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The Saints blew a 14-point 4th quarter lead but managed to escape Dallas with a win after a wild overtime ending.
After missing his first field goal attempt earlier in the game, Garrett Hartley nailed his next two, including the overtime game-winner, as the Saints held on in Dallas to beat the Cowboys 34-31.
The Saints finished with 562 total offensive yards, the 5th most ever in franchise history while Marques Colston quietly racked up 153 yards and Darren Sproles added another 152 through both the ground and air.
On the other side of the ball, the defense took a step backward today after displaying steady improvement in the second half of the season and shutting out the Buccaneers last week. Pass coverage was atrocious, most noticeably by Patrick Robinson, as Dez Bryant had a field day with 224 yards and 2 TDs.
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According to Dan Parr of ProFootballWeekly.com, the New Orleans may end taking some time this coming offseason to sit down with tight end Jimmy Graham to try to work out a contract extension.
The Saints have not always made it an urgent priority to get extensions done with players before they enter their contract year (see Drew Brees), but our sources expect the team to at least...
The NFL has announced that the Week 17 Cowboys-Redskins game has been flexed to Sunday Night Football on NBC on December 30.
The Cowboys-Redskins showdown will decide the winner of the NFC East and is the marquee match up of the final week of the season.
This is the second consecutive season the NFC East championship game will be the final game of the regular season according...
There is no question the better team won this game on Sunday. The Saints' offense move the ball well and struck perfect balance. The offensive line played well, and while numerous mistakes were made, reflected in a very up and down game, the end result was 34 points scored in a win. What's not to like?
Drew Brees: A+ (2.76) To me this was his best game of the...
Dallas Cowboys tight end set a new record for receptions by a tight end in a season. Witten who upped his season total to 103 catches surpassed the old record held by Tony Gonzalez of 102 which was set in 2004.
Witten finished Sunday’s game with six catches for 60 yards. Dallas lost the game to New Orleans in overtime. Witten and the ‘boys will look to add to his total next week...
ARLINGTONThe same thing is only kind of on the line for the Cowboys and Redskins when they meet in Landover, Maryland for what basically amounts to The NFC East Championship game Sunday.
Yes, thanks to the strange world of NFL tiebreakers and the Giants getting their butts whipped in Baltimore, the Boys-Skins winner wins the division and the accompanying playoff berth. It is not...
ARLINGTON, Texas It's obvious that if Jason Witten had a choice, he'd rather have the Cowboys reach the playoffs than accomplish an individual record.
But he wasn't given that option Sunday. The Cowboys had their playoff hopes removed from their control with a 34-31 loss to the New Orleans Saints in overtime. The game proved to be a milestone one for Witten, who set...
The Dallas Cowboys should know this drill by now.
The only thing left is figuring out how to win a playoffs-or-bust game at an NFC East rival in the final game of the season.
The Cowboys flopped badly in Philadelphia in 2008, and were better but still not very good last season at the New York Giants.
Dallas gets another chance Sunday night at Washington against Robert Griffin...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Cowboys no longer control their own destiny. With a 34-31 overtime loss Sunday to the New Orleans Saints, the Cowboys need help to reach the playoffs.
Here are my five thoughts on the Cowboys falling to 8-7, a game back of Washington for the NFC East lead, with one game remaining.
1.) Jason Garrett's bunch has become Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles...
ARLINGTON, Tex, - Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints won't go to the playoffs in their season without suspended coach Sean Payton. The Dallas Cowboys again need help to get there.
Connor, Albright, Sims, Poppings, Perah, Claiborne, Frampton “Comes Alive”, etc. etc.
We have all heard of the No-Name Defense of the Dolphins and the Dooms-Day defense of the Cowboys glory years.
The Cowboys defense now has to be called the “New-Name Defense.”
There are so many Dallas players getting playing time that I am not even sure who most of them are. DeMarcus...
When the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins battle it out for the NFC Championship in Week 17, they will be doing so in prime time, as the NFL chose that game to flex to the Sunday Night Football contest. The winner will be this season’s NFC East Champion and clinch the No. 4 seed in the playoffs.
If the 9-6 Redskins defeat the 8-7 Cowboys to claim the division, they will also...
Unless you’re in some sort of bogus fantasy league that plays Week 17, in which case quit and join a new league, fantasy football for you is over in 2012.Better luck next year… or maybe congratulations. Or maybe a little bit of both (since most of you reading this are probably in 3+ fantasy leagues).For most NFL teams, next week has the significance of a preseason game. Thus...
You know who must be miserable this morning? People that have to work an eight hour shift on Christmas Eve and the Dallas Cowboys. You just have to beat the Saints to pretty much wrap up the NFC East and you can’t. Now it’ll take a win – on the road – over the Redskins for the Cowboys to win the division. There are tie breaker rules involved, too, but the Cowboys have that...
It was the Jerrod Heard Show Saturday at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, as the Denton Guyer quarterback and Texas commit accounted for seven touchdowns and 332 yards to steer his Wildcats to the Texas 4A-II state title. Kevin Flaherty and Erin Hartigan break down how Heard was able to put on such a display, what this means for the 'Horns, and much more. (Highlights included)