Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys
NFC East | 6-10-0
Avg PTS
24.7
Rank: 19th
Avg Yds
393.7
Rank: 9th
Avg PYds
281.9
Rank: 6th
Avg RYds
111.8
Rank: 16th
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Posted 5/15/2021 10:36 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) is expected to be a full participant at training camp, according to head coach Mike McCarthy Saturday, May 15. 'Yeah. I have no reason not to think that,' McCarthy said.
Huddle Up: Prescott will need to be selected as a high-end QB1, especially if able to take the field on time for training camp. He's complemented by one of the best receiving corps and backfields in the league and is a top-5 option at his position.
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Posted 4/30/2021 1:48 am UTC
Penn State LB Micah Parsons was selected by the Dallas Cowboys with the 12th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Huddle Up: Parsons has the versatility and athleticism to be an every-down playmaker for the Dallas defense. He could make an immediate impact as an IDP option.
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Posted 4/29/2021 11:03 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) said he is happy with the progress he has made since suffering his injury and is able to do most things at this point. He said he will be ready for the start of the regular season.
Huddle Up: Prescott is one of the better quarterbacks in the NFL when healthy and will have all of his weapons back in 2021. He should be a weekly starting option in fantasy leagues as long as he is healthy.
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Posted 4/09/2021 2:34 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott finished with career lows in rushing yards per game (65.3), yards per carry (4.0) and total touchdowns (eight) during the 2020 season.
Huddle Up: Elliott's production plummeted after Dak Prescott was lost for the year, but with Prescott back in the mix in 2021, Elliott should bounce back. At the very least, he should deliver volume-based RB1 production as the lead back of a potent offense.
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Posted 3/18/2021 6:42 pm UTC
Houston Texans P Bryan Anger was released on Thursday, March 18., according to a source.
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Posted 3/10/2021 8:08 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) said he feels healthy and will be ready for the start of the regular season.
Huddle Up: Prescott was playing very well before suffering his season-ending injury and will have most of his pass catchers back next season. He should be a No. 1 quarterback in all fantasy leagues if he shows that he is healthy.
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Posted 3/09/2021 12:07 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott reportedly agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $160 million - including an NFL-record $66 million signing bonus and $126 million guaranteed - to remain with the team Monday, March 8, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Huddle Up: Schefter also added that Prescott's average earnings over the first three seasons will be $42 million. Prescott was playing at a very high level over the first month of the season before suffering a significant ankle injury in Week 5, if only because Dallas' dreadful defense put him in a spot where he almost had to throw for 400-plus yards and three touchdowns to keep his team in the game. The Cowboys obviously are pleased with his recovery, and fantasy owners should be prepared to see him be one of the first five quarterbacks off the board in most drafts this summer.
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Posted 2/23/2021 7:45 pm UTC
Impending free-agent QB Dak Prescott (ankle) is reportedly making such good progress from his ankle injury and subsequent surgeries that the Dallas Cowboys want to do a 'big-time, long-term deal now,' according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport.
Huddle Up: Prescott still holds the leverage for now because he could choose to play 2021 out with a fully guaranteed $37.7 million under a second consecutive franchise tag, but he may feel a bit more urgency to get something done now than he did at this point last year considering the seriousness of the ankle injury he suffered. Either way, it seems much more likely the two sides get a long-term deal done this offseason than it did last year. If his ankle holds up, Prescott should return to high-end QB1 status in fantasy.
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Posted 2/21/2021 9:30 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper may be asked to restructure his contract this offseason because the team could save around $14 million in salary cap space if they rework the deal.
Huddle Up: Cooper has posted at least 1,100 yards in each of the last two seasons and will continue to be one of the main options in the passing game for the Cowboys. He likely will have Dak Prescott back next season and will be a weekly starting option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 2/08/2021 6:35 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) had a second surgery on his ankle in December but it was not because of a setback in his recovery, according to a source. He should be ready for the start of training camp.
Huddle Up: Prescott will be a free agent this offseason, but the Cowboys are expected to use the franchise tag again if the two sides are not able to reach a long-term deal. Prescott has played well in the last several seasons and will be a No. 1 fantasy quarterback in 2021 if he is healthy.
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Posted 2/07/2021 5:48 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys impending free-agent Dak Prescott is still far apart in his contract talks with the Cowboys, according to sources. The two sides remain interested in reaching a deal at some point.
Huddle Up: It seems like Prescott will receive the franchise tag again if the two sides can reach a deal in the next few weeks. He has played well when healthy over the last few season and will be a No. 1 fantasy quarterback in 2021 if he has recovered from his ankle injury.
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Posted 2/06/2021 11:48 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb caught 12 passes of at least 20 yards when lined up in the slot this season, which was most in the NFL.
Huddle Up: Lamb finished with 935 yards and five touchdowns in his rookie season and may have Dak Prescott for an entire season in 2021 if the Cowboys retain him. He should continue to be a main part of the passing game next season and can be at least a No. 3 fantasy receiver.
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Posted 1/07/2021 9:11 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper (ankle) recently underwent ankle surgery that was termed 'a cleanup,' according to ESPN.com's Todd Archer, who added that Cooper will not require a long rehab.
Huddle Up: Cooper was listed on the injury report with an ankle issue a few times throughout the season, so the surgery should theoretically make this a non-issue heading into next season. The 26-year-old finished 2020 with a career-high 92 catches despite being on the opposite end of a lot of uncertainty at the quarterback position. Assuming Dak Prescott returns to full health in 2021 and doesn't miss significant time again, Cooper has a realistic shot at moving into the elite group of fantasy receivers.
