Dallas came into 2019 needing to sign a chunk of its core players, most notably Dak Prescott. He could be in line to become the NFL’s highest-paid player, but does the team have other ideas? A history of how the Cowboys have leveraged the perks that come with playing for the world’s most valuable franchise.
Drew Brees is out for several weeks after injuring his thumb. Ben Roethlisberger is out for the year after injuring his elbow. Eli Manning might be benched in favor of Daniel Jones. What does this all mean for their respective teams?
Cleveland’s points of weakness were revealed in its Week 1 loss against Tennessee—from the weak offensive line (not helped by Greg Robinson’s ejection) to the numerous penalties. But there’s still 15 games left this season.
Even when it was clear that Brown was causing disruptions, Gruden pressed forward and continued to lower the bar for the star player, maintaining that Brown would start in the Raiders’ opener all the way until he was cut from the team.