Early Predictions for the Dallas Cowboys in 2015


NFL Insider Louis Riddick makes his prediction for our Dallas Cowboys. Does he see our Cowboys repeating as NFC East Champs?

 

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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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Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins rivalry Flashback


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On December 16,1979 the NFC East championship and home field advantage was on the line for the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins. Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach engineered a miraculous fourth-quarter comeback giving the Dallas Cowboys a 35-34 win.

The week leading up to the game, Cowboys’ defensive end Harvey Martin received a funeral wreath, allegedly sent by a member of the Washington Redskins. Martin, kept it in his locker all week for motivation and after the Cowboys win, he ran into the Redskins’s locker room opened the door and threw the funeral wreath into the room, breaking up their team prayer.

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


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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.

Cowboys vs Redskins moved to Prime Time on NBC


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The Dallas Cowboys versus the Washington Redskins game will decide the NFC East will be moved to prime time. The NFL says that Dallas’ matchup with rival Washington on Dec. 30 would be on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football. Who will take the NFC East title?

NFC Playoff Picture


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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)

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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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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Draft Breakdown: Morris Claiborne


1st Round/6th Pick/6th Overall

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Morris Claiborne Scouting Report:

Wes Bunting of National Football Post

http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/college_player_scouting_report.html&player=41019

Strengths

  • Great man-to-man coverage skills
  • Athletic
  • Sure hands
  • Capable return man
  • Plays with confidence

Weaknesses

  • Relies too much on athleticism
  • Poor tackling technique
  • A bit undersized at 5-foot-11, 188 pounds
  • Struggles in zone coverage
  • Gambles too much

My Opinion

When the Dallas Cowboys traded the 14th pick and the 45th overall (second round) picks to the St. Louis Rams for the sixth pick you could tell something big was on the horizon. The buzz was in the air at the Cowboys Draft party. People were waiting with excitement when Roger Goodell walked up to the stage and announced that the Cowboys selected the “SEC Defensive Player of the Year “Morris Claiborne with the 6th pick the crowd roared.

Our secondary received a needed boost when we drafted Claiborne. One of our biggest weaknesses last season was addressed and we are looking strong at the corner position!

TrueBlueNation Draft Grade: A+

Sources: National Football Post, KFFL.com

Morris Claiborne


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According to Josh Ellis of Dallas Cowboys.com Morris Claiborne will roughly earn over 4 million dollars a year.

For more information please click the link below.

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Justin Wages Mock Draft


Let’s cut straight to the chase, here is my First Round Mock Draft:

Colts: Andrew Luck (QB, Stanford) Do I Need an Explanation?

Deadskins: Robert Griffin III (QB, Baylor) Do I?

Vikings: Justin Blackmon (WR, Oklahoma State) A WR for developing QB Christian Ponder is a GREAT Idea.

Browns: Trent Richardson (HB, Alabama) Goodbye Hillis, but HELLLLOOOO Richardson.

Buccaneers: Morris Claiborne (DB, LSU) The Bucs have almost no secondary, enough said.

Rams: Matt Kalil (OL, USC) Strengthening the OL doesn’t seem like a bad idea.

Jaguars: Melvin Ingram (DE, South Carolina) The Jaguars have never really had the pass rush they’ve wanted. Ingram=Answer.

Dolphins: Ryan Tannehill (QB, Texas A&M) No Brainer.

Panthers: Michael Floyd (WR, Notre Dame) Another big target for Cam Newton will mean that Carolina WILL be good this year.

Bills: Riley Reiff (OT, Iowa) Beefin’ up that Offensive Line.

Chiefs: Dontari Poe (DT, Memphis) The Chiefs, like the Jags, don’t have an elite pass rush. Poe could bring that to an end.

Seahawks: Quinton Coples (DE, UNC) Coples is the outside rush that Seattle needs to keep up with San Francisco.

Cardinals: David DeCastro (OL, Stanford) Protect the QB. Arizona failed last year.

COWBOYS: Mark Barron (DB, Alabama) We NEED a Safety to help on the deep passes we got burned on last year.

Shegals: Fletcher Cox (DT, Miss. State) The Shegals have the secondary but need a bit more Rush, Tom Sawyer anyone?

Jets: Luke Kuechly (LB, Boston College) How do you pronounce that name? Who cares? It fills the Jets opening void at LB.

Bengals: Cordy Glenn (OT, Georgia) Focus on OL for your 1st pick here, OL is goin’ fast and Cincinnati has another pick.

Chargers: Dre Kirkpatrick (DB, Alabama) Take some work off of Weddle, he can’t do everything… or can he?

Bears: Courtney Upshaw (DE, Alabama) The Bears offense is good, their pass rush, like many other teams, needs to be improved.

Titans: Stephon Gilmore (DB, South Carolina) How many more do I have to explain??? Courtland Finnegan…

Bengals: Kendall Wright (WR, Baylor) Another big target for Andy Dalton, also takes some pressure off of A.J. Green.

Browns: Brandon Weeden (QB, Oklahoma State) Elder backup for Colt McCoy. Possible starter of the near future?

Lions: Jonathan Martin (OL, Stanford) Gives Stafford more time to throw to Madden 13 cover athlete Calvin Johnson.

Steelers: Joe Adams (WR, Arkansas) Hines Ward is gone, meet his replacement.

Broncos: Brandon Thompson (DT, Clemson) This guy could be double teamed, opens up holes for Von Miller and Co

Texans: Stephen Hill (WR, Georgia Tech) Andre Johnson’s injury wasn’t what crippled the season, but they need another WR.

Patriots: Jared Crick (DE, Nebraska) D-Line getting old (And Fat).

Packers: Dont’a Hightower (LB, Alabama) Hightower would be an awesome complement to Hawk and Matthews.

Ravens: Shea McClellin (LB, Boise State) Ray Lewis is almost out of gas…

49ers: Janoris Jenkins (DB, Northern Alabama) Stellar Offense Amazing Defense, just a little more juice and they’re Superbowl bound.

Patriots: Michael Brockers (DT, LSU) Best remaining player slipping through the cracks to back up a fat guy, nice…

Giants: LaMichael James (HB, Oregon) Loss of Brandon Jacobs makes the need for having the 1-2 punch with Bradshaw back.