Jon Machota

Sports writer covering the Dallas Cowboys for @TheAthletic. Detroit native. @WayneState alum. Email: jmachota@theathletic.com

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Michael Irvin: 'No-brainer' to make Dak Prescott one of NFL's highest-paid QBs; Here's issue Cowboys could face if they don't
June 14, 2019
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Cowboys have been one of NFL's best at signing undrafted free agents; This year's group has chance to be franchise's best in recent memory
May 16, 2019
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Undrafted free agent tracker: See who the Dallas Cowboys have added after the NFL draft
April 27, 2019
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Top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in the 2017 draft, including the pass rusher they were looking for
April 16, 2019
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Top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2015 NFL draft, including three defensive ends
April 14, 2019
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The top 5 players Cowboys regret passing on in 2014 draft, including two Pro Bowl DBs
April 12, 2019
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Why the Giants trading away Odell Beckham Jr. could help save Jason Garrett's job in Dallas
March 13, 2019
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Latest updates on Cowboys' contract extension talks with Dak Prescott, DeMarcus Lawrence
March 2, 2019
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'We got big things ahead': How the Cowboys were able to pluck Jason Witten from 'MNF' booth for a 16th NFL season
March 1, 2019
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Stephen Jones offers the latest on where the Cowboys stand with extensions for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott
February 26, 2019
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Source: Cowboys unlikely to place franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence when tag window opens Tuesday
February 18, 2019
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Ranking the top 15 NFL wide receivers: Where does Amari Cooper rank?
February 6, 2019
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Ranking the top 15 NFL quarterbacks: Where does Cowboys QB Dak Prescott rank?
February 5, 2019
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Ranking the top 15 NFL running backs: Does Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott belong at No. 1?
February 4, 2019
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Reports: Miami Dolphins zero in on Patriots' Brian Flores, not Cowboys' Kris Richard, in search for new head coach
January 11, 2019
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3 key matchups vs. Rams: Cowboys WR Amari Cooper knows his opposing CBs well
January 11, 2019
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Tony Romo: If Cowboys do this, they are 'absolutely in a position' to win the Super Bowl
January 10, 2019
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Cowboys teammates praise Dak Prescott for his play vs. Seahawks; Zack Martin: 'I wouldn't want anyone else being our quarterback'
January 6, 2019
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3 key matchups vs. Seahawks: Cowboys with 'big advantage' having Amari Cooper this time around
January 4, 2019
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Cowboys not satisfied with NFC East championship hats, shirts: 'Our goal is to hold the big one up at the end'
December 23, 2018
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3 key matchups for Cowboys-Bucs, including Dallas' patched-up line vs. Tampa Bay's pass rush
December 22, 2018
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5 thoughts from the Cowboys' stunning loss to Colts: Dallas shut out for first time since 2003
December 16, 2018
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How should the Cowboys manage Ezekiel Elliott's hefty workload as the regular season winds down?
December 13, 2018
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Cowboys WR Amari Cooper has a message for those who think his laid-back nature means a lack of passion
December 12, 2018
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The Seahawks, Vikings, Panthers, Eagles and Redskins are all possible Wild Card opponents. But which team would the Cowboys prefer?
December 11, 2018
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5 thoughts from Cowboys-Saints: Dallas defense wants to be elite? Stunning wins like Thursday night's validate that
November 29, 2018
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Amari Cooper: Saints game can be measuring stick for Cowboys; 'If we can beat them, then that says a lot about us'
November 25, 2018
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3 key matchups for Cowboys-Falcons: Who will win the battle of ex-Alabama wide receivers?
November 17, 2018
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What's the likelihood the Cowboys will sign DeMarcus Lawrence to a mega deal before next season?
November 13, 2018
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Dez Bryant agrees to deal with New Orleans; Saints play Cowboys later in November
November 7, 2018
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5 thoughts from Cowboys' loss to Titans: Plenty of blame to go around, but it starts with Dak Prescott
November 5, 2018
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Jason Witten explains how Amari Cooper can immediately improve Cowboys' offense
November 2, 2018
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What Cowboys WRs coach Sanjay Lal, Dak Prescott did to get Amari Cooper caught up during the bye week
November 1, 2018
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Cowboys would be just fine with defenses keying on Amari Cooper like they did Dez Bryant
October 26, 2018
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'I can't keep a secret': Jerry Jones discusses behind-the-scenes details of Amari Cooper trade
October 26, 2018
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Raiders QB Derek Carr: Amari Cooper has the 'talent moving forward to be dynamic and unstoppable'
October 25, 2018
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Troy Aikman: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott needs to be more accurate
October 9, 2018
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Rico Gathers' debut, Jourdan Lewis' absence and whether the Earl Thomas ship has sailed on the Cowboys
September 18, 2018
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Tyrone Crawford on Cowboys' teammates making plays: 'I want my young guys to eat, I want to get that ring'
September 17, 2018
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'Nobody's hitting the panic button': Here's what Cowboys WR Cole Beasley saw in film of loss at Carolina
September 12, 2018
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Jerry Jones on why Cowboys cut Dan Bailey, what he thinks of Nike partnering with Colin Kaepernick
September 4, 2018
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5 takeaways from the Cowboys' 27-3 preseason loss to Cardinals: Will Cooper Rush remain the backup quarterback?
August 26, 2018
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Have Cowboys' safety problems increased their interest in acquiring one from another team?
August 22, 2018
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53-man roster projection: Do Cowboys keep 3 QBs? Does Rico Gathers make final cut?
August 20, 2018
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Jerry Jones: Angst with Rico Gathers comes when 'looking at the guy that's not on the roster because you kept him on the roster'
August 19, 2018
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Leighton Vander Esch (groin), Tavon Austin (hamstring) exit practice early; Randy Gregory has his best day yet
August 15, 2018
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Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey on Dak Prescott: 'He's all right', but Ezekiel Elliott runs the Cowboys
August 15, 2018
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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones: I expect DE Randy Gregory to be ready for season opener against Panthers
August 12, 2018
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5 thoughts on Cowboys' preseason loss to 49ers, including a rookie who could contribute immediately on Sundays
August 10, 2018
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What to watch in Cowboys-49ers preseason game, including Bo Scarbrough proving he belongs
August 8, 2018
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