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McCarthy Saw Plenty of "Great Things" From Dak
Dak Prescott had his ups and downs this season from injuries to turnovers along with career milestones and a road playoff win. At the end of the day, head coach Mike McCarthy was pleased with his franchise QB’s campaign.
DaRon Bland On Rookie Season: 'It Goes Quick'
DaRon Bland quickly became an impact contributor for the Cowboys this season despite the odds as a rookie. With his first NFL season in the books, Bland reflected on his first year and how to improve going forward.
Tony Pollard Injury Changes Game Plan
When the Cowboys needed one of their top playmakers most, Tony Pollard’s crushing injury served as the catalyst to their eventual spiral against the 49ers in the NFC Divisional Round on Sunday.
Catch-Up: A Week of Rewriting Cowboys History
The Cowboys exercised one historical playoff demon to start the week, but with a longtime rival waiting in the NFC Divisional Round they’ll look to expunge another portion of their recent playoff history.
Zeke, Pollard Relish Second Chance Against 49ers
The combination of Zeke and Pollard had just 16 carries in last year’s playoff loss to the 49ers. But the Cowboys have a different running game this year. Will it carry over into the playoffs in a rematch with San Francisco?
SF Defense the Latest Test for Cowboys O-line
The offensive line has been up to the challenge all year with more shuffling and rotations than ever imagined. But with the NFL’s best defense on the horizon in the 49ers, they’ll face their biggest foe yet.
Big Picture: 5 Storylines for Cowboys & 49ers
Just a season removed from their last playoff clash, the Cowboys and 49ers will renew their rivalry yet again in the NFC Divisional Round as much different teams than they were the last time they met.
Maher On Missed XPs: 'Time For Me To Do My Part'
Brett Maher’s uncharacteristically rough night was overshadowed by the Cowboys dominant performance in their win over the Buccaneers in the wild-card round. With so much potential, Maher knows he has to correct his kicking woes … and fast.
Catch-Up: Prepping For 'Win Or Go Home'
The entire season has led up to this point for the Cowboys, culminating with a date against the Buccaneers to advance their playoff hopes.
Dak Thankful For An 'Opportunity to Respond'
The Cowboys and Dak Prescott will be looking to rewrite recent playoff history come Monday night against the Buccaneers. As they, and Prescott have done all season, a chance to respond is all they will be looking for.
Zeke On Running Game: 'We Know Our Identity'
The running game has been the Cowboys’ calling card all season when it comes to kick starting the offense. Despite a slow finish to the season in that area, they’ll need to reignite it if they want a successful trip to Tampa.
Playoff Experience or Youth? Cowboys Have Both
With both youth and playoff experience on their side, the Cowboys can use both to their advantage heading into next Monday night against the Buccaneers.
Big Picture: 5 Storylines for Cowboys & Bucs
The Cowboys are set for a rematch with their Week 1 opponent in the Buccaneers, and old foe Tom Brady. Dallas and Tampa both come into the playoffs with plenty to prove, so get all of the storylines for each.
Power Rankings: 'Prove It' Time For Cowboys
Regardless of the ups and downs of the Cowboys’ regular season, the playoffs have arrived, giving Dallas a chance to reset for the playoff run beginning with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Coordinators: Plan For Xavier Rhodes; Brady Prep
The Cowboys have reached the playoffs, and will quickly look to correct what went wrong in Week 18 in order to avert disaster in the Wild Card round against the Bucs.
Kicking Game Struggles In Not-So "Special" Finale
An ugly loss against the Commanders to close out the regular season for the Cowboys featured plenty of miscues from all three phases, including from the most unlikely and uncharacteristic one of them all.
Catch-Up: Juggling Reality, Immortality, & Duty
A surreal week in the NFL did not exclude the Cowboys from feeling its’ impact, but still have important business ahead of them Sunday with exciting news mixed in for three all-time greats.
Dak Not Focused on Scenarios: "We Need To Win"
In a week filled with plenty of emotions, the Cowboys are heading into this Week 18 weekend focused on beating the Commanders, and not all of the surrounding playoff scenarios.
Ollison on Former Teammate Hamlin: I Love Him
As the NFL world continues to watch and hope for good news regarding Bills safety Damar Hamlin, Cowboys running back Qadree Ollison described him as a friend and “brother.”
Big Picture: 5 Storylines for Dallas & Washington
While there is uncertainty all around the NFL as it enters Week 18, the Cowboys will focus on Washington, with a chance to win the NFC East. Read all the storylines for the regular-season finale.
Coordinators: Day By Day, Cowboys Still Growing
With plenty of things to talk about following the Cowboys’ wins over both the Eagles and Titans, the coordinators went through all of the key things that they were proud of - and things to improve upon before the playoffs.
Cowboys OL Versatility: 'Testament' To Depth, Talent
Battling yet another offensive line injury ahead of the season finale with the Commanders, the Cowboys offensive line’s versatility will be put to the test yet again, and they seem up to the task.