David Helman Articles


David Helman Staff Writer


Sorting Out The Cowboys’ Playoff Picture

Thrilling as it was, the Cowboys’ overtime victory against Philadelphia doesn’t secure them a spot in the postseason – but it comes awfully close.
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Dak Rallies In A Repeat Of 2016 Philly Win

It feels cliché to write that Dak Prescott had been here before – but this time it’s eerily accurate.
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Tyron Smith Active For Week 14 vs. Philly

Tyron Smith will be in the lineup when the Cowboys face the Eagles for the NFC East lead on Sunday afternoon.
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Blog: Maher’s Record, Martin’s Injury & More

GameDay Blog Week 14 vs PHI
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Gut Feeling: Predictions For Cowboys-Eagles

Will the Cowboys add to their lead in the NFC East this Sunday at AT&T Stadium? See the staff’s ‘Gut Feeling’ predictions for Cowboys-Eagles II.
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Trash Talk Adds Juice To An Already Big Game

It’s the type of game that doesn’t require any extra hype, but the Cowboys and the Eagles have made sure to fan the flames with some well-timed trash talk this week.
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Crowded LB Corps Is “A Great Problem To Have”

With Sean Lee hopeful to return to the field soon, finding snaps for three talented linebackers is a problem the Cowboys’ coaches will enjoy solving.
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After Short Break, It’s “Back To Work”

The Cowboys took a long weekend to recharge their batteries, but Jason Garrett doesn’t plan on letting his team lose focus heading into the final month of the season.
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For Once, Offense Takes A Back Seat In Big Win

Twelve games have been played in this Cowboys season, but this still feels like unfamiliar territory.
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Zeke Grinds It Out Against No. 1 Run Defense

It’s safe to say Ezekiel Elliott will be happy for a break.
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Tyron Smith Ruled Out For Saints Game

Tyron Smith will be absent when the Cowboys take on the Saints on Thursday night.
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Blog: Gil Brandt To ROH; Lewis Steps Up; More

Follow along with the very latest Cowboys updates as staff writers David Helman, Rob Phillips, Nick Eatman and Bryan Broaddus provide in-depth news and analysis.
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Gut Feeling: Predictions For Cowboys-Saints

Which team will keep its win streak going Thursday? See the staff’s ‘Gut Feeling’ predictions for Cowboys-Saints.
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Helman: How Good Is This Defense, Really?

I’ve been mulling over this for a while, and this week seems like the perfect time to pull it out.
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D-Law Not Backing Down From Saints’ Challenge

If DeMarcus Lawrence is intimidated by the hottest team in football, he isn’t going to show it.
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Practice Update: 3 Starters Missing From OL

As the Cowboys got back to work in preparation for the Saints, they were without three starting offensive linemen, as well as Ezekiel Elliott.
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Cooper Continues To Reward Cowboys’ Faith

The narrative is obvious, but following his best game to date as a Cowboy, Amari Cooper flipped it around completely.
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In Trying Times, Cowboys Rally Around Gallup

The win was important, the touchdowns were fun and the takeaways were impressive – but they paled in comparison at the end of the night.
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GameDay Blog: O-Line Adjusts; Hat Trick; More

Game Day Blog: Week 12 vs Washington Redskins
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Taco Charlton Ruled Out For Thanksgiving Game

It’ll be another touch-and-go week for the Dallas defensive line, as the Cowboys continue to cope with injuries.
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