Nov 162009
 
Is Wade Phillips The Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys? Does It Matter?

“Everything rises and falls on leadership.” I do not know who said that first. I first heard it from a preacher named Lee Roberson, back in the seventies. Then, John Maxwell popularized it in more recent memory. Whoever said it, said it right. All you can really add to it is, “Amen.” The Dallas Cowboys […]

Oct 112009
 
Christmas Comes Early for Dallas Cowboys' Fans

Jones and Phillips, Inc. knows how to combat the annual Christmas collapse of America’s (former) Team. Collapse early. That’s right! Why give false hope to the silver and blue faithful? Why wait until December to collapse and either miss the playoffs or barely make the post-season and then take an early exit? No waiting. No […]

Aug 062009
 
Double Trouble for Opposing Defenses

Word out of Cowboys camp is that 2009 will see the ‘Boys’ offense lining up the 12 personnel package a good deal more than in years past – and with good reason. Confusingly enough, reporter Tom Orsborne (yes there is that weird “r” between the “O” and “s”), of the San Antonio Express-News registers the […]

Jul 302009
 
Why Wade?

Jerry Jones included in his “state-of-the-team” address a defense of his decision to keep his coach. Without provocation, he launched into JoneSpeak about how Wade was the right man for the job and how he would bring things to the table that no one else could. Jones’ feeling that he had to defend why he […]

Mar 282009
 

By most accounts, Jerry Jones and the Cowboys have had a pretty good off-season. Consider… They rid themselves of the one-man wrecking crew, so he could be unleashed on the poor, unsuspecting slobs in Buffalo; They cut their losses with washed-up SS Roy Williams; They addressed the safety issue with Sensabaugh; They lost Canty, but […]

Mar 102009
 
Frankenstein's Monster? Cowboys Sign Igor

Chris Canty was progressing nicely. He had a nice year and was showing signs of becoming what the Cowboys had believed he would be – a solid 3-4 defensive end. He was not, however, worth six years and $42 mil ($17+ guaranteed). At least, not to the Cowboys, who have other fish to fry (and […]