2:39 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times

Teddy Williams’ high-speed connection continues with Bears

The guys in Dallas used to joke that Teddy Williams needed to make a movie about his life — about how he became a college track All-American after running only four high school races and how he signed with the NFL without ever playing college football, lining up at cornerback despite never working at the position. He’d call the movie ‘‘Fast Teddy,’’ the nickname bestowed upon him by Bears coach Joe DeCamillis when the two were with the Cowboys. The...

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Jerry Jones: C.J. Spillman will remain with Dallas Cowboys, unless he’s charged or arrested

IRVING — Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman was practicing Friday, preparing for Sunday’s game against Houston. Spillman is under investigation for sexual assault. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Thursday morning that Spillman will continue to take part in all team …

Fort-Worth Star Telegram

Cowboys say Spillman will stay on team as investigation continues

Coach Jason Garrett says defensive back C.J. Spillman, who has not been charged or arrested, remains a member of the team.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Jerry Jones says nothing has changed with status of C.J. Spillman

IRVING, Texas-- On his weekly radio show, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said unless an arrest is made, safety C.J. Spillman will remain with the team. These were the sentiments made by coach Jason Garrett on Thursday. Spillman is under investigation for an alleged rape at the Gaylord Texan hotel in Grapevine, Texas. Spillman hasn't been charged or arrested, and Grapevine Police say the investigation is ongoing. Spillman has practiced this week with the team, including on Friday.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Why is C.J. Spillman still playing for the Cowboys? Expect this to be Jason Garrett’s explanation

Special teams player C.J. Spillman continues to play for the Cowboys while he’s under investigation for sexual assault. Head coach Jason Garrett will explain the club’s position in his daily news conference later this morning. Expect his response to focus …

Houston Chronicle

Cowboys’ Romo is a ‘helluva’ QB says Texans’ O’Brien, who critiques critics

Tony Romo has been a lightning rod for widespread criticism and No. 9 love since he took over the Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback position in 2006. Texans coach Bill O’Brien acknowledged he’s an admirer Thursday, saying those who critique Romo should first look in the mirror. “I guess criticized by all the so-called quarterback experts out […]

Houston Chronicle

O’Brien will consult with ‘Dr. Foster’ to see if No. 23 plays vs. Cowboys

Texans running back Arian Foster said Thursday he’ll continue to evaluate his injured hamstring before deciding whether he can play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Texans coach Bill O’Brien said the team will use the same procedure it employed during past games against the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills: O’Brien will consult with “Dr. […]

Houston Chronicle

Cowboys’ Garrett says commitment to run aiding Murray, Romo

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo ranks ninth in the NFL in passer rating (98.7) and is coming off Dallas’ 38-point offensive outing last Sunday during a blowout victory against New Orleans. Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray leads the league in rushing yards (534) and attempts (99). Dallas coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that his star offensive […]

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Jason Garrett addresses domestic violence with Cowboys

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett recently addressed his players about the team’s stance on domestic violence and similar issues. Garrett made it clear that any player involved in such an incident won’t be allowed to play until the situation has been resolved. When defensive tackle Josh Brent was involved in a car accident in December 2012 and subsequently charged with intoxication manslaughter since the wreck resulted in practice squad player Jerry Brown’s death, the Cowboys deactivated Brent for the final four games of the season.

Houston Chronicle

Texans’ Watt may be best player Cowboys face this year, Romo says

J.J. Watt is special. Texans fans know it. Coach Bill O’Brien knows it. So does the NFL. “I don’t know what else you can say about J.J.,” O’Brien said Wednesday. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is also well aware of just how unique Watt is, saying No. 99 may be the premier player No. 9 […]

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Jason Garrett praises fans, calls for more noise

IRVING, Texas -- When Jason Garrett approached the podium Monday afternoon he apologized for his scratchy voice. After answering 29 questions in about 20 minutes about what happened in the win against the New Orleans Saints and what might happen down the road, the Dallas Cowboys coach offered up a reason why his voice might not have been in the best of shape. “I thought our fans were great (Sunday) night, too,” Garrett said, unprompted.

Houston Chronicle

Texans’ Watt, Johnson, Foster, Brown held out of Wednesday’s practice

Good thing the Texans play the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday instead of Wednesday. Eleven normally active Texans were held out of Wednesday’s practice, including stars J.J. Watt, Andre Johnson, Arian Foster, Brian Cushing and Duane Brown. Texans coach Bill O’Brien acknowledged Wednesday that, similar to last week with Foster, he plans to rest veterans during […]

ESPN1stTake

Dez Bryant the Next Michael Irvin?

First Take's Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the potential of Dez Bryant after Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett compared him to Michael Irvin.