Mike McCarthy on Cowboys' defensive struggles: 'We tried to change too much'
Dallas employed one of the worst defenses in the NFL in 2020, a sieve that couldn't slow a junior varsity operation. Speaking Thursday, Mike McCarthy said the Cowboys tried to do too much last season, which led to the struggles.
Everson Griffen admits hyped Cowboys pass rush hasn't generated enough pressure
On paper, the Dallas defensive line appeared menacing heading into the 2020 season. In reality, through two weeks, it's mostly been docile. That isn't lost on the Cowboys.
Roundup: DE Maxx Crosby returns to Raiders practice
Maxx Crosby was back on the practice field Thursday for the Las Vegas Raiders and has therefore been activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. The defensive end was placed on the list Aug. 6.
Roundup: Alvin Kamara (ankle) to be limited this week
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara is dealing with an ankle injury that NFL Network's Tom Pelissero describes as a "high ankle-type" issue.
Week 5 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 5 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 13 Sunday games.
Injuries: Cowboys LT Tyron Smith out vs. Packers
Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith will not play against the Green Bay Packers. Here are other injuries we're tracking on Friday.
Week 4 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 4 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 13 Sunday games.
Week 3 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 3 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 14 Sunday games.
Cam Newton (foot) misses practice Wednesday
Cam Newton might not play Week 3 versus the Cardinals. The Panthers QB didn't practice Wednesday and remains in a walking boot as he deals with a foot injury, Ian Rapoport reports.
Roundup: Vikings place receiver Josh Doctson on IR
The Vikings placed wide receiver Josh Doctson on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. The former first-rounder will be a candidate to return later in the season, Ian Rapoport reports.
Roundup: RT James' knee injury not season-ending
The Denver Broncos offensive line took a hit on Monday night when RT Ja'Wuan James left the game with a knee injury, but it won't be season-ending, according to Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
Cowboys DT Tyrone Crawford faces misdemeanor charge
Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Tyrone Crawford was charged with a misdemeanor count of unlawful assembly following an incident at a bar in Panama City Beach, Fla.
NFC East projected starters: First-round QBs must bide their time
Will Daniel Jones see the field for the Giants in 2019? How quickly can Dwayne Haskins assume the QB1 role for the Redskins? Gregg Rosenthal projects post-draft starting lineups for each NFC East team.
Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott among Cowboys in line to be paid
Will the Dallas Cowboys hand a monster extension to quarterback Dak Prescott? What about running back Ezekiel Elliott? Anthony Holzman-Escareno examines the team's complicated financial future.
Injuries: Colts place veteran S Mike Mitchell on IR
The Indianapolis Colts placed safety Mike Mitchell on injured reserve with a calf strain. Mitchell suffered the injury in the Colts' wild-card win over the Texans.
Injuries: Cowboys WR Beasley (ankle) misses practice
Cole Beasley's status for the Dallas Cowboys' Divisional Round clash with the Los Angeles Rams is up in the air. The wide receiver did not practice on Tuesday with an ankle injury.
Injuries: Marcus Mariota (stinger) feeling better
Marcus Mariota's status is uncertain, but there's good news: He feels better. Mariota's stinger is improving, according to Titans coach Mike Vrabel, who might have to gameplan without another Titan.
Injuries we're tracking in Sunday's Week 16 games
Cowboys DT Tyrone Crawford was carted off the field after suffering a neck injury in the first quarter against the Bucs. Plus, other injuries we're monitoring on this Week 16 Sunday.
What we learned from Sunday's Week 5 games
Week 5's slate of matchups did not disappoint. We break down the highs and lows from Sunday's games. Here's what we learned.
NFC East projected starters: Giants power up; Eagles locked in
Gregg Rosenthal fills out the starting lineups for each team in the NFC East. Will the Giants' offense be unstoppable with rookie RB Saquon Barkley carrying the rock?
Dez Bryant: 'Garrett guys' aided in release by Cowboys
Dez Bryant believes his rather abrupt release from the Dallas Cowboys on Friday was partly the culmination of players and coaches who wanted him off the team.
Cowboys sign former Jets DE Kony Ealy
It took more than seven months, but Kony Ealy is about to become a Dallas Cowboy. The defensive end signed with the Cowboys, the team announced.
Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster among Players of Week
Steelers rookie wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster and Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson were among those honored as NFL Players of the Week for Week 8 of the season.
Demarcus Lawrence likens pass rush to 'wild animals'
The Cowboys' defense has endured its share of criticism this season, but good luck ignoring the team's frisky pass rush, which includes a thriving combo of Demarcus Lawrence and David Irving.