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Jason Hatcher's status unclear despite good news following MRI exam

washingtonpost.com - Dec 9, 2015

The defensive lineman received good news following an exam on his shoulder, but running back Chris Thompson did not.

jason hatcher "You’ve just got to be careful with it because it’s a serious matter when you’ve got nerves, [It] can shut my arm down for life, and I’m not trying to go through that. At the same time, we’re in a crunch situation where everybody got to be on the field. I’m going to be smart about it and listen to the trainers. If I’ve got enough strength, and I can protect myself and play even half as good I’ve been playing, then I’ll be out there."
jason hatcher "It kind of sucks for me trying to get this nerve issue right, I’ve got a short week with that so hopefully God come in and make a miracle. We’ll see."

Bell: Dez Bryant endures through trying season

usatoday.com - Dec 9, 2015

The volatile Cowboys wide receiver has forged on despite a trying season.         

dez bryant "It’s in my mind,"
dez bryant "I’ve never in my life had a season like this. That’s why a lot of people ain’t really seen me talk too much (stuff), lately. Just because. I’ve been too busy trying to focus, instead of thinking about things you shouldn’t be thinking about."
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Here's how every NFC East team could finish 6-10

washingtonpost.com - Dec 9, 2015

This division could have a four-way tie at 6-10. One can only dream.

Kelly insists frustrated Murray didn't go running to Lurie

philly.com - Dec 9, 2015

While acknowledging that DeMarco Murray is frustrated with the way he has been used this season, Chip Kelly painted a very different picture Wednesday of his running back’s much-publicized little chat with owner Jeff Lurie after Sunday's game.

jason peters "We’ve had different moving parts,’’ he said. "

Buccaneers Re-Sign LB Orie Lemon

buccaneers.com - Dec 9, 2015

Linebacker Orie Lemon is back for his third stint on Tampa Bay's active roster, taking the spot created by the suspension of LB Kwon Alexander.

Kelly praises McCoy but says trade mishandled

espn.go.com - Dec 9, 2015

Kelly praises McCoy but says trade mishandled

Could Eagles cut DeMarco Murray?

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 9, 2015

The news that Eagles running back DeMarco Murray took to owner Jeffrey Lurie a contention that coach/de facto G.M. Chip Kelly lied to Murray about the offense and his role in it surely has prompted coach/de facto G.M. Chip Kelly to explore his options with the 2014 NFL rushing champ. Or maybe the options already…

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Predictions on Where Top Prospects Will Go in 1st Round

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

It's never too early to talk about the NFL draft. There's still plenty to get through before the draft even happens. We're talking about bowl games, the combine and more. Plenty of moving and shaking will happen between now and the draft before a mock draft will look concise. Nevertheless, here's the latest mock draft, followed by some analysis on a couple of the potential first-round players. The

Dez Bryant offers to help Roger Goodell define what a catch is

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 9, 2015

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he wants to form a committee of football experts to help him codify what is a catch and what is not. And he has at least one rather enthusiastic volunteer. “That’s cool!” Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant told Jarrett Bell of USA Today. “They need to invite me. Tell them…

dez bryant "That’s cool! They need to invite me. Tell them they need to call me, so I can have my input."
dez bryant "That’s football, But I’ll tell you this: I dwelled on that [expletive] for about a good two months. It was hard for me to watch [the rest of] the playoffs, just because, . . ."

Dez: Commish needs me studying catch rules

espn.go.com - Dec 9, 2015

Dez: Commish needs me studying catch rules

dez bryant "That's cool! They need to invite me. Tell them they need to call me, so I can have my input."
dez bryant "That's football, But I'll tell you this: I dwelled on that [expletive] for about a good two months. It was hard for me to watch [the rest of] the playoffs, just because ... I was like, 'Woo!'"
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Packers' Next Opponent: Dallas Cowboys scouting report

jsonline.com - Dec 9, 2015

Dallas has a relatively young, athletic and active defensive line that can pressure Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, an AFC scout tells the Journal Sentinel’s Bob McGinn.

Eagles in tough spot with DeMarco Murray

philly.com - Dec 8, 2015

THANKS TO a plodding schedule and the NFL's overinflated sense of importance, football divas provide the juiciest storylines in sports.

demarco murray "See ya Thursday, baby."

Eagles' Murray mum on reported Lurie chat

philly.com - Dec 8, 2015

RYAN MATHEWS is back. LeSean McCoy is coming to town. And DeMarco Murray is still here, though Murray did not want to talk to reporters Tuesday after dropping a new plot twist into the coming weekend's already-rich drama - a twist that offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur clearly did not appreciate.

demarco murray "put the guys in the game that will help us win the football game . . . we feel good about all the guys being in there."
ryan mathews "My legs were a little rusty, but I was happy,"
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Jerry Jones critical of Jason Garrett for not winning more

yardbarker.com - Dec 8, 2015

Jerry Jones was happy his Dallas Cowboys finally won a game without Tony Romo at quarterback, but following Monday’s victory over the Washington Redskins, he was openly critical of the team’s coaches for not having won more this season. The Cowboys, now 4-8 after the 19-16 win over Washington, are 3-1 in games started by Romo but 1-7 when another QB starts. Brandon Weeden was 0-3 before being

Armour: War on football? Have your head checked

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Danny Kanell took to Twitter and radio Tuesday to say health concerns are overblown         

Eagles using Murray for what he is: Fourth-best runner on team

philly.com - Dec 8, 2015

Pat Shurmur sighed and rolled his eyes and denied falling back on clichéd coach-speak even as he fell back on clichéd coach-speak, all to avoid admitting what everyone knows to be true: The Eagles will continue treating their fourth-best running back like he is their fourth-best running back, no matter what they're paying him.

