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Big Game Performances Key To 2014 Cowboys Success
300+ yards passing, 100+ yards rushing and 100+ yards receiving are statistical milestones that are correctly labeled as 'Big Games' for the players who achieve them. We look at which teams and players put up a lot of big games, and which t...
Can The Dallas Cowboys Handle A New DeMarco Murray Contract?
DeMarco Murray has been phenomenal, on pace to shatter even more records than his recent seven 100+yard rushing games to start the season. But can the Dallas Cowboys afford to re-sign him after 2014? Can they afford to lose him?
You Got Me Under Pressure: Cowboys' Pass Rush And The Lack Of Sacks
An overview of Dallas's pass rush and why the lack of sacks isn't that big of a worry.
In a recent article OCC noted that, on average, an NFL QB gets rid of the ball in 2.7 seconds. Remember that number, we're going to use it later on to...
Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: Tony Romo's "Nearly Flawless" Performance
Latest Cowboys headlines: Helped by running game, Romo playing at elite level; Pass rush getting a boost soon; Cowboys suddenly the healthiest team in the division.
Decoding Linehan: Why this Cowboys team is so successful on third downs | ...
Strange But True: Cowboys Thrive Even Though Players They Lost Are Thriving
A late night debate. How does this happen?
How does a football team lose some of its best players that can still produce, and yet said football team is better? Who really knows, but a trio of Cowboys castoffs had great days this past Sunda...
Game Balls For The Cowboys vs. Giants Game
Another significant win. Another crowded field of worthy nominees.
The Dallas Cowboys not only kept their winning streak alive while notching the first divisional win of the season against the New York G...
Cowboys Getting Influx Of Help On Defensive Line Over Next Month
The Cowboys are getting a few bodies along the defensive line.
The Dallas Cowboys defensive line has been something of an enigma this year. A rotation of guys, there is no one star, but collectively they have been getting the job done. The...
Cowboys Release Michael Sam From The Practice Squad
It's usually not news, but this time it is.
The cutting of a practice squad player usually isn't news, but in this case it is. The Dallas Cowboys released Michael Sam from their p...
Statistically Speaking: Cowboys Under Pressure To Bring Some Pressure
The Cowboys rank among the worst teams in the league in terms of sack totals. But does that mean they are not getting enough pressure on the QB?
Quarterbacks in the NFL today get rid of the ball in 2.7 seconds on average. If you’re not ...
NFL Power Rankings Week 8: "Life Is Darn Good In Dallas."
In this week's summary of NFL power rankings, we look at how far the Cowboys rise after the win over the Giants and take a look at where the other NFC East teams are ranked on the various power rankings published today.
Here's a rundown of...
Can You Beat The NFL Vegas Odds In Week 8? Pick 256 Challenge Results & Leaderboard
Only seven of our 301 Pick 256 participants managed to beat the Vegas lines in Week 7. Do you think you can do better in Week 8?
Pick 256 is a season-long contest in which BTB members and readers get to pick the straight-up winners for a...
Cowboys News & Notes: The New Triplets?
People are no longer shy about comparing the top offensive weapons of today's team to those of the nineties' dynasty.
The Morning After: Cowboys 31, Giants 21 | Dallas Morning News
Bob Sturm continues to have a sense of wonder about how i...
What Is A Realistic End Of Season Record For The Dallas Cowboys?
With the Cowboys currently at 6-1, what is a reasonable record for them at the end of the year?
The Dallas Cowboys are 6-1 and looking like one of, if not THE, best team in the NFL at this point in the season. With Anthony Spencer getting ...
Monday Night Football Open Thread: Texans @ Steelers
The final game of Week 7.
Monday Night Football closes out Week 7 in the NFL with a contest between the Texans and the Steelers.
This is an open thread for game chat.
Cowboys vs. Giants Film Study: Terrell McClain's Big Game At 1-Tech
The Cowboys got a big game out of Terrell McClain, can he repeat it?
A few weeks ago we did a film study on Tyrone Crawford. He had been moved to the 3-tech defensive tackle in the
Game-Changing Moments: Cowboys Stand Tall Against Giant Challenges
Teams must overcome a lot of challenges to win games in the NFL, but if the Dallas Cowboys continue to overcome long third downs this routinely, they will continue to win a lot of games.
With a 6-1 record the Dallas Cowboys stand atop the...
Five Takeaways From The Cowboys Win Over The Giants
Dez's big third down catch, Romo's perfect half, a record setting performance and more.
How bout them Cowboys?
Oh, I'm sorry people in the back, a little louder?
HOW BOUT THEM COWBOYS?!?!
Ah, that's better. 6-1, leading their division, ...
Cowboys 2014 Season: Spreading The "Blue Flu"
Are Cowboys opponents suffering from a lingering case of the "blue flu" the week after they face off against Dallas?
Back in 2005, as Bill Parcells built the Cowboys into a big, hard-nosed (if not super-talented) team, reports surfaced tha...
Cowboys Snap Counts vs Giants: The Nickel Defense And An Offensive Wrinkle
Want to know which Cowboys players were on the field for how many snaps? Look no further.
Uncharacteristically for the 2014 Dallas Cowboys, the offense came off the field fairly quickly on a number of drives against the Giants. Three three...
Giants @ Cowboys: The Day After, By The Numbers
All the numbers you'd ever want from the Cowboys' first divisional skirmish, a game Jason Garrett characterized as a "bar fight."
As we have oft heard, when playing division games, you can "throw out the records." Yesterday's game offered...
Early National Reactions To Cowboys' 31-21 Win Over Giants: The Joy Of Six
Early national headlines following the Cowboys' win over the visiting New York Giants that gives the Cowboys the best record in the league at 6-1.
#Cowboys when they start 6-1: 9 of 9 playoffs. 6 NFC title games. 2 Super Bowl wins. @1053...