Mar 192009
 
Hey Roger: Don't Be a Turkey!

Long before the NFL was America’s pastime, back when a midweek game meant messing up routines, risking injury, missing dinner with the family, and general aggravation, the NFL was looking for a second team to take a Thanksgiving Day game. Everyone said, “No thanks.” Everyone, that is, except Tex Schramm. Schramm, the architect of the […]

Mar 172009
 

Terence Newman has recently developed a bad case of diarrhea mouth. First he called out Tony Romo regarding his love life and then he blasted his defensive coaches for lacking creativity in their scheming. In the first case, Dallas Morning News beat writer Jean-Jacques Taylor aptly observes, he broke the locker room code of ethics. […]

Mar 152009
 

After knee-jerking about Jerry Jones’ signing of the threepeat offender, Gerald Sensabaugh the other day, let me give a little balance by commending the oft-maligned GM for signing Sensabaugh to a sensible contract. Clarence Hill, writer for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports that the former Jacksonville Jaguars safety has signed a one-year, $1.75 million deal. […]

Mar 112009
 

When has “reality” ever felt more surreal? It’s all set. Michael Irvin has his reality show, dubbed Fourth and Long. He has the dirty dozen contestants all penciled in. He has Spike TV set to run the series. And, most importantly – and most distressing to any level-headed Cowboys’ fan, he has Jerry Jones’ commitment […]

Mar 102009
 

The Cowboys released Roy Williams (the safety) because he could no longer cover his own shadow, and if he could, he couldn’t tackle it. Add to Williams’ disappearance about four years ago and his departure about that many days ago the fact that Ken Hamlin turned in a less-than-stellar 2008 (remember his matadorish attempts at […]

Mar 092009
 
Why T.O. Had to G.O!

Fans are so fickle. For months, all you heard on call-in shows was how Terrell Owens was a cancer that had to be cut out of the Dallas Cowboys’ organization. All indicators seemed to point to Jerry Jones ignoring all of the signs, however, and keeping the cancer in the body. Cutting it out, after […]