Former Giants Player Osi Umenyiora Has Some Bold Words For The Cowboys/Giants Season Opener


Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora had some choice words and a bold prediction for the upcoming Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants Sunday Night football season opener.

Via his twitter account Umenyiora had this to say.

I can’t wait till our Dallas Cowboys make Umenyiora eat his words Sunday night.

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2015 Season Opener Set: Dallas Cowboys vs. Giants


NFL insider Adam Schefter tweeted that the Dallas Cowboys will open up the 2015 NFL season with NFC East rival the New York Giants.

 

Cowboys vs. Giants 2014

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Happy Birthday to Mel Renfro


Mel Renfro

Mel Renfro was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the second round of the 1964 NFL Draft. Although he had won many accolades as a running back and at the time teams put their best athletes on the offensive side of the ball, Tom Landry looking to build a dominating defense decided to start him at safety. As a rookie he had an impressive season by leading the team with 7 interceptions, the NFL in both punt return and kickoff return yardage and culminated his great campaign with an invitation to the Pro Bowl. In his second year (1965), his 30 yards kick-off return average still remains as a franchise record.

In 1966 coming from an All-Pro season at safety, the Cowboys named him their starting halfback in an effort to improve its offense. He was injured in the opening game against the New York Giants and replaced by Dan Reeves, who was so impressive that Renfro was moved back to defense when he returned to action and would end up being named to the All-Pro team again.

Renfro joined the Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor in 1981, and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1996. During his time with the Cowboys, even though one of his teammates was former Olympic gold medalist Bob Hayes, many experts still considered him the best athlete on the team.

Source: Wikipedia

Cowboys rally in the 4th but fall in overtime 34-31


Dallas Cowboys Star

The Dallas Cowboys (8-7) overcame a 14 point deficit in the fourth quarter versus the Saints to force overtime but came up short with a 34-31 loss at Cowboys Stadium.  The Cowboys still have a chance to win the NFC East title since the New York Giants loss today 33-14 to the Baltimore Ravens.

Next Sunday everything will be up for grabs in the prime time match up versus arch rival the Washington Redskins at FedEx field. The Redskins won the first matchup at Cowboys Stadium Thanksgiving day 38-31.

NFC Playoff Picture


NFL

The Dallas Cowboys 38-33 win over the Eagles keep the Cowboys wildcard and NFC East chances alive. The win puts Dallas within one game of the NFC wildcard and one game of the NFC East title if the Redskins pulls off the win.

The Redskins (5-6) and the Giants (7-4) play tonight on Monday Night Football on ESPN.

 Division Leaders (updated NFC standings as of 12/02/2012.)

1. Atlanta Falcons (11-1)*

2. San Francisco 49ers (8-3-1)

3. Green Bay Packers (8-4)

4. New York Giants (7-4)

Wild Card

5. Chicago Bears (8-4)

6. Seattle Seahawks (7-5)

In the Hunt

Dallas Cowboys (6-6)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-6)

Minnesota Vikings (6-6)

St. Louis Rams (5-6-1)

Washington Redskins (5-6)

New Orleans Saints (5-7)

* Clinched NFC South

The Dallas Cowboys holds the tie breaker over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (09/23/12-Cowboys won 16-10)

Cowboys win 38-33 pulls within a game of the NFC wildcard


Tony Romo

Behind the return of starting running back DeMarco Murray the Dallas Cowboys defeated the hapless Philadelphia Eagles (3-9) 38-33 at Cowboys Stadium. 

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo passes Hall of Famer Troy Aikman for the Dallas Cowboys all-time touchdown mark, Romo finished the game 22 of 27 for 303 yards and three touchdowns.

The victory pulls the Dallas Cowboys (6-6) within one game of the NFC wildcard and if the Redskins defeats the New York Giants tomorrow night it will put the Redskins and the Cowboys a game closer to the NFC East title.

DeMarco Murray had 22 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown, wide receiver Dez Bryant caught six passes for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and tight end Jason Witten chipped in with 103 yards receiving.

Up next for the Cowboys will be the Cincinnati Bengals (7-5) at Paul Brown Stadium.

