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The Dallas Cowboys will likely be without running back DeMarco Murray when they play the Atlanta Falcons in Week 9. Murray has not practiced since spraining his foot in Week 6. ESPN Dallas reports that Murray did not practice on Wednesday. This comes a day after Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said that the running backs status was uncertain. “It seems like he’s moving around a little bit better,” Garrett said. “Again, that’s an injury you have to be patient with. We don’t want to rush him back then take any backward steps. We’ll see how he is day-by-day this week.” Felix Jones will start for the Cowboys again should Murray not play. Jones managed just 19 yards on 13 attempts with a short touchdown. He also fumbled the ball late in the second half which led to a Giants field goal. Also not appearing at practice were Dez Bryant and Dan Connor. The Cowboys said yesterday that they were not worried about Bryant’s hip. He is expected to play Sunday. The team is being cautious with Connor as...

Cowboys VP: Romo is not the problem

IRVING, Texas Every interception thrown by Tony Romo isn't necessarily his fault. That was a point Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones was trying to make during Thursday's practice at Valley Ranch. Romo has thrown a league-high 13 interceptions this season with nine of them coming in his last two games at Cowboys Stadium. "There's a lot of things that...

Week 9 WR fantasy football rankings

I would like to first wish everyone good spirits in lieu of Hurricane Sandy and say that I hope everyone out there is OK, and suffered little to no issues with this massive phenomena. The Week 9 WR rankings have two immediate concerns: Jordy Nelson of the Packers and DeSean Jackson of the Eagles. Jordy Nelson is dealing with a hamstring issue, but could’ve played last week...

Cowboys VP: Romo right guy going foward

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has thrown nine interceptions in his last two games at Cowboys Stadium with four coming in Sunday's 29-24 loss to the New York Giants. The franchise quarterback that has never tossed more than 19 picks in a season is on pace to throw 30 this year. At 32, critics are wondering out loud if Romo should be the Cowboys' quarterback of the future...

Cowboys waiting on Murray, not concerned about Bryant

The return of DeMarco Murray in Week 9 is far from certain. Murrary has been hobbled with an injured foot and did not play in Sunday’s loss to the New York Giants. “It seems like he’s moving around a little bit better,” Garrett said. “Again, that’s an injury you have to be patient with. We don’t want to rush him back then take any backward steps. We’ll see how he...

Brandon Carr says he lost his swag but gained it back

Brandon Carr was the Dallas Cowboys’ big free agent signing during the offseason and expected to become a shutdown corner for their defense. The fifth-year cornerback did a good job against the Giants last weekend despite New York having some of the top wide receivers in the league (New York also didn’t pass that much). How does Carr account for his good showing in Week 8 compared...

Dallas Cowboys: Week 9 NFL Power Rankings (#17)

Last week: 16 (-1) Record: 3-4 The good news for the Cowboys is that they rank 8th in yards per play differential and 7th in rate of sustaining drives differential. The biggest issue, by far, has been turnover differential so far for them, as they have a turnover differential of -11, 2nd worst in the NFL. The good news is that turnover differentials are incredibly inconsistent, as...

Dez Bryant’s Out-of-Bounds Game-Winning Touchdown Catch Still Blows My Mind

The New York Giants beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday by five points because Dez Bryant couldn’t move his hand about 3 inches. In actuality, the Cowboys lost the game because Tony Romo threw the ball to the Giants 7 million times. The effort by Bryant was spectacular. It was a great catch, but unfortunately his hand landed a couple inches out-of-bounds.

An Open Letter to Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo

Dear Tony, I tried my best to avoid writing this letter, but at the end of the day I just couldn’t help it. I have two issues I’d like to address. The first has to do with the picture above. This was right after you rushed for a 1-yard touchdown. You celebrated as if you just won the Super Bowl. At that point in the game, the Cowboys were still losing and you had already thrown...

J Dub's Fantasy Football Predictions Week 9 -- Tight End

Expect an exciting tight end battle this Sunday night between Jason Witten and Tony Gonzalez.  Both of these players are the star tight ends of the league.  Witten just came off of an 18 reception, 167 yard game.  Gonzalez is a little inconsistent, but you can’t risk benching him.  Coming off of a bad game last week and with an opponent like Witten this week, Gonzalez will...

NFL Week 9 injury analysis

This Given Sunday is examining the biggest injury questions before each week of the NFL season. Here are the top-five health-related storylines entering Week 9. DeMarco Murray Murray still wasn't practicing to start the week after missing two games in a row, and there's a very good chance he sits out Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. The Cowboys have said they&...
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