FRISCO, Texas --? Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott admitted he showed "bad effort" in last week's 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos, during which he failed to track back on two interception returns. "I would say I was just very frustrated, but that's no excuse for the lack of effort I showed on tape," said Elliott, who was held to a career-low 8 yards on nine carries. "I just can't do that. Being one of the leaders on the team and being a guy that people count on, I can't put that type of stuff on film." Coach Jason Garrett addressed the poor effort by Elliott and other players at the team meeting on Tuesday. Elliott drew the biggest criticism, with Hall of Fame running back LaDainian
The Dallas Cowboys look to bounce back from last week's disaster and pick up their first road victory of the season Monday against the Arizona Cardinals. Here's a look at how SportsDay's experts see the game playing out. Tim Cowlishaw Cards running game is clearly not as threatening without David Johnson, but I expect Carson Palmer and the passing game to be effective in their first home game in more than a month. Cards' defense is similar enough to Denver's that drives will be hard to sustain. Tie, 20-20 Brandon George The Cowboys were steamrolled at Denver last week in every way. They can't wait to get back on the field and make up for it. They will be motivated. Then there's this: Arizona
Jeff Legwold ESPN Senior Writer Close Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 1999 Follow on Twitter ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos rookie left tackle Garett Bolles was back on the practice field Thursday, just four days after he thought a lower left leg injury in the Broncos' win a 42-17 victory over the Dallas Cowboys would end his season. Bolles suffered the injury on a 5-yard run by Jamaal Charles when Cowboys' defensive tackle Brian Price fell on Bolles' left leg in the third quarter. Bolles stayed down on the ground following the play as the Broncos'