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Football Extra Points:
The Cowboys have only one way to make the playoffs this week.
We've made it to the last week of the season. There is still a lot to figure out in both Conferences and a couple teams still in the playoff hunt.
Here's a look at the Week 17 Final Playoff Scenarios:
Locked-up: Atlanta Falcons (South, #1 Seed, home-field throughout); Green Bay Packers (NFC North Division); San Francisco 49ers (playoff berth); Seattle Seahawks -- (playoff berth)
GREEN BAY PACKERS (at Minnesota Vikings)
Green Bay clinches a first-round bye:
1) GB win - This is a tough division match-up but the Vikings are one dimensional, Packers are going to win.
2) GB tie + SF loss or tie - Ties don't happen and I expect the 49ers to beat the Cardinals this week.
3) SF loss + SEA loss or tie - I expect both of these teams to win, not likely to happen.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (vs. Arizona Cardinals)
San Francisco clinches NFC West division:
1) SF win or tie - I expect the 49ers to beat the C...
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The Dallas Cowboys have listed linebacker DeMarcus Ware as probable for Sunday night’s NFC East show down with the Washington Redskins as he continues to nurse a shoulder injury. Ware will equipped with a shoulder harness to help stabilize his shoulder during the game. DeMarcus Ware had KT tape on his right shoulder Friday after practice. He’ll have a shoulder harness on it come...
Let's start with the obvious: when these Dallas and Washington teams met on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys were undermanned on offense. They had fill-ins working on the offensive line, lost Miles Austin early and were without DeMarco Murray. In the games final 20 minutes offense was hardly the problem as Dallas rallied to draw the game close but as Washington was pulling out to a...
Jerry Jones gave Dez Bryant the number 88 when he drafted him. It is the same number worn by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and should-be Hall of Famer (and recent Ring of Honor inductee) Drew Pearson. To old Cowboy fans like me, it is a pretty special number in Cowboys lore.
On April 23, 2010, ESPN.com quoted Jones giving his reason for giving Dez the hallowed 88:
“I think that Dez...
While Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and running
back DeMarco Murray were full participants at practice Thursday, defensive
lineman DeMarcus Ware was sidelined for the second day in a row due to shoulder
and elbow injuries, reports Charean Williams of The Fort Worth Star Telegram.
Linebacker DeMarcus Ware missed practice again Thursday with
shoulder and elbow injuries...
Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware said he will play Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins with a brace on his right shoulder, according to ESPN Dallas. Ware will wear the brace because his dislocated right shoulder keeps popping out. He also has a hyperextended right elbow. Even though he has not practiced this week, he is listed as probable on the team...
5- Jason Garrett, Cowboys
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I don’t think Jason Garrett has much to worry about. It definitely wouldn’t hurt to get a win over the Redskins this week and clinch the very competitive NFC East. That being said, he IS the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys and will have to deal with Jerry Jones after the season ends. If Garrett’s team makes...
The Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will play each other on Sunday night for the NFC East title. NBC will carry the game which will have playoff implications.
It is safe to say that the rivalry between the Cowboys and Redskins is back.
What is the point spread in the Cowboys and Redskins game? The Redskins are 3.5 point favorites against the Cowboys. The over/under for this...
The hype that has already surrounded this match, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was something more than a division title up for grabs. Of course, throw in the added ingredient of one of pro sports most heated rivalries, and the fact that a playoff place is there for the winners, something that both franchises have been starved of in recent times, its easy to see...
The Cowboys and Redskins are playing for the NFC East this weekend, this is why people love the NFL.
Entering the last week of the season I'm sitting at 153-87. That's ok but not great. I'd like to be over 170 for the season, but it is what it is at this point. Let's finish strong.
With teams resting players and teams out, I'll also take a look at the...
2012 is almost in the books.
For the Dallas Cowboys, the tale of this football year has yet to be told. But for Silver and BlueBlood (SBB), the books are all but closed. And, thanks to our faithful readers, Facebook friends and Twitter followers, it was far and away the best year yet, as I will demonstrate with the following snippet taken from the admin page of the site:
For the first time in recent memory, the Sunday Night Football game this week is possibly the best game on the docket. Perhaps not because of the quality of the game it might be, but for what is at stake; the NFC East crown. Nice work with the whole “flex” schedule…finally.
With the defending champion Giants pretty much having their season ended the past two weeks in Atlanta...