Dec 242012
 
Cowboys and heroes—difference-makers in 2012

The Cowboys lost a heart-breaker to the Saints. After an unlikely, game-tying 14-point flurry with just over three minutes remaining in regulation, they suffered a crushing loss in overtime. Still this team, with its decimated defense,—Can anyone remember a year like this for so many key players on IR on one side of the ball?— [...]

Dec 172012
 
Cowboys beat the Steelers, continue unlikely late-season roll

The Cowboys beat the Steelers. How ’bout them apples? The Rivalry Going into Sunday’s game, the Cowboys and Steelers had faced off 30 times in their long and storied inter-conference rivalry—three times on the grandest stage of all. They had each won 15. Twelve times, their contests were settled by less than a touchdown. Twice [...]

Nov 102012
 
Sean Payton to coach Dallas Cowboys? Who cares!

“Sean Payton to coach Dallas Cowboys.” No one would be surprised if that was the leading headline in the coming NFL off-season. Since the NFL voided Payton’s contract with the New Orleans Saints, speculation about Jerry Jones setting his sights on the former Cowboys assistant has run rampant. And why not? We have seen it [...]

Sep 172012
 
Seahawks beat Cowboys down and that beats me down

Some may have seen an upset in the offing in the great Northwest. Before Sunday, somewhere a column or blog heading may have read, “Seahawks Beat Cowboys.” I doubt it. but maybe. But did anyone see that coming? Did anyone see the Cowboys completely dismantled and destroyed by that bunch? Sure, the Seahawks are a different team [...]

Sep 062012
 
Tony Romo shines as Cowboys defeat Eli Manning's Giants

The Tony Romo haters have to hate the way the 2012 NFL season kicked off. For the past nine years, the previous season’s Super Bowl winner has kicked off the season with a home game. For the first time in these nine years, the defending Super Bowl champs lost the opener at home as, in [...]

Aug 312012
 
Jay Novacek Interview: Cowboys legend talks Cowboys, career and college football

Jay Novacek teamed with Allstate Insurance Company to help kick off the 2012 college football season with the Cowboys Classic, which will feature powerhouse programs Michigan and Alabama on September 1 at Cowboys Stadium. (Yeah. That is just a few hours from now. Getcha popcorn ready.) As part of the Allstate Tailgate Tour, Novacek will [...]

Aug 272012
 
Should Dez Bryant call Jerry Jones "Daddy?"

Forget Tony Romo and the sometimes ill-timed interception that seems to offset super-athletic flashes of utter brilliance. When it comes to off-the-charts, untapped athletic—and football—prowess, Dez Bryant is the most frustrating Dallas Cowboy of them all. Writing his column, Shutdown Corner, for Yahoo! Sports, Doug Farrar puts it quite well: The Dallas Cowboys have been dealing with receiver Dez Bryant‘s [...]

Aug 192012
 
Cowboys preseason 2012: week two observations

Cowboys lose to the Chargers, 28–20. Few things frustrate me more than NFL preseason football, mainly because it is almost football, but not quite. The other reason is that one is tempted to overrate the significance of individual and team performances. Some teams and lots of players are preseason superstars. And at the end of [...]

Aug 142012
 
Cowboys, Raiders—are you ready for some football? Nope!

Cowboys, 3 – Raiders, 0 I confess to having watched every second of the trainwreck last night that was Cowboys vs. Raiders. The ugliest NFL team in the ugliest NFL town playing in the ugliest NFL stadium in front of the ugliest NFL fans against the team with one of the ugliest post-season track records [...]

Aug 072012
 
Dallas Cowboys 2012 Schedule: This will be tough sledding, boys

  Know what I hate? Preseason predictions. I hate it when some radio or TV personality takes an NFL team's upcoming schedule and goes week by week, predicting wins and losses. One reason I hate it is because of how much the face of the NFL changes from year to year. This free agency era [...]