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Dallas Cowboys vs. Indianapolis Colts, 2022 NFL Week 13

Jenna Watson/IndyStar Keep track of everything related to Cowboys vs. Colts in NFL Week 13 as Dallas hosts Indianapolis on Sunday night. The Dallas Cowboys spent Thanksgiving Day picking up a huge victory over the New York Giants and therefore took the weekend off. Unfortunately for them, they did not pick up much help in terms of other games that were being played which leaves them to handle business themselves. Up next for Dallas is the Indianapolis Colts who have proven to be a bit more interesting over the last few weeks thanks to interim head coach Jeff Saturday....

Daily Norseman

Adversity & Adjustments: The Vikings Way

It is good to see adjustments leading to a quality win over the Patriots. Keep them coming for the Jets. On this The Real Forno Show - The Minnesota Vikings certainly like to keep interesting. After getting blown out by the Dallas Cowboys, they went toe to toe with the New England Patriots, coming out on top by a score of 33-26. Within the game, both teams traded scores throughout with all 12 either tying the game or taking the lead, but the biggest storyline coming out of the game was that head coach Kevin O’Connell overcame adversity and got the Vikings back on track to...

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Cowboys vs Colts odds: Dallas opens as 9-point favorites for Sunday Night

The Cowboys at home against the Colts leads to a large spread. The Dallas Cowboys reached 8-3 on the year when they defeated their NFC East rival, the New York Giants, on Thanksgiving Day. That’s good for the third-best record in the NFC, and they are still trying to track down the Philadelphia Eagles for the division crown. They are overwhelming favorites to land a playoff berth. The Indianapolis Colts, on the other hand, have already fired their head coach and have benched, and started again, their quarterback. They are 4-6-1 on the season and are fighting for relevance....

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Dallas Cowboys 2022 opponent preview (Week 13): Indianapolis Colts

Jenna Watson/IndyStar A look at the Cowboys week thirteen opponent, the Indianapolis Colts. Colts File 2021 Record: 9-8 Last Meeting: 12/16/2018 23-0 Colts victory. (Cowboys lead all time series 10-7) Head Coach: Jeff Saturday (1-1 as a head coach) Key Additions: QB Matt Ryan, DL Yannick Ngakoue, CB Stephon Gilmore Key Departures: QB Carson Wentz, WR Zach Pascal, S George Odum 2021 Overview The 2021 Indianapolis Colts finished 9-8 on the season, and although they finished with a winning record, they missed the playoffs in the final week of the season in embarrassing...

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Giants’ coach Brian Daboll: ‘The whole season obviously is in front of you right now’

Brian Daboll | Photo by Wesley Hitt/ Despite recent struggles, Daboll knows things can change quickly New York Giants coach Brian Daboll spoke Thursday night about the “ebbs and flows” of an NFL season. The Giants raced out to a shocking 6-1 start. They have come back to earth by losing three of their last four, including back-to-back games to the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys in a four-day span. The result? The Giants are 7-4, currently the No. 6 seed in the NFC playoffs. Maybe they weren’t as good as the 6-1 start made some people believe. They probably...

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Dallas Cowboys 2022 opponent preview (Week 12): New York Giants

Photo by Elsa/ A look at the Cowboys week twelve opponent, the New York Giants. Giants File 2021 Record: 4-13 Last Meeting: 9/26/2022 (Cowboys won 23-16 and lead the all time series 72-47-2) Head Coach: Brian Daboll (7-3 as a head coach) Key Additions: CB Adoree’ Jackson, OLB Kayvon Thibodeaux (draft), QB Tyrod Taylor, OT Evan Neal (draft) Key Departures: DT Danny Shelton, S Jabril Peppers, OG Will Hernandez, OLB Lorenzo Carter 2021 Overview 2021 was a year to forget for the New York Giants. A season that saw them finish 4-13, and last in the NFC East. That...

