Category Archives: Dallas Cowboys

The Wages of the One True NFL Sin

Singing chef Nick Diamos once said, “Everybody lies, but it doesn’t matter because nobody listens.” I’m going to assume that he never met anyone directly associated with the NFL. Dan Hanzus at NFL.com quotes new Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory: … Continue reading

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Brief Impressions: 2015 NFL Draft

Did someone tell the ESPN crew that there was no smiling allowed on the set? I’ve never seen a more somber first round telecast in my life. There seems to be a belief around the league that second overall pick Marcus Mariota might … Continue reading

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Niggling Doubts About Antrel Rolle

Nate Atkins at chicagofootball.com interviews new Bears safety Antrel Rolle: “‘I don’t think I was ever involved with a player who was more sincerely interested in how his team could improve,’ Giants coach Tom Coughlin, now in his 31st year … Continue reading

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Covering Up the Theft

Patrick Finley at the Chicago Sun-Times reports on the “rewording” of the definition of a catch at the league meetings in Arizona: “The NFL Competition Committee has not changed the rule of what constitutes a catch, but tweaked the wording. … Continue reading

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No, They’re Not Kidding. And Other Points of View.

Bears The Bears re-signed Dante Rosario. Rosario’s value is really on special teams and the Bears probably still need to find a tight end who can block the run. From Rich Campbell at the Chicago Tribune. Hub Arkush at chicagofootball.com … Continue reading

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Who Falls Off Farthest Without Their Quarterback?

Dan Hanzus at nfl.com answers your questions: @DanHanzus @AroundTheNFL In a universe where all teams get equally good QB play, who are the 12 playoff teams? #ATNMailbag — Mathias Wagner (@Mathias_Wagner) March 16, 2015 “I’ll look at it another way: … Continue reading

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Not Thorwing Stones at Glass Houses. Much.

Judy Battista at NFL.com scorches the Cowboys over their signing of [*cough*]alleged[*cough*] woman beater, Greg Hardy. Hardy [*cough*]allegedly[*cough*] got away with it because he [*cough*]allegedly[*cough*] “came to a financial settlement” with the victim and the case was dropped after she … Continue reading

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Greg Hardy Said to Be “Unmanageable” by Former Teammate

Now that the Cowboys have signed defensive end Greg Hardy it’s appropriate to ask if it was worth the risk. Todd Archer at ESPN poses that very question to former Carolina Panthers teammate Ben Hartsock: “‘Well, I think that’s a … Continue reading

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Why Could the Bears Be Winners as Soon as 2015 And Other Points of View

Bears Brad Biggs at the Chicago Tribune quotes former Panthers defensive tackle Brentson Buckner on what new Bears head coach John Fox said in his first team meeting after taking over the 1-15 team: “‘He said, ‘You were 1-15 and … Continue reading

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Inside The Mind of Ryan Pace and Other Points of View

Bears New Bears general manager Ryan Pace takes his first step on to the slippery slope that is quarterback Jay Cutler. Via the Chicago Tribune: “The quarterback obviously is a critical, critical position to achieve sustained success. But it’s not … Continue reading

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