May 302012
Sporting News: Cowboys coach Jason Garrett among the worst in the NFL

You can always tell when it is a slow news day in the NFL. Someone at Bleacher Report or ESPN or, in this case, The Sporting News comes out with a list. And why not? Lists are great fun. They cause a stir, create debate and generally keep the football stew stirred until it is […]

Dec 142011
Nick Saban Will Be the Dallas Cowboys' Next Head Coach! Right?

Where there is smoke, there is fire. Unless, it is not smoke at all. Maybe it is just fog. And fog means water, which squelches fire. None of that, of course, answers the question of the day: Is Nick Saban destined to become the next head coach of the Dallas Cowboys? A few guys down at […]

Dec 122011
Dallas Cowboys Take Giant Step Backward in Loss to New York on SNF: Time to Point Fingers

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. And I am still having a hard time believing what happened in this tale of two cities, two teams, and two football fates. With a 12-point lead and just over five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, the Dallas Cowboys managed to squander […]

Dec 082011
Bill Cowher Criticizes Dallas Cowboys Jason Garrett, But Why?

Bill Cowher added his voice to the din surrounding the Cowboys’ loss Sunday by firing off biting criticism of Jason Garrett regarding his management of the Cowboys’ final offensive drive during regulation last Sunday versus the Arizona Cardinals. When the Cowboys found themselves at the Cards’ 31 yard line with 26 seconds left on the […]

Dec 052011
Dallas Cowboys Lose to Phoenix Cardinals in Desert Debacle

Sunday was a familiar sight for beleaguered fans of America’s erstwhile Team. Phoenix, Arizona is not known as a tough place to win a football game. Unless, of course you are the Phoenix Cardinals or the Dallas Cowboys. Historically, the Cardinals have struggled to win football games anywhere (with one brief Kurt Warner-induced respite) unless […]

Nov 152011
Jerry Jones Belittles Jimmy Johnson in Defense of Jason Garrett

Jerry Jones ought to have the world by the tail. If you are a sports fan and a fan of financial security, notoriety and power, you would likely trade places with him in a heartbeat. But Jones’ thirst for recognition is beyond insatiable: it is irrational. Despite being the owner of three Lombardi trophies and […]

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. […]

Feb 162011
Mommas, Don't Let your Cowboys Grow Up To Be Babies

In the past month, I have been privileged to talk to such legendary Cowboys as Randy White, Emmitt Smith and Jimmy Johnson. To a man, when the conversation turned to what went wrong with the 2010 Cowboys, the answer was that they were too soft, too undisciplined and just plain sloppy.

Feb 132011
Jimmy Johnson Says Cowboys Not That Far From Packers

DATELINE: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas— was invited to join  local print and television media for an exclusive event sponsored by Crown Royal. Just five days after Super Bowl XLV was played in Cowboys Stadium, legendary coach and Metroplex icon Jimmy Johnson lead two fearless flag football teams onto the turf of the world’s most […]

Jan 182011
Dallas Cowboys Jason Garrett and Rob Ryan: The Odd Couple Just Might Work

Don’t look now, Dallas, but your resident football genius and redheaded step-son, Cowboys’ head coach, Jason Garrett, has just hired “The Dude” from The Big Lebowski—aka, Rob Ryan— to whip your team’s defense into shape. The Princeton scholar has hired a fellow who graduated from Clown College. Or was it Hamburger U?