Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had jokes. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was slightly more serious in his assessment of the ability of rookie running back Tony Pollard to handle the job in the absence of Ezekiel Elliott. "I thought he did a good job running the football," Garrett told reporters after Saturday
After Cowboys rookie running back Tony Pollard had a solid outing in Saturday night's preseason game, Jerry Jones suggested that Pollard might have made Ezekiel Elliott's attempt to get a new contract a little bit harder. Asked about Elliott after the game, Jones said, "Zeke who? Jones then laughed and looked into a TV camera, saying directly to Elliott, "we're having some fun, not at your expense.
Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott. The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series of work as the Cowboys came away with a 14-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night. Prescott dropped back to pass seven times
Then the ball was kicked off and Pittsburgh went back to work, keeping Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in check in a 17-7 victory on Saturday night. It's just been a very difficult week,'' said Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who attended Drake's funeral in Tennessee along with general manager Kevin Colbert Saturday before returning in time to lead his team to its second preseason victory in as many weeks. If anything the game is kind of a break from that.
Jason Witten caught one pass for 10 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Rams in Hawaii. One was enough. "It felt really good," Witten said in halftime quotes from the team. "I was very anxious to get out there and play. It is just the next step in the comeback." Witten retired