Sep 122013
 
Oklahoma State, SEC allegations make us look at what we don't want to see

  College football fans, it is time to admit that the notion that big-time Division 1 (FBS) football is pure is (make your pick): a bad joke a farce a fairy tale all of the above. The ESPN series of reports on brazen academic cheating and incentive payments to players at Oklahoma State is, one [...]

Sep 112013
 
Cowboys defeat Giants...so...what?

What’s in a name? Eli Manning and his New York Giants were undefeated in Cowboys Stadium. They are now winless in AT&T Stadium. Same place. Different results. Maybe a new streak has begun. Also, the Cowboys are now 7-0 against the Giants in season openers. Bam! But to the current situation… The Cowboys defeated the [...]

Sep 062013
 
Peyton Manning ties NFL record for touchdowns in a game, ruins perception of old school NFL

On the opening night of the 2013-14 NFL season, against the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, Peyton Manning became the sixth member of an elite NFL club by throwing seven touchdowns in a single game. It has been 44 years since that feat was last accomplished. I have two things to point out today: [...]

Sep 032013
 
Johnny Manziel acted like a punk, according to NFL great Brian Urlacher

I am always amazed at the vitriol so many have for Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Even Cowboys fans are often caustic in their appraisal of his worth as an NFL quarterback. Of course, most of the criticism is blissfully free of any real facts other than the most glaring one: He hasn’t won a Super [...]

Aug 232013
 
Sabin: Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee a walking contradiction | DallasNews.com

The following is an excerpt from Rainer Sabin’s column on DallasNews.Com… ARLINGTON — Hidden in the legal language of the six-year contract extension Sean Lee signed Wednesday, between the lines of the document, was the narrative of the Cowboys linebacker’s professional career. It’s a tale of a player with qualities desirable enough to pay him [...]

Aug 182013
 
Preseason Lesson #1: Kyle Orton is no option

If NFL preseason history has taught us anything, it is this: Preseason performances are not a good indicator of what the regular season holds. We have seen teams go 0-4 in preseason and win a Super Bowl. Teams have also had stellar preseasons only to be followed by an abysmal season. Wins and losses may [...]

Aug 132013
 
Hello, Frisco! Dallas Cowboys strike $115 million deal to move headquarters

First, the city of Irving lost the stadium war to Arlington. The Cowboys abandoned Texas Stadium and it was subsequently demolished. Now, Irving bedroom community Valley Ranch, the home of the Dallas Cowboys headquarters for the past 28 years, will be left behind, as Jerry Jones and family have struck a deal to anchor a [...]

Aug 042013
 
The Strongest Cowboy and The Coach: Larry Allen and Bill Parcells inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

A Big Man Takes Center Stage Larry Allen was known as the NFL’s strongest man. He once bench pressed 700 pounds. “I did it naturally,” Allen said. “All right. What’s funny is once I benched 700 pounds, they tested me twice a week for the rest of my career.” Allen was  seldom heard from during [...]

Jul 052013
 
Flashback Friday | Number three on your Dallas Cowboys QB depth chart, #11 PPK king Danny White!

Did you ever participate in the Punt, Pass and Kick contests when you were a youngster? If so, do you remember how there always seemed to be that one kid who could punt the ball higher, kick it straighter and longer, and throw it further than anyone else? He could do it all. Danny White [...]