The Cowboys had a healthy 380 yards of offense but scored only seven points in a loss to the Redskins.
The Cowboys and WR Miles Austin agreed to a six-year extension that will pay Austin as one of the top receivers in the game, a move that carries some risk.
Miles Austin and the Cowboys have agreed on a six-year deal worth $57 million, according to ESPN. The deal would make Austin one of the higher-paid receivers in the league.
In a study released Thursday by Nielsen, the Cowboys ranked as the most popular team in the league.
ESPNDallas.com is reporting that Cowboys starting ORT Marc Colombo will not practice Thursday and will miss the Cowboys' season opener Sunday night against the Redskins.
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan did not deny trade talks involving DT Albert Haynesworth but did say that the embattled player would remain with the team at least through this week.
Cowboys ORT Marc Colombo missed practice on Wednesday, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported, and could miss Sunday's game as he battles back from right knee surgery.
According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, the Ravens claimed CB Bryan McCann off waivers from the Cowboys, citing McCann's agent as the source.
Looking for a dependable backup for one of the best tackle combinations in the league, the Dolphins traded for OT Pat McQuistan.
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.
Despite an emphatic tweet that he would be "back in action," Cowboys WR Dez Bryant will not play in the team's preseason finale Thursday night.
Cowboys WR Roy Williams sat out of practice Tuesday with a hip flexor and strained lower back, but the injuries are not considered to be serious.
Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips announced Tuesday that four of his starters would return to practice from injury, with a fifth to return next week.
The Cowboys released WR Terrell Hudgins and TE Scott Sicko on Monday.
Rookie WR Dez Bryant (ankle) guarantees he will be ready for the Cowboys' season opener against the Redskins.