5 questions for the Patriots vs. the Cowboys

The Patriots are rolling into Dallas for Week 5 in more than one way this week. New England is coming off a bye week in which they rested up after trouncing the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette, at 3-0 and firing on all cylinders the Patriots will come into AT&T Stadium to take on an ailing Cowboys team that is missing both their starting quarterback and top wide receiver. Tom...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Witten, Gronkowski engage in mutual admiration society

Jason Witten and Rob Gronkowski are two of the top tight ends in the game and when their respective careers are all said and done, the duo will rank among the best to ever play the position. With the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots squaring off Sunday, it’s hardly surprising that the two superstars have been asked this week about their fellow tight end brethren. Also...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gronk can help Patriots' defense prepare for Jason Witten

FOXBORO, Mass. — Facing Rob Gronkowski has its perks — if you’re the New England Patriots. While most opponents probably have nightmares about facing the Patriots tight end, Gronkowski’s defensive teammates can use his dominance to their advantage on the practice field. That’s especially helpful on weeks when the Patriots are preparing to face a fellow elite tight end...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots vs Cowboys Fantasy Preview

Losing Tony Romo and Dez Bryant has all but killed any fantasy relevance for the Cowboys. They still have guys like Jason Witten and Joseph Randall but other than those two guys, it’s hard to find any player on that roster to start.The Patriots are rested after a bye week and ready to play in Dallas. Tom Brady is ranked fifth in standard scoring for quarterbacks and if it wasn’t...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Keys to the Saints getting Their First Victory vs Dallas

There are many things the New Orleans Saints must improve on in order to win in prime time against the Cowboys. Dallas is going to be without Tony Romo, and that means the Saints will be facing Brandon Weeden at Quarterback. In order for the Saints to seal a win against a good Dallas team is this: 1.Get pressure on Weeden, it is known from his Cleveland days that if you pressure...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Witten admits hasn’t tried ‘Witten’s Lucky Stars’ cereal

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten revealed something incriminating about himself related to a cereal named in his honor. “Witten’s Lucky Stars,” a limited edition knockoff of Lucky Charms, hit store shelves in select Dallas-area stores this week. And even though Witten is prominently featured on the box cover and an undisclosed portion of the proceeds from sales go to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Jason Witten is legendary

Jerry Jones has owned the Dallas Cowboys since 1989 and been around copious champions at every level of the NFL. But tight end Jason Witten is a player that is in his top tier of remarkable people he has met in his 27 seasons in the NFL. "Jason's in the top-5, on my hand, he's the top-5 of the people: commissioners, owners, former players, players, our coaches, any coaches," Jones...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the NFL’s backup quarterbacks in Week 3

Three NFL teams were forced to start backup quarterbacks in Week 3 of the 2015 season. Not surprisingly, all three teams lost. Veteran Luke McCown was unable to get the New Orleans Saints in the win column on the road against the Carolina Panthers, former first-round pick and Dallas Cowboys backup Brandon Weeden ran out of gas late against the Atlanta Falcons, and Jimmy Clausen led...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC East is up for grabs this year, and that’s good news for the Dallas Cowboys

The bad news keeps coming for the Dallas Cowboys. First, the team lost wide receiver Dez Bryant for at least half of the season after suffering a fractured foot in the season-opener. Then, starting quarterback and offensive lynchpin Tony Romo broke his collarbone in Week 2, the second such injury he’s suffered in his career. He’ll also be sidelined until mid-season. And now,...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones channels Barry Switzer: 'The wagon train has got to get to California'

Many believe the Dallas Cowboys are dead in water without quarterback Tony Romo, but owner Jerry Jones is keeping the faith - the season will go on as planned, regardless off who takes the field; Romo, Dez Bryant, Jason Witten included... “That’s going to be quite the challenge,” Jones said, via ESPN. “I do think that we can win, yes, but competition is going to have...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Witten focuses on playing well, not playing hurt

IRVING, Texas (AP) Jason Witten dismisses the significance of his streak of 189 straight regular-season games - 196 counting the playoffs. The Dallas tight end didn't return from a broken jaw or a ruptured spleen way earlier than expected in previous years so he could say he was the Cal Ripken of the NFL. Same with playing through two sprained ankles and a sprained left knee this...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Witten couldn’t walk Monday, confident he’ll play on Sunday

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is as tough as nails. The veteran was reportedly unable to even walk on Monday, due to a couple sprained ankles and a sprained knee. “Talk about a tough dude,” quarterback Brandon Weeden said, via The Dallas Morning News. “I heard he couldn’t even walk in here on Monday and he’s doing pretty good.” He spent most of his day...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Rework Jason Witten’s Deal To Create Cap Room For Matt Cassel Trade

