Is the Cowboys Defense Finally Beginning to Slip Up?

Bleacher Report   11/25/14 3:50 PM

The as Cowboys improved to 8-3 with a prime-time victory over the division rival New York Giants Sunday night, but defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli was in no mood to celebrate.

'I don't know if we figured anything out,' he said after the game, Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. 'It's about us, just tackling and doing the things we're supposed to do. There's nothing else to figure out.'

The Cowboys defense allowed the Giants to pick up 27 first downs, which was New York's second-highest total this season and the most they've surrendered this year. In terms of points and yards allowed, it was their worst performance since September. They missed a season-high 15 tackles and often looked lost against an offense that entered Week 12 ranked below the middle of the pack in terms of points and yards per game.

They allowed the Giants to score a touchdown on their first possession for only the second time in 21 games, with quarterback Eli Manning completing six of seven passes...

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Dallas Cowboys practice report Tuesday: Four reserve defensive players out

Dallas Morning News   11/25/14 2:22 PM

IRVING — The Dallas Cowboys were missing four reserve defensive players at practice Tuesday at Valley Ranch as the team prepares for its Thanksgiving Day game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Defensive lineman Jack Crawford and safety ...

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Dallas Cowboys Losing Third Downs On Both Sides Of The Ball

The Landry Hat   11/25/14 9:00 AM

Gutsy. Gritty. The Dallas Cowboys don’t win that game last year. Such is the day-after analysis of the Cowboys’ 31-28 victory over the New York Giants Sunday night. That’s what people say when a team is outplayed for 57 minutes, then converts late for the win. They gutted out a win on the road in [#8230;]

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Dear Dez Bryant: Please Consider A Discount Next Season

The Landry Hat   11/25/14 7:00 AM

The language around the Dallas Cowboys is serious. The future in Dallas is looking healthy. And with good health comes great expectations. The Cowboys have lined themselves up to compete well for the next five years. In order to keep this trending the Cowboys must stay course and delegate their cash flow to worthy players. [#8230;]

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4 Bold Predictions for the Dallas Cowboys' Week 13 Matchup

Bleacher Report   11/25/14 12:18 AM

The as Cowboys come off their win over the York Giants with a short week in preparation for a game against the adelphia Eagles. The Cowboys and Eagles are tied atop the NFC East with identical records of 8-3, and this game will go a long way in deciding who will win the division.

This game will be on the national stage on Thanksgiving Day and will also be the most important game that either team has played thus far this season.

While it would appear that the Cowboys should have the advantage because they are the home team, they have had a lot of struggles this year in Dallas. The Cowboys are 3-3 at home but are 5-0 on the road. The Cowboys need to play better when teams come onto their turf.

This game should be an interesting one as the two division rivals clash in a game with huge consequences.

Let's look at some of my bold predictions for the contest. n Slideshow

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