Jan 172013
 
Ranking the Dallas Cowboys head coaches

There have been but eight head coaches in the Cowboys’ 53 year history. All but one of them have been hired by the current ownership. The first coach, Tom Landry, lasted 29 years on the job. That is longer than the rest of them put together. With so much controversy and uncertainty swirling about Jason [...]

Jan 162013
 
Will the Harbaugh brothers meet in the Super Bowl?

The Harbaugh brothers, Jim and John, are each, for the second consecutive year, one step from the Super Bowl. That is pretty, pretty good. No? It raises the question (though it does not beg it, because begging the question is a philosophical term that has nothing to do with raising a question): Are the Harbaugh [...]

Jan 132013
 
Ray Lewis and the culture of convenient and celebrity Christianity

Last night, NFL pundits celebrated the illustrious career of one of the fiercest competitors to ever don an NFL uniform. From the analysts in the booth and studio to the hundreds of media types tweeting sentimental snippets, Lewis was hailed as a great leader, a great competitor, a great tackler…great, great, great. 1/3/13 -”Do you [...]

Jan 112013
 
Dallas Cowboys target Monte Kiffin for defensive coordinator and that is a good thing

Monte Kiffin is so old, he remembers when the Grand Canyon was just a ditch. Monte Kiffin is so old, when he was in school, they were writing history rather than reading it. Monte Kiffin is so old, he has an autographed copy of the King James Bible. Monte Kiffin is so old… He doesn’t [...]

Jan 092013
 
Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan?

Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan? After the season was over, Jones famously said that things were going to be uncomfortable around Valley Ranch. He promised, in so many words, significant change. But why Rob Ryan? Sure, the defense was porous and played poorly. But Ryan had to assemble a team that excluded as [...]

Jan 032013
 
Dallas Cowboys All-Time Depth Chart

If you had all of the Dallas Cowboys from all time, how would you fill out a three-deep depth chart at each position? This is the question I asked myself and set out to answer. The answer is not as easy to come by as you think. There are some hard decisions to make. Roger [...]

Jan 032013
 
George Orwell knows why Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones cannot communicate clearly

Ever wonder why Jerry Jones is so confusing when he talks? There is hardly any way a man intelligent enough to amass the kind of wealth Jerry has amassed, to orchestrate the masterful deals he has pulled off (see Cowboys Stadium), and to excel and succeed financially during a time when others are faced with [...]

Dec 312012
 
Tony Romo: "I let the team down"

Same song, just another verse. Tony Romo and his Dallas Cowboys entered the final week of the season with a chance to make the postseason and failed. There are plenty of reasons and enough excuses to go around. All those injuries going into the game. All those injuries during the game. Pulled muscles and broken [...]