Holding penalty on Dallas negates a 46-yard gain for Michael Gallup, who broke free from Kendall Fuller deep. Dallas goes nowhere on 3rd and long. Punt from the shadow of its end zone. Washington to start at its 41. Would be a good time to start doing something on offense.
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Micah Parsons has 9.5 sacks in the last six games, which ties Leslie O'Neal (1986) for the most sacks by a rookie in a six-game span.
this play feels really indicative of the Cowboys' problems. Dalton Schultz definitely had a window, and I assume Dak saw him. Made the decision to throw too late. I really don't think it's some big problem that needs fixing, more so than some tweaks. Just hasn't happened yet. twitter.com/NFL_DovKleiman…
Tipped it to himself and PICKED. What a play by Randy Gregory! #DallasCowboys 📺: #DALvsWAS on FOX 📱: NFL app pic.twitter.com/5p9Pl5mlea
No Tony Pollard for the #Cowboys is a huge deal. He's been their best running back (certainly their most dynamic) in recent weeks. Expect a ton of Dak Prescott dropping back and looking for his trio of star WRs today.
With that first down, Ezekiel Elliott surpassed 1,000 scrimmage yards this season. This is Elliott's sixth consecutive season with 1,000 scrimmage yards, good for fourth in franchise history. Elliott also leads all players in scrimmage yards since 2016.
RT to wish Tyron Smith a HBD! ⭐️ #DallasCowboys | @Invisalign #ProBowlVote Tyron Smith pic.twitter.com/cN3GLCelu1
It's 27-8 thanks to Greg Zuerlein's 29-yard FG. Tyron Smith is nicked up, Zeke Elliott might be done for the day, he's fine, just time to see Corey Clement. The offense has just been okay and Micah Parsons is fantastic.
A day after #Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy guaranteed victory, Washington coach Ron Rivera delivered a fiery speech to his own team, warning them of psychological tactics and imploring them to focus only on what matters. My story: nfl.com/news/ron-river…
#Cowboys RB Tony Pollard, who didn't practice all week but is listed as questionable because of a torn plantar fascia, does have a chance to play, sources say. There isn't a lot of optimism for it, but he's been fighting for it. DAL will wait until kickoff to decide for sure.
DC Dan Quinn decked out in #DallasCowboys blue 👔 #DALvsWAS | #DallasCowboys pic.twitter.com/27iZyKHFZL
Looked potentially scary for Zack Martin, but he just popped up and jogged to the sideline. Encouraging sign.
Ten Cowboys defensive linemen are in uniform today at Washington: DeMarcus Lawrence, Randy Gregory, Neville Gallimore, Carlos Watkins, Osa Odighizuwa, Tarell Basham, Dorance Armstrong, Trysten Hill, Chauncey Golston and Quinton Bohanna. A loaded deck.
Trevon Diggs had to show respect after Cam Sims caught a TD over him 🙌 pic.twitter.com/Zhb78JiCZZ
La'el Collins on the sideline scrap: It wasn't really the late hit for me. I felt it was more so, I felt like he was rolling towards Dak's leg. It was uncalled for. I'm just here to protect my quarterback at all costs, and that's the bottom line."
Neville Gallimore: "I'm back like I never left." pic.twitter.com/OvGf7sGQSt
Amari Cooper playing pretty good today. Runs a drag and gets 20 yards on this last play.
Most receptions by a Cowboys player in his first two NFL seasons CeeDee Lamb: 138 Herschel Walker: 131 Jason Witten: 122 Bob Hayes: 110
Randy Gregory's sack/fumble stands. Jayron Kearse recovers. Cowboys defense bailing out the Cowboys offense in a major way.
Mike McCarthy guarantees a Dallas win, Jerry Jones goes on DC radio and raves about strong Cowboys fan base in WFT's city, Cowboys bring their own benches... and Washington (in a playoff hunt) comes out and gets punked 24-0 in the first half after gaining just 29 yards.
Cowboys RT La'el Collins has been ejected from game. Dallas without both starting offensive tackles (LT Tyron Smith, left ankle). Terence Steele enters at RT. Ty Neskhe already in at left.
Fumble. Cowboys ball. Offense unable to close out Washington, going three-and-out. Defense may just have. Nickel CB Jourdan Lewis forced and recovered fumble.
If you need help running the football, put seven offensive linemen on the field at the same time. Cowboys started this possession with an extra OT and Connor Williams at fullback
We had Kellen Moore as a hot head coaching candidate early in the season. That might still happen but let's not forget what Dan Quinn and members of that defensive staff have done. George Edwards should get some interviews, too.
During the week, Cowboys running back Tony Pollard broke the news of his torn plantar fascia but continued to push towards playing against the Washington Football team. The explosive back is inactive for the matchup and Ezekiel Elliott will be forced into more of a workhorse role with JaQuan Hardy and Corey Clement spelling the sixth-year running back.
On the contrary, Dallas welcomes back defensive end Randy Gregory and defensive tackle Neville Gallimore. This marks the first game of the season with Gregory, Gallimore, Demarcus Lawrence and Micah Parsons all active. The Cowboys have six inactives for the contest, including four rookies
Anthony Brown just dropped an interception at about midfield. Heincke is really struggling. 2/8, 19 yards. Getting hit, holding the ball. Washington needs to make some adjustments and fast.
Ty Nsekhe remains at LT. No announcement made on Tyron Smith's injury yet. Looked like left knee.