NFC Playoff Seedings


 

As of now the Dallas Cowboys are two games behind in the NFC East and one game behind in the wild card race. The Cowboys have three of the final five games at Cowboys Stadium.

The Cowboys remaining games: vs. Eagles (3-7), at Bengals (6-5), vs. Steelers (6-5), vs. Saints (5-6), at Redskins (5-6)

NFC Playoff standings

1. Atlanta Falcons (10-1)

2. San Francisco 49ers (8-2-1)

3. Chicago Bears (8-3)

4. New York Giants (7-4)

5. Green Bay Packers (7-4)

6. Seattle Seahawks (6-5)

In the Hunt

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5)

Minnesota Vikings (6-5)

Washington Redskins (5-6)

Dallas Cowboys (5-6)

New Orleans Saints (5-6)

Still alive: Rams (4-6-1), Lions (4-7), Cardinals (4-7), Panthers (3-8), and the Eagles (3-8)

Cowboys stumbles pass the Browns for a 23-20 overtime win


 

 

 

The Dallas Cowboys (5-5) edge the Cleveland Brown (2-8) 23-20 at Cowboy’s Stadium. The Cowboys led by Dez Bryant’s 12 receptions for a career-high 145 yards and a touchdown.

While Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo completed 35 of 50 passes for 313 yards and one touchdown, no interceptions. The victory not only puts the Cowboys even for the season it puts them only a game behind the New York Giants in the NFC East.

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NFL fines Giants Chris Canty 15,750.


 

 

The NFL fines New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty 15,750 for hitting Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo with the crown of his helmet. However Canty was not penalized for the hit during 29-24 Cowboys loss.

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Turnovers dooms Cowboys comeback attempt.


In a game where turnovers plagued the Dallas Cowboys all game their huge comeback attempt comes up short as the New York Giants held on for a 29-24 victory in Cowboys Stadium. The stunning loss drops the Cowboys to overall record of 3-4 and are currently 1-1 in their division with four NFC East games remaining.

The Cowboys defense led by nose tackle Jay Ratliff was stellar most of the game only allowing the Giants offense a total of 293 yards and 13 points (five FG’s, 1 touchdown).

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo finished the game with 437 yards passing with a touchdown and four interceptions he also rushed for a touchdown. Cowboys tight end Jason Witten had a record-setting  day with 18 receptions for 167 yards. Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin had nine receptions for 133 yards, and troubled wide receiver Dez Bryant chipped in with 5 receptions for 110 yards but he also had one costly fumble on a punt return.

Game Notes

  • Cowboys had a season-high six turnovers, five of them leading to New York scores.
  • Lance Dunbar had 142 yards for an average of 23.7 yards per return on kickoff returns.
  • Giants remain a perfect 4-0 in Cowboys Stadium.
  • Eli Manning was 15 for 29 for 192 yards and one interception.
  • Game attendance: 94,067

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Inactive list for today’s Cowboys vs Giants game.


 

Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys Inactive list:

Safety Charlie Peprah

Safety Matt Johnson

Linebacker Kyle Wilber

Center Phil Costa

Defensive end Sean Lissemore

 

Giants Inactive list:

Wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan

Safety Kenny Phillips

Linebacker Jacquian Williams

Defensive end Adewale Ojomo

Tackle James Brewer

Tight end Adrien Robinson

Defensive tackle Rocky Bernard

 

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Cowboys rule RB Murray out; Jones listed as questionable.


The Dallas Cowboys have ruled starting running back DeMarco Murray (foot) out for tomorrow’s game against the New York Giants. Cowboys backup running back Felix Jones is listed as questionable.

If Jones is not ready third string running back Phillip Tanner will replace him as the starting running back.

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Will the real Cowboys fans please stand up!


The Dallas Cowboys football team have begun a “Stand Up and Shout” campaign to encourage the Dallas Cowboys fans to get on their feet, get loud, and help the Cowboys defense get a stop during home games.

Being a life long Cowboys fan I find it sad and pathetic that it has come to this where the team has to ask its fans to get up and shout and be rowdy at the home games. That is one of the main reason I started my fan club TrueBlueNation.

