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Topic - Jay Ratliff
The Chicago Bears agreed to a one-year contract with former Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowl defensive tackle Jay Ratliff, hoping he can boost their struggling line once he's ready to play.
Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff is free on bond after his arrest Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Mike Shanahan has hoisted the Lombardi Trophy twice as a head coach. He has been to the top of the NFL mountain. He also has been fired. And he has experienced just about every type of high and low between those extremes.
Michael Vick suffered a concussion in Philadelphia's 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.
Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes that kept Dallas even through three quarters. Then the Cowboys let their defense and special teams run wild in the end zone to win big and pump some life back into the NFC East race.
New Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan has a blueprint that has worked to defeat Tom Brady and the Patriots.
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Phil Costa is already being touted by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones as a possible starter, even though the second-year center plays the same position as a five-time Pro Bowler.
Albert Haynesworth already was a star when the Washington Redskins signed him to a record-setting $100 million free agent contract in February 2009. He was a quarterback's nightmare on the field and twice had been named an All-Pro defensive tackle. That acquisition, however, turned out to be one of the worst in NFL history.
The Dallas Cowboys are tired of hearing they need to try salvaging their Super Bowl hopes following an 0-2 start. All they want to focus on is their next challenge.
Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins, tight end Jason Witten and receiver Dez Bryant have been limited in practice because of injuries, but are expected to play Sunday against Houston.
The Houston Texans and New York Jets need to put up or shut up early. Right away, in fact, as the NFL season kicks off.
The silver-and-black debut for Jason Campbell comes against a familiar silver-and-blue opponent, though it will only be a glimpse of Oakland's new quarterback.
"The Bears are going to be patient," he said. "It's more about getting him ready and right."
"We fought like hell for him," Ratliff said. "Things just didn't go our way."