Nov 222010

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 21: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys leads his team against the Detroit Lions late in the fourth quarter at Cowboys Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys beat the Lions 35-19. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bryan McCann is an undrafted free agent rookie cornerback who got himself cut by the Dallas Cowboys, cut by the Baltimore Ravens, and then then signed to the Cowboys’ practice squad. He is also set to win NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after having won NFC Defensive Player of the Week just a week ago.

While Wade Phillips was coach, McCann found himself buried in the depth chart and inactive on game day. His penchant for big plays at crucial moments was unknown and untapped. But then, nobody was making plays for Wade this season.

Instead, the players were making mistakes, the coaching was making a mess, and the head coach was making excuses. Like some sick spoof of a certain burger joint, Wade Phillips’ Dallas Cowboys were serving up heaping helpings of Unhappy Meals.

They were the McCan’ts. And the fans weren’t loving it. Continue reading »