August 29, 2019
Here’s everything you need to know to stay up to date with all things Dallas Cowboys.
Next preseason game
Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ Dallas Cowboys â€” 7 p.m., Thursday, August 29, Ch. 11 (Dallas)
Today’s top stories
— Sink or swim: Can Jerry Jones end 23-year absence from Super Bowl or will Cowboys fall short once again?
— Film room: 5 newcomers who will make the biggest impact for Cowboys, including a rookie who looks like a steal
— 3 position groups to watch in the Cowboys’ preseason finale: See which players are trying to survive the final roster cut
— Jerry Jones sets no deadline on Cowboys’ contract talks with Ezekiel Elliott, who he wants fresh for the long haul
— Film room: 5 predictions for Cowboys’ roster cuts, including final WR decisions and practice squad players
— It’s been a ‘long time’ since the Cowboys made a deep postseason run. Do they have the roster to do so this year?
— Current holdout Ezekiel Elliott wins Cowboys’ 2018 offensive MVP award
— Despite 6 Cowboys making ESPN’s 2019 Top 100, QB Dak Prescott is once again omitted from a national list
— Cowboys QB Cooper Rush has (hopefully) just one last chance to show off what he can do before taking his spot on sideline
— Cowboys have ‘all the confidence in the world’ in K Brett Maher heading into season
— Cowboys musings: Why the defense should be better in 2019; what record does Dallas need to repeat as NFC East champs?
— Photos: Players dress to impress at 2019 Dallas Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon with Ezekiel Elliott noticeably absent
Photo of the day
Question of the day
Q: Will the Cowboys defense be better or worse in 2019 than it was in 2018?
Jean-Jacques Taylor: The Cowboys’ defense should be even better than last year when they tied for 5th in run defense (94.6), 6th in the league in points allowed (20.3) and 7th in yards allowed (329.3). That’s because their best players are still ascending and they have a layer of guys like Maliek Collins, Chido Awuzie, Anthony Brown and Xavier Woods ready to have career years. And that’s not even talking about veteran defensive linemen such as Christian Covington, Kerry Hyder and Robert Quinn who should make an impact.
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11 a.m. today: Columnist Kevin Sherrington
2 p.m. today: Special contributor Newy Scruggs
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