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Orlando Scandrick started again at cornerback for the Cowboys this past weekend and might get the nod again this weekend. So what is Orlando doing to prepare for Peyton Manning and the NFL’s best offense? Orlando is busy hanging with his basketball wife Draya. He better lock down Demaryius Thomas like that this weekend.
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According to ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth Morris Claiborne has been benched in place for Orlando Scanbrick. In Sunday’s loss to the San Diego Chargers, an unofficial count had Claiborne allowing four receptions for 84 yards. The four times he was targeted in what was thought to be man coverage, were all completed passes. It seems Claiborne is playing […]
The Cowboys traded up several spots to draft Mo Claiborne out of LSU when they probably could have stood pat and selected Alabama’s hard-hitting safety Mark Barron.
Claiborne who has struggled with injuries and confidence has lost his starting job to Orlando Scandrick according to reports.
According to ESPN Dallas, Jason Garrett believes Claiborne is struggling with technique...
Cowboys second-year cornerback Morris Claiborne is in a bad way right now because he's lost his confidence and can't cover anyone. This is the same player that Jerry Jones said reminded him of Deion Sanders after the Cowboys moved up eight spots in the first round to select him.
But Claiborne made one of the cardinal errors in sports Tuesday when he offered a lame and pathetic...
The Dallas Cowboys are gearing up again for a premier match up against Peyton Manning. But things are different this time around. Though Dallas has won the past two meetings with Manning, the team has yet to face him as a member of the Denver Broncos.
Manning is 2-2 against the Cowboys in his career, having completed 67.3% of his passes for 1,184 with 7 touchdowns and 7 interceptions...
It looks like there’s a chance Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) will play in this week’s game against the Broncos.
Garrett says Miles Austin has run on his injured hamstring and says receiver has a chance to play this week. "He has made progress."
— Charean Williams (@NFLCharean) September 30, 2013
The Cowboys will need Austin as well as a prayer as...
Update - DeMarcus Ware talks about what it's like to have a stinger and how he deals with it:
As we discussed yesterday (below), in December 2009 against the Chargers, Ware suffered a stinger. He's been learning to play at a high level through the extreme flashes of pain ever since and he talked about it today:
“Oh yeah. As long as you play, it’s a car...
Today Anthony Spencer, our franchise-tagged defensive end, is undergoing microfracture surgery on his left knee to repair his articular cartilage damage. A league source has said that the procedure involves the use of stem cells.
The 2012 Pro Bowler, was placed on IR last Wednesday after he played in just one game - the game two 17-16 loss to Kansas City.
The Dallas Cowboys defensive end Anthony Spencer had season-ending knee surgery on Tuesday, Todd Archers of ESPNDallas.com reports.Anthony Spencer having microfracture surgery today. Using stem cells to help promote cartilage growth. Hope is he's 100%by Jan-Feb— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) October 1, 2013 Spencer's goal is to be fully healthy by January or February, before...
The NFL has decided to fine Dez Bryant for a throat-slashing gesture he made in the Cowboys victory over the Rams.
The fine will cost Dez $7,875 which is an unsurprising amount given the NFL's crackdown on celebrations, especially those with such implications as throat-slitting.
Dez made the move after scoring his first touchdown against the Rams on Sunday. The news...
DeMarcus Ware is a leader and a beast on defense for the Cowboys. He absolutely needs to be out on the field as much as he can. And he's trying to do just that - even with a neck stinger, back strain, and the Charger's short passing game. All of which, including not playing every down, are currently frustrating D-Ware.
After being forced to leave the Ram's game...
Jerry Jones in a radio interview gave some thoughts on his QB’s status in the league when asked about Romo being top 4.
“You can be a hell of a passer, now, and still not win these games,” Jones said on KRLD 105.3 FM “The Fan” on Tuesday in his weekly radio appearance. “You can be a heck of a quarterback and not win them. … By all accounts, (Rivers) is a top quarterback...
In discouraging news, Miles Austin was not seen practicing today.
Miles was seen at practice, but according to Rainer Sabin of DallasNews.com, the Dallas wide receiver was only in shorts and jersey and did not have his helmet with him, indicating that he was not a practice participant.
Miles was inactive for last Sunday's game against the Chargers and he has dealt...
Cowboys receiver Miles Austin (hamstring) missed practice on Wednesday 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.
Tony Romo had a Peyton Manning comparison dropped on him by his owner in the offseason.
Jerry Jones was talking about meeting rooms and film rooms when he said the Dallas quarterback would be putting in ''Peyton Manning-type time'' after he signed the richest contract in franchise history.
It's a good thing Jones didn't say anything about Peyton Manning...
Jerry Jones is never shy about his opinions about what can make the team better, and he had his own coaching tips for Tony Romo today.
His advice? Find Dez Bryant more, even if the insanely talented wide receiver is double covered.
Here's Jones as the ultimate Dez Bryant hype man, per NFL.com:
"The same kind of throw you throw to him in the end zone...