Devin Smith has injury-marred career back on track in Dallas
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Devin Smith glances to his left and right in the Dallas Cowboys locker room while trying to explain how difficult it was to be out of the NFL for a year following two major...
Prescott, sizzling Cowboys huge favorites vs dismal Dolphins
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys are off to a hot start that has them looking like the playoff contenders they figured to be as long as Ezekiel Elliott's preseason-long...
Dak leads Cowboys into Week 2 matchup vs. Keenum’s Redskins
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The same day one quarterback passed for 405 yards and four touchdowns, another threw for 380 yards and three touchdowns.
Cowboys’ Elliott ready for more after lighter work vs Giants
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott is used to twice the load he carried in the opener for the Dallas Cowboys after the star running back missed the entire preseason in a holdout.
Jerry Jones: Prescott deal near as Cowboys top Giants 35-17
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott still doesn't want to talk about his contract.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says his star quarterback might not have to dodge the questions much...
Cowboys release RB Morris to make room on roster for Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released running back Alfred Morris to make room on the roster for Ezekiel Elliott for Sunday's season opener against the New York Giants.
Prescott focuses on goals for Cowboys amid contract chatter
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott smiled without saying a word when a reporter wondered aloud why the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys didn't hold out for a new contract, a strategy that...
Elliott, Manning take center stage in Cowboys-Giants opener
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The rookies will have to wait, since star running back Ezekiel Elliott finally ended his long holdout with the Dallas Cowboys and Eli Manning is still the quarterback for...
Cowboys, Elliott agree on $90 million deal that ends holdout
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott was finishing the early stretching at the first practice since ending his long holdout with the Dallas Cowboys when the star running back was called to the...
Cowboys, OL Collins make deal, club’s 2nd with Elliott out
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys and right tackle La'el Collins have agreed on a new contract, the second extension to get settled during star running back Ezekiel Elliott's...
Game week arrives for Cowboys, still without holdout Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's holdout wasn't a topic when Jason Garrett addressed the Dallas Cowboys for the first time at training camp in California, or at least that's what the coach...
Giants will be ready for Dallas with or without Elliott
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are ready to play the Cowboys whether Ezekiel Elliott plays for Dallas or not.
After practicing on Monday for the season opener in Dallas,...
Cowboys cut safety George Iloka, keep 2 RBs behind Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released safety George Iloka, one of their most notable signings in free agency, to get their roster down to 53 players for the regular...
Jerry Jones: Dallas prepping to play without missing Elliott
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he's operating under the assumption that Ezekiel Elliott will miss regular-season games because of a holdout, but doesn't think his...
NFL 2019: NFC East is two-team race with Cowboys and Eagles
While Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper wait to get paid, Ezekiel Elliott wants his money now.
The Dallas Cowboys have another obstacle standing in their way as they try to become the first team...
Cowboys Preview Capsule
DALLAS COWBOYS (11-7)
New faces: TE Jason Witten, DE Robert Quinn, WR Randall Cobb, RB Tony Pollard, DT Trysten Hill, DE Kerry Hyder, DT Christian Covington, OL Connor McGovern, S George...
NFL 2019: Elliott’s holdout clouds high hopes for Cowboys
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott has everything on hold for the Dallas Cowboys.
The running back's holdout clouds the expectations for a franchise longing to return to the Super Bowl for...
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Cowboys, LB Smith agree on extension amid Elliott holdout
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — When the Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for Jaylon Smith, it was first a celebration of the linebacker's journey from a career-threatening knee injury in...
Cowboys’ Elliott won’t face criminal charge in Vegas scuffle
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott won't face criminal charges after scuffling with a music festival security guard in Las Vegas.
Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott.
The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the...
Report: Petition with NLRB seeks union for NFL running backs
A petition reportedly has been filed with the National Labor Relations Board seeking to create a separate union for NFL running backs.
According to the website Law360, the petition was filed...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Tony Pollard tried not to make too much out of what it meant for the rookie Dallas running back with Ezekiel Elliott away from training camp while seeking a new contract from...
Beasley enjoying move to Buffalo after 7 years in Dallas
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Seven seasons with the Cowboys left Cole Beasley wondering what the big deal was in Dallas.
The slot receiver is, so far, finding things are much better in...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott pretends he can't hear questions about a new contract, while receiver Amari Cooper steadfastly says he simply doesn't think about his...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout doesn't have Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones worried about a resolution or a timeline.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are bringing back running back Alfred Morris with two-time rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott holding out of training camp while seeking a new...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott's contract holdout doesn't faze the player who has been around Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones longer than anyone else on the roster — even after taking a...
