DOUBLE DUTY: Cowboys offensive lineman Connor Williams working as back up center
For the first time since his rookie campaign in 2018, Cowboys guard Connor Williams played in all 16 games of a regular season last year. Now that he has found his footing health-wise, Williams has been asked to take on the role of backup center.
Seeds of hope: Cowboys alive and kicking in woeful NFC East
(AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)ARLINGTON, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys won a game thanks to a watermelon kick and are now 2-0 after smashing said fruit as a motivational tactic the night before each victory. Now, the Cowboys could be two playoff wins from their first run that far in the postseason in 25 years — with a little help, of course. After giving up 14 points in less than 10 minutes to start the game, the Cowboys held Philadelphia to three the rest of the way. But it was still enough to set a franchise record in points allowed with a game to go at 450. It was the most for a Dalton-led offense since the Bengals had 559 in a 31-17 win over Cleveland in 2016.
Several Raiders active against Bucs after time on COVID list
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Las Vegas starting offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson are active for the Raiders against Tampa Bay after spending time on the COVID-19 list this week. Safety Johnathan Abram remains on the COVID-19 list for at least one more day and is missing the game. ___TAMPA BAY AT LAS VEGASBuccaneers: QB Ryan Griffin, OL Aaron Stinnie, LB Quinton Bell, DL Khalil Davis, WR Cyril Grayson. Raiders: WR Bryan Edwards, CB Keisean Nixon, QB Marcus Mariota, G Patrick Omameh, DE David Irving. ___CAROLINA AT NEW ORLEANSPanthers: QB Will Grier, CB Stantley Thomas-Oliver, G John Miller, OL Mike Horton, WR Marken Michel.
Elliott fumbles twice, Cards cruise past Cowboys 38-10
ARLINGTON, Texas – Maybe Kyler Murray will lose a game on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys one of these days. Murray accounted for three touchdowns in his first game back home as a pro, Ezekiel Elliott set up the visiting team's first two TDs with fumbles and the Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-10 on Monday night. Kenyan Drake scored from the 1 after the second Elliott miscue, while Murray added a 1-yard TD run. PANDEMIC CROWDThe Cowboys have had fans at all four home games, with the biggest so far (barely) at 25,174 against the Cardinals. Cowboys: Washington on Sunday in the first of two consecutive road games against NFC East opponents.
Greg Simmons' Cowboys Training Camp Blog: Day 9
OXNARD, Calif. - One of the perks of covering the Dallas Cowboys training camp is the weather in SoCal, especially in Oxnard. Last night I actually used my Texas Open pullover for the second time on this trip. Its still hard to believe the Cowboys actually trained in Wichita Falls. The thinking back then was if they could stand the heat in training camp, then they would be ready for September and October in Texas Stadium. Maybe thats one reason we got big timed when we asked for an interview, not wanting to be seen in Cowboys camp.