Jun 142012
 
How ’bout them crazy Cowboys? The top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history | #8 Charles Haley

The one-and-only, inimitable, troubled-but-insanely-talented Charles Haley was a member of the Dallas Cowboys for five seasons, 1992–'96. During his 13-year NFL career, Haley was a five-time Pro Bowler and was named All-Pro twice. He was also the first player in NFL history to win five Super Bowl rings. Haley was enshrined into the Cowboys Ring of [...]

Jun 122012
 
How ’bout them crazy Cowboys? The top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history | #9 Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens only played three seasons for the Dallas Cowboys, 2006–2008. And that is the only reason he is not in the top three on this list. T.O. was a lightning rod before he ever donned a Cowboys uniform because of his brazen act of celebrating on the midfield star at Texas Stadium after scoring [...]

Jun 092012
 
How 'bout them crazy Cowboys? The top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history | "Crazy Ray" Jones

Everybody loves a list and I've got one for you: the top ten most colorful characters in Dallas Cowboys history. Please understand that this is not a list of the team's top players, though some of the best players in team history are on it. It is not a list of the most beloved players in franchise [...]

Jun 062012
 
Dallas Cowboys Dwayne Goodrich: Living with the consequences

ESPN's Todd Archer has written a fantastic article on Dwayne Goodrich, the former Dallas Cowboys defensive back, who was recently released from prison after serving six and a half years for negligent homicide and failing to render aid. Following is an excerpt from Archer's article and a video-taped interview with Dwayne Goodrich: When Goodrich was [...]

Jun 052012
 
Should the Dallas Cowboys Trade Mike Jenkins?

According to former NFL safety Matt Bowen, writing for the National Football Post, the Cowboys trading cornerback Mike Jenkins is a bad idea. Bowen writes: Should the Cowboys listen to trade offers for Mike Jenkins as training camp approaches? I wouldn't do it, because giving away depth in the secondary will get you in trouble [...]

May 302012
 
Sporting News: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett among the worst in the NFL

You can always tell when it is a slow news day in the NFL. Someone at Bleacher Report or ESPN or, in this case, The Sporting News comes out with a list. And why not? Lists are great fun. They cause a stir, create debate and generally keep the football stew stirred until it is [...]

May 292012
 
According to an ESPN poll, the Dallas Cowboys are still America's Team

If you want to get a Steelers fan's dander up or garner the righteous indignation of a Cheese Head, just mention the Dallas Cowboys and the moniker given to them in the 1970s: America's Team. The wailing, cussing and gnashing of teeth that is apt to ensue will make you wonder if the mouth-foaming might [...]

May 212012
 
Dallas Cowboys former quarterback Troy Aikman laments the selfishness of Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson

Solomon, one of greatest authors of wisdom tidbits in human history, wrote in Proverbs 16:18: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In a recent interview with Rich Eisen, Troy Aikman made the most poignant statement about the demise of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty to date. Aikman, like many Cowboys [...]

May 042012
 
Vince much too Young to be yesterday's news

Remember the January 4, 2006 BCS championship game when the Texas Longhorns shocked the mighty USC Trojans, winning the game 41–38? Remember the great Vince Young solidifying his legend, taking over a BCS championship game like no one before or since? Remember how he completed 30 of 40 passes for 267 yards and carried the [...]

May 032012
 
Junior Seau death a testament to the pervasive nature of despair

Junior Seau was one of the greatest linebackers in NFL history. The hard-hitting phenom posted an astonishing 1,524 tackles, 325 assists, 56.5 sacks, forced 11 fumbles, and recovered 18. At one of the league’s most violent positions, he forged for himself a sparkling 20 year career. Twenty years! Seau got to play for his hometown [...]