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    November 3, 2014

    The Cowboys Lost Because It's Hard to Win With an Awful Defense and a Worse QB

    One of the realities of the salary-cap era in the NFL is that flawed teams can still win Super Bowls. The 2011 Giants lost seven games. The 2012 Ravens lost six, as did the 2010 Packers and the 2007 Giants. If a team can do one thing really, really well, league-promoted parity gives that team a pun ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    The 12 Best & Worst Football Celebration Dances in Gif Form

    Football season has returned, and with it we are reminded of the ridiculous lengths some players will go to garner national attention. From recording songs, to appearing in commercials, to crafting signature end zone dances for when they score, players on all levels do their best to raise their Q-sc ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Cowboys 20, Bengals 19: Dallas Channels Grief, or Uses Football as Distraction, or Maybe Both?

    It's impossible to understand what happens behind the scenes in the NFL. Sure, there are NFL films and Hard Knocks, but even those get filtered down and provide a minute glimpse into the heart of an NFL team. Knowing how a group of athletes handle the death of one teammate and the jailing of another ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Cowboys 19, Panthers 14: Dallas Straps on Beer Goggles, Takes Home an Ugly One

    Friday afternoon, tragedy struck. America laughed while Big Tex smoldered, fairgoers having no free hands to wipe the tears as they double-fisted turkey legs and corn dogs. With the memory of the deep-fried deity lighting a fire in their collective boots, the Cowboys stormed out of the locker room ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Fine, You Wanna "Trade Tony Romo"! Um, For Whom, Exactly?

    ​In the wake of his infuriating, game-losing Texas two-stub Sunday night in New York, Cowboys' quarterback Tony Romo is in the middle of a familiar tug-o'-war. In this corner: Supporters who claim he's an elite player who simply, spectacularly goofed up trying to aggressively make ... More >>

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    September 5, 2011

    Cowboys Roster Cuts: What We're Left With

    ​In the final analysis the Cowboys kept nine rookies, four undrafted free agents, two kickers and zero fullbacks. If you saw that coming, raise your Labor Day hand. Didn't think so. We did foresee the departures of Igor Olshansky, Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and Montrae Holland, so not everythi ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    My Mock NFL Draft: Don't Miss It, Even if Your Wife's in Labor

    Tyron Smith: The next Dallas Cowboy?​The Cowboys need help at safety. Their 2010 pass defense was the worst in the 50-year history of the storied franchise and two culprits were Gerald Sensabaugh and Alan Ball. Problem: The Cowboys won't take a safety with the 9th pick in tonight's NFL Draf ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    BREAKING NEWS: Former Richardson Berkner High School Star and Standout NFL Cornerback Aqib Talib Involved in Garland Shooting

    Aqib Talib​And you thought Dez Bryant getting booted from the mall was trouble? After a March 21 altercation involving his sister, his mother, his sister's boyfriend, two guns and at least five shots fired, former local high school football star and Tampa Bay Buccaneers' cornerback  ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011

    March Madness, NFL Style: DeMarcus Ware a Madden Cover Boy?

    ​While in the midst of a lockout, the NFL owners and players these days can't even agree on what they disagree on. What to do for a football junkie? I know, let's have a March Madness-style tournament, the winner of which gets as his prize: The cover of the Madden 2012 video game. Wait, what? ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Dallas Cowboys' Draft Needs: How About a Safe(ty) Pick

    ​Enough of this asinine stuff about "best player available." What if, somehow, at No. 9 in April's NFL Draft that player happens to be a tight end? A weakside linebacker? A punter? Or, God and Tim Cowlishaw forbid, a quarterback? Under that premise, the Cowboys - 6-10 and desperate for help ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Look Who's NOT Coming to Dallas for Super Bowl XLV

    After a wildly entertaining weekend of the NFL playoffs, the following will not be playing in Arlington on February 6: *Michael Vick *Peyton Manning *Who Dat?! *The Dallas-born Kansas City Chiefs Despite intriguing story lines being buried, that was some damn skippy football. Three wins by ro ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Whitt's End: 1.7.11

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *If Bill Parcells fit too snug and Wade Phillips was a size too loose, Jason Garrett fits juuuuust right. *Maybe I'm naive and gullible and biased in favor of Garrett, but until otherwise I'm ... More >>

