Apr 052009
 
This is the NFL: World Records are Nice, But Winning Records and Playoff Wins are Better!

Jerry Jones likes to make a splash. With the impending opening of his new stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Cowboys’ owner will do just that. One of the most impressive features of the Jones Mahal is the world record-setting scoreboard, which stretches from twenty yard-line to twenty yard-line. Andrea Ahles of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram [...]

Apr 042009
 

What is more important to a team than a franchise quarterback? Not much. Where are the Arizona Cardinals of a year ago without the reemergence of Kurt Warner? Who wins the Super Bowl if the Steelers don’t have the steady hand of Big Ben Roethlisberger on the wheel? Subtract the Roger Staubachs, Terry Bradshaws, Joe [...]

Apr 022009
 
Witten Gets It Right

Jason Witten finally broke his off-season silence. He didn’t say much, but in his few words, he said a great deal. After admitting that T.O.’s presence on the field made him (Jason, that is) a better player, the All-Pro tight end added this nugget: “I don’t want to look at it and say we are [...]

Mar 312009
 
Whew! Emmitt is Done at ESPN

OK, all of you red-faced Cowboys’ fans: you can come out from under the bed and take the bag off your head. Emmitt Smith’s tenure at ESPN has mercifully come to an end. While employed by ESPN, Emmitt was a cliche-spitting, infinity-splitting, stupidity-emitting, bumbling buffoon. To highlight and contrast his ineptitude as a broadcaster, the [...]

Mar 282009
 

By most accounts, Jerry Jones and the Cowboys have had a pretty good off-season. Consider… They rid themselves of the one-man wrecking crew, so he could be unleashed on the poor, unsuspecting slobs in Buffalo; They cut their losses with washed-up SS Roy Williams; They addressed the safety issue with Sensabaugh; They lost Canty, but [...]

Mar 252009
 

Roger Goodell followed up news about a bad idea, namely taking the traditional Thanksgiving Day games away from the Cowboys and Lions and spreading them around, with news of an idea whose time has come. Fox News reports that Goodell has confirmed that one of the major items discussed at the Owners’ meetings is the [...]