Jul 292014
 
Of Bulldoggers and Bowling Balls: The Fullback Legacy of the Dallas Cowboys

With the recent passing of former Cowboys great Robert Newhouse, we were reminded once again about the underrated and less celebrated nature of the fullback position. History seems to prove that this overlooked job is earmarked for the less talented, non-athletic body types. Yet any perennial 1000 yard rusher will tell you these guys are indispensable to […]

Jan 222013
 
Dallas Cowboys Super Bowls past and passed

While Jerry fiddles and (Jim) Rome burns, the Dallas Cowboys have quietly passed the torch to other teams. Like an Olympic runner carrying the torch (if the runner was falling down drunk and weaving in and out of traffic), Jerry has passed the Super Bowl supremacy torch to some of the Cowboys’ most hated rivals. […]

Feb 152012
 
Ahmad Bradshaw and Super Bowl champion New York Giants cannot escape the long shadow of America's Team

Ahmad Bradshaw had just made a major contribution to his New York Giants’ upset victory over the mighty New England Patriots. He and his teammates had just been crowned world champions for the second time in four years. So, what did the folks at the NFL Network want him to talk about? The Dallas Cowboys! […]

Oct 222010
 
Jerry Jones Should Thank Nolan Ryan, Ron Washington & Company

Did you think when Jerry Jones built his shiny silver football palace down the street from the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington that his ball club would become the “other” team in town? Me neither. Here we are in the most wonderful time of the year in Texas, the heart of football season, and the team […]

Feb 082010
 
Top 10 Text Messages Sent From Super Bowl XLIV

It took the New Orleans Saints organization 21 years just to post their first winning season. It was 33 years before they won a playoff game. Consequently, Super Bowl XLIV is the ultimate rags–to–riches tale in NFL lore. (Or, perhaps we should say bags–to–riches, since this is the team whose fans once wore bags over […]

Jan 062010
 
Super Bowl XLIV Will Be Jerry Bowl I

Welcome to the brave world of NFL playoff predictions, where a writer puts his reputation for good sense and objective reasoning on the line by making a way-too-specific prediction about things to come. I feel like a weatherman, but even they have the good sense to hedge their bet. “There is a 50% chance of […]