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 […]

Jan 272013
Jerry Jones buys Jason Garrett a Dooley

From Rocky Top to Carrot Top: Derek Dooley heads to Dallas According to Rowan Kavner of DallasCowboys.com, Derek Dooley will become the Dallas Cowboys new Wide Receiver coach… Dooley, who was a position coach alongside Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett for two years with the Dolphins, will reportedly get the job after interviewing with Garrett. Dooley […]

Jan 262013
Is Jon Gruden the next Dallas Cowboys head coach?

Is Jon Gruden set to be the next Dallas Cowboys head coach should Jason Garrett suffer through another year of mediocrity and disappointment? Well, consider the facts and then you tell me. After the bitter season-ending loss to the Redskins, which mired Jerry’s kids in a second consecutive 8–8 season, Jones promised plenty of discomfort […]

Jan 232013
Tim Brown accuses Bill Callahan of "sabotage" in Super Bowl XXXVII

Former Raiders’ great and Hall of Fame candidate Tim Brown accuses Bill Callahan of sabotaging the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII. Just when I was done for the day, I run across this delicious morsel: Appearing on Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network, Brown was asked by Erik Kuselias if he believes Callahan was just incompetent, […]

Jan 192013
Jason Garrett and the ones that got away

Jason Garrett is uncomfortable, just like his boss Jerry Jones promised he would be. All around him heads have been rolling and changes coming. Skip Peete, running backs coach, gone. Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, gone. His own brother John, tight ends coach, all but gone. Rumor has it his play calling duties will soon be…you […]

Jan 162013
Will the Harbaugh brothers meet in the Super Bowl?

The Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John, are each, for the second consecutive year, one step from the Super Bowl. That is pretty, pretty good. No? It raises the question (though it does not beg it, because begging the question is a philosophical term that has nothing to do with raising a question): Are the Harbaugh […]

Jan 112013
Dallas Cowboys target Monte Kiffin for defensive coordinator and that is a good thing

Monte Kiffin is so old, he remembers when the Grand Canyon was just a ditch. Monte Kiffin is so old, when he was in school, they were writing history rather than reading it. Monte Kiffin is so old, he has an autographed copy of the King James Bible. Monte Kiffin is so old… He doesn’t […]

Jan 092013
Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan?

Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan? After the season was over, Jones famously said that things were going to be uncomfortable around Valley Ranch. He promised, in so many words, significant change. But why Rob Ryan? Sure, the defense was porous and played poorly. But Ryan had to assemble a team that excluded as […]

Nov 102012
Sean Payton to coach Dallas Cowboys? Who cares!

“Sean Payton to coach Dallas Cowboys.” No one would be surprised if that was the leading headline in the coming NFL off-season. Since the NFL voided Payton’s contract with the New Orleans Saints, speculation about Jerry Jones setting his sights on the former Cowboys assistant has run rampant. And why not? We have seen it […]

May 302012
Sporting News: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett among the worst in the NFL

You can always tell when it is a slow news day in the NFL. Someone at Bleacher Report or ESPN or, in this case, The Sporting News comes out with a list. And why not? Lists are great fun. They cause a stir, create debate and generally keep the football stew stirred until it is […]