Dallas Cowboys Roster Builder 2013: On The Way To 75
The downside of Jason Garrett's philosophy of churning the bottom of the roster (or actively seeking new talent, if you prefer to use non-Parcellsian terms) is that it makes something like a roster editing tool very difficult to keep up-to-date. Just as an example, I believe there are now four long-snappers in the database of players in this program, yet only...
Bengals @ Cowboys: 5 Questions With Cincy Jungle
As we do every week when the Cowboys are getting set to play a game, we check in with the enemy. This week brings us Josh Kirkendall from the SB Nation Bengals blog, Cincy Jungle. I've know Josh for years and his Bengals blog is top-notch, so check it out to see what's going on in their wor...
Cowboys Face Bengals In Dress Rehearsal: What Can We Learn From Tomorrow's Game?
We all know that preseason performance isn't any indicator of regular season performance. Or so we've been told.
But that may be different for the third (or in the Cowboys' case: the fourth) preseason game. Typically the games in the third week of preseason are the "dress rehearsals" for teams around the NFL, games in which the (healthy) starters see a lot of pla...
Dallas Cowboys Practice Report: Live At The Silver And Blue Debut
It was a bit of luck that I happened to have the day off from work on the day the Dallas Cowboys opened the practice in AT&T; Stadium to the public. I had never been to the stadium in Arlington (I never made it to Texas Stadium, either), so not only was this a great chance to ...
Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: Are Cowboys The Team To Beat In The NFC East?
Sal Paolantonio: Dallas Cowboys the team to beat in NFC East - DMN Paolantonio joined KESN-FM 103.3 ESPN Radio yesterday and talked about how he sees the NFC East shaking out:
The Hyperinflation Of "Elite" Quarterbacks
Many of the analysts and color commentators we watch, listen to and read on a regular basis had their formative years in terms of their football education in the 1970s and sometimes even earlier. As anecdotal evidence to support that hypothesis, here's an overview of the panelists on three Sunday pre-game shows, including their age and year of birth:
Projecting The Cowboys 53-Man And Game Day Rosters, Complete With Player Power Rankings
One. Spot. Left.
Projecting and breaking down the roster is about as much fun as we're going to get during the days leading up to the games over the next two weeks. Rabble beat me to the submit button with his
With Sean Lee Extended, Who Is Up Next?
One thing owner and general manager Jerry Jones has never shied away from is taking care of his own. If you are a core member of his football team, he will find a way to take care of that player financially.
Entering this season, a major piece had to be extended and that was linebacker
Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: Sean Lee Signs Extension, Injury Updates, More
Cowboys Extend Sean Lee - Blogging The Boys This easily qualifies as the biggest news of the day, and this post by Tom Ryle covers the signing. The other Cowboys headlines are summarized below.
Cowboys Extend Sean Lee
For the Dallas Cowboys, one of the things the team wanted to get done before the start of the 2013 season was to start extending some contracts using the cap space they had available, and the number one priority was middle linebacker Sean Lee. In his first three years, Lee ha...
Cowboys 2013 Preseason: Five Things To Worry About
Earlier today, I posted my optimistic, I'm-so-happy-football-is-almost-back projection of things that looked like positives for Dallas in the preseason. If you read that you probably thought we were going 16-0! So just to pro...
Could DeMarcus Ware Set New NFL Sack Record In 2013?
Only twelve times has an NFL player recorded more than 19 sacks in a single season since the NFL made sacks an official stat in 1982. DeMarcus Ware is the only player to have done it twice, recording 20 sacks in 2008 and 19.5 sacks in 2011. Both ti...
Freeze Frames: Cowboys @ Cardinals, 2nd Quarter
In the past I've tried to stay away from one-off highlights, or even highlight plays in general, because they're plays that most of us are familiar from watching the game, or even watching highlight reels of the game. I guess I'm just really excited to be back to football, though, because I simply can't resist capturing these plays anymore.
It also hel...
Cowboys 2013 Preseason: Five Things To Like So Far
The Dallas Cowboys are preparing of their 2013 dress rehearsal against the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday. During that game we should get an extended look at the Cowboys first unit plus rotational players, minus some lingering injuries. After reading Rabble and OCC's reports from training camp and watching each preseason game at least a couple of times, here ...
Cowboys: Bubble, Bubble, Toil And Trouble
The Turk is coming. On August 27th, the first group of players will get that dreaded summons, the one where they tell you to bring your playbook. Or playpad, in the new digital age. That first group will primarily be the the camp bodies, the players most of us can agree don't have a real chance to play for the
Dallas Cowboys News & Notes: "Cowboys Can Compete With Any Team"
Jerry Jones says Dallas Cowboys can compete with any team - Jon Machota, DMN Jones wouldn't commit to a specific win target for 2013, but said the talent on the roster gives the...