Aug 042013
 
The Strongest Cowboy and The Coach: Larry Allen and Bill Parcells inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

A Big Man Takes Center Stage Larry Allen was known as the NFL’s strongest man. He once bench pressed 700 pounds. “I did it naturally,” Allen said. “All right. What’s funny is once I benched 700 pounds, they tested me twice a week for the rest of my career.” Allen was  seldom heard from during [...]

Feb 042013
 
New NFL Hall of Famer Larry Allen is the strong, silent, destructive type

New NFL Hall of Famer Larry Allen played on one of the best offensive lines ever assembled. They were the line that cleared the way for Emmitt Smith, the NFL’s all-time leading rusher. They were the line that protected Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, giving him time to find targets like Hall of Fame [...]

Jul 182009
 
Top Ten Plays in Dallas Cowboys' History

In this third installment of the SilverandBlueBlood Top Ten Top Ten, I turn my attention to the top ten plays in team history. In selecting the plays, I considered several factors: How memorable was it? What impact did it have on a game, a championship, or a career? Was it extraordinary? As you might imagine, [...]

Jul 022009
 
Jerry Jones Fumbles Ball on Ring of Honor, Deux

Jerry Jones, the NFL’s version of P.T. Barnum, may not be as articulate as the old ringmaster, but he has proven himself every bit the slick showman/businessman. Until now. In a bewildering move, Jones has eschewed any Ring of Honor inductions for the 2010 season. As previously noted, that just doesn’t make sense…especially when you [...]