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The roller coaster that is the St. Louis Rams’ preseason continued Saturday night, hitting another dip after losing 20-19 to the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium. Although the game was close on the scoreboard, the Cowboys were firmly in control throughout, despite starters Demarcus Ware, Miles Austin, Jason Witten, and Dez Bryant all missing the game. The Rams again flashed their young talent and promise, showing a new sense of urgency under head coach Jeff Fisher’s new regime, but made too many mistakes to overcome. Quarterback Tony Romo efficiently led the Cowboys’ offense down the field throughout the first quarter. Romo started the first drive with short passes into the dead zones of the Rams’ defense before opening up the attack vertically. Romo converted two third-down passes to move the chains en route to throwing for 198 yards in the first quarter. Dallas receiver Kevin Ogletree worked well to find these zones, catching five passes for 75 yards, along with undrafted free ag...

NFL Week 1 Preview, The Cowboys Open the Season against the New York Giants

The NFL Regular Season is about to begin with Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys playing opening night. We are finally moving away from these awful preseason games. Here's a look at the winners for week 1. WED, SEP 5 Dallas at NY Giants - Eli and the Giants open the season as Superbowl Champs. Their defense is too much for Tony Romo and the Cowboys. Giants Win...

Witten ahead of schedule, set to begin workouts

ARLINGTON, Texas A week ago in San Diego, Jason Witten playfully pushed doctors orders by exiting the hot tub at the team hotel and then flexing and stutter-stepping in front of Dallas Cowboys executives. They panicked at the sight of the All-Pro tight end apparent violation of the still-and-idle medical mandate resulting from him being diagnosed with a lacerated spleen until they...

Should Dez Bryant call Jerry Jones “Daddy?”

Forget Tony Romo and the sometimes ill-timed interception that seems to offset super-athletic flashes of utter brilliance. When it comes to off-the-charts, untapped athletic—and football—prowess, Dez Bryant is the most frustrating Dallas Cowboy of them all. Writing his column, Shutdown Corner, for Yahoo! Sports, Doug Farrar puts it quite well: The Dallas Cowboys have...

Jason Witten Will Be Game-Time Call Week 1

Tight end Jason Witten will be a game-time decision for Week 1 vs. the Giants, according to team beat writer John Ellis. Fantasy Spin: Witten continues to recover from his lacerated spleen, and John Phillips and rookie James Hanna would pick up the workload at tight end if the former All-Pro is not deemed fit for the opener. And it is worth noting that Witten has not missed a game since 2003.

Jay Ratliff expected to be out 2-4 weeks

Getty According to Jason La Canfora of, Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff is expected to missed the next two to four weeks with a sprained ankle. Cowboys NT Jay Ratliff (ankle) expected out 2-4 weeks. Jets LB David Harris (ankle) less severe, expected back for Week 1 — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 27, 2012 It looks like Ratliff will not only miss...

Cowboys’ Jay Ratliff suffers high ankle sprain

Every year, there are injuries in the preseason. It’s inevitable. No matter how hard you try, guys are going to get hurt when you play 4 football games. You just have to hope they aren’t serious ones to serious players. One team hit a lot by injuries this preseason has been the Dallas Cowboys. Now they have another one to add to that list as nose tackle Jay Ratliff left their...

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Jets and Rams have completed their swap of struggling right tackles, with New York acquiring Jason Smith from St. Louis for Wayne Hunter. Both Smith, the No. 2 overall pick by the Rams in the 2009 draft, and Hunter had lost their starting jobs and the trade gives both a chance to rejuvenate their careers elsewhere. Smith was due 4 million this season, but a...

Rams, Jets trade is reportedly now final

Getty According to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger, the New York Jets have officially traded tackle Wayne Hunter to the St. Louis Rams for tackle Jason Smith. And now, the Hunter-Smith swap is done, source says. #nyj — Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) August 28, 2012  
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