Jul 182009
 
Top Ten Plays in Dallas Cowboys' History

In this third installment of the SilverandBlueBlood Top Ten Top Ten, I turn my attention to the top ten plays in team history. In selecting the plays, I considered several factors: How memorable was it? What impact did it have on a game, a championship, or a career? Was it extraordinary? As you might imagine, [...]

Jul 132009
 
Greg Ellis Proves Me Right

During the 2008 off-season, I began to call for Greg Ellis to be cut. I contended that, rather than being the leader he was purported to be, he had become a locker room cancer. In a recent radio interview – while on his way out of town to play for the NFL joke known as [...]

Jul 062009
 
A Rebuttal: Top 10 Dallas Cowboys of All Time

The NFL Network recently offered an episode in its Top 10 series in which they named their top ten Dallas Cowboys of all time. While the names on their list are all undeniably great, they used flawed logic in their selections. I intend to set the record straight by giving you the real top ten [...]

Jul 022009
 
Jerry Jones Fumbles Ball on Ring of Honor, Deux

Jerry Jones, the NFL’s version of P.T. Barnum, may not be as articulate as the old ringmaster, but he has proven himself every bit the slick showman/businessman. Until now. In a bewildering move, Jones has eschewed any Ring of Honor inductions for the 2010 season. As previously noted, that just doesn’t make sense…especially when you [...]

Apr 102009
 

One thing you do not have to worry about with the Dallas Cowboys’ former quarterback turned color analyst is whether or not he will mince words. When he was a player, Troy Aikman had the generic football-speak answer down so pat that people thought he had no personality. He seemed as dull as dirty dishwater. [...]

Mar 312009
 
Whew! Emmitt is Done at ESPN

OK, all of you red-faced Cowboys’ fans: you can come out from under the bed and take the bag off your head. Emmitt Smith’s tenure at ESPN has mercifully come to an end. While employed by ESPN, Emmitt was a cliche-spitting, infinity-splitting, stupidity-emitting, bumbling buffoon. To highlight and contrast his ineptitude as a broadcaster, the [...]

Mar 162009
 
Aikman to Romo: "Get a Clue, Kid."

Tony Romo is frustrating. He shows flashes of absolute brilliance. He makes plays that couldn’t be made by three or four other QBs in the entire league. But those brilliant moments are too often mired in bonehead/brain-dead plays that sometimes only cost his team points and other times cost his team points and provide his [...]

Mar 132009
 
The Great QB Debate: Who is the Greatest Cowboys Quarterback Ever?

There is no doubt about it: Lifelong Dallas Cowboys fans are pretty spoiled when it comes to the man occupying the most important position on the field. Few franchises can boast a richer tradition of Quarterbacking excellence. From Dandy Don, the greatest athlete ever to hail from Mount Vernon, Texas, to Troy Aikman, the pride [...]

Mar 132009
 
One Nice Guy - One Mean Sonuvagun!

They (whoever “they” are) say that nice guys finish last. If that is a rule, then Darren Woodson is the exception. The Arizona Republic announced today that Woodson, one of the very best to ever play in the defensive backfield for your Dallas Cowboys, is set to be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of [...]