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Cowboys take big drop in FPI during bye

Why did Dallas drop from sixth to 12th overall while idle? Well, FPI adjusted its model for the likelihood that Dak Prescott remains the starter when Tony Romo is healthy. FPI prefers Romo, leading to a drop in the Cowboys' rating. Full FPI rankings

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La nueva estrella de Jerry Jones

Carlos Nava te muestra el interior de las nuevas instalaciones de Dallas Cowboys. Un impresionante complejo que alberga no sólo campos para entrenar, también tiene un hotel y su propio centro comercial. Mirar

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Dak is new No. 1 in Total QBR

The bye week did Dak Prescott some good. The Cowboys' rookie quarterback supplants Atlanta's Matt Ryan as the NFL's most efficient signal-caller. Updated Total QBR Rankings

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Watch: Big 12 media day coverage

Is there anyone who can stop Kansas from winning a 13th straight Big 12 title? That question is likely to come up at Big 12 media day. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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Week 8 Preview, Fantasy Play & Pick'em

Eagles NFL Nation reporter Tim McManus and Cowboys NFL Nation reporter Todd Archer preview the Week 8 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.

McFadden highlights players to watch at trade deadline (0:56)
Is Dez Bryant a must-start in Week 8? (1:01)
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Idle Cowboys remain one of NFL's best

Coming off a bye week, Dallas stands pat in the top five of our Power Rankings. And with the franchise QB nearing a return, the raging "Dak or Tony?" debate is about to reach its climax. Power Rankings

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Is Dallas' O-line NFL's most dominant unit?

A pair of Insiders certainly think so. The level of play the Cowboys get up front is particularly impressive when compared to the lack of quality O-line play around much of the league. Insiders debate

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Jamie Dixon takes his turn at the Big 12 media day podium. The former Pittsburgh coach said his move from the Big East/ACC is a move from "the best conference to the best conference." "We've been in the best conference for pretty much my entire career," Dixon said. The Big 12 may not be in peak form this season, but the thought of Dixon turning the league's whipping boy into a Pitt-level competitor is a frightening one for an already dense league.

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Background: Kansas State coach Bruce Weber tipping off Big 12 media day at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Foreground: Baylor's latest mesmerizing uniform.