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    December 31, 2010

    Whitt's Merten's End: 12.31.10

    One of Sports Pickle's best photos of 2010​It's been a fun two weeks, sports fans. Richie's back on Monday, but before I give him back his blog, here are some week-end thoughts before I go. *Sunday's Cowboys-Eagles game looks like it might be the first NFL start for Stephen McGee as Jon Kitna ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Top 10 Best Draft Picks of the Jerry Jones Era

    Surprised to see Bryant on the list? You shouldn't be.​Is it time for Jerry Jones to step aside as general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, or do the three Super Bowl wins under his tenure validate his decision to remain in that role? The debate will continue until Jones either hands over the keys t ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010
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    April 23, 2010

    A Talk with Kyle Rote Jr.: Dallas Tornado, Hall of Famer, Soccer "Missionary"

    NASL Jerseys​Kyle Rote Jr. -- who, it was announced this week, is finally being inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame as a "veteran," no kidding -- did indeed call me back earlier this week. Said I'd have better luck trying him later -- meaning, oh, 'round 11 p.m. or midnight, he'd b ... More >>

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    April 15, 2010
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    April 12, 2010

    Texas Stadium: Rest in Pieces

      You know it's a weird week when Mike Modano's final home game as a Dallas Star is only the second-saddest story. Went out to Texas Stadium Sunday morning for a funeral and - hate to admit this - but I cried. For a building. I know, silly. Or is it? Just after dawn - 7:07 a.m. if yo ... More >>

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    January 7, 2010
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    December 3, 2009
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    August 27, 2009
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    July 29, 2009

    Camp Cowboys Top 10 Observations: Day 1

    Playmaker and his pupil.​Pass along your questions or suggestions of who/what you'd like a report on and I'll watch it at tomorrow's practices. Thursday is the first day of two-a-days. Who knows, we might even see pads. 10. So much for the new-and-improved-and-tougher Wade Phillips. The Cow ... More >>

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    June 26, 2009
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    May 21, 2009

    The Cowboys Pick Up the Pieces After the Valley Ranch Collapse

    The accident at the Cowboys' practice facility leaves structures collapsed, questions unanswered and a life forever changed

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    May 15, 2009

    Fourth and Long: A Premiere With Purpose

    Jerry McClureIrvin to Rich Behm's family: $40,000For the first time in a long time, the Dallas Cowboys are actually acting like a unified team. In the wake of the Valley Ranch practice facility collapse on May 2, last night's premiere of Spike TV's new reality series Fourth and Long at Sting matured ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Jerry Jones' Promises of Change Have Been Mostly Empty So Far

    Doesn't seem that the Dallas Cowboys have learned their lesson or changed one smidge

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    January 30, 2009

    BREAKING NEWS: Pacman Jones Still Thinks He's a Dallas Cowboy

    You know those pigs that were raised by dogs so when they grew up they thought they were, well, dogs? Pacman Jones is a pig. I've been promised visual photographic evidence by my Sportatorium spies at some point, but for now we'll go with eyewitness acounts from those who at ... More >>

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    January 15, 2009

    The Cowboys' Crappy New Year!

    After the most disappointing season in franchise history, how can the Cowboys' resolution be the status woe?

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    December 23, 2008

    Final NFL Quarterback Rankings

    According to the Pro Bowl, Peyton Manning and Kurt Warner are the two best NFL quarterbacks of 2008. According to me, nonsense. Warner has the best receivers in the league and throws in the worst division in football. Manning was steady, but hardly spectacular. My rankings, which take into acco ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 16

    Tony Romo, all is forgiven. At least for a week. After one of the most Gawd-awful performances of his career - or, let's face it, any career - in Pittsburgh, the Cowboys' quarterback went out Sunday night and padded his legacy with a game straight from Hollywood. Aching back and nagging teammat ... More >>

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    December 15, 2008

    Behind ESPN/ABC Sports Boss, Jerry Jones is Most Powerful Man in Sports.

    The morning after his Dallas Cowboys find themselves two wins from clinching a wild-card spot, owner and general manager Jerry Jones is still pretty high -- which is to say, he sits at No. 2 on Sports Business Journal's list of sports' 50 Most Influential figures. Jones is behind only George Bodenhe ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Cowboys' Winter Wonderland

    Can Jerry's boys turn around the December jinx?

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    November 20, 2008

    Cowboys Are Back on Track

    With a gutsy win in Washington the Cowboys saved their season and restored our hope. Now what?

