Jan 092013
 
Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan?

Why did Jerry Jones fire Rob Ryan? After the season was over, Jones famously said that things were going to be uncomfortable around Valley Ranch. He promised, in so many words, significant change. But why Rob Ryan? Sure, the defense was porous and played poorly. But Ryan had to assemble a team that excluded as […]

Jan 032013
 
George Orwell knows why Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones cannot communicate clearly

Ever wonder why Jerry Jones is so confusing when he talks? There is hardly any way a man intelligent enough to amass the kind of wealth Jerry has amassed, to orchestrate the masterful deals he has pulled off (see Cowboys Stadium), and to excel and succeed financially during a time when others are faced with […]

Dec 312012
 
Tony Romo: "I let the team down"

Same song, just another verse. Tony Romo and his Dallas Cowboys entered the final week of the season with a chance to make the postseason and failed. There are plenty of reasons and enough excuses to go around. All those injuries going into the game. All those injuries during the game. Pulled muscles and broken […]

Dec 292012
 
Dez does Dallas: The emergence of Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys

Jerry Jones gave Dez Bryant the number 88 when he drafted him. It is the same number worn by Hall of Famer Michael Irvin and should-be Hall of Famer (and recent Ring of Honor inductee) Drew Pearson. To old Cowboy fans like me, it is a pretty special number in Cowboys lore. On April 23, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jun 052012
 
Should the Dallas Cowboys Trade Mike Jenkins?

According to former NFL safety Matt Bowen, writing for the National Football Post, the Cowboys trading cornerback Mike Jenkins is a bad idea. Bowen writes: Should the Cowboys listen to trade offers for Mike Jenkins as training camp approaches? I wouldn't do it, because giving away depth in the secondary will get you in trouble […]

May 212012
 
Dallas Cowboys former quarterback Troy Aikman laments the selfishness of Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson

Solomon, one of greatest authors of wisdom tidbits in human history, wrote in Proverbs 16:18: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In a recent interview with Rich Eisen, Troy Aikman made the most poignant statement about the demise of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty to date. Aikman, like many Cowboys […]

Apr 272012
 
Star Power: Jerry Jones and his Cowboys rob St. Louis, shock the NFL, nab Morris Claiborne

You can accuse Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones of many things,—and I have—but being timid has never been one of them. Especially on the day of the NFL draft. Last night, the noted oil wildcatter-turned-NFL-general manager was at his root-‘n’-tootin’, gunslinging best when he leaped from the pick 14 to pick six (yeah, […]