Jun 122012
 
How ’bout them crazy Cowboys? The top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history | #9 Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens only played three seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, 2006–2008. And that is the only reason he is not in the top three on this list. T.O. was a lightning rod before he ever donned a Cowboys uniform because of his brazen act of celebrating on the midfield star at Texas Stadium after scoring [...]

Jun 052012
 
Should the Dallas Cowboys Trade Mike Jenkins?

According to former NFL safety Matt Bowen, writing for the National Football Post, the Cowboys trading cornerback Mike Jenkins is a bad idea. Bowen writes: Should the Cowboys listen to trade offers for Mike Jenkins as training camp approaches? I wouldn't do it, because giving away depth in the secondary will get you in trouble [...]

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 [...]

May 292012
 
According to an ESPN poll, the Dallas Cowboys are still America's Team

If you want to get a Steelers fan's dander up or garner the righteous indignation of a Cheese Head, just mention the Dallas Cowboys and the moniker given to them in the 1970s: America's Team. The wailing, cussing and gnashing of teeth that is apt to ensue will make you wonder if the mouth-foaming might [...]

May 212012
 
Dallas Cowboys former quarterback Troy Aikman laments the selfishness of Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson

Solomon, one of greatest authors of wisdom tidbits in human history, wrote in Proverbs 16:18: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In a recent interview with Rich Eisen, Troy Aikman made the most poignant statement about the demise of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty to date. Aikman, like many Cowboys [...]

Apr 262012
 
Poll: Which player do you want the Dallas Cowboys to take in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft?

Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com lists five players the Cowboys might take with the 14th pick in tonight’s draft: Alabama strong safety Mark Barron; Mississippi State defensive lineman Fletcher Cox; LSU defensive lineman Michael Brockers; Stanford guard David DeCastro; Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick. Which would you most like to see the Cowboys draft?    

Apr 242012
 
Dallas Cowboys will draft SS Mark Barron

For nearly a decade, the Dallas Cowboys defense has been without a safety net.  That should change Thursday night when Jerry Jones and company adds Alabama Crimson Tide strong safety Mark Barron to the roster. Barron will become, by all indications, the best player at the position since Roy Willams (the young, ferocious-hitting, play-making variety). He [...]

Apr 062012
 
Former Dallas Cowboys Coach Joe Avezzano was more than a "celebrity coach"

Joe Avezzano is dead at age 68. He reportedly died of a heart attack in Milan, Italy, where he was coaching the Milan Seamen of the Italian Football League. Bill Parcells thinks he is always right. When it comes to football, he is right more than he is wrong, I suppose. But he was wrong [...]

Apr 032012
 
Dallas Cowboys HoF DB Mel Renfro talks about his career, his coach and his Cowboys

My heroes have always been Cowboys. I was six years old when my Uncle Darrell began drilling me on Cowboys’ names and numbers. From the beginning, one of my favorite Cowboys was  the great defensive back Mel Renfro. Imagine my excitement when I was offered the opportunity to conduct a 15-minute phone interview with this [...]

Mar 172012
 
Dallas Cowboys News: Jerry Jones looks for redemption in NFL free agency

Despite another disappointing, middle-of-the-road finish at 8–8, despite missing the playoffs for the third time in four years, despite boasting a roster of very few defensive stars and more than a few offensive underachievers, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has remained optimistic, saying that he expected his team to be a Super Bowl contender in the [...]