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
Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been nominated for the 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, an honor that recognizes a player on each of the 32 teams who “has had a significant positive impact on his community.’’
Dallas already clinched a playoff berth thanks to last week’s results, including the Cowboys’ vault to 11-1.
Dallas has now pulled out 11 wins in a row, its 11-1 record creating a gap between the Cowboys and the rest of the NFL.
The faithful Cowboys Nation should be aware that Dallas has had enough good days so far this season that an NFL playoff berth can be clinched this weekend.
There are Jerry Jones colloquialisms that he’s put to use in his 27 years as the owner of the Dallas Cowboys that have roots in his salesmanship in Little Rock from 57 years ago.
When it comes to Cowboys-Redskins, pundits are fond of saying, “You can throw the records out the window.’’ But in fact, when it comes to this series and when it comes to right around Thanksgiving, this stuff is more predictable that some know.