September 29, 2012 |
Wondering whether to start Ray Rice and Andre Johnson, or to bench Brandon Weeden and Ronnie Brown? Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 4: Watch 'em roll Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, Bills vs. Patriots. The Buffalo gunslinger has thrown multiple TDs in each game this season, while New England is having trouble slowing down opposing passers. Cedric Benson, RB, Packers vs. Saints. Thanks in large part to the Chiefs' Jamaal Charles, the Saints' run defense is statistically the league's worst.
September 22, 2012 |
Wondering whether to start Arian Foster and Calvin Johnson, or to bench Tim Tebow and Steve Breaston? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice. If you're looking for help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on. Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 3 of the 2012 season. Watch 'em roll Andy Dalton, QB, Bengals at Redskins. Washington's pass rush took a major hit last week with the loss of Brian Orakpo and Adam Carriker. Dalton should have plenty of time to pick apart the same secondary that Sam Bradford torched in Week 2. He also has the advantage of better receivers than the Rams.
September 8, 2012 |
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree came home and introduced himself to the nation by ruining opening night for the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants. After three years of performing in relative anonymity, Ogletree enjoyed a coming-out party by catching eight passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys started the NFL season with Wednesday's 24-17 win over the Giants at MetLife Stadium. Coming off an 8-8 record, the Cowboys are considered a challenger to the Eagles and the Giants in what should again be a competitive NFC East.
July 26, 2012 |
THE ATTORNEY for Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant asked prosecutors Tuesday not to pursue charges against his client, who was arrested after allegedly attacking his mother during an argument. "Did a family disagreement occur? Yes," attorney Royce West said. "Did Dez Bryant commit family violence against his mother? No. " Police arrested Bryant on July 16, 2 days after his mother, Angela Bryant, called 911 to complain her son was assaulting her. Authorities said they found her with a swollen wrist and thumb and bruising on her upper arms.
July 18, 2012
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested Monday after being accused of attacking his mother during an argument, allegedly hitting her arms and face. He faces a charge of family violence, a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. The Cowboys had no comment. The 23-year-old Bryant surrendered after police in DeSoto, south of Dallas, issued a warrant. Police said Angela Bryant called 911 Saturday to complain her son was assaulting her. Police arrived to find her with a swollen wrist and thumb and bruising on her upper arms, Police Capt.
December 20, 2011 |
ARLINGTON, Texas - Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys came out with a sense of urgency, as though they had something to accomplish. They wound up having a great weekend that put them back in first place in the NFC East. And yet, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is approaching this Saturday's game against the Eagles with trepidation. "Well, after what happened to us in Philadelphia, there's no confidence," Jones said after the Cowboys won at Tampa Bay on Saturday night.
December 19, 2011 |
For Cowboys fans, the easy win over Tampa Bay on Saturday night was more about the team doing what was needed and Tony Romo avoiding the dreaded December choke. The Cowboys eased past the inept Bucs, 31-13, after racing out to a 28-0 lead. There was no repeat of the embarrassing chokes of the previous weeks against Arizona and the New York Giants. "It was a good win," head coach Jason Garrett said. "I thought we came out and played particularly well in the first half, and then I thought we managed the second half fairly well.
December 18, 2011 |
TAMPA, Fla. - Tony Romo was nearly flawless in getting the Dallas Cowboys back on track in the NFC East. Romo threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score Saturday night, helping the first-place Cowboys beat the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-15. Dallas stopped a two-game losing streak in which it blew fourth-quarter leads to allow a seemingly solid grip on the division lead to slip away. The victory gave the Cowboys (8-6) a half-game lead over New York.
December 6, 2011 |
Ray Rice , like DeSean Jackson, was drafted in the second round of the 2008 draft. Both are in the final season of their rookie contracts and both have far outplayed their original slot. But the comparisons end there. Rice, the former Rutgers star, is earning his new contract the old fashioned way - on the field. "I let my game talk," Rice told SI.com. "This isn't the time to talk about that stuff. I have the hope that when the time comes, I'll get taken care of, and I believe I will.
December 2, 2011
Wondering whether to start Tom Brady and Calvin Johnson, or to bench T.J. Yates and Ryan Torain? The networks specialize in that kind of advice. If you need help with your real starting lineup conundrums, read on. Here are my picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 13 of the 2011 season. Watch 'em roll Cam Newton, QB, Panthers at Buccaneers. Some of the shine has worn off the rookie sensation recently, as Newton has failed to keep up the ridiculous pace he set at the dawn of his NFL career.