Cowboys losing ground with COVID-19 just 2 weeks from opener
Cowboys Football Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy walks across the field as he watches workouts at the team's NFL football training facility in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) (Tony Gutierrez)FRISCO, Texas — (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys are still losing ground in a COVID-19 outbreak that was discovered just 90 minutes before their most recent preseason game. With two weeks left before the opener, coach Mike McCarthy isn't sure how to assess what it means for the Sept. 9 matchup against Tom Brady and Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay. The most experienced in that group, Darian Thompson and Jayron Kearse, might have to play more than the Cowboys would prefer. McCarthy said he wasn't sure who might be activated off the COVID-19 list before Sunday, Quinn included.wftv.com
Rodgers, Tonyan lead Packers to 30-16 victory over Falcons
Tonyan caught three of Aaron Rodgers’ four touchdown passes, Za'Darius Smith recorded three sacks and the Packers remained unbeaten with a 30-16 victory over the winless Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. “I just had to continue to do what I've been doing, just keep playing well and stick to the game plan,” Tonyan said. Green Bay star receiver Davante Adams sat out a second straight game with a hamstring injury and Allen Lazard is on injured reserve with a core problem. Tonyan has scored in three straight games and now has five touchdown catches to match Tampa Bay's Mike Evans for the NFL lead. Defensive tackle Kenny Clark (groin) missed a third straight game.