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Posted 1/05/2021 2:32 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott failed to rush for 1,000 yards this season, but head coach Mike McCarthy said Elliott will be a focal point on offense for the team next season.
Huddle Up: Elliott rushed for at least 100 yards in only two games this season and had only one rushing touchdown in his last 10 games. He should receive most of the work at running back again next season but may not be a first-round pick in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 1/05/2021 2:26 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (ankle) is on schedule with his recovery from ankle surgery, but head coach Mike McCarthy did not have a definite timetable for his return.
Huddle Up: Prescott will be a free agent again this offseason, but the Cowboys probably will consider using the franchise tag for the second straight season. He should be a starting quarterback for a team next season if he continues to recover and can be a No. 1 fantasy quarterback in all leagues.
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Posted 12/28/2020 6:14 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Tony Pollard was limited to 12 yards on nine carries and caught one of his two targets for eight yards in Week 16 versus the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: It's hard to believe many fantasy owners kept Pollard in their lineup once it became clear Ezekiel Elliott was going to play this weekend. Needless to say, they got burned if they did so. Pollard figures to have week-winning upside anytime he has the backfield to himself in this offense like he did in Week 15, but Elliott is going to keep a pretty firm grasp on his job for the long-term - if only because his contract says he should. Pollard is not an advisable fantasy play in Week 17 against the New York Giants
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Posted 12/28/2020 6:01 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Amari Cooper hauled in four of his six targets for 121 yards in Week 16 versus the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: Cooper did most of his damage on a 69-yard grab in the third quarter. It's been a trying season for the team's top wideout since Dak Prescott got hurt, but he's the Dallas receiver that has done the best job of maintaining his fantasy value. Cooper will have his hands full trying to be anything more than a WR3 in Week 17 against the New York Giants as he figures to draw the coverage of stud corner James Bradberry quite often.
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Posted 12/28/2020 5:49 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Michael Gallup caught six of his eight targets for 121 yards and two touchdowns in Week 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Huddle Up: Gallup is more than capable of these kinds of outings, but his consistency was always the most likely to suffer once the Cowboys drafted CeeDee Lamb. It took another hit when Dak Prescott was lost for the season. In this contest, however, he was the lucky soul that got paired up quite often against the matchup Dallas wanted to exploit this week - first-year corner Michael Jacquet III. Despite this year's up-and-down fantasy performances, Gallup needs to be on the WR3 radar in most leagues if Prescott is under center to open 2021. With Dallas still in the running for a playoff berth, Gallup will be a dicey WR3 option in Week 17 versus the New York Giants.
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Posted 12/28/2020 5:33 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR CeeDee Lamb hauled in three of his five targets for 65 yards and a touchdown in Week 16 versus the Philadelphia Eagles. He also ran for a 19-yard score on his only rushing attempt of the game.
Huddle Up: Lamb blew right past Nickell Robey-Coleman on a wheel route for a 52-yard touchdown that effectively blew the game open. He added the rushing score on a fly sweep right after the two-minute warning with the game already decided. Lamb was considered perhaps the best run-after-catch receiving prospect in April's draft and he displayed that ability yet again in Week 16. With Dak Prescott likely back in 2021, Lamb should return to the WR2 territory he occupied before his quarterback got hurt earlier in the season. With Dallas still in the buying for a postseason berth, Lamb should be considered a WR3 option in Week 17 versus the New York Giants.
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Posted 12/28/2020 4:52 am UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott rushed 19 times for 105 yards and caught four passes for 34 yards in a 37-17 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 16.
Huddle Up: Elliott topped 100 yards for just the second time this season, and while his 2020 campaign has been a disappointment overall, he could close the year on a high note when he faces a Giants team in Week 17 that he beat for 91 rushing yards and two scores back in Week 5.
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Posted 12/27/2020 8:06 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) is officially active for the Week 16 game.
Huddle Up: Elliott should see a solid amount of carries during the game but may share playing time with Tony Pollard. Elliott can be considered a No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/25/2020 11:54 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Michael Gallup (hip) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.
Huddle Up: Gallup has been held to under 30 yards in each of the last two games but does have two touchdowns in the last three games. He will see a handful of targets this week but can be benched if better options are available.
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Posted 12/25/2020 11:52 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is listed as questionable for Week 16.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players will need to check the inactive list for Elliott's official status. He will receive a decent amount of carries if he plays and could be a No. 2 running back in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/24/2020 10:44 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Michael Gallup (hip) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Gallup has two touchdowns in the last three games but has also been held to under 50 yards in five of the last six games. Fantasy players likely will be able to find better options and can keep Gallup on the bench.
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Posted 12/24/2020 10:42 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Elliott did not play in the last game and could be a game-time decision this week, so fantasy players will need to monitor the situation. He likely will share playing time with Tony Pollard if active but can still be at least a flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/23/2020 11:23 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys WR Michael Gallup (hip) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Huddle Up: Gallup has found the end zone in two of his last three games and can be started as a FLEX option with at least five targets in seven straight games.
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Posted 12/23/2020 11:17 pm UTC
Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott (calf) was limited at practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Huddle Up: Elliott has a chance to return in Week 16 and should regain the lead role in the backfield, but expect to see Tony Pollard continue getting more work. Elliott isn't the bellcow he was previously and is a mid-tier RB2.
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