The Dallas Cowboys are grabbing national attention this week after their 4-1 start. The team has a looming quarterback controversy, two stellar rookies and a big game with the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.
Here are five things to know today:
1. Dak Prescott is on the front cover of Sports Illustrated this week. Is there still a curse we should be worried about?
2. Remember Greg Hardy? He may be coming to a ring or octagon near you.
3. Dez Bryant is practicing this week, but still isn’t cleared for Sunday’s game with the Green Bay Packers.
4. It looks like the Cowboys got good news on Tony Romo’s MRI.
5. Defensive lineman David Irving is still undergoing concussion protocol, while backup tackle Chaz Green is out of his walking boot after he sprained his right foot early in the victory against the 49ers on Oct. 2.
Other Cowboys news from around the Internet
- The Cowboys and Packers may be playing this week, but the teams are on opposite sides of the spectrum.
- Dallas fans may not like the referee assignments for Sunday’s game in Green Bay.
The best stories around the NFC East
- The Eagles are going to miss Lane Johnson for 10 games.
- Remember the shoving incident in New York between a reporter and player? The NFL is looking into it.
- One Redskins rookie has a reason to start wearing glasses.