It’s difficult to believe that it’s already Week 5 of the NFL season, but what isn’t hard to fathom is the likelihood that these fantasy stars will cross the end zone at least once this week. These are the best bets to score in Week 5.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys long snapper Jake McQuaide is out for the season after tearing a triceps muscle against Washington, the team reported on its website Tuesday.
The injury happened on McQuaide's final snap of the game, which was a punt late in the fourth quarter of Dallas' 25-10 victory, the team said.
Ron Rivera is quick to point out Carson Wentz led the NFL in passing earlier this season when Washington’s starting quarterback had a clean pocket to throw from.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are in no rush to get Dak Prescott back at quarterback, thanks to Cooper Rush.
A trip to Los Angeles to face the defending Super Bowl champion Rams on Sunday seemed a good plan for Prescott's return when the prognosis improved from as many as eight weeks to as few as four.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There was an intentional grounding penalty against Carson Wentz, and the two interceptions for Washington's defense that got wiped out by penalties. And those were only a handful of the mistakes for the Commanders.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cooper Rush scrambled to his right, scanning the end zone for a target on a potential go-ahead touchdown.
Dak Prescott's backup found one he hadn't played with yet in a remarkable run as the super sub for the Dallas Cowboys.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receiver Michael Gallup is active and set for his season debut against Washington, nine months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Gallup was injured on a touchdown catch against Arizona on Jan.
CHICAGO (2-1) at NEW YORK GIANTS (2-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, FOX
OPENING LINE: Giants by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All signs point to another start for Cooper Rush at quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, which means no NFC East reunion for Dak Prescott and Washington's Carson Wentz.
While Prescott continues his recovery from a fractured thumb, Wentz is trying to get the Commanders (1-2) — not to mention his career — back on track when they visit the Cowboys (2-1) on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (1-2) at DALLAS (2-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE: Cowboys by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — One of the biggest jobs Brian Daboll has faced in his first season as the New York Giants coach has been evaluating Daniel Jones at quarterback.
The No. 6 overall pick in 2019, Jones was inconsistent in his first three seasons and his play wasn't the type needed to be a franchise quarterback.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones hyped a nonexistent quarterback controversy after Cooper Rush won filling in for the injured Dak Prescott last week.
Even though Rush did it again in the first NFC East game for the defending division champs, Jones had come back to his senses.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — CeeDee Lamb was angry with himself in the second quarter after dropping a wide-open pass and costing the Dallas Cowboys a possible touchdown. It was just embarrassing.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants took it on the chin against the Dallas Cowboys.
Dropping a hard-fought 23-16 decision to the rival Cowboys on Monday night to lose for the first time under new coach Brian Daboll hurt.
Dallas Cowboys starting tight end Dalton Shultz and top New York Giants defensive lineman Leonard Williams were inactive with knee injuries for the NFC East showdown on Monday night.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Help may be on the way for the somewhat undermanned Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants heading into their NFC East showdown on Monday night.
Cowboys wide receiver Michael Gallup and Giants outside linebackers Azeez Ojulari and Kayvon Thibodeaux seemingly are ready to make their 2022 debuts after missing the opening two games.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted wide receiver Cole Beasley to the active roster from the practice squad on Saturday.
Beasley signed with Tampa Bay on Wednesday. The Buccaneers will be without star receiver Mike Evans for Sunday's game against Green Bay because of a suspension, and two of Tom Brady’s other primary options — Chris Godwin and Julio Jones — are hobbled by injuries.
CINCINNATI (0-2) at NEW YORK JETS (1-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Bengals by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are going to renew their NFC East rivalry on Monday night, —and this one might be an indication of whether the times are changing.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman fondly remembers that feeling in the locker room after the Razorbacks' first-in-a-decade victory, and finally beating longtime rival Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game.
DALLAS (1-1) at NEW YORK GIANTS (2-0)
Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN
OPENING LINE: Giants by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 2-0, thanks to a pair of strong performances by a ball-hawking, stingy defense that looks as though it has a chance to be special.
The Bucs haven’t needed Tom Brady to be at his best in beating Dallas and NFC South rival New Orleans to open the season, with linebackers Devin White and Shaquil Barrett leading a relentless pass rush and a rejuvenated secondary forcing six turnovers in two games.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It's time for the New York Giants to ignore all the hype that's come with their first 2-0 start since 2016.
After five straight losing seasons, it's easy to understand why Giants' fans are going bonkers about a team that beat Tennessee and Carolina under new coach Brian Daboll.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some of the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive shortcomings seem all too familiar.
The offensive line is struggling to protect Joe Burrow. The offense starts slow and has to catch up in the second half.
Call it a Comeback Sunday the NFL hasn’t seen in years.
