Feb 162012
 
Dallas Cowboys Martellus Bennett: A case study in the-cart-before-the-horse syndrome

At 6’7″, 248 pounds, Martellus Bennett is a physical specimen. He is the prototypical athletic tight end today’s NFL game features. Athletic, quick. agile, strong… Bennett appeared to be a solid choice when the Cowboys took him near the end of the second round in the 2008 NFL draft with the 61st overall pick. His [...]

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 [...]

Jan 042012
 
Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Fiddles While Rome Burns

It is time for a Jones family coup. It is time for the Jones family to salvage what is left of their dignity and community status. This mess Papa Jerry Jones is making of the Dallas Cowboys threatens to destroy every shred of goodwill the people of Dallas/Fort Worth ever had for the Arkansas clan. [...]

Dec 282011
 
Jerry Jones is the Dallas Cowboys GM, but Who Really Owns the Team?

The Dallas Cowboys are under new ownership, and have been for awhile now. No, I am not reporting that the Jones family has sold one of the world’s most valuable sports franchises. The ownership exchange has not been the result of an asset exchange. It has been more of a hostile takeover. Let me explain. Andy [...]

Dec 162011
 
Have You Hurd How the 'Boys Beat the Bears Black and Blue?

Sam Hurd, that is. By now, you know the story. Hurd was busted allegedly trying to set himself up as a major player in the Chicagoland drug distribution business. The following is an excerpt from a Washington Post report on Hurd’s arrest: “Hurd told the [undercover federal] agent that he was interested in buying five to [...]

Dec 152011
 
Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo Quiz: How Bad Do You Really Hate Him?

Tony Romo is a lightning rod. When Romo first burst onto the scene in 2006, replacing an ineffective Drew Bledsoe after halftime of a Sunday night game, almost every Dallas Cowboys fan was excited. But that was then. Now, we are in December of 2011 and the Romo defenders are much fewer and far less [...]

Dec 142011
 
Nick Saban Will Be the Dallas Cowboys' Next Head Coach! Right?

Where there is smoke, there is fire. Unless, it is not smoke at all. Maybe it is just fog. And fog means water, which squelches fire. None of that, of course, answers the question of the day: Is Nick Saban destined to become the next head coach of the Dallas Cowboys? A few guys down at [...]

Dec 122011
 
Dallas Cowboys Take Giant Step Backward in Loss to New York on SNF: Time to Point Fingers

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. And I am still having a hard time believing what happened in this tale of two cities, two teams, and two football fates. With a 12-point lead and just over five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the Dallas Cowboys managed to squander [...]