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    November 11, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 11

    Okay Mr. $67 Million, let's see you build some Romomentum. To me, Sunday’s game at Washington is make-or-break for the Cowboys. It’s playoffs or implosion. They need Tony Romo to be at his substance-over-style best. People out at Valley Ranch are telling me that his little funk is over. ... More >>

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    November 4, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 10

    Please, for the love of God, rescue us! You catch any of Steelers over Redskins last night? Weird. Could’ve sworn I saw Pittsburgh lose its starting quarterback to an injury, only to insert a backup who actually helped them win the game. I know. Crazy. By my count six backup quarterbac ... More >>

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    October 28, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 9

    Hey, at least he's better than Brooks Bollinger. Or is he? Now that you’re with me on Brad Johnson -- you are with me, right? – would you rather see Brooks Bollinger try to guide the Cowboys to a win, or at least a touchdown, Sunday in New York while trying to climb out of my rankings’ cel ... More >>

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    October 21, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 8

    Toldja. Pacman is in rehab. Wade Phillips isn’t in limbo. The Cowboys are in trouble. Most importantly, Tony Romo’s pinkie is still in a cast. I’ve already sliced and diced Brad Johnson and the loss to the Rams. Let’s make this short and sweet: Romo plays Sunday or else Dallas h ... More >>

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    September 30, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 5

    His arrow is suddenly pointing down. Don’t look now, but just guess who has the best passer rating in the NFL? Not Brady nor Manning nor Romo nor … Would you believe this guy? Believe it. Six touchdowns will do that for you. As for the rest of the NFL’s quarterbacks, Green Bay’s ... More >>

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    September 23, 2008

    NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 4

    Down. But certainly not out. It’s tough to demote a quarterback with five touchdowns, the NFL’s most 20 -yard passes and a 3-0 record. But it’s also tough to ignore Tony Romo’s Red Zone gaffes. Against Cleveland Romo threw an interception in the end zone. Against Philadelphia he trie ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008

    Week 2 NFL Quarterback Rankings

    From undrafted free agent to the cover of SI to the top of my rankings. Not bad, kid. Not bad at all. My first installment was such an, um, hit, that I decided, what the heck, let’s make this is a weekly staple. Everyone loves quarterbacks. Sports geeks love rankings. I love criticism. It ... More >>

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    September 2, 2008

    That ’70s Show

    Squint real hard and see the similarities. At long last, the ’70s are back. Women are again wearing Halston. Television viewers are glued to CBS’ hit Swingtown. Two movies founded on the old decade’s staples of Star Wars and ABBA – The Clone Wars and Mamma Mia – were among last week ... More >>

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    August 4, 2008

    Is it Bigger Than a Bread Basket?

    Biggest Dallas sports ticket. Ever. Just got my grubby little hands on what will be one of the hottest tickets in Metroplex sports history – the final regular-season Cowboys game at Texas Stadium. As you can see, the Cowboys certainly think it’s big. The actual ticket to the Saturday, De ... More >>

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    April 15, 2008

    It’s Officially Football Season

    Today is a great day. Because this season’s Cowboys disappointment officially becomes last season’s memory. And next season? It’s now this season. As for 2008, the Cowboys are again heating up trade talks for Pacman Jones (but really, how could they get any hotter?). They are licking their ch ... More >>

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    January 16, 2008

    He Who Hesitates Endures a Very, Very, Very Long, Cold Winter

    Not funny, sure. But, face it, who wants to see Tony Sparano. As expected, Dallas Cowboys assistant head coach Tony Sparano was officially named head coach of the Miami Dolphins this morning. What does it mean for him? A couple seasons of ugly losing with a horrible team and having his ass dog-cusse ... More >>

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    December 3, 2007

    The Goose is Loose!

    We're goosin' Gosselin's weekly NFL rankings, 'cause. We all make mistakes. I’ve had my share find their way to print. But if you’re Dallas’ Only Daily, you just cannot afford an oops when it comes to the status of the beloved Cowboys. As I’m sure you’ve been made aware -- thanks, countles ... More >>

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    October 3, 2002

    The Rookie

    Pete Hunter grew up in Atlantic City casinos, so he knows he's a long shot to make it in the NFL. Then why does he seem like a sure bet?

  • Culture

    August 9, 2001

    Re-boot

    For Cowboys placekicker Tim Seder, a bad team means another page in his storybook career

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    May 3, 2001

    Was He High?

    When Jerry Jones traded up to get Quincy Carter, he made everything difficult for his new "star"

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    January 25, 2001

    Don't Call It a Comeback

    Pat Summerall has been here for years, rockin' his peers...and so forth

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    November 26, 1998

    A fan's sour notes

    Were yesterday's heroes better than today's?

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