Regarding Tony Romo, the Cowboys flipped. Now it’s hoped, regarding Tony Romo, the Cowboys don’t flop.
The Cowboys QB question for Week 17 will go from being a “who” to being a “why.” Sources say that Tony Romo is petitioning Cowboys management to get some snaps in the otherwise meaningless visit to Philadelphia.
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said that, when it comes to Sunday’s relatively meaningless regular season finale in Philadelphia, it is “all hands on deck.” But, at the moment, the Cowboys are short on hands.
Having made it to the NFC playoff, the early lockup for the Dallas Cowboys leaves the team with two “meaningless’’ regular-season games left to play — and decisions to make regarding how to play them.
While Ezekiel Elliott acknowledges that breaking Eric Dickerson’s rookie rushing record would be “special,” it’s not the decision-making driving force for the stretch-run Dallas Cowboys.
Cowboys rookie linebacker Jaylon Smith is missing this entire season due to an injury he sustained in his final college game, and yet the former Notre Dame star tweets that if he had the chance to do it all over again, he’d still play in that Fiesta Bowl.
Forget any insurance policy Smith has; the decision to play in an “amateur’’ football game cost him millions of dollars — and may have cost him a chance to play professional football, as there is only “medical hope’’ that he ever participates again.
The Dallas Cowboys still have the inside lane in the NFC Playoff race. But among the teams giving chase: The Sunday night visitor to AT&T Stadium, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Sunday’s 10-7 loss at the Giants has amplified the noise, causing coach Jason Garrett to announce forcefully, “You can make it as simple or complex as you wanna make, but it it’s pretty simple for us: Dak’s gonna play QB as we go forward.”
Lucky Whitehead, the kick returner and punt returner and back-up receiver, partied on Friday night to the point where he failed to show up for work on Saturday morning before the trip to New York.
McFadden is now officially in, activated from the NFI list, and will be available for Dallas’s Week 15 game against the Buccaneers
The Cowboys are down a handful of defensive starters for Sunday night’s visit to the Giants, with J.J. Wilcox (thigh) joining Morris Claiborne (groin) on the scratched list. Defensive end