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Though his math was a little fuzzy, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones opened training camp by making a point that every player on the roster was under contract.
A summer rite in the NFL: training camp holdouts
Teammates shrug and go about their work.
Coaches say they can deal only with the players on hand.
Fans worry that this summer rite in the NFL, training camp holdouts, won't hurt their...
Cowboys Training Camp Capsule
DALLAS COWBOYS (11-7)
OPEN CAMP: July 27, Oxnard, California.
LAST YEAR: Made playoffs for second time in three seasons with QB Dak Prescott and RB Ezekiel Elliott. Dynamic young pair...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott won't be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott is vowing to avoid incidents similar to a recent one in Las Vegas that forced the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys to meet with Commissioner Roger...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police, but not arrested, after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival, officials said...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tony Pollard returned kicks and caught passes while growing up admiring Reggie Bush, making it easy to believe the former Memphis running back would be a change-of-pace option...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — For all the offseason talk about safety with the Dallas Cowboys, they ended up spending more resources from the draft on potential backups for two-time NFL rushing champion...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have drafted running back Tony Pollard of Memphis as a potential backup for two-time NFL rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have picked up the fifth-year option on Ezekiel Elliott's rookie contract, keeping the star running back with the club at least through 2020.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys made DeMarcus Lawrence the highest-paid player in franchise history and gave him a pass-rushing partner on the other side in a trade for Robert...
Cowboys Draft Preview Capsule
LAST SEASON: Cowboys beat Seattle for just third playoff win since last Super Bowl title (1995 season) after second NFC East crown in three years with star pair of QB Dak...
Young Cowboys have hope, but divisional-round block remains
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have their first playoff win and the same divisional-round block the Dallas Cowboys haven't been able to solve for nearly 25 years.
The star quarterback and running back figure to be leading the Dallas offense for years to come with new No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper, acquired midseason for the Cowboys' first-round pick in this year's draft.
Grounded: Cowboys’ running game, defense struggles vs. Rams
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs on the strength of their running game and run defense. On Saturday night, it proved to be their downfall.
The Cowboys allowed their most rushing yards in a postseason game, while Ezekiel Elliott was held to 47 yards in a 30-22 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. It was the sixth straight loss in the divisional round for Dallas, and it has not reached the NFC championship game since 1996.
Rams run over Cowboys; Chiefs dominate Colts
LOS ANGELES (AP) — C.J. Anderson rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns, and Todd Gurley rushed for 115 more yards and another TD in the Los Angeles Rams' first playoff victory in 14 years, 30-22 over the Dallas Cowboys in the divisional round on Saturday night.
Gurley meets Elliott in big-time showcase for NFL’s top RBs
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Todd Gurley roots for running backs when he watches football. A playoff duel between arguably the two best ball-carriers in the NFL would be irresistible to him as a fan.
Prescott, Cowboys push past Seahawks for 24-22 wild-card win
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott saw an opening up the middle, then three defenders between him and the first down.
The Dallas quarterback found a way to get there, and get his first playoff victory two years after a sensational rookie season ended in disappointment.
Cowboys, Seahawks figure to focus on runs of Elliott, Carson
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott won his second NFL rushing title in three seasons for a Dallas offense that has been defined by the ground game for several years now.
Seattle takes the league's No. 1 rushing offense into a wild-card playoff against the Cowboys on Saturday night, led by Chris Carson, but with more help from others than your average pro backfield .
Rushing leader Elliott wants in vs Giants; do Cowboys agree?
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott insists he's playing and has no hesitation saying the NFL rushing title is on his mind with the Dallas Cowboys locked into the fourth playoff seed as NFC East champions going into their regular-season finale at the New York Giants.
Cowboys, Giants have same goals heading into final game
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL rushing title will be on the line with Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley on the field. There is a chance this could be Eli Manning's final start for the team he led to two Super Bowl titles in the last 15 years.
Not bad for a somewhat meaningless regular-season finale between the NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys (9-6) and the struggling New York Giants (5-10) at MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
Prescott, Cowboys wrap up NFC East with 27-20 win over Bucs
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott shared a brief hug with star running back Ezekiel Elliott after the Dallas quarterback kneeled twice to wrap up their second NFC East title in three seasons together.
The postgame celebration was equally muted after Prescott accounted for two touchdowns and Jaylon Smith returned a fumble 69 yards for a score in a 27-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Key penalties, turnovers cost Bucs in 27-20 loss to Dallas
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The big plays were there for Tampa Bay and its top-five offense on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. So were plenty of penalty flags and fumbles.
The result: Another prolific offensive performance, and another Buccaneers loss.