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Cowboys LB Micah Parsons gets incredible Barry Sanders comparison from Mike McCarthy

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons has been turning a lot of heads this 2021 season, so much so that he has even drawn a massive praise from head coach Mike McCarthy. Parsons has been anchoring the Cowboys’ defense this season, which he showed once again during their Thursday showdown with the New Orleans Saints. He […] The post Cowboys LB Micah Parsons gets incredible Barry Sanders comparison from Mike McCarthy appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Cowboys news: Defense steps up in a big way as the Cowboys defeat the Saints 27-17

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Plus other news and analysis from around the team Dallas Cowboys defense comes up big in notching key win over New Orleans Saints - Clarence Hill Jr, Star Telegram The offense had their issues, but the defense came to play to secure the victory. It was the fifth straight loss for the Saints (5-7), who played without their top quarterback, top two tackles, best running back and best pass rusher. The Cowboys, who had lost two straight and three of the last four, played the game without six coaches, most notably head coach Mike McCarthy, due to...

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Five plays that shaped the Cowboys’ tough win over the Saints

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ It wasn’t pretty for Dallas, but there’s no spot on the scoreboard for style points. “Wasn’t pretty, but when they start making the space for pretty on the scoreboard, we’ll worry about that.” These were the words uttered by Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh after a narrow win over Rutgers earlier in the year, but it could very easily have been said about the Cowboys after a 27-17 win on Thursday night football. Led by interim head coach Dan Quinn while Mike McCarthy and a handful of others sat out, Dallas played their third game...

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Saints vs. Cowboys Thursday Night Football open thread

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ If you want to watch Dan Quinn or Atlanta’s most hated rival lose, here’s your shot. Tonight, Dan Quinn will coach the Cowboys against the Saints. That adds a layer of intrigue to a game where the best outcome is still New Orleans losing because that’s pretty much always the best outcome. Use this as your open thread for the evening, and we’ll see how this one turns out.

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Cowboys at Saints Week 13 (2021): Game time, TV schedule, how to watch, online streaming, radio and odds

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Information on the Dallas Cowboys Week 13 game, including the game time, TV channel, how to stream the Cowboys-Saints online, radio, odds, predictions, and more! The 2021 season has taken a turn for the Dallas Cowboys. After streaking to a 6-1 record and becoming the darlings of the NFL, the Cowboys have dropped three out of four games and have been dealing with some chaos along the way. Mike McCarthy won’t be coaching in New Orleans so defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will take his place as the de facto head coach. The Cowboys will get...

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Saints vs. Cowboys: Kickoff time, TV channel, odds, online streaming, announcers, more

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports The Cowboys and Saints meet in a key NFC matchup on Thursday night The Dallas Cowboys are set to visit the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night at the Superdome. The Cowboys have lost two straight games, including a 36-33 overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Thanksgiving Day. The Saints are riding a four-game losing streak - the first streak of such length since 2015. Due to a COVID-19 outbreak amongst the Cowboys, Dallas will be without its major coaches, including head coach Mike McCarthy. Wide receiver Amari Cooper was activated...

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Cowboys at Saints: Writer predictions for Dan Quinn’s interim head coach debut

Photo by Tom Pennington/ The Cowboys at Saints contest is shaping up to be a pretty strange game. As we near the end of the Cowboys’ annual November gauntlet, in which they play three games in 12 days, things have gotten pretty weird ahead of their road trip to the Superdome to take on the Saints. There are so many storylines swirling around this one, but the most pertinent seems to be simply listing who won’t appear in this game for each team. The Saints are going to be without three starters along their front seven, both starting tackles haven’t practiced all...

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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Photo by Douglas Stringer/Icon Sportswire via Thorsday Open Thread Good Morning! This is your Thorsday Open Thread, Welcome Aboard. Around the DN since our last open thread: Vikings work out former Lions RB Kerryon Johnson. Vikings news from other sources: From Vikings.com: Head Coach Mike Zimmer addressed the media from the TCO Performance Center on Wednesday on What Stands Out About Detroit, Nwangwu’s Use on Offense, Injury Updates on Several Players and More. There’s more in the media vault: cheque it out. League News: Cowboys activate Amari Cooper from...

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Report: Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper expected to play on Thursday night against New Orleans Saints

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports Excellent news heading into Week 13 for the Cowboys. It has been a rocky week for the Dallas Cowboys as they prepare for their second Thursday game in a row, a road contest against the New Orleans Saints. We know that the Cowboys will be operating without head coach Mike McCarthy, and Dallas actually has a large number of staffers (as well as two players) in the virus protocol which has made this week all the more challenging. One person returning was seemingly going to be wide receiver Amari Cooper. The Cowboys have played their last two...

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Cowboys at Saints: Week 13 primer

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Can the Cowboys snap their losing streak in hostile territory? You’d be forgiven for thinking the sky is falling in Dallas after losing three of their last four games. The Cowboys have fallen on hard times, and it’s only been exacerbated by an outbreak of COVID-19 that will see defensive coordinator Dan Quinn take the mantle of interim head coach for Thursday’s bout with the Saints in New Orleans. According to reports, Mike McCarthy is still in communication with the team and virtually going through the same game prep routine as he...


Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy gives troubling Amari Cooper update ahead of Saints game

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper has missed the last two games because of a positive COVID-19 test while being unvaccinated, and the star wideout is now in danger of missing a third game. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy revealed Tuesday that Cooper is back in the building but “still not feeling the best” and […] The post Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy gives troubling Amari Cooper update ahead of Saints game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Cowboys updates: Cornerback Nahshon Wright on COVID list, Amari Cooper not a sure thing for Thursday

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The challenges continue to present themselves to the Cowboys. We are now two days away from the Dallas Cowboys visiting the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, and to say that the work week has gotten off to a chaotic start for them would be putting it lightly. The Cowboys saw head coach Mike McCarthy test positive for COVID-19 on Monday, ruling him out of Thursday night’s game. On Tuesday morning Jerry Jones appeared on 105.3 The Fan and noted that another player (at the time only Terence Steele was in the protocol as far as players...

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Rich Bisaccia says Raiders must be ‘careful’ after snapping losing streak

Rich Bisaccia | Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Interim head coach wants team to stay the course with December play looming Last week, with his team reeling and mired in a three-game losing streak on a short week, Las Vegas Raiders interim coach Rich Bisaccia said he still believed in his team’s fighting spirit and it’s chances to salvage the team. Fast forward a week after the Raiders’ stepped up and won 36-33 in overtime at the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day, and Bisaccia’s thoughts about his now 6-5 team hasn’t changed. He just wants his team, which...

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Report: Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn to serve as Cowboys “point person” in Mike McCarthy’s absence

Photo by Tom Pennington/ Dan Quinn will serve as the Cowboys head coach on Thursday night. While it is Monday for the rest of the world, the Dallas Cowboys are squarely in Thursday-land considering they last played on a Thursday on Thanksgiving Day and will do so again this week. Needless to say, this is the most unique week of the season. As if things weren’t hectic enough for the Cowboys, they are dealing with a wide variety of issues related to COVID-19 and on Monday saw those challenges elevated as head coach Mike McCarthy tested positive. McCarthy was quickly...

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Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy to miss game after COVID-19 test

The Cowboys have lost three of their last four games and have been hit hard by COVID-19.

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Trysten Hill suspended two games for throwing punch after Dallas Cowboys loss to Las Vegas Raiders

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Hill will miss the New Orleans and Washington contests. Monday was actually Thursday for the Dallas Cowboys as they get set to play on Thursday Night Football this week; however, it sure felt like a Monday. First off it was reported that head coach Mike McCarthy tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss the team’s game against New Orleans on Thursday night (Dan Quinn will serve as head coach). McCarthy is just the latest member of the organization to be placed into COVID protocol. As if the Cowboys weren’t dealing with...

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Cowboys at Saints first injury report: CeeDee Lamb listed as full participant

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The injury status for the Cowboys and the Saints. Obviously much of the attention today focused on the fact that Mike McCarthy tested positive for COVID meaning he will miss the game against the New Orleans Saints. In his place, Dan Quinn will be the acting head coach and come down from the booth to the sidelines. Besides that, there is just the regular injury report to deal with, and while the Cowboys are still virtual, they released an injury report in accordance with NFL rules. With players like DeMarcus Lawrence and Amari Cooper,...

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Raiders news: Darren Waller, Carl Nassib are both ‘week-to-week’ with knee injuries

Darren Waller | Photo by Richard Rodriguez/ They were both hurt on Thanksgiving Day at Dallas The Las Vegas Raiders returned to work Monday after a long weekend following their overtime win at the Dallas Cowboys on Monday and got more information on injuries suffered by star tight end Darren Waller and rotational defensive end Carl Nassib. Interim Raiders head coach Rich Bisaccia said both Waller and Nassib are “week-to-week” with knee injuries. However, Bisaccia didn’t discount the chance of them playing Sunday at home against the Washington Football Team. On...

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As the shuffle continues, see which Cowboys offensive line arrangement is producing the best results

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports The Cowboys ongoing offensive linemen experiment continues... The Dallas Cowboys are in a little bit of a rut after losing three of their last four games. There are a lot of different factors playing into the team’s struggles in recent weeks with one of them being the offense's inability to move the ball. Opposing defenses have challenged the Cowboys' offense and the team hasn’t been able to deliver. As the team continues to fend off defenses, the Cowboys have experimented with many different offensive linemen arrangements. Head coach...


Cowboys’ horrific kicking woes gets brutally honest take from Mike McCarthy

The Dallas Cowboys have struggled to make kicks lately. Kicker Greg Zuerlein has endured a rough stretch of play that has unfortunately coincided with a couple of close Cowboys’ losses, prompting head coach Mike McCarthy to get honest about Zuerlein and the team’s kicking situation. Greg Zuerlein has missed 11 points in the two games […] The post Cowboys’ horrific kicking woes gets brutally honest take from Mike McCarthy appeared first on ClutchPoints.