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Giants-Cowboys final injury report: Giants rule out seven players, with several also questionable

Giants are not heading to Dallas with a healthy roster Well, we won’t have to wait until shortly before kickoff on Thursday to find out who the inactive players for the New York Giants will be against the Dallas Cowboys. The Giants have already ruled seven players out of the game. We knew most of this already, but here are the seven players out for the Giants: Offensive linemen Josh Ezeudu, Evan Neal, Jon Feliciano, Shane Lemieux, cornerbacks Adoree’ Jackson and Fabian Moreau, tight end Daniel Bellinger. “It’s the NFL; every team deals with injuries,” said head coach...

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Giants news, 11/23: Jones free agent market, Gates on first start, more headlines

New York Giants headlines for Wednesday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Giants injury report: New York faces several ‘last-second’ decisions Cornerback Adoree’ Jackson (knee) and tight end Daniel Bellinger (eye) have been ruled out of Thursday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys, but New York Giants coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday that “everybody else is going to come right up to the last second.” That list of “last-second” or game-time decisions will include right tackle Evan Neal, who has been out since Week 7 with a sprained MCL. The rookie right tackle was...

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Cowboys news: Short week to build off Vikings win with Giants coming to town

The Cowboys are back to NFC East play for a Thanksgiving matchup vs. the Giants. ‘We found our formula:’ Cowboys ride Pollard-Elliott tandem in runaway win over Minnesota - Todd Brock, The Cowboys Wire The Cowboys offense was firing on all cylinders at the Vikings, with a perfect balance in the backfield. “The ability to stay in and out of concepts and not worry about who the back is, it’s a tremendous advantage for us.” head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters at U.S. Bank Stadium after the 40-3 rout. “We came in here with the ability to focus on the run and then...

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Giants will face several ‘last-second’ decisions Thursday vs. Cowboys

Adoree’ Jackson, Daniel Bellinger ruled out Cornerback Adoree’ Jackson (knee) and tight end Daniel Bellinger (eye) have been ruled out of Thursday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys, but New York Giants coach Brian Daboll said Tuesday that “everybody else is going to come right up to the last second.” That list of “last-second” or game-time decisions will include right tackle Evan Neal, who has been out since Week 7 with a sprained MCL. The rookie right tackle was victimized by DeMarcus Lawrence for three sacks the first time the Giants and Cowboys played, so you...

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Giants news, 11/21: Giants players look to turn the page to Cowboys, more headlines

New York Giants headlines for Monday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Giants-Lions ‘things I think:’ The Giants did not look like a playoff team on Sunday BBV's Ed Valentine wonders if Sunday is a harbinger of tough times ahead. "The Giants have already accomplished more this season than many thought they could with a rookie head coach in Daboll, a rookie general manager in Joe Schoen, severe salary cap limitations, and a roster with question marks at several positions," wrote Valentine. "Not only do the games get more important, but the schedule gets...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Vikings-Cowboys inactives: Za'Darius Smith is in, Anthony Barr is out

Coach Kevin O'Connell sounded optimistic Smith, the team's sack leader, would play after dealing with an ongoing knee bruise. But the Vikings won't face former teammate Anthony Barr, who is dealing with a hamstring injury.

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Cowboys news: High praise for Justin Jefferson and the Vikings’ offense

Photo by Stephen Maturen/ The latest news on the Dallas Cowboys. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy ‘not surprised at all’ by Vikings WR Justin Jefferson’s success - NFL.com, Grant Gordon McCarthy has high praise for the third-year receiver. When Oklahoma’s CeeDee Lamb was somehow available at No. 17 overall, the Dallas Cowboys collectively grinned wide and jumped at the chance to select the wideout. However, the Cowboys also had plenty of enthusiasm for current Minnesota Vikings star wideout Justin Jefferson, Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday. Thus,...

