Packers rally by Cowboys late to reach NFC title game

Jan 12, 2015

Packers rally by Cowboys late to reach NFC title game

Hobbled but happy, Aaron Rodgers might have felt a bit lucky, too. No matter: The All-Pro quarterback and his Green Bay Packers are one step away from the Super Bowl. More stationary than usual because of a left calf injury, Rodgers rallied the Packers ...

Chilly conditions await teams at Lambeau

Jan 10, 2015

Chilly conditions await teams at Lambeau

A brisk wind blew through the open doors of the Hutson Center, turning the Green Bay Packers’ indoor practice facility into an ice box. Bundled up in a heavy parka, the conditions felt just right to coach Mike McCarthy. In the cold, the Packers ...

Unsung Cowboys defender Pugh passes away

Jan 8, 2015

Unsung Cowboys defender Pugh passes away

Jethro Pugh played alongside Hall of Famers Bob Lilly and Randy White in a long career as a defensive tackle for the Dallas Cowboys, which may explain why he was among the most unsung Super Bowl winners in the franchise’s storied history. Pugh, who ...

Cowboys cage Lions

Jan 5, 2015

Cowboys cage Lions

Face-down on the turf, Tony Romo pounded his hands into the ground like a petulant child. Frustrated by yet another season-ending failure? Far from it. The Dallas quarterback was celebrating after giving the Cowboys the lead in a stirring playoff comeback. Romo threw two ...

Eagles soar past Cowboys

Nov 28, 2014

Eagles soar past Cowboys

LeSean McCoy threw open his arms just before crossing the goal line on a touchdown run that essentially put away another big win over the Dallas Cowboys. While Philadelphia didn’t walk off with a playoff berth in hand after beating the Cowboys 33-10 on ...

Cowboys rally to top Giants

Nov 24, 2014

Cowboys rally to top Giants

For awesomeness, Odell Beckham Jr.’s catch couldn’t be topped. For timely rallies, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant trumped it. The Cowboys momentarily might have been in awe of Beckham’s one-handed stab as he fell backward into the end zone while he was interfered with ...

Romo sits out practice in London

Nov 6, 2014

Romo sits out practice in London

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo sat out the team’s first practice in London on Wednesday because of his injured back. Romo, who missed last Sunday’s 28-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals with his third back injury in the last 18 months, made the trip ...

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Oct 28, 2014

Redskins cool off Cowboys

Colt McCoy did it again. The small-town West Texas kid calmly led a winning drive at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. McCoy’s successful return to his home state trumped Tony Romo’s dramatic return to the game. McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard ...

Cowboys rally to stun Seahawks

Oct 13, 2014

Cowboys rally to stun Seahawks

On his sixth snap of the game, Tony Romo took a direct blow to his ribs and spent nearly a minute trying to get back to his feet. Seconds later, when Chris Jones’ punt was smothered by Seattle and returned for a touchdown, Romo ...

Sep 4, 2014

Cowboys bring in Sam to join practice squad

Michael Sam waded through a crowd of reporters and was settling in front of yet another bank of cameras when someone asked if this was what it was like in St. Louis. “The heat?” Sam said, drawing laughter from two dozen or so people ...

Romo set to take field for first time since back surgery

Aug 14, 2014

Romo set to take field for first time since back surgery

Tony Romo will play his first game for the Dallas Cowboys since undergoing back surgery for a herniated disk last December. Romo will start for the Cowboys in Saturday’s exhibition game against the Baltimore Ravens. Romo missed Dallas’ exhibition opener against San Diego as ...

Cowboys release backup QB Orton

Jul 17, 2014

Cowboys release backup QB Orton

Quarterback Kyle Orton was released Wednesday by the Dallas Cowboys, an expected move after Tony Romo’s backup was a no-show during offseason workouts. Orton skipped the workouts amid reports that he was considering retirement. He was subjected to about $70,000 in fines for failing ...