Here is the “Stand Up and Shout” campaign with the email via ESPNDallas.com that pleads with all Dallas Cowboys fans attending the game on Sunday to get loud on third downs when the Giants’ offense is on the field.

Dear [Season Ticket Holder],

Sunday we need every Dallas Cowboys fan to get on their feet, get loud and help the defense get a stop! Starting this week against the New York Giants, we will have a new third down graphic on the video board and we want you to get involved in the game.

When you see the video graphic playing on the video board, get on your feet and get LOUD!  Together, we can make opposing teams dread coming to Cowboys Stadium.

If we all play our part, we can help give our Dallas Cowboys a true home field advantage.

Sincerely,
Dallas Cowboys Football Club

 

Will the real Dallas Cowboys fans show up for the game Sunday? Or will it be status quo?

 

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Round 2: Cowboys vs Giants


Dallas Cowboys      

Week 7

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Dallas Cowboys (3-3) Vs. New York Giants (5-2)

Cowboys Stadium- 3:15 CST

Series Highlights

Series Record: Dallas leads series 57-42-2

Last Meeting: Dallas won 24-17

Last Meeting in Dallas: Giants won 37-34  Dec. 11th 2011

Series Streak: The Giants have won the last five out of seven games against the Cowboys.

 

Notes:

  • The Dallas Cowboys are 0-3 against the New York Giants at home since the opening of Cowboys Stadium.

 

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NFL fines Tyron Smith 15,750 for horse collar tackle


Dallas Cowboys starting left tackle Tyron Smith received a monster fine for his horse collar tackle on Giants linebacker Micheal Boley during the Cowboys vs Giants season opener at MetLife Stadium.

After Tony Romo threw the interception Smith hustled down and prevented Giants LB Boley from scoring the go ahead touchdown. The Giants later settled for a field goal after the Cowboys defense forced an 3 and out. 

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Star Struck: Cowboys win 24-17


What a way to kickoff to the 2012 NFL season with an intense NFC East rivalry. The Dallas Cowboys (1-0) marched into MetLife stadium and silence the reigning Super Bowl Champions the New York Giants with a 24-17 statement win.

Cowboys QB Tony Romo completed 22 of 29 passes for 307 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Romo had a quarterback rating of 129.5 for the game. The surprise of the night was Kevin Ogletree’s coming out party. Ogletree finished the with a career high eight catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns.

The improved Dallas Cowboys defense showed why they could be a force to be reckoned with this year. The Cowboys defense led by outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware two sacks (101.5 of his career), and solid coverage by cornerbacks Brandon Carr and Cowboys rookie Morris Claiborne kept Giants receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks in check.

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Put Up or Shut Up: Dallas Cowboys vs New York Giants


It is finally here! The NFL kicks off their 2012 season today with one of the most anticipated games of season.

The Dallas Cowboys will face the defending Super Bowl Champions New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Can the Cowboys rebound from the 31-14 gut wrenching loss at the hands of their NFC East rival?

Is this the year Tony Romo will the Cowboys to the promise land?

Only time will tell……

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John Clayton’s NFC East Forecast


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ESPN.com pro football writer John Clayton arrived at a win total for every team in the NFC East division for the upcoming 2012 football season.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES: 10-6

NEW YORK GIANTS: 9-7

DALLAS COWBOYS: 9-7

WASHINGTON REDSKINS: 6-10

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America’s Team


 

Everyone knows who America’s Team is but lately a number of teams have tried to take the name from the Dallas Cowboys.

Dan Graziano of ESPNDallas.com reports according to the first quarter 2012 ESPN Sports Poll of fans’ favorite teams, three of the top nine play in the NFC East. Here are the top 15 teams in popularity according to the poll, sorted by percentage of respondents who identified that team as their favorite:

1. Dallas Cowboys: 8.8
2. Green Bay Packers: 7.2
3. New York Giants: 7.1
4. Pittsburgh Steelers: 7.1
5. New England Patriots: 6.8
6. Chicago Bears: 4.2
7. New Orleans Saints: 4.1
8. San Francisco 49ers: 4.0
9. Philadelphia Eagles: 3.9
10. Denver Broncos: 3.8

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