4 Raiders takeaways from Week 12 OT win over Cowboys on Thanksgiving

The Las Vegas Raiders looked like they were left for dead after losing their third straight game in Week 11 to the Cincinnati Bengals, 32-13. The hot 5-2 start had dissipated and they suddenly found themselves back to .500. Controversy had seemingly embroiled the franchise. First, former head coach Jon Gruden resigned amid comments he […] The post 4 Raiders takeaways from Week 12 OT win over Cowboys on Thanksgiving appeared first on ClutchPoints.


Ex-Cowboys WR Dez Bryant drops truth on what he ‘never respected’ about Jason Garrett

After the New York Giants fired Jason Garrett as their offensive coordinator, former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was one of the first players to react to the news. His comments were also the most brutal with regards to the whole issue, as he took a shot at his former head coach. “After hearing […] The post Ex-Cowboys WR Dez Bryant drops truth on what he ‘never respected’ about Jason Garrett appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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3 Las Vegas Raiders to watch in their Week 12 battle against Dallas

The Las Vegas Raiders take on Dallas in Week 12, and if they are to beat the Cowboys, these three players must step up in a big way. Las Vegas Raiders interim head coach, Rich Bisaccia is very familiar with the Dallas Cowboys, as before his time with the Raiders, he was the Special Teams […] 3 Las Vegas Raiders to watch in their Week 12 battle against Dallas - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - Las Vegas Raiders News and Fan Community

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NFL Week 12: Thanksgiving Day Football Chicago Bears vs Detroit Lions

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Let’s watch some football! Happy Thanksgiving! It's time for the traditional Turkey Day football games. The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys always host games on this day, and a third game at night was added in 2006. That game will be the Buffalo Bills visiting the New Orleans Saints. The Lions and Bears kick off the Thanksgiving Day schedule. This division match isn't getting anyone excited, but it could be the last one coached by Chicago Head Coach Matt Nagy if reports are true. The team's have a combined 3 wins between them and they all...

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The 2021 Eagles are mirroring the 1995 Birds

Photo by Greg Crisp/ There are a lot of similarities between these two teams. Barry Switzer stood on the frigid Veterans Stadium sidelines, pleading with officials to give his team a chance to redeem themselves, as 65,000 screaming fans watched with manic jubilation as the hated Cowboys seemingly handed them a thrilling victory. Dallas’ head coach had just foolishly refused to punt the ball away late in the 4th quarter of an early December, 17-17 tie game in Philadelphia, and instead ran Emmitt Smith into a wall of Eagles defenders just before the two-minute...

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Cowboys News: DeMarcus Lawrence will start his 21-day practice window from IR “shortly”

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/ Get your Tuesday Cowboys news here! DeMarcus Lawrence Moving Closer To Return - Rob Phillips, DallasCowboys.com The Cowboys should be receiving a major boost to an already impressive defense in a few weeks. DeMarcus Lawrence (injured reserve; foot) will start his 21-day practice window “shortly, in the near future,” as the veteran pass rusher moves closer to a return from IR, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said. “He’s chomping at the bit,” McCarthy said. Once Lawrence is designated to return from IR, he’ll start his 21-day...

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Rich Bisaccia still believes in Raiders’ fighting spirit

Rich Bisaccia | Photo by Chris Unger/ Interim coach thinks Las Vegas can salvage the 2021 season Las Vegas Raiders interim head coach Rich Bisaccia has a lot to worry about these days as he tries to keep the staggering 5-5 team in the AFC playoff race. The offense is flailing and the team is coming off back-to-back home games in which it was outscored by a total of 73-27. The Raiders, stuck in a three-game losing streak, have to quickly find a way to get it together as it prepares to play at the 7-3 Dallas Cowboys on Thursday. It‘s certainly a daunting time for...

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Four minor adjustments Arthur Smith can make to fix the Falcons offense

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Buzzfeed weighs in on the Falcons offense The Atlanta Falcons offense has certainly hit a rough patch over the past two weeks, generating just three combined points in their last two losses against the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots. That has prompted a lot of discussion and debate over whether the team’s struggles stem from a dearth of talent on that side of the ball or underwhelming play-calling by head coach Arthur Smith. Both can be and likely are true, but until the Derrick Henry clone finishes developing in Smith’s secret...

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

Cowboys will not get it done with Jason Garrett – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and DeAngelo Williams agree that the Dallas Cowboys will not win a Super Bowl with Jason Garrett as their head coach, while Domonique Foxworth gives Garrett credit for winning games. ✔

Jason Garrett edges out Mike Zimmer as a top 10 coach in the NFL – Domonique Foxworth | First Take

Max Kellerman, Domonique Foxworth and Keyshawn Johnson debate if Dallas Cowboys’ head coach Jason Garrett is a top ten coach in the NFL right now. #FirstTake ✔