Feb 072013
 
Ray Lewis, deer antler spray and the hypocrisy of the media, fans and management

A phrase you never thought you would hear or see in print? “Ray Lewis deer antler guy.” That is the precise phrase used in a USA Today article about the controversy that exploded over whether Ray Lewis used velvet deer antler spray to enhance the healing process so he could play for the Ravens during [...]

Feb 042013
 
New NFL Hall of Famer Larry Allen is the strong, silent, destructive type

New NFL Hall of Famer Larry Allen played on one of the best offensive lines ever assembled. They were the line that cleared the way for Emmitt Smith, the NFL’s all-time leading rusher. They were the line that protected Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, giving him time to find targets like Hall of Fame [...]

Dec 292012
 
Dez does Dallas: The emergence of Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys

Jerry Jones gave Dez Bryant the number 88 when he drafted him. It is the same number worn by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and should-be Hall of Famer (and recent Ring of Honor inductee) Drew Pearson. To old Cowboy fans like me, it is a pretty special number in Cowboys lore. On April 23, [...]

Aug 312012
 
Jay Novacek Interview: Cowboys legend talks Cowboys, career and college football

Jay Novacek teamed with Allstate Insurance Company to help kick off the 2012 college football season with the Cowboys Classic, which will feature powerhouse programs Michigan and Alabama on September 1 at Cowboys Stadium. (Yeah. That is just a few hours from now. Getcha popcorn ready.) As part of the Allstate Tailgate Tour, Novacek will [...]

Jun 142012
 
How ’bout them crazy Cowboys? The top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history | #8 Charles Haley

The one-and-only, inimitable, troubled-but-insanely-talented Charles Haley was a member of the Dallas Cowboys for five seasons, 1992–'96. During his 13-year NFL career, Haley was a five-time Pro Bowler and was named All-Pro twice. He was also the first player in NFL history to win five Super Bowl rings. Haley was enshrined into the Cowboys Ring of [...]

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 062012
 
Dallas Cowboys Dwayne Goodrich: Living with the consequences

ESPN's Todd Archer has written a fantastic article on Dwayne Goodrich, the former Dallas Cowboys defensive back, who was recently released from prison after serving six and a half years for negligent homicide and failing to render aid. Following is an excerpt from Archer's article and a video-taped interview with Dwayne Goodrich: When Goodrich was [...]

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 [...]

May 032012
 
Junior Seau death a testament to the pervasive nature of despair

Junior Seau was one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history. The hard-hitting phenom posted an astonishing 1,524 tackles, 325 assists, 56.5 sacks, forced 11 fumbles, and recovered 18. At one of the league’s most violent positions, he forged for himself a sparkling 20 year career. Twenty years! Seau got to play for his hometown [...]

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 [...]