DALLAS Teams

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys hope they need a veteran backup quarterback for 6-8 games before Tony Romo returns. Why would they give up a draft pick of any kind and the possible four-year value it could bring? The bet is they add a veteran as a free agent or make conditions of trade compensation hard to meet.

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Bold Big 12 predictions for the 2016 season

Our writers see big things ahead for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes and for TCU, including a win over Oklahoma and the Big 12 title?

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 67 Jericho Sims has committed to Texas, source told ESPN. Second ESPN 100 commitment in 2017 for Shaka Smart.

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Inside Leonys Martin's web gem (0:27)
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Darvish, Lucroy relationship leading Rangers in right direction (1:29)
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Rangers hold off Mariners for third straight win (0:57)
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Don't worry Beltran, SC's got your back (0:48)
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Martin makes impressive catch to rob Desmond (0:31)

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Rangers DH Carlos Beltrán hit his 25th home run on Monday, giving him 25 in a season for the first time since 2012. Beltrán has 417 career home runs. He's the sixth switch-hitter to have eight 25-homer seasons. Eddie Murray has the most, 12.

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Beltran's towering blast puts Rangers ahead (0:24)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have placed defensive lineman Shaneil Jenkins (knee), linebacker James Morris (shoulder) and cornerback Jeremiah McKinnon on waived/injured list. Cornerback Josh Thomas (thumb) was placed on injured reserve.

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Dak Prescott, listo para sustituir a Tony Romo con Cowboys

El mariscal de campo novato, que fue reclutado por Dallas en la cuarta ronda del draft más reciente, nunca imaginó que su oportunidad de ser titular llegaría tan rápido. Leer y mirar

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas did not release a depth chart and did not name a starting quarterback today. Charlie Strong says he's trying to give Notre Dame as little info as possible. We'll see if that extra secrecy pays off on Sunday night.

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A visual look at Romo's L1 compression fracture (1:56)
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Elliott on marijuana store visit: 'It was a bad decision' (0:24)
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The silver lining for the Cowboys

Yes, Tony Romo is hurt once again, but it could be worse. Fourth-round rookie Dak Prescott has dazzled in the preseason, accounting for seven of the team's nine touchdowns.

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Tough act to follow (again) for Denver

The 2016 Broncos will become the sixth Super Bowl champion to start a different QB the following Week 1. Three of the previous teams ('71 Colts, '72 Cowboys, '01 Ravens) went on to win at least one playoff game, but the '99 Broncos fell to 6-10.