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Jaguars rule out running back Fournette for game at Cowboys

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have ruled out running back Leonard Fournette for their game at Dallas. It will be the fourth game Fournette has missed this season.Coach Doug Marrone says Fournette (hamstring), left tackle Josh Wells (groin) and cornerback D.J. Hayden (toe) will miss Sunday’s road game.The Jaguars (3-2) signed veteran Jamaal […]

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Garrett’s OT choice speaks to Cowboys’ sputtering offense

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jason Garrett decided to trust his defense by punting on a short fourth down in Houston territory in an overtime loss to the Texans.The choice by the Dallas coach also said a lot about a sputtering offense that simply hasn’t looked good enough to get the Cowboys where they want to […]

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Fairbairn’s FG in OT lifts Texans over Cowboys 19-16

HOUSTON (AP) — When DeAndre Hopkins had a chance to make a play in overtime on Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys, Houston’s star receiver was intent on redeeming himself after losing a rare fumble in the third quarter.He did that with a spectacular 49-yard catch and run that got the Texans in scoring range, […]

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Texans beat Cowboys 19-16 after Garrett calls for punt in OT

HOUSTON (AP) — Facing a big decision in overtime on Sunday night, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett put his trust in the defense.On fourth-and-1 on the Houston Texans’ 42-yard line with less than six minutes remaining in overtime, Garrett chose to punt.”We just felt like at that point in the game, the way our […]

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Watson helps Texans to 19-16 win over Cowboys in overtime

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson has a knack for making big plays, whether it’s with his arm or his feet.But after the quarterback took a few too many unnecessary hits in a 19-16 overtime win against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, his teammates wondered if maybe he should dial things back a […]

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Houston RB Miller, WRs Fuller, Coutee active against Cowboys

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller and receivers Will Fuller and Keke Coutee are all active against the Dallas Cowboys despite dealing with injuries.Miller dealt with a chest injury this week and Fuller and Coutee had hamstring injuries. Cornerback Aaron Colvin and linebacker Brian Peters are out on Sunday night with ankle […]

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Elliott’s workload, key catch help Cowboys top Lions 26-24

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott limped off the field a couple of times during the game before combining with Dak Prescott on the decisive play for the Dallas Cowboys.The star running back had 25 carries and four catches on his way to a career-high 240 yards from scrimmage in a 26-24 win over Detroit […]

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Prescott, Elliott set up winning FG, Cowboys top Lions 26-24

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott saw single coverage by a linebacker on Ezekiel Elliott with the Dallas Cowboys trying to get in position for a winning field goal against the Detroit Lions.So did the 2016 NFL rushing leader.”I lined up in the slot. I was excited,” said Elliott, who was face-to-face with leading Detroit […]

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Tony Romo fails to advance in Web.com Tour’s Q-school

GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo shot a 1-over 72 on Saturday at Garland Bridges to complete a failed bid to advance in the first stage Web.com Tour’s Qualifying Tournament.The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback tied for 72nd at 13-under 297 in the 76-player field, with the top 22 and ties moving on to the second […]

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Cowboys DE Randy Gregory out against Giants with concussion

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is inactive against the New York Giants after sustaining a concussion in the opener.Tight end Rico Gathers is active for Dallas on Sunday night for the first time in his three-year NFL career. The former Baylor basketball player missed all of last season after getting […]

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Cowboys’ spotty passing attack holds key for Elliott’s space

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott heard the assessment from New York Giants safety Landon Collins on how to beat his Dallas Cowboys.Stop running back Ezekiel Elliott, put the ball in Prescott’s hands and “I think we’ll have a better shot at winning,” Collins said a few days after the Carolina Panthers illustrated as much […]

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Garrett stays course for Cowboys as Prescott’s slump deepens

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott’s difficulties in the passing game go back further than a loss in the opener at Carolina for the Dallas Cowboys.Now that the slump has extended into a new season, coach Jason Garrett and his staff must weigh the factors and when or whether to make changes to try to […]

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Elliott, Barkley square off as Cowboys, Giants seek 1st win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley are friends from their days as foes at Ohio State and Penn State.Now that they’re set to share the field for the first time as pros, the running back of the Dallas Cowboys remembers his only college encounter with Barkley, the promising rookie of the New […]

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Dez Bryant trolls Cowboys on Twitter after loss to Panthers

Dez Bryant’s Twitter troll game is in All-Pro form.The free-agent wide receiver called out his former team with a series of critical tweets aimed at the Dallas Cowboys after they dropped their season opener.Bryant was released in April after eight seasons with the team and remains unsigned. He has received interest from Cleveland and Baltimore, […]

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