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Cowboys, Garrett make first "uncomfortable" move of the off season, fire running backs coach Skip Peete

Who made the call? Jerry Jones of Jason Garrett? The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has the latest.

Lovie Smith fired by Bears

The coach from Big Sandy has been sacked in Chicago. Lovie Smith has been fired after nine seasons as the head coach of the Bears.

Back spasms forced Dez Bryant to spend night in hospital

The Cowboys' receiver from Lufkin had a painful end to the season. Dez Bryant was doubled-over with back pain in the loss to the Redskins.

Texans Complete Colossal Choke

They stayed true to their history of struggling in Indianapolis with a 28-16 loss to the Colts.' A No. 1 playoff seed is likely out of the question, and a first-round bye could be soon as well.

Cowboys Miss Playoffs, Finish Season 8-8

Cowboys QB Tony Romo threw 3 interceptions in the regular season finale, as the Washington Redskins went on to win 28-18. Dallas finishes the season with an 8-8 record.

Applewhite Ready to Make his Mark on Texas’ Offense

Don’t expect the Longhorns’ offensive play-calling to be much different Saturday than it was before Bryan Harsin left to become the head coach at Arkansas State.

Nowitzki Will Come Off Bench While Knee Improves

Playing in just 20 minutes during his season debut Sunday in San Antonio, Nowitzki accepted a bench role while scoring eight points on 3-of-4 shooting to go along with six rebounds.

Witten, Ware Cowboys Only Pro Bowl Players

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware and tight end Jason Witten were the two Cowboys named to the Pro Bowl. Ware made his seventh all-star team and Witten his eighth.

Houston Texans Send 8 to Pro Bowl

A team-record eight Texans, including six on offense, were voted to the Pro Bowl. Read more at Chron.com  

Dez Bryant to See Another Hand Specialist

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is scheduled to be examined by another hand specialist today, coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday at his media briefing in Irving.