Redskins’ missed opportunities, especially on offense, are ‘frustrating’ to Jay Gruden

washingtonpost.com - Dec 8, 2015

Washington’s coach laments the struggles, saying the young team still needs to find its way.

How the Redskins could have saved DeSean Jackson's punt return

ftw.usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

The blockers let Jackson down.         

It's ugly, baby, but NFC East champ won't care come playoffs

seattlepi.com - Dec 8, 2015

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Players and coaches in the NFC East won't be apologizing anytime soon for their woeful division having a spot in the playoffs — with a home game, no less. Seattle in the NFC West in 2010, when the Seahawks rode their rowdy home crowd to a victory over defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans after a 7-9 finish. The most important play in Washington's 19-16 loss fittingl

jason peters "Does it matter? We can win the division and that's what matters. If a team was 12-0 and we were 11-1, it's no different. The records aren't as good, but it's all about winning your division."
vinny curry "It's crazy, really, I know this doesn't sound right, but we're better than our record, way better. We just have to go out and play our kind of football."

Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Dallas Cowboys (4-8) hope to remain in the NFC East race when they visit the well-rested Green Bay Packers (8-4) on Sunday. The Cowboys are coming off a 19-16 upset victory against the Washington Redskins as two-point road underdogs Monday night, pulling within one game of first place in the division. Meanwhile, the Packers played on Thursday night for the second straight week and beat the Det

Rejuvenated Cowboys still could call on Tony Romo

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Once thought to be lost for season, Romo might be back if Cowboys can capture NFC East.         

tony romo "We say whatever it is, eight weeks, there’s still season left so we will play that situation out, but we are all behind Matt (Cassel) and what he’s going to do for our team, We’ll see what happens if we get to that point."

Cowboys believe Tony Romo would be at risk to break collarbone again

yardbarker.com - Dec 8, 2015

The Dallas Cowboys believe Tony Romo would be at risk to break his collarbone for a third time if he were to return again this season. Romo broke his collarbone in a Week 2 win over the Philadelphia Eagles and missed the next seven games — all losses. He returned to beat the Miami Dolphins on the road, but he re-broke his clavicle on Thanksgiving against the Carolina Panthers. Despite suffering

Gruden says he won’t hesitate to tap DeSean Jackson when Redskins need 'spark'

washingtonpost.com - Dec 8, 2015

Despite fumble, coach won't be shy about putting playmaker back for punt-return duty.

Inability to score off turnovers bogs down Redskins in loss to Cowboys

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

Kirk Cousins never had time to set his feet, but he reared back and launched a pass 40 yards toward the end zone anyway. He didn't have much of a choice. J.J. Wilcox had a free run at the Washington Redskins' quarterback, and although DeSean Jackson had Morris Claiborne on ...

Dez Bryant lobbies to help clarify catch rule

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Cowboys WR wants his voice heard after last year's controversial ruling in playoffs.         

dez bryant "That’s cool! They need to invite me. Tell them they need to call me, so I can have my input."
dez bryant "That’s football, But I’ll tell you this: I dwelled on that (expletive) for about a good two months. It was hard for me to watch (the rest of) the playoffs, just because ..."

Sooners' Lincoln Riley wins Broyles Award

washingtontimes.com - Dec 8, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley won the Broyles Award on Tuesday, becoming the youngest winner ever to take home the honor for the nation's top assistant coach. The 32-year-old Riley joined the Sooners a year ago after leading East Carolina's offense for five seasons. "You're ...

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Dez Bryant, DeSean Jackson exchange jerseys after game

yardbarker.com - Dec 8, 2015

Although the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys are bitter division rivals, don't tell Dez Bryant and DeSean Jackson that.After the Cowboys 19-16 win over the Redskins Monday night in Washington, the two star wide receivers signed, and exchanged jerseys. Dez. D-Jax. Jersey swap. #Respect #DALvsWAS #FootballIsFamily pic.twitter.com/t6ihbSU8xh — NFL (@NFL) December 8, 2015 The jersey swap t

FedEx Ground Moment: Redskins Force, Recover Three Fumbles

redskins.com - Dec 8, 2015

This week's FedEx Ground Moment of the Week takes a closer look at the Redskins forcing the Cowboys into three fumbles on Monday Night Football.

Fitzgerald Becomes Youngest Player to Catch 1,000 Passes

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald recorded the 1,000th catch of his career during Sunday's 27-3 win over the St. Louis Rams, becoming the youngest player in NFL history to reach the milestone, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPN Stats & Info). At 32 years and 97 days old, Fitzgerald entered the contest with 992 career catches, needing just eight more to become the 11th player in N

Cowboys vs. Redskins: Postgame Grades, Notes and Quotes

bleacherreport.com - Dec 8, 2015

The story of the first 58 minutes and 46 seconds of Monday Night Football was offensive ineptitude, as both the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins struggled to move the ball consistently, and even more mightily to find a way to score points. Neither team was able to muster a first down until Lucky Whitehead picked up 13 yards on an end-around almost eight full minutes into the first quarter. I

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