| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:12 PM
The synchronicity is striking.
Sunday's slate of NFL games features NFC and AFC showdowns between the division leaders in the East and West. Dallas, which is still in first in the NFC East despite losing to Washington on Monday night, plays host to...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Halfway to history, Dallas Cowboys tailback DeMarco Murray vastly prefers running his feet to running his mouth.
At his mandatory media availability Thursday, Murray looked like a man who would opt for an elective root canal rather than talk to a...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Welcome to the mild, mild West.
San Diego? Humiliated by a 37-0 defeat at Miami.
Denver? Humbled by a 43-21 loss at New England.
Seattle? Hard-pressed to land the knockout punch against winless Oakland before winning, 30-24.
And San Francisco?...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Let's talk about Philadelphia sports fans. Are they really the worst people in the country?
Seems like a fair question when you look at the body of evidence. Some examples:
•A man in a Santa suit was booed at an Eagles game in 1968, which started...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Protesters blocked the streets surrounding Soldier Field on Thursday night, making for a late-arriving crowd for the Bears' 41-28 loss to the Cowboys.
Tardy fans were the lucky ones.
The latest Bears loss was as hard to watch as the seven others but...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:17 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Leave it to Tom Coughlin, cheeks reddened by the November chill and five successive losses, to figure out that two wrongs could make a right.
Leave it to Coughlin, his mind numbed by his quarterback's five interceptions, to...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Give Tom Coughlin a break.
He's just 68. The kid made a mistake.
What happened to Coughlin last week was just as much the fault of the NFL as it was his error. Yes, Colts QB Andrew Luck hurriedly threw what proved to be a touchdown pass. And, yes,...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:09 PM
Are the Dallas Cowboys still America's team?
Maybe, maybe not, but they definitely seem to be the favorites of America's media.
After three consecutive 8-8 seasons that didn't feature a playoff appearance, the Cowboys are 5-1 and became the talk of...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Tony Romo, with his jagged peaks and valleys, will always be a centerpiece of Dallas Cowboys conversations. And DeMarco Murray has been so hot lately he could bring any water cooler to a boil.
But the biggest surprise of the NFL's shocker team this...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company.
And he's not happy about it.
He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time.
It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...