Todd Archer of ESPN reports that the Cowboys have restructured the contract of tight end Jason Witten after they traded for QB Matt Cassel. The Cowboys wound up reducing Witten’s remaining 2015 salary of $4.5 million down to $3.6 million and turned the difference into a signing bonus. Witten’s 2016 and 2017 cap figures will … The post Cowboys Rework Jason...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Witten practicing Wednesday, battling through three injuries

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is dealing with a sprained left and right ankle, and a sprained knee, but that won't stop him from practicing and likely playing in Week 3. According to beat reporter Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, Witten is practicing Wednesday.Would you expect anything less from the 33-year old veteran who gives meaning to the term "ironman." Over the...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texts From Last Night: Jerry Jones Edition

Jerry Jones has a lot going on right now (*Author’s note: when doesn’t he?).  What with his starting QB out for the next couple months, his best WR in a similar situation, and Jason Witten battling off every injury a human being can sustain and remain upright, he’s got a lot on his plate. And [&hellip The post Texts From Last Night: Jerry Jones Edition appeared first on No Coast Bias.
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens agent reached out to Cowboys

Get your popcorn ready, because the one and only Terrell Owens is lobbying for an opportunity to make a NFL comeback at the age of 41. Following injuries to star wide receiver Dez Bryant and tight end Jason Witten, Owens had his agent do some due diligence by reaching out to the Dallas Cowboys to see whether he could be in play for the team. “I’m not sure what the situation is...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys could be without Jason Witten in Week 3

Another day, another injury for the Dallas Cowboys. On Tuesday morning, Ed Werder of ESPN reported that star tight end Jason Witten could be out for this weekend’s Week 3 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons at AT&T Stadium. Witten is reportedly dealing with two sprained ankles and a sprained knee. Almost impossible to keep @JasonWitten off field, but #Cowboys TE "not a lock...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Jason Witten in danger of missing Week 3

Well Cowboys fans, as if you didn’t need any more bad news, according to ESPN Jason Witten is in danger of missing Dallas’ Week 3 matchup with Atlanta. Almost impossible to keep @JasonWitten off field, but #Cowboys TE "not a lock'' to play b/c two sprained ankles, sprained knee, per source. — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 22, 2015   AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Texas Governor Greg Abbott suggests the Cowboys sign Tebow Tony Romo is hurt and everyone is speculating on what the Dallas Cowboys ... Texas Governor Greg Abbott thinks "maybe Dallas will sign Tebow," via Twitter ... Cowboys to work out four quarterbacks Quarterbacks Ponder, Flynn,  Johnson and Bethel-Thompson will work out for the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, according to...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

TE Jason Witten suffers three injuries in win

Earning a win on Sunday afternoon certainly didn't come with a downside for Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (among other very important players) who sprained both ankles and a sprained knee in the 20-10 win over Philadelphia. To his credit, Witten played through the injuries, hauling in seven passes for 56 yards. No word yet on the severity of any of the three injuries...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys TE Jason Witten sprained everything Sunday

Getty Images Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo broke his left clavicle Sunday against the Eagles and is expected to be out 8-10 weeks.  Wide receiver Dez Bryant is out for [it’s anyone’s guess] weeks with a broken foot from a Week One injury.  Tight end Jason Witten tried to one-up them Sunday by spraining three body parts. He isn’t expected to miss time, but he hurt three...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Dallas Cowboys

Dez Bryant won't go on injured/return list; Dallas Cowboys coach says 'We're optimistic' Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88, formerly of OSU) escapes from New York linebacker Unga during the first half of an NFL football ... Cole Beasley won't play scared even after fumble Jason Witten caught a 1-yard touchdown pass on the next play as Dallas ... to get even more involved...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys set to clash with DeMarco Murray and the Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray (29) carries the ball in the first quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The Dallas Cowboys had a rough start to the season as they edged out the New York Giants this past Sunday, barely scoring under a minute left in the fourth quarter to secure the win. This upcoming...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo is actually a clutch player, and the stats prove it

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression, but Tony Romo is doing his best to alter perceptions that he is not a clutch player. For most NFL fans, their introduction to the Dallas Cowboys quarterback came when he botched a snap in the playoffs eight years ago against the Seahawks, leading to a loss in a game many thought was in the bag. From there a penchant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: NFC East update

After week one, the Dallas Cowboys sit atop the NFC East. On Sunday night football, against the New York Giants, Tony Romo lead the Cowboys from behind with a late touchdown pass to Jason Witten. Eli Manning and the Giants appeared to be set for a 1-0 start to their 2015 campaign, but left just enough time on the clock for Romo to have the final say. The Philadelphia Eagles looked...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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