Sep 082014
 
Jones era Dallas Cowboys: minor victories, major losses

When Tom Landry patrolled the sideline in his dapper suit and fedora, the notion of a moral victory was as foreign to the Dallas Cowboys as the idea of winning a Super Bowl was to, say, the New Orleans Saints or Seattle Seahawks. From the mid-1960’s through the mid-1980’s, the Cowboys were held to the […]

Feb 272014
 
Jerry Jones vs Tom Landry: A retrospective

When Jerry Jones stormed into Dallas like an Arkansas Razorback on crack, he shook the city to its core. The firing of Tom Landry was a monumental moment in DFW and Cowboys’ history. Jones may as well have dynamited George Washington’s face off of Mount Rushmore, burned the Alamo to the ground, or cut the […]

Feb 262014
 
Dallas Cowboys Executive vice president Charlotte Jones Anderson, a blue chip off the old block

We continue with the Jerry Jones silver anniversary collection, our theme as we observe 25 years of Jerry’s ownership of the Dallas Cowboys. Let’s focus our attention on one of Jerry’s offspring today, shall we? Charlotte Jones Anderson has become more visible in recent years as her role with the team has become more prominent. […]

Feb 252014
 
Jerry Jones celebrates 25 years as Dallas Cowboys owner

25 years ago today, Jerry Jones shocked the world and forever changed the face of Dallas Cowboys football and the Dallas/Fort Worth sports scene when he emerged from total anonymity to buy the team from owner Bum Bright. In a way, it seems like yesterday. In another, it seems like a lifetime ago. It was […]

Jan 312014
 
Gil Brandt, Super Scout

It is Flashback Friday. Time to rewind the clock to that time when your Dallas Cowboys were the trendsetters, the emulated, the elite. I usually focus on players for this series, but this time, I want to take a different tact and remember one of the men who helped make the Cowboys America’s Team. He […]

Jan 272014
 
High Lonesome | The Dallas Cowboys are an important part of NFL history, but are they just...history?

The cowboy is perhaps the most romantic figure in American history. From gunfights at high noon to fighting off hostile Indians to cattle drives along the Chisholm Trail, the mystical cowboy with his rough-and-tumble persona, his indomitable spirit, and his simple, straightforward idea of justice, blazed the trail for westward expansion. But that was then. […]

Jan 242014
 
Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters: The greatest of all the DC dynamic duos

YOUR DALLAS COWBOYS FLASHBACK FRIDAY Cliff Harris and Charlie Waters, the Dallas Cowboys’ dynamic duo, patrolled the defensive backfield together, the last line of defense for the fabled DoomsDay Defense of coach Tom Landry, for 10 years. They remain perhaps the best safety tandem in NFL history. Sure, there have been more notable individuals at […]

Jan 102014
 
Dallas Cowboys Flashback Friday: Golden Richards

The Golden Years Golden Richards. He was the golden boy of the golden era of Dallas Cowboys football, when Cowboys were kings and America paid homage to her Team. He had the coolest name and the blondest hair. He was a blur on the football field, and the perfect complement to the great Drew Pearson. […]

Dec 062013
 
The Last Cowboy: A Life of Tom Landry by Mark Ribowsky | A Book Review

When I was a kid, there were three things I knew I could count on: God and His Son, Jesus Christ; my mom and dad; and Tom Landry. Tom Landry was the rock-jawed, suit-clad, fedora-topped figure patrolling the sidelines of Texas stadium, giving guidance and stability to America’s Team, my beloved Dallas Cowboys. He had […]

Jul 052013
 
Flashback Friday | Number three on your Dallas Cowboys QB depth chart, #11 PPK king Danny White!

Did you ever participate in the Punt, Pass and Kick contests when you were a youngster? If so, do you remember how there always seemed to be that one kid who could punt the ball higher, kick it straighter and longer, and throw it further than anyone else? He could do it all. Danny White […]