Tag: dallas cowboys

NFL Week 6 Picks Against the Spread

Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m., Fox Line: Packers -4.5 | Total: 45 It’s the N.F.L.’s oldest rivalry but the Packers (4-1) and Bears (3-2) are concerned with entirely different futures. Aaron Rodgers is leading a win-now Green Bay team, while Chicago develops the rookie Justin Fields, who attempted only 20 passes in […]

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Cowboys’ Trevon Diggs Is Among the N.F.L.’s Breakout Stars

Cornerbacks typically endure miserable rookie seasons: The receivers they cover are bigger, faster and craftier than the ones they faced in college, while quarterbacks are quick to exploit their every blunder. But Trevon Diggs’s rookie season with the Dallas Cowboys was especially dreadful. The University of Alabama standout and second-round draft pick allowed easy touchdowns, […]

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The Team Heard Round the World

Earlier this summer, Kansas Republicans attacked the state’s Democratic governor for purportedly not taking border security seriously, despite Topeka being slightly closer to the U.S. border with Canada than it is to the Mexican border. (I assume, of course, that that’s not the border of which they spoke.) Local and state-level politicians often take actions […]

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N.F.L. Week 5 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Giants at Dallas Cowboys, 4:25 p.m., Fox Line: Cowboys -7 | Total: 52 The Cowboys (3-1) can further distance themselves from the rest of the N.F.C. East with a win over the Giants (1-3). The historically bad defense from 2020 has transformed under the first-year Dallas coordinator Dan Quinn, with its dismal passing defense saved […]

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What We Learned From Week 4 of the N.F.L. Season

Utterly dismantling a Carolina Panthers defense that has dominated the rest of the N.F.L. this season, Dak Prescott looked like a Super Bowl-caliber quarterback that Jerry Jones doubted he ever would be. After all, it was Jones who had originally preferred Paxton Lynch and Connor Cook to Prescott in the 2016 draft. The Dallas Cowboys […]

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NFL Week 4 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

Tennessee Titans at Jets, 1 p.m., CBS Line: Titans -7.5 | Total: 46 Receiver A.J. Brown’s hamstring injury should not stop the Titans (2-1) from winning this game easily, given the team’s other formidable stars, running back Derrick Henry and receiver Julio Jones. The Jets, however, lack such options. The rookie quarterback Zach Wilson has […]

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