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The Dallas Cowboys' 3-0 victory Monday night over the Oakland Raiders to open the 2012 preseason was certainly better than losing 3-0. However, beyond that, let's just say that there are very few things that can be learned that we should take too much stock in for the parts of the roster that significantly decide your season.
From a standpoint of this starter's performance versus that one, there is merely anecdotal evidence from one snap to another. Dez Bryant's back shoulder fade looks like something Tony Romo and Dez can go to just about anytime they see man coverage and it should work like a charm. As Aaron Rodgers has demonstrated, it is unstoppable if the offense can get the timing down. There is literally nothing a corner can do against that. Also, DeMarcus Ware looked ready to rush the passer and it should be noticed that the Raiders ran a screen right to his side again with great success. That is becoming habitual.
Gerald Sensabaugh made a splash play inter...
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Yes, J.R. Ewing brought his drama back to Dallas this season on TNT. Still, I don't think it will match the drama coming out of Cowboys Stadium this year. Why?
Kyle Orton specializes in drama and he is the new backup quarterback to Tony Romo.
You may remember Orton got caught up in the "Guiding Tebow Light" drama last season with the Denver Broncos.
After a mediocre...
OXNARD, Calif. Jason Wittens spleen injury has the Dallas Cowboys scrambling for help at the tight end position while also hoping the All-Pros recovery does not impact his availability for the teams regular-season opener on Wednesday, Sept. 4 against the Giants.
In Monday's preseason game at Oakland, the star tight end caught a short pass from pressured quarterback Tony Romo...
Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway won a Super Bowl at 38, something that is extremely rare by NFL standards. Quarterbacks are usually in their prime during their late 20s and early 30s.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo turned 32 in April. How much longer will he be in his prime? Could he play as long as Elway, who retired at 38?
Romo told CBS 11's The Score with Babe Laufenberg...
The Dallas Cowboys open their preseason tomorrow night at Oakland. It makes some sense to head over to DallasCowboys.com for the latest team news.
However, if you visited there at 12:20 a.m. Central time, you would have discovered that the Chicago Bears had taken over the entire site. Here’s a look:
Visit DallasCowboys.com to see the official website of the Chicago Bears...
The competition for the No. 3 receiver role has been one of the most highly contested and closely watched battles throughout Cowboys training camp.
Going into their first preseason game against the Oakland Raiders, the leader of the competition was Kevin Ogletree who was followed closely by training camp stud Cole Beasley.
Other receivers competing for the spot were Andre Holmes...
If football was all you’d be watching in tonight’s Dallas vs. Oakland NFL Preseason showdown, I’d suggest maybe skipping the game for Stars Earn Stripes. Luckily, though, the two...
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The long anticipated return to live action for the Oakland Raiders ended in a 3-0 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football in their preseason opener. The score in preseason games matter little because the starters and contributors play very little. The Raiders were able to get a look at the players on the roster and evaluate the strength and weaknesses.
Not quite ready for primetime
Cowboys, 3 – Raiders, 0
I confess to having watched every second of the trainwreck last night that was Cowboys vs. Raiders. The ugliest NFL team in the ugliest NFL town playing in the ugliest NFL stadium in front of the ugliest NFL fans against the team with one of the ugliest post-season track records over the past decade and a half can...