chicago Bears, a source told FOXSportsSouthwest.com.
If Sensabaugh can play, Brandon Carr will remain at his cornerback spot and battle Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall. The Cowboys have been burned the past couple seasons because they didn't have enough quality defensive backs on the roster. And that could've been the case again if Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett hadn't ta...
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IRVING Mike Jenkins was a hot topic at Jason Garrett's press conference Thursday at Valley Ranch. The Cowboys coach gave several lengthy answers to questions regarding the recent play of the veteran cornerback.
The former first-round pick had shoulder surgery in January, watched the Cowboys spend 50 million in free agency on a starting cornerback and then draft another one...
As we look at the defense week after week, it is important that we keep a close eye on their progress and while noting that the caliber of opponent and quarterback is a very important consideration, we also don't want to minimize a gradual, but physical domination like we saw against Tampa Bay.
The Cowboys took a step back against Seattle, and all week you would think that...
Last week: 15 (+5)
The Cowboys, like the Eagles, can be dangerous if they can ever get their act together. Penalties and turnovers are killing them, but the latter typically evens out over time. They rank 2nd in the league in yards per play differential, including 1st in the league in yards per play allowed. Their defense is much better this season and they’ve done...
IRVING, Texas Don't blame the uncharacteristically high number of dropped passes on the spleen he lacerated last month or his age. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten doesn't want to hear excuses about why he dropped three passes against the Seattle Seahawks and three more on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
"Ultimately, for me, I've been in the right spot, I...
Today's hot chick is Melissa Rycroft from Dallas, Texas. She is a reality television contestant and former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. She was on the cast of Dancing with the Stars and made this seasons All Star cast by winning her season of the show. She should be one of the last girls standing with her dancing background and hottness to woo the crowd to vote for her. ...
Tight end Jason Witten wasn't himself during the Tampa Bay game with four drops and two penalties and just two catches for eight yards. He wasn't himself after the game when he ducked out of the locker room without speaking to the media. Witten made amends for the latter Monday when he talked for 12 minutes, answering questions from reporters about his poor play. He still...
Two storied NFL franchises tangle up on Monday Night Football this week, with the Cowboys hosting the Chicago Bears looking for a second straight victory. Dallas has been up-and-down so far this season. The Cowboys opened the season with an impressive 24-17 win over the New York Giants, but then were dismantled 27-7 by the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2. They rebounded last weekend,...
The Cowboys are tied atop the NFC East with the Eagles and Giants with a 2-1 mark. But they are not under any illusions that they are playing good football. The Cowboys offense has struggled the past two weeks in a 27-7 loss to the Seahawks and a 16-10 victory against the Buccaneers. The offense has scored just two touchdowns the past games mainly because the offensive line has...