With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.
Dan Bailey made a go-ahead 28-yard field goal with 3:25 remaining to help the Cowboys defeat the Panthers 19-14.
In order to meet the lofty expectations that Jerry Jones believes the Cowboys are capable of, they must become more disciplined.
In Wednesday’s Key Matchup, we look ahead to Sunday’s battle between Panthers WR Steve Smith and the Cowboys’ secondary.
Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray suffered ligament damage in his foot, but it is not a Lisfranc injury, ESPN Dallas’ Todd Archer reported.
The Ravens and Lions earned big wins but left some big questions unanswered; two key Cowboys slip up; and are the Patriots still clutch?
Although the Cowboys and Eagles missed on late-game opportunities, the Giants and Redskins turned in statement victories.
Jacoby Jones tied an NFL mark with a 108-yard kickoff return, and the Ravens beat the Cowboys 31-29 Sunday..
One of the focuses of the Cowboys’ post-bye-week practices has been a focus on fixing the run game, which has included a lot of negative rushes.
The Giants gained ground in the NFC East race as the Redskins (who lost a QB) and Eagles (who might change QBs) fell in close games.
The Cowboys often seem to face their demons during their bye week, and this season is no different.
At the quarter pole, the Eagles, Giants and Redskins and Cowboys are all at .500 or better.
Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the Bears beat the Cowboys 34-18 on Monday night.
As expected, Bears RB Matt Forté will return to action on Monday night. Forté has not played since injuring his knee against the Packers in Week Two.
The talk of the Cowboys’ offensive line issues has extended from August into September.