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Cowboys vs. Vikings: Dallas underrated star for Week 11

Photo by Cooper Neill/ Coming off a tough loss that saw the defense struggle, the Cowboys will need someone from that unit to step up this week to change the narrative. There really isn’t any other way to describe the Dallas Cowboys Week 10 performance other than disappointing. Heading to Lambeau Field to face a Green Bay Packers team on a five-game losing streak, knowing what the game meant to head coach Mike McCarthy, coming out of that matchup with a loss is a tough pill to swallow. The NFL doesn’t give you much time to wallow in self pity though as the Cowboys...

Acme Packing Company

Packers Film Room: Breaking down all 3 of rookie Christian Watson’s touchdown catches

Photo by Patrick McDermott/ Rookie receiver Christian Watson caught four passes on Sunday, three of them for touchdowns. The Green Bay Packers played with renewed energy on Sunday in a 31-28 overtime win over their former head coach Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys. And they got help from an unlikely hero in this one when Christian Watson caught the first three touchdown passes of his career. Earlier this season he had already run for one touchdown on an end around versus the Patriots. On Sunday versus the Cowboys, Watson caught four passes for 107 yards and three...

Acme Packing Company

Packers Film Room: The Drive That Got Green Bay Back on Track

When the game seemed to be at a tipping point, Green Bay leaned into what they do best. When the Green Bay Packers went down 28-14 with 3:47 left in the third quarter last week against the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay’s chances to ruin former head coach Mike McCarthy’s homecoming looked bleak. When down in previous games, head coach Matt LaFleur and quarterback Aaron Rodgers would take a couple of deep shots, go three-and-out, and the opponent would pile on and put the game out of reach. This time, though, the Packers’ response was measured, patient, and leaned on what...

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Dallas Cowboys 2022 opponent preview (Week 11): Minnesota Vikings

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Checking out the Cowboys’ Week 11 opponent, the Minnesota Vikings Vikings File 2021 Record: 8-9 Last Meeting: 10/31/2021 20-16 Dallas Cowboys victory (Dallas Cowboys lead all time series 18-15) Head Coach: Kevin O’Connell (8-1 as a head coach) Key Additions: DL Harrison Phillips, OLB Za’Darius Smith, LB Jordan Hicks Key Departures: CB Mackensie Alexander, TE Tyler Conklin, S Xavier Woods 2021 Overview The 2021 season for the Minnesota Vikings resulted in a below .500 finish and subsequently missing the playoffs and firing their head...

ClutchPoints

Ezekiel Elliott gets Week 11 update from Mike McCarthy

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot has been sidelined for the past two games while dealing with a sprained knee. But it appears that the veteran running back could soon be making his return to the field. On Wednesday, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy spoke with the media. During their conversation, McCarthy provided updates on […] The post Ezekiel Elliott gets Week 11 update from Mike McCarthy appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Windy City Gridiron

Chicago Bears sign Taco Charlton

Photo by Alika Jenner/ The Bears are making some roster moves today. On Wednesday, the Chicago Bears signed defensive end Taco Charlton off the New Orleans Saints practice squad. Charlton, a former first-round draft pick of the Cowboys in 2017, crossed paths with Chicago head coach Matt Eberflus that season when he was Dallas’ linebacker coach. The Bears will be Charlton’s sixth team, and during his career he’s appeared in 55 games with 13 starts while compiling 11.5 sacks, 92 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, and 4 forced fumbles. He hasn’t played in a regular...

Acme Packing Company

UnPack Podcast: Packers took advantage of Mike McCarthy’s overconfidence

Mike McCarthy strolled into Lambeau last Sunday with some trademark overconfidence. The Green Bay Packers stunned the world on Sunday when they defeated a very good Dallas Cowboys team in Green Bay. Chief among the stunned, in our opinion, was none other than former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Indeed, the McCarthy Bowl was a game many (including Mike McCarty and Aaron Rodgers) had been looking forward to since 2018 when the team parted ways with their Super Bowl-winning coach. McCarthy’s trademark confidence was on full display starting in the early hours...