Wait, Taylor Heinicke was walking off the field and just saw a pair of SCISSOR LAYING IN THE GRASS???? pic.twitter.com/mC5cLKFwUF
WR Terry McLaurin downgraded to out due to a concussion.
WFT RB J.D. McKissic, listed as questionable for Sunday vs. Cowboys due to a concussion, will not play, per source; WFT WR Curtis Samuel, also questionable due to a groin injury, is expected to play, per source.
Antonio Gibson killed any momentum Washington had here. Had the ball punched out as he dived forward for extra yards. Another fumble for Gibson and another turnover for Washington pic.twitter.com/A0uhP4PEEQ
Built for this. Time to bring the heat🔥 #ProBowlVote Jonathan Allen #WPMOYChallenge Jonathan Allen pic.twitter.com/WnufztftoG
Chase Young obviously is also out for the season. Montez Sweat is on the COVID-19 reserve list. A major depth issue on the edge. twitter.com/RapSheet/statu…
Both LB Jamin Davis and S/LB Landon Collins will play today (unless Collins wakes up feeling sore), per source. Davis was in the concussion protocol while Collins missed last week with a foot injury.
Cole Holcomb on the McCarthy guarantee plus Dallas shipping in benches etc: "It is what it is. It's Dallas; we hate them and they hate us. They can do what they want. I really don't give a shit."
The Washington Football Team placed another DE on the COVID list. Yesterday it was James Smith-Williams. Today, it's Casey Toohill.
This was a pretty damn good throw by Kyle Allen, Carter just couldn't quite hold on pic.twitter.com/92MvJDaqCE
What a great play by Cam Sims. Beats Diggs with an out and up, then goes up and wins the jump ball. Appears to get his knee down in bounds pic.twitter.com/NLwa4Rj19z
Start of the 4th and it's Jaret Patterson in the backfield. twitter.com/Matthew_Paras/…
DE Casey Toohill has been placed on Reserve/COVID-19. A corresponding move will be announced later this morning. pic.twitter.com/LghNbC5ZZ1
Washington inactives: WR Dax Milne, WR Antonio Gandy-Golden, CB Corn Elder, RB JD McKissic, LB Jordan Kunaszyk. Washington also will be minus three defensive ends because of Covid: Montez Sweat, Casey Toohill and James Smith-Williams. That's a huge blow. es.pn/31UBCcK
Washington's available DEs today: Shaka Toney, Bunmi Rotimi, Daniel Wise and William Bradley-King. Two of them are 7th-round rookies. Two are undrafted. They collectively have 129 defensive snaps in the NFL. None of them have ever started.
Adam Humphries with his third catch of the day. All other WFT players with a combined zero.
While officials disagreed with Allen's assessment on the final play, keep in mind he threw a perfect ball to DeAndre Carter down the right sideline on the previous play...
FWIW: William Jackson now has 5 DPI's this season; nobody else on the roster has more than 1. WFT has 10 overall.
Jamin Davis drops a pick of Prescott. Should've just ripped that screen into the ground. Way too much traffic. Un-Dak like decision.
He just smoked the @WashingtonNFL All-Pro $18M right guard Brandon Scherff like he was standing still. 😳
Tyler Larsen starts at center. Dyami Brown on the field for the opening play.
What to watch on d: 1) The ends. Thanks to Covid, three DEs who would have played are out. Daniel Wise has been... espn.com/espn/now?nowId…
Just when the Washington Football Team thought it was getting healthy for the season’s final stretch run, the team received a string of bad news over the last several days.
First, there was tight end Logan Thomas going on season-ending injured reserve after last week’s dirty hit in only his second game back. Next, there was defensive end Montez Sweat, who the WFT expected to return in Week 14 from a fractured jaw. However, Sweat was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list and is out for Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys
|DAL||1ST||9:41||Greg Zuerlein kicked a 35-yard field goal||3||0|
|DAL||1ST||3:45||Dak Prescott passed to Amari Cooper down the middle for 7 yard touchdown. Washington committed 1 yard penalty (Roughing the Passer). 2pt attempt converted, Ezekiel Elliott run to the left.||11||0|
|DAL||1ST||0:41||Taylor Heinicke sacked by Micah Parsons for 17 yard loss. Taylor Heinicke fumbled. Dorance Armstrong recovered fumble and returned for 37 yard touchdown||18||0|
|DAL||2ND||5:02||Greg Zuerlein kicked a 38-yard field goal||21||0|
|DAL||2ND||0:19||Greg Zuerlein kicked a 37-yard field goal||24||0|
|WAS||3RD||7:06||Taylor Heinicke passed to Cam Sims to the left for 43 yard touchdown. 2pt attempt converted, Taylor Heinicke run to the left.||24||8|
|DAL||3RD||1:39||Greg Zuerlein kicked a 29-yard field goal||27||8|
|WAS||4TH||5:12||Jonathan Williams rushed up the middle for 1 yard touchdown. 2pt attempt failed, Kyle Allen pass to Ricky Seals-Jones.||27||14|
|WAS||4TH||4:24||Dak Prescott pass intercepted down the middle. Cole Holcomb intercepted Dak Prescott for 31 yard touchdown||27||20|
|Reggie Robinson II||CB||Toe||OUT|
|Jabril Cox||LB||Torn Acl||OUT|
|Logan Thomas||TE||Knee (acl) (mcl)||OUT|
|Chase Young||DE||Knee (acl)||OUT|