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 [...]

Dec 262013
 
Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett: The picture of consistency

A favorite preacher/pastor/mentor of mine, who is now in glory, used to love to use a famous Shakespeare quote. “Consistency,” he would say in his supremely authoritative and clarion voice, “Thou are a jewel.” I am inclined to agree. Unless, of course, you are consistently bad. Or, worse (if you happen to be in the [...]

Dec 172013
 
The Jerry Jones Story: A series of unfortunate events | Dallas Cowboys

My youngest daughter was enamored with Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events books. The other day, my grandson was watching the movie with his aunt, who was passing on her love for the stories to the next generation. I could not help, as I watched the cartoonish character portrayed by Jim Carrey, thinking about Jerry [...]

Sep 182013
 
#Cowboys have passed on the run | ESPN Dallas

Is Play Calling The Reason Cowboys Lost? by Jean-Jacques Taylor, ESPN Dallas IRVING, Texas — The big lie — the one about Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett wanting a more balanced offense — began in the offseason and continued in training camp. Two games into the season, we’re still hearing about Garrett’s never-ending quest to [...]

Sep 162013
 
Dallas Cowboys: Is the new Tony Romo offense really an improvement?

Two weeks in the books for your Dallas Cowboys and the record now stands at 1-1. The pessimist in me says that is where a team led by the perpetually .500 Jason Garrett and Tony Romo ought to be. The optimist says it is only week two and the Cowboys are in a two-way tie [...]

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 [...]

May 062013
 
The 2013 Dallas Cowboys: Seven reasons to believe in them

Spring has sprung. The 2013 NFL Draft is history. Mini-camps, training camp and preseason loom just ahead. There are bluebonnets on the hillsides, birds singing in the trees, and the 2013 Dallas Cowboys football team is undefeated…just like everyone else. Your 2013 Dallas Cowboys are ready This is the time of hope, the time 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 [...]

Apr 282013
 
Ranking the Dallas Cowboys 2013 draft picks

We now know the seven players the Cowboys took in the 2013 NFL draft. We know who they are and where they were taken. Pick Player Position School 31 Travis Frederick Center Wisconsin 47 Gavin Escobar Tight End San Diego State 74 Terrance Williams Wide Receiver Baylor 80 JJ Wilcox Safety Ga Southern 114 BW [...]

Apr 272013
 
Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft | So far, so-so?

[View the story "Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft | So far, so-so?" on Storify] Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft | So far, so-so? The first two days and the first three rounds of the Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft doings is done. The Cowboys moved down from pick 18 to pick 31, trading with the [...]