Category Archives: Dallas Cowboys

No Place in the NFL for Manziel

Mike Florio at profootballtalk.com speculates upon the future of soon to be former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel: “The Browns reportedly will cut Manziel on March 9, the first day of the new league year. It’s widely believed that he … Continue reading

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Don’t Hold Your Breath on the Bears Drafting Their Quarterback of the Future

When the question of whether the Bears will take a quarterback in the first round comes up, the answer is almost always something on the order of “doubtful”. And I would agree for a number of reasons. I wrote not long … Continue reading

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To Re-Sign or Not to Re-Sign? That is the Question.

Mike Mulligan at the Chicago Tribune speculates about Alshon Jeffery‘s future with the team: “Franchise tags won’t be set until the 2016 salary cap is set in March, but Corry, writing for CBSSports.com, recently predicted it will grow about 7.5 … Continue reading

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The Bill Always Comes Due

Kevin Patra at nfl.com on the bad day that Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant had against Panthers cornerback Josh Norman: “Norman was clearly in Bryant’s head early. When Panthers safety Kurt Coleman picked off [Dallas quarterback Tony] Romo on the first … Continue reading

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Quick Comments: Late Sunday Afternoon Games

Baltimore – Oakland Oakland surprised me this game by taking Baltimore head on at the line of scrimmage and they competed very well. Quarterback Derek Carr once again had a good game this week (30/46 for 351 yes). Significantly, he … Continue reading

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How to Replace the Irreplaceable?

Reid Hanson at Sports Dallas-Fort Worth explains how to replace the irreplaceable. Guess what he’s going to say. You can’t: “It’s hard to understate the loss of Dez Bryant, yet that very thing seems to be happening everywhere. Numerous columns … Continue reading

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Quick Comments from Selected Late Sunday NFL Games

Some quick observations on some of the games that I caught late in the day after the Bears game was over. Broncos – Ravens: There was a huge question about Peyton Manning‘s arm before their game against the Ravens this … Continue reading

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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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