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Jon Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Dak Prescott

Jon Kitna is back in the NFL with one of the quarterback’s former teams in the Dallas Cowboys after coaching high school football for seven years. Kitna’s return has plenty …


Cowboys rookie RB Tony Pollard rises quickly with Ezekiel Elliott missing

Tony Pollard tried not to make too much out of what it meant for the rookie Dallas running back with Ezekiel Elliott away from training camp while seeking a new …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 4:23 p.m.

Dallas DE Robert Quinn suspended 2 games over performance enhancers

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s ban on performance enhancers. Quinn was acquired in …


Despite talk, Cowboys haven’t replaced safeties Xavier Woods, Jeff Heath

Xavier Woods and Jeff Heath are still starting at safety for the Dallas Cowboys after an offseason filled with talk about possible replacements. Woods has been one of the defensive …


Cowboys’ Travis Frederick returns after year lost to nerve disorder

Travis Frederick’s first day in pads after a year of battling back from a nerve disorder wasn’t particularly emotional for the Dallas Cowboys center. Those moments came earlier, like when …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 4:48 p.m.

Cowboys’ Jason Witten: ‘Talk to me in a month’ about Ezekiel Elliott saga

Ezekiel Elliott’s contract holdout is overshadowing Jason Witten’s return from retirement and plenty of other things as the Dallas Cowboys open training camp in California. Witten said to “talk to …


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 6 p.m.

Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott skips camp start with 2 years left on deal

Ezekiel Elliott is holding out of training camp with the Dallas Cowboys with two years remaining on the rookie contract of the two-time NFL rushing champ. Owner and general manager …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 1:03 p.m.

NFL: Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott won’t be suspended over Vegas incident

The NFL says Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott won’t be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas. Police say there was altercation between Elliott and a security guard. …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:12 p.m.

Ezekiel Elliott vows to avoid trouble after meeting with Roger Goodell

Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger …


Cowboys’ Dak Prescott clicks quickly with new QB coach Jon Kitna

Dak Prescott has clicked quickly with new Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks coach Jon Kitna. The former NFL starter has appealed to Prescott’s desire to build on his first playoff victory. Prescott …


Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott detained by police at Vegas music festival

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival but was not arrested. Police say the 23-year-old running …


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

AP sources: Cowboys, DeMarcus Lawrence agree on $105 million contract

Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $105 million, five-year contract with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. The agreement will include $65 …


Cowboys acquire Dolphins DE Robert Quinn for 6th-round pick

Cowboys agree to acquire defensive end Robert Quinn from Dolphins for sixth-round pick in trade to bolster Dallas pass rush while club works on DeMarcus Lawrence deal


Kansas City Chiefs make franchise tag on linebacker Dee Ford official

The Kansas City Chiefs placed the franchise tag on outside linebacker Dee Ford on Monday, making official a decision the team had been leaning toward throughout the offseason.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

Jason Witten rejoining Cowboys after year as broadcaster

Jason Witten is coming out of retirement and rejoining the Dallas Cowboys after one season as a television analyst. The 36-year-old Witten says the “fire inside of me to compete …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 2:17 p.m.

Cowboys’ Randy Gregory suspended indefinitely in 4th ban from NFL

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, the fourth time the troubled player has been banned by the league. The suspension …


Cowboys promote Kellen Moore to defensive coordinator, hire Jon Kitna as QB coach

Moore is replacing Scott Linehan after one season on the coaching staff, and just one year after retiring as a player.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:46 p.m.

From the archives: Jerry Kramer’s ‘Ice Bowl’ block a moment frozen in time

Editor’s note: The following story, written by former Spokesman-Review columnist Harry Missildine, appeared in The Spokesman-Review on Jan. 1, 1968, following the Green Bay Packers’ 21-17 victory over the Dallas …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 2:24 p.m.

Scott Linehan out at Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys after five seasons. The announcement came only days after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the assistant’s future …


Chargers, Cowboys coaching staffs to lead Pro Bowl teams

The coaching staffs of the Los Angeles Chargers and Dallas Cowboys have been selected to lead the Pro Bowl teams. Anthony Lynn and his Chargers’ staff will coach the AFC …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 9:34 p.m.

Todd Gurley, Rams run through Cowboys, advance with 30-22 victory

Todd Gurley rushed for 115 more yards and another TD in the Rams’ first playoff victory in 14 years.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:28 p.m.

NFC Divisional Round: Rams, Cowboys seek long-awaited postseason breakthroughs

The Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas Cowboys are meeting under the Hollywood spotlight on Saturday night for a trip to the NFC championship game.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Lament, regret after Seahawks ousted early from playoffs

Now that it’s over, Russell Wilson’s belief in the comparison of where the Seattle Seahawks were during his rookie season in 2012 and this season has only grown stronger. Seattle …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 11:33 p.m.

John Blanchette: Seahawks passed on opportunity to continue season of surprises by sticking to the run

That, of course, is the narrow view, the only one that seems appropriate in one-and-done football. The playoffs opened and closed for the Seattle Seahawks in one day, no better …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 11:12 p.m.

Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys power past Seahawks for 24-22 wild-card win

A rare one-and-done for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL playoffs. A first for Russell Wilson.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott seeks 1st playoff win vs Russell Wilson, Seahawks

Russell Wilson won a wild-card game with Seattle as a rookie, a Super Bowl in his second season and another NFC championship the third time around.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 4:52 p.m.

Larry Stone: Starting point in Seahawks’ turnaround? It may have been fear of missing out

Maybe the seeds were planted as the calendar turned to 2018, and the Seahawks dispersed to their homes after 16 games. For most of them, it was the first season …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:42 p.m.

Cowboys, Seahawks figure to focus on runs of Ezekiel Elliott, Chris Carson

Seattle takes the league’s No. 1 rushing offense into a wild-card playoff against the Cowboys on Saturday night, led by Chris Carson but with help from others.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

Cowboys stifle Drew Brees, end Saints’ 10-game win streak, 13-10

Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans’ 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory. The Cowboys won their …


Saints’ winning streak should ring bell for opposing Cowboys

Drew Brees and the Saints have a chance to do something that should seem familiar to Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys. The record-setting quarterback will go for an 11th …