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 […]

Feb 152012
 
Ahmad Bradshaw and Super Bowl champion New York Giants cannot escape the long shadow of America's Team

Ahmad Bradshaw had just made a major contribution to his New York Giants’ upset victory over the mighty New England Patriots. He and his teammates had just been crowned world champions for the second time in four years. So, what did the folks at the NFL Network want him to talk about? The Dallas Cowboys! […]

Feb 062012
 
For the Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowl XLVI is another mile marker along the Lost Highway

It has been 16 years since the Dallas Cowboys beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX. In those sixteen years, the Cowboys have made the playoffs just seven times. In those seven playoff appearances, they have managed to win but two games. On January 1, 2012, the Cowboys needed to get one win at […]

Jan 102012
 

Stop me if you have heard this before: “We’ll make some changes; I’ll assure you we’ll make changes. When you work for yourself, there’s not but one thing to change — that’s what’s in that mirror.” This was what Jerry Jones told WFAA Channel 8 News, after the New York Giants whipped the Atlanta Falcons […]