Oct 012012
 
Cowboys lose on MNF—or was it SNL?

The Cowboys lose for the second time in four games—and, just as we saw in Seattle, it was an embarrassing meltdown of epic proportions. Tonight’s game left me wondering if I was watching Monday Night Football or Saturday Night Live, because the Cowboys are proving they are not-yet-ready-for-primetime-players. Where to begin? Oh wait, I know. […]

Sep 252012
 
Seahawks celebrate replacement refs and the touchdown that wasn't

What the NFL has done this season with the replacement refs is a disservice to everyone: the teams, the players, the coaches, the fans and, perhaps most of all, the replacement referees themselves. The third weekend of NFL play was by far the worst of all. It seemed every single game was marked by blown […]

Sep 172012
 
Seahawks beat Cowboys down and that beats me down

Some may have seen an upset in the offing in the great Northwest. Before Sunday, somewhere a column or blog heading may have read, “Seahawks Beat Cowboys.” I doubt it. but maybe. But did anyone see that coming? Did anyone see the Cowboys completely dismantled and destroyed by that bunch? Sure, the Seahawks are a different team […]

Sep 162012
 
Bobblehead Tony Romo returns to Seattle, the scene of the crying shame

Tony Romo bobbled the snap on a potential chip-shot field goal that would have given his Cowboys the lead over the Seattle Seahawks. It was one unfortunate play in an otherwise solid performance—including his guiding the team down the field to set up the potential game-winning 19 yard field goal. Tony Romo was the Cinderella […]

Sep 092012
 
2012 NFL Season Forecast: Starry skies and clear mountain mornings

Dateline: Calgary, Alberta, Canada—The western frontier home of the world’s largest Rodeo. From the 10th floor of the Calgary Radisson, on this overcast and seasonably cool morning, I bring you the official SBB 2012 NFL Season Forecast. I predict the 2012 NFL season will be a rodeo to remember. 2012 NFL Division and Conference Winners […]

Sep 062012
 
Tony Romo shines as Cowboys defeat Eli Manning's Giants

The Tony Romo haters have to hate the way the 2012 NFL season kicked off. For the past nine years, the previous season’s Super Bowl winner has kicked off the season with a home game. For the first time in these nine years, the defending Super Bowl champs lost the opener at home as, in […]

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 […]

Aug 272012
 
Should Dez Bryant call Jerry Jones "Daddy?"

Forget Tony Romo and the sometimes ill-timed interception that seems to offset super-athletic flashes of utter brilliance. When it comes to off-the-charts, untapped athletic—and football—prowess, Dez Bryant is the most frustrating Dallas Cowboy of them all. Writing his column, Shutdown Corner, for Yahoo! Sports, Doug Farrar puts it quite well: The Dallas Cowboys have been dealing with receiver Dez Bryant‘s […]

Aug 192012
 
Cowboys preseason 2012: week two observations

Cowboys lose to the Chargers, 28–20. Few things frustrate me more than NFL preseason football, mainly because it is almost football, but not quite. The other reason is that one is tempted to overrate the significance of individual and team performances. Some teams and lots of players are preseason superstars. And at the end of […]