Acme Packing Company

For Cheddar or Wurst: Elementary, my dear Watson

MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL / USA TODAY NETWORK Christian Watson showed what he could do and so did Aaron Jones when given the attention he deserves The Green Bay Packers won? The Green Bay Packers won! Not only did they win but they came back from down two scores to do it, a rarity in the Matt LaFleur era. The 31-28 win over former head coach Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys might be just what the doctor ordered to resuscitate the Packers’ season. Aaron Rodgers looked like Aaron Rodgers again and Aaron Jones saw a season-high in rushing attempts....

FOX Sports

Dak Prescott, Cowboys fall to Packers 31-28 OT, how bad was the loss for the Cowboys? | Speak

The Green Bay Packers upset the Dallas Cowboys 31-28 OT in their Week 10 matchup. Dave Helman explains this was a bad loss for the Cowboys because they had so many opportunities to put the Packers away and could not do so. Acho disagrees with Helman and explains this was the best game of the season for Aaron Rodgers and head coach Matt LaFleur.

ClutchPoints

Mike McCarthy gets brutally honest about major reason behind Cowboys’ loss to Packers

Mike McCarthy is not going to forget anytime soon the Dallas Cowboys’ 31-28 overtime loss to the Green Bay Packers Sunday at Lambeau Field. Sure, he had some sweet memories there during his long tenure as head coach of the Packers prior to his move to Dallas, but the manner in which his Cowboys lost […] The post Mike McCarthy gets brutally honest about major reason behind Cowboys’ loss to Packers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

FOX Sports

Did Mike McCarthy's 4th-down decision cost Cowboys the game? | FIRST THINGS FIRST

James Jones and Nick Wright discuss the Dallas Cowboys 31-28 OT loss to the Green Bay Packers. Nick explains he does not agree with Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy and his decision to go for it on 4th-down. Nick believes McCarthy made the decision in fear of Aaron Rodgers and the Packers offense. Jones agrees with Nick and explains the Cowboys should have kicked the field goal and made Rodgers and the Packers go the 75 yards for a touchdown.

ClutchPoints

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gets brutally honest on Mike McCarthy losing to his former team, Packers

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn’t hide his frustration after the team’s overtime loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 10. And he knows very well that head coach Mike McCarthy is feeling the same. McCarthy previously served as head coach of the Packers from 2006 to 2018. He was released during the 2018 […] The post Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gets brutally honest on Mike McCarthy losing to his former team, Packers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy was correct to go for it on fourth down in overtime

Photo by Patrick McDermott/ There are multiple opinions on how Mike McCarthy handled the end of the game in Green Bay. The Dallas Cowboys lost on Sunday afternoon. The fact that they did so in a house of horrors for them, Lambeau Field, against the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers, makes it all the more frustrating. Unfortunately, the Cowboys have now breathed life into the Packers’ season which is a problem that we can worry about if things break that way in a few months. For now we are looking at this specific team but a lot of people are looking at...

ClutchPoints

Cowboys news: Mike McCarthy showers Aaron Rodgers with high praise following loss to Packers

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy was back to familiar territory Sunday night, as he made his return to Lambeau Field to face his former team. This time, he was coaching against Aaron Rodgers, who, in McCarthy’s eyes, put on a show in the Cowboys’ loss to the Green Bay Packers. ” “I think he […] The post Cowboys news: Mike McCarthy showers Aaron Rodgers with high praise following loss to Packers appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Acme Packing Company

The Repack: Packers win their Super Bowl against Cowboys 31-28

Photo by Patrick McDermott/ Mike McCarthy returned to Lambeau Field and sparked Green Bay’s first win in over a month. The Acme Packing Company staff has been joking since the losing streak began that the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl was this game against the Dallas Cowboys. Despite the attempted de-escalation by both Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and former Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy leading up to this game, Packers fans are going to enjoy this overtime win for some time. WE BEAT MCCARTHY @JuMosq pic.twitter.com/Pgg9XJEauk— DJ (@PackersFanatic5)...

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 ✔