The Dolphins and Cardinals made history by overcoming 20-point halftime deficits to win on the same day while the Jets rallied from a 13-point deficit in the final two minutes.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas coach Mike McCarthy went for it on fourth down from his territory on Cooper Rush's first series filling in again for injured star quarterback Dak Prescott.
The Cowboys converted, beat Cincinnati when few thought they would after a poor offensive showing in a season-opening loss and might have made it considerably easier to navigate their path without Prescott, however long it is.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 469 yards and six touchdowns, four of which came during a spectacular fourth quarter, and the Miami Dolphins rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens 42-38 on Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, like his coach, talked about how there is still a lot of season to be played and that every team will go through a two-game losing streak.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cooper Rush had no choice but to smile as he embraced offensive coordinator Kellen Moore after the winning kick for the Dallas Cowboys.
Dak Prescott’s backup now has a 2-0 career record filling in, with winning drives on his final possession both times.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys dumped Cooper Rush as their backup quarterback two years ago, only to bring him back a few months later after Dak Prescott's first major injury.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joe Burrow would just as soon forget his most recent NFL start, a five-turnover clunker for defending AFC champion Cincinnati last week.
Cooper Rush wouldn't mind a replay of his — the only start of his career in place of an injured Dak Prescott last season, when he threw a touchdown pass in the final minute to lift the Dallas Cowboys over the Minnesota Vikings.
TAMPA BAY (1-0) at NEW ORLEANS (1-0)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: Buccaneers by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
CINCINNATI (0-1) at DALLAS (0-1)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE: Bengals by 2 1/2, up to 7 1/2 midweek, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
CINCINNATI (AP) — One of themes this week for Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is a familiar one from last season: start faster.
Burrow's mistakes put Cincinnati in a hole Sunday. The third-year quarterback found his footing in the second half, but the Bengals lost a game they should have won, 23-20 in overtime to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are not putting quarterback Dak Prescott on injured reserve after surgery on his right thumb, leaving open the possibility that he could return within the next four games.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady likes the way the Tampa Bay Buccaneers opened the season, showcasing a greater commitment to running the ball as well as a strong, confident defense capable of making the 45-year-old quarterback’s job a little easier.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Clark Harris, Cincinnati's veteran long snapper, might have cost the Bengals the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers just by getting hurt.
Or the blame could go on emergency backup long snapper, tight end Mitchell Wilcox, whose slightly high snaps might have contributed to Evan McPherson missing two potential winning kicks.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cooper Rush won a game filling in for injured Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott last season, helping keep the Cowboys on track for the NFC East title.
He'll have to win more than that for Dallas to stay in contention this season.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Brady as the first 45-year-old starting quarterback in NFL history looked quite a bit like the younger versions.
Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys were left with an old, familiar feeling that isn't quite so fuzzy.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will need surgery for a fractured bone in his throwing hand sustained in the season opener and will miss multiple weeks.
The quarterback got hurt in the fourth quarter of the Cowboys' 19-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Brady and Mike Evans connected on a punctuating touchdown, Leonard Fournette ran for 127 yards, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the Cowboys 19-3 Sunday night while Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott departed with a hand injury.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Jake Camarda kicked a ball into the video board hanging high above the field in the Dallas Cowboys' home stadium Sunday night, then got run into when he kicked again.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tom Brady retired and then returned to Tampa Bay in the offseason before skipping a big chunk of training camp for personal reasons.
Dak Prescott didn't miss a day anywhere along the way while getting in what he says is the best shape of his life.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was limited in practice Thursday with a right ankle issue he said was caused by trying a different style of cleats.
Prescott said the ankle wouldn't affect his status for the opener Sunday night at home against Tampa Bay and seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
TAMPA BAY (14-5) at DALLAS (12-6)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC
OPENING LINE: Buccaneers by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Four years ago, Jason Peters saw the Dallas Cowboys as arrogant.
Now that the two-time All-Pro with the Philadelphia Eagles has joined the Cowboys, Peters calls it “swagger.”
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tanner McKee threw two touchdown passes to Michael Wilson and Stanford routed FCS Colgate 41-10 on Saturday night in a season opener for both teams.
“All offseason, he's been the guy,” Stanford coach David Shaw said of his quarterback.
The Philadelphia Eagles made a big move to help quarterback Jalen Hurts. The Dallas Cowboys didn't do the same for Dak Prescott, and might have backtracked with his supporting cast.
Now it's time to see how each approach in the offseason will translate for last season's pair of playoff qualifiers — and wild-card losers — from the NFC East.
Ernie Zampese, one of the architects of the Dan Fouts-led “Air Coryell” offense with the San Diego Chargers and Troy Aikman's play-caller for the last of the Dallas Cowboys' three Super Bowl titles in the 1990s, has died.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Geno Smith is the choice as the first replacement for Russell Wilson at quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks.
Coach Pete Carroll made the announcement Friday night after a 27-26 preseason loss to the Dallas Cowboys that included three interceptions from Drew Lock.