5:09 PM EDT, Wed September 19, 2018
SportsDay 10 mins ago
Why the Cowboys' defensive game plan for Seahawks should be simple

Why the Cowboys' defensive game plan for Seahawks should be simple

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights:Question: Any reaction to Dez telling Butler he should go back to the Cowboys? Do you think that means Dez would also be willing at some point?Newy Scruggs: Dez Bryant is NOT coming back to the Cowboys.The club moved on from him for a reason. They don't think he is the player he used to be. I know from conversations with people at the Cowboys that...
SportsDay 11 mins ago
Is Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott ready to take off? Numbers suggest it could happen this week

Is Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott ready to take off? Numbers suggest it could happen this week

Six players have rushed for more yards than Ezekiel Elliott through the first two weeks of the NFL season.Six.By the sound of things, the Cowboys running back doesn't believe there will be that many players ahead of him for much longer."I think we're really close, really close, to where we need to be," Elliott said Wednesday. "We're just like one block, one man away from hitting some big ones."We've got to keep working, keep staying disciplined, stay focused and keep grinding and get ready to execute."Elliott has rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns in the Cowboys' 1-1 start. He had 49...
SportsDay 30 mins ago
Dallas Cowboys are the 'Last Chance U' of the NFL and even they passed on Josh Gordon

Dallas Cowboys are the 'Last Chance U' of the NFL and even they passed on Josh Gordon

Newy Scruggs, sports anchor at NBC5 in Dallas-Fort Worth (KXAS-TV) and radio host weekly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on NBC Sports Radio Sirius XM 213/202 and NBCSportsRadio.com, answered questions during a live chat Wednesday. Here are some highlights:Question: With a vastly improved defense (like Seattle once had) and a first-contract QB (like Seattle once had), could the Cowboys build a contender in the same way the Seahawks built a Super Bowl run?Newy Scruggs: The Seahawks defense was great. The Cowboys defense, two games into the season, is promising. But let's not even approach the Seahawks'...
Blogging The Boys 40 mins ago
Cowboys vs. Seahawks injury report: Sean Lee, Maliek Collins don’t practice, Xavier Woods limited

Cowboys vs. Seahawks injury report: Sean Lee, Maliek Collins don’t practice, Xavier Woods limited

The Wednesday injury report is in. The first injury report of the week is in for the Cowboys upcoming game against the Seahawks. A couple of key players sat out, while some others returned. Maliek Collins and Sean Lee both sat out of practice today, as they recover from injuries suffered against the Giants.Randy Gregory was a full-go today, which is great news for his Week 3 availability. Xavier Woods was limited #cowboyswire pic.twitter.com/BqJisNv6N3— David Helman (@HelmanDC) September 19, 2018 Sean Lee and Maliek Collins were unable to go today, Lee is resting his hamstring while...
Blogging The Boys 2 hours ago
Tale of the tape: Cowboys offense improves as defense continues to dominate

Tale of the tape: Cowboys offense improves as defense continues to dominate

Let’s take a look at the tape to see what the Cowboys did well, and what they need to improve. The Cowboys won their first game of the season last Sunday night when they beat the New York Giants 20-13 to get to 1-1 on the young season. After a review of the All-22 film, let’s see what the tape tells us. Dak Prescott improved, but still needs to get better There is no question that the big talking point headed into the Giants game was the play of Dak Prescott the week before. In the Cowboys week one loss to the Panthers, Dak looked very similar to the player we saw at the end of the...