Mar 132009
 
One Nice Guy - One Mean Sonuvagun!

They (whoever “they” are) say that nice guys finish last. If that is a rule, then Darren Woodson is the exception. The Arizona Republic announced today that Woodson, one of the very best to ever play in the defensive backfield for your Dallas Cowboys, is set to be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of [...]

Mar 122009
 
Making the Grade : An Indepth Look at the History of the Cowboys' First Round Draft Picks

Since their first draft in 1961, the Dallas Cowboys have drafted 46 players in the first round. Five of these players have their busts in the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Way more than five of them were just busts. That is, of course, to be expected. The NFL Draft is an inexact science. [...]

Mar 112009
 

When has “reality” ever felt more surreal? It’s all set. Michael Irvin has his reality show, dubbed Fourth and Long. He has the dirty dozen contestants all penciled in. He has Spike TV set to run the series. And, most importantly – and most distressing to any level-headed Cowboys’ fan, he has Jerry Jones’ commitment [...]

Mar 102009
 

The Cowboys released Roy Williams (the safety) because he could no longer cover his own shadow, and if he could, he couldn’t tackle it. Add to Williams’ disappearance about four years ago and his departure about that many days ago the fact that Ken Hamlin turned in a less-than-stellar 2008 (remember his matadorish attempts at [...]

Mar 102009
 
Frankenstein's Monster? Cowboys Sign Igor

Chris Canty was progressing nicely. He had a nice year and was showing signs of becoming what the Cowboys had believed he would be – a solid 3-4 defensive end. He was not, however, worth six years and $42 mil ($17+ guaranteed). At least, not to the Cowboys, who have other fish to fry (and [...]

Mar 092009
 
Why T.O. Had to G.O!

Fans are so fickle. For months, all you heard on call-in shows was how Terrell Owens was a cancer that had to be cut out of the Dallas Cowboys’ organization. All indicators seemed to point to Jerry Jones ignoring all of the signs, however, and keeping the cancer in the body. Cutting it out, after [...]