Sep 122016
 
Dallas Cowboys Home Opener, 2016 | Observations from Section 317

Following is a new SBB feature from a longtime friend and fellow Dallas Cowboys fan – one with season tickets and she isn’t afraid to use them! Please welcome to Jeanette Brewer to the growing SilverAndBlueBlood family of author-fans. Jeanette will give her impressions from the stadium following each home game. Enjoy! (written by Gene)   […]

May 012016
 
Dallas Cowboys draft Ezekiel Elliott number four, but why? Or, why not?

In the immediate aftermath of the Dallas Cowboys spending the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft on running back Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys were criticized by some notable sports media pundits. Chief among the critics? One Bob Sturm of the Ticket: Look at it this way: They paid almost nothing for Darren McFadden […]

Feb 082016
 
Dallas Cowboys shine in Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 win!

Your Dallas Cowboys shined in the Denver Broncos Super Bowl 50 win. Well, make that your former Dallas Cowboys. A couple of them. The Triumphant Return of Wade Phillips to the NFL Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was completely out of football last season, despite his proven track record coordinating defenses. The Houston failure – who doesn’t fail […]

Jan 172016
 
Dallas Cowboys 2015: The Lost Year - Hindsight is 20/20

The 2015 season began with hope and high expectations for your Dallas Cowboys. Fresh off of a 12-4 season and still smarting from the Dez Bryant catch-that-wasn’t in Green Bay, the thought was that the team Jerry, Steven and Co. had assembled was set to make a real push for the Super Bowl. Instead, the […]

Jan 162016
 
Dallas Cowboys vs Minnesota Vikings: A Tale of Two Franchises

by Rob Wren After witnessing the playoff implosions this past weekend of 2 of the NFL’s storied franchises (Minnesota and Cincinnati) in terms of post-season disappointment, I am reminded how fortunate our Dallas Cowboys have been in its 55 year history to have avoided a similar fate. Certainly there were periods where the Boys couldn’t […]

Sep 132015
 
NFL Super Bowl 50 dream match-up? Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers

The 2015-16 NFL season will culminate with golden anniversary Super Bowl 50. That is pretty cool. What an experience, what a privilege it would be for a franchise to participate in that game. Plenty of pundits have provided predictions for which teams will get to the Super Bowl. Your Dallas Cowboys and the AFC’s Indianapolis Colts […]

Aug 222015
 
Mike Gaechter, Dallas Cowboys great, dies at 75

I cut my teeth on Dallas Cowboys football. They were born in 1960 and I decided I just had to get into the world ASAP and did so in 1961. It was 1970 by the time my football consciousness began to really take shape. I have paid close attention to every team and every key […]

Aug 112015
 
Frank Gifford joins Howard Cosell and "Dandy" Don Meredith in that broadcast booth in the sky

Frank Gifford, the last surviving member of the greatest broadcast team in the history of American television (and the world in general), died Sunday. He was 84 years old. Frank was preceded in death by former ABC Monday Night Football booth-mates Howard Cosell (1995) and “Dandy” Don Meredith (2010). (I wrote about Meredith’s passing here. It remains […]

Aug 052015
 
Darren Woodson to Cowboys Ring of Honor...and not a minute too soon!

The 1990’s version of Cowboys dynasty (Dynasty 2.0, if you will) will forever be known for its offense. The triplets. The Moose. What John Madden called the best offensive line of all time anchored for a long time by the best offensive lineman of all time, Larry Allen. But they played defense, too. Relentless, merciless, […]

Jul 242015
 
Dez Bryant caught it, but Fox analyst, former official Mike Pereira still says, "No."

Dez Bryant caught that fourth-down pass against the Green Bay Packers. That’s what the naked eye tells you. That’s what the multitudinous replays show. It was ruled a catch on the field. The Packers challenged the ruling. In order for a ruling on the field to be overturned, there must be conclusive, indisputable evidence that […]