Jul 272009
 
Top Ten Quotes from Dallas Cowboys

I love a good quote. Who doesn’t? When you quote someone else, not only do you get to borrow from the genius or insight of another, you can do so without culpability. If anyone takes issue with it, just say, “Hey, I didn’t say it. I was just repeating what so and so said.” I [...]

Jul 232009
 
The Best Game Ever: A Book Review

“Early in the third quarter, the Giants had their backs to the wall, just as they had all season. They were an established NFL power in America’s greatest city, with a lineup of star athletes expected to dominate the league for years to come…” So writes Mark Bowden, author of The Best Game Ever. With [...]

Jul 222009
 
Top Ten Worst Moments in Dallas Cowboys' History

Let’s preface this list with an important qualifying statement: the only moments up for consideration are on-the-field occurrences. In other words, this is a list of the ten most devastating plays in team history. Consequently, we won’t be mentioning moments many may consider catastrophic, like the day Landry was fired or the day Jimmy Johnson [...]

Jul 182009
 
Top Ten Plays in Dallas Cowboys' History

In this third installment of the SilverandBlueBlood Top Ten Top Ten, I turn my attention to the top ten plays in team history. In selecting the plays, I considered several factors: How memorable was it? What impact did it have on a game, a championship, or a career? Was it extraordinary? As you might imagine, [...]

Jul 132009
 
Greg Ellis Proves Me Right

During the 2008 off-season, I began to call for Greg Ellis to be cut. I contended that, rather than being the leader he was purported to be, he had become a locker room cancer. In a recent radio interview – while on his way out of town to play for the NFL joke known as [...]

Jul 102009
 
The Agony means as much as The Thrill

Some are grizzled enough to remember when Saturday afternoon during the slow season meant you would be treated to ABC’s Wide World of Sports. The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat! This timeless line from that program is forever embedded into the consciousness of a nation of sports lovers. As much as any [...]

Jul 082009
 
Top Ten Non-Player Dallas Cowboys

As part of the SilverandBlueBlood.com Top Ten Top Ten Lists, I present for your amusement, argumentation, and amendment the top ten Dallas Cowboys non-players of all time. This would include coaches, management, ownership, and all other non-player personnel. Plenty of men have played a role in team history and then gone on to make their [...]

Jul 062009
 
A Rebuttal: Top 10 Dallas Cowboys of All Time

The NFL Network recently offered an episode in its Top 10 series in which they named their top ten Dallas Cowboys of all time. While the names on their list are all undeniably great, they used flawed logic in their selections. I intend to set the record straight by giving you the real top ten [...]

Jul 042009
 
The Mike Jenkins Blog: Open Mouth, Insert Foot

I have an idea for Jerry Jones. In future contract negotiations, put in an extra incentive for the player NOT to make YouTube videos (hello, Marty B) or write a blog. More often than not, no good comes from it. Mike Jenkins recently announced via his blog that he was the starting cornerback coming into [...]