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2009-11-24 17:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards, the defending Payton Award winner, was among the 20 candidates named to the 2009 Walter Payton Award ballot on Monday. Edwards is trying to become the first two-time winner of the Payton Award. That listing, along with ballots for the Eddie Robinson and Buck Buchanan awards, were released and distributed to voters on Monday. Voting will be conducted this week and winners will be announced on Thursday,...

2009-11-24 08:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The time of year is upon us when many singles return home for the holidays, finally able to get even with their brothers, sisters, and other insensitive relatives who make them feel bad all year long about their single status. Using hard tackles and heavy sacks they release any pent up anger and frustration during the annual Thanksgiving family football game. This got us thinking about some of NFL's hottest Quarterbacks both on and off the playing...

2009-10-04 19:28:34

Kyle Orton passed for two Denver touchdowns and the Broncos held off Dallas with a late goal-line stand Sunday, beating the Cowboys 17-10. A 51-yard scoring pass from Orton to Brandon Marshall with 1:46 remaining turned out to be the game-winner for Denver (4-0). On the next possession, the Cowboys had first-and-goal from the 8-yard line but were turned back by the Denver defense -- which had five sacks, forced a fumble and intercepted a pass in holding Dallas scoreless after the first...

2009-09-28 23:00:57

Terence Newman scored on an interception return late in the fourth quarter Monday to lock up the Dallas Cowboys' 21-7 victory over Carolina. The Cowboys scored 21 unanswered points in their first win at their new stadium. With Marion Barber out with a left quadriceps strain, Felix Jones and Tashard Choice took over at running back after a scoreless first half. Jones gained 94 yards on eight carries before leaving with a knee injury and Choice ran for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys...

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2009-09-20 23:21:11

Lawrence Tynes kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired Sunday to hand the New York Giants a 33-31 win over Dallas. The field goal that settled the high-scoring affair at the new Cowboys Stadium was set up on a drive that featured two pass completions on third down. It came after Dallas had taken a 31-30 lead on a 7-yard touchdown run by Felix Jones with 3:40 left to play. Giants quarterback Eli Manning was 25-of-38 passing for 330 yards and two touchdowns. Mario Manningham and Steve Smith...

2009-09-13 16:29:30

Tony Romo passed for 353 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, leading Dallas past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-21. Romo's first touchdown throw was for 42 yards to Miles Austin, followed by a 66-yarder to Roy Williams and another to Patrick Crayton on a play that covered 80 yards. The Dallas quarterback was 16-for-27 passing. Marion Barber ran for 79 yards and a touchdown for the Cowboys (1-0) Byron Leftwich was 25-of-41 for 276 yards and a touchdown for Tampa Bay (0-1). Derrick Ward ran for 62...

2009-09-04 22:45:23

Jesse Holley returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown with 2:51 remaining Friday, giving Dallas a wild 35-31 exhibition win over Minnesota. The Cowboys returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a span of 2:29 in the third period to tie it, after which Minnesota built a 31-21 lead early in the fourth quarter. Fourth-string Dallas quarterback Rudy Carpenter then led a 77-yard drive that took up half the final period and hit Scott Chandler with a 4-yard scoring pass that brought the Cowboys...

2009-08-30 02:13:54

Kory Sheets scored on a 9-yard run with 33 seconds left Saturday, lifting San Francisco to a 20-13 NFL pre-season win over Dallas. The 49ers have won all three of their pre-season contests. The touchdown came shortly after a 24-yard field goal by Alex Romero had created a 13-13 tie with 3:55 remaining. Sheets scored twice and had 42 yards on 11 carries. Rookie San Francisco quarterback Nate Davis completed 10-of-15 passes for 132 yards. No. 1 quarterback Shaun Hill went 9-of-17 for 79 yards,...

2009-08-21 22:34:07

Tony Romo led Dallas to two touchdowns in the first half Friday and the Cowboys unveiled their new stadium with a 30-10 exhibition win over Tennessee. Dallas moved into $1.2 billion Cowboys Stadium, a massive structure with a retractable roof and the world's largest scoreboard that hangs over the field. That scoreboard, however, could prove troublesome because several punts struck it during pre-game practice and another hit it during the game itself. When that happens, the officials declare...

2009-08-14 00:16:11

Backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski threw for 181 yards and a touchdown Thursday, sending the Oakland Raiders to a 31-10 pre-season decision over Dallas. Gradkowski started 11 games with Tampa Bay in 2006 and one with Cleveland last season and hopes to challenge former No. 1 draft choice JaMarcus Russell for the top spot with the Raiders. With Dallas owning a 10-7 lead early in the second quarter, Gradkowski drove Oakland 62 yards in five plays and the Raiders took the lead for good on a...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.