Jan 192014
 
Jerry Jones, Cowboys coaches preparing for Senior Bowl

I think everyone expected Jerry Jones to fire defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin after the abysmal performance of his 2013 defense. The epic, record-setting failures of the Cowboys’ defense this season has been duly documented. Kiffin is a septuagenarian with a Super Bowl win in his distant past, but abject failure in the recent past, at [...]

Jan 032014
 
Jim Mora and the Top 10 Coach Rants of All Time

So, my Texas Longhorns have reportedly moved Jim Mora, Jr. to the head of the line in their search for Mack Brown’s replacement. That’s all cool and everything, especially if he promises to bring his Daddy, one of the all-time great sports ranters with him. I know Junior is his own man with his own [...]

Dec 262013
 
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett: The picture of consistency

A favorite preacher/pastor/mentor of mine, who is now in glory, used to love to use a famous Shakespeare quote. “Consistency,” he would say in his supremely authoritative and clarion voice, “Thou are a jewel.” I am inclined to agree. Unless, of course, you are consistently bad. Or, worse (if you happen to be in the [...]

Dec 172013
 
The Jerry Jones Story: A series of unfortunate events | Dallas Cowboys

My youngest daughter was enamored with Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events books. The other day, my grandson was watching the movie with his aunt, who was passing on her love for the stories to the next generation. I could not help, as I watched the cartoonish character portrayed by Jim Carrey, thinking about Jerry [...]

Dec 062013
 
The Last Cowboy: A Life of Tom Landry by Mark Ribowsky | A Book Review

When I was a kid, there were three things I knew I could count on: God and His Son, Jesus Christ; my mom and dad; and Tom Landry. Tom Landry was the rock-jawed, suit-clad, fedora-topped figure patrolling the sidelines of Texas stadium, giving guidance and stability to America’s Team, my beloved Dallas Cowboys. He had [...]

Sep 182013
 
#Cowboys have passed on the run | ESPN Dallas

Is Play Calling The Reason Cowboys Lost? by Jean-Jacques Taylor, ESPN Dallas IRVING, Texas — The big lie — the one about Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett wanting a more balanced offense — began in the offseason and continued in training camp. Two games into the season, we’re still hearing about Garrett’s never-ending quest to [...]

Aug 042013
 
The Strongest Cowboy and The Coach: Larry Allen and Bill Parcells inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

A Big Man Takes Center Stage Larry Allen was known as the NFL’s strongest man. He once bench pressed 700 pounds. โ€œI did it naturally,” Allen said. “All right. Whatโ€™s funny is once I benched 700 pounds, they tested me twice a week for the rest of my career.โ€ Allen was ย seldom heard from during [...]

Jun 202013
 
Landry, Staubach, Smith, Aikman: FInal Four in Greatest Dallas Cowboy of All-Time Poll - #Cowboys

Brought to you exclusively by Silver and BlueBlood: The Greatest Dallas Cowboys of All-Time poll. The poll is now in the semi-final round. Only four remain. You might argue that if there were a Mount Rushmore of Dallas Cowboys, these would be the four whose faces should be on it. They are, in order of [...]

Jun 042013
 
Who is the greatest Dallas Cowboy of all time?

While some debate the choice of Bill Callahan as offensive play-caller, I ponder more timeless questions, like who is the greatest Dallas Cowboy of all time? I decided to select and rank my top 16 candidates. They are seeded according to their ranking and placed into a single-elimination tournament. YOU will get to vote on [...]

Feb 112013
 
Rob Ryan keeps up family tradition of oversell, under-deliver

Rob Ryan was fired by the Dallas Cowboys after a second consecutive 8-8 season, and after another year of his defense being incapable of holding onto a lead when handed to them. Of course, he considers himself a scapegoat and is (genuinely, I believe) shocked that Jerry Jones gave him the boot, according to Dan [...]