Aug 022014
 
Your 2014 Dallas Cowboys: Reason for Hope

I generally operate on the more pessimistic side of the ledger. I, like all devout pessimists, prefer the term “realist,” but not everyone will grant that status. Oddly enough, most optimists are pretty pessimistic about granting a pessimist the “realist” tag. That said, what follows is my stab at optimism where the 2014 Dallas Cowboys is concerned. The [...]

Sep 292013
 
Can DeMarco and DeMarcus carry the Cowboys to victory in San Diego?

Last week, DeMarco Murray had a breakout game against the St. Louis Rams. He went off for 175 yards on 26 carries. His ability to gouge the defense bought Tony Romo time in the pocket. Consequently, Romo finished the game 17 of 24, threw for three touchdowns and had no interceptions. It was one of [...]

May 032013
 
Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones raises accountability bar on #cowboys players

[View the story "Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones raises accountability bar on #cowboys players" on Storify] Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones raises accountability bar on #cowboys players Dallas Cowboys Country Club is closed as Jerry Jones increases player accountability at Valley Ranch. Storified by Gene· Fri, May [...]

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?— [...]

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 [...]

Nov 142011
 
Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray Buddy Up To Give Dallas Cowboys Hope

Tony Romo has a new best friend. Or, he should have, anyway. DeMarco Murray, rookie running back out of Oklahoma, has given the Dallas Cowboys’ offense what it has lacked since Emmitt Smith left for the Arizona desert: A legitimate threat at the halfback position. And that has made Tony Romo a more effective quarterback. [...]

Oct 242011
 
Dallas Cowboys Trying to Join Texas Rangers, Dallas Mavericks and the DFW Championship Party

It is a great time to be alive and living in Dallas/Fort Worth. Dirk Nowitzki— the NBA finals MVP, world champion and Dallas Mavericks great— threw out the first pitch at game three of the World Series, where the Texas Rangers find themselves for the second straight year. The very next day, last year’s American [...]