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Bobby Carpenter

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    August 3, 2011

    2011 Dallas Cowboys Training Camp Day 8: My Top 10 Observer-ations

    ​10. Impressed yesterday that -- on a players day off -- 6th-round draft choice and receiver Dwayne Harris was running sprints and routes. All by his lonesome. 9. Mat McBriar isn't exactly Rob Ryan, but he's departing pudgy and heading toward fat. McBriar pulled his hamstring running in ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    With Tyron Smith, Jerry Jones Finally Resisted the Glitz

    If there's less post-draft buzz than usual, it's because the Cowboys for once went substance over style.

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    November 2, 2010

    Whom Do You Blame for the Cowboys' Catastrophe?

    ​We now return to your regularly scheduled football season where ... Oh, dear. If you saw this coming - the Dallas Cowboys at 1-6 - raise your hand. I'm impressed. I'll also, of course, need proof. Some of us thought the Cowboys would play in Super Bowl XLV. Most of us thought they'd win the ... More >>

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    October 26, 2010

    Giants 41, Cowboys 35: My Top Observer-ations

    ​10. Cowboys' fans can bemoan bad luck at having quarterback Tony Romo knocked out of the game - and the season - but this was more bad play. Rookie fullback Chris Gronkowski missed a simple blitz pick-up, allowing New York's Michael Boley a free shot on Romo. He didn't miss. 9. I don't ... More >>

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    September 1, 2010

    Sean Lee Not Worth a Nickel

    Ah, the good ol' days.​Sean Lee is good. But not good enough. Drafted in the second round to be a better Bobby Carpenter, the Penn State rookie has looked good in the preseason. But not good enough to earn the job as the Dallas Cowboys' nickel linebacker. Spin it any way you want, this is a ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    The Dallas Cowboys Scouting Department is Doing Something Right

    Chris Hall: The man with the (free agent) plan​You can rag on the Dallas Cowboys' drafts. There have been as many whiffs as hits, no? But before we condemn general manager Jerry Jones and his staff, along the way somebody's doing something right. Mainly, the team's scouting department. I kn ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Cowboys Training Camp 8.4.10: My Top 10 Observations

    ​10. Linebacker Anthony Spencer missed practice after getting his foot stepped on in Wednesday's warm-ups, but it's a day-to-day thing. No biggie. Second-year player Victor Butler took his place and didn't look out of place at all. 9. Rough day for the offense. Tony Romo was harassed int ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Carpenter for Barron: One Man's Trash is Another Man's ... Trash?

    To get Bobby Carpenter outta town, any old Alex would've done the trick.​The Dallas Cowboys finally admitted Monday what we've all known for years: Bobby Carpenter is a blonde bust. Drafted 18th overall in 2006 before stars like Antonio Cromartie and Joseph Addai (thank you, Bill Parcells), ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    Whitt's End: 5.7.10

    ​Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Newy Scruggs is on vacation next week from 105.3 The Fan, which means two things: 1. I'll miss my pawdnuh. 2. At least one of the days I'll be joined by a very special, very familiar mys ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    April 26, 2010

    Grade The Cowboys' Draft: A For Effort?

    Better than Bobby?​The good news: The Dallas Cowboys likely drafted the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year and a linebacker who will signal the end of the Bobby Carpenter era. The bad news: The Dallas Cowboys still don't have a play-making free safety or any depth along the offensive line. ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Do You Trust Jerry Jones in the NFL Draft?

    ​A month from tonight - that's right, tonight - the NFL Draft will commence in prime for the first time. Currently with the 27th overall pick, what will your Dallas Cowboys do? A safety? Perhaps Southern Cal's Taylor Mays or Texas' Earl Thomas? An offensive lineman for when, not if, Flozell A ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Wowboys 24, Aints 17: My Top 10 Observations

    ​Okay, I'm technically on vacation. But I know the drill. When a dude predicts the Cowboys will lose 45-10 and is flat dead ass wrong, he needs to show up to take his Season's Beatings. Right? So here I am, take your best shot. FYI, I like my crow with a cup of gumbo. 10. Wholly Guacamole!!! ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Turn Back the Clock, Cowboys Fans. So ... Wouldja?

    I like to prod ol' Uncle Wade but, let's face, his fixed defense is the reason there's hope in Cowboyville. ​Jason Garrett is clueless. Roy Williams is a bust. Martellus Bennett is a non-factor. Felix Jones has lost a step. Nick Folk has the yips. Marc Colombo is hurt. Ken Hamlin ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Wowboys 38, Seahags 17: My Top 10 Observations.

    AP​10. Ten. That's how many Cowboys caught passes Sunday. Of the players eligible to be a receiver, only Tashard Choice got shut out. 9. Halloween hangover. The end of Daylight Savings Time. Whatever. Something weird was going on at Cowboys Stadium, for I coulda swore I saw Bobby Carpenter ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009

    Dallas Cowboys: Three Dots and a Cloud of Dust

    Quick takes from a Wednesday's minicamp workout at Carrollton's Standridge Stadium: *Tony Romo says the story that appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about him being told to lose weight is total bullshit. "That never happened," Romo said with a smile. "It just didn't." ... *From what I co ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009
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    October 15, 2008
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    August 28, 2008

    Hard Knocks: Week 4

    Admit it, "Barbie Carpenter" made you giggle. The five best moments from last night’s Hard Knocks: Week 4. Or did I miss something? 5. Receiver Patrick Crayton arriving late for a team meeting wearing only a towel. Anyone who remembers last season’s playoff loss to the Giants wasn’t su ... More >>

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    July 29, 2008

    Welcome to Training Camp. Er, Paradise

    Terence Newman has a groin injury. I have a really crappy camera. I’ve received lots of suggestions on what you guys wanna know about Cowboys’ camp – How’s Felix Jones look? Can Zach Thomas still play? What’s up with Jerry’s hat? – so the best way to attack this thing is by diving ... More >>

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    May 6, 2008

    Cowboys Catch-Up

    Get it? While the Mavs have been imploding and the Stars surging, your Dallas Cowboys have made some news of their own. In no particular order: *Tony Romo is not married to Jessica Simpson … Yet. *With Dallas’ first full-squad minicamp still two weeks away, is it too early for Sp ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008

    Deep Blue Something: Or, Why Marion Barber Isn't Going Anywhere

    I can’t guarantee that Marion Barber will be the starting running back for the Dallas Cowboys in 2008 and beyond. But I can guarantee the fact that he’s house-hunting -- er, condo-craving -- in Uptown is a damned good sign he isn’t going anywhere. I know, I know -- Barber wants a contract in t ... More >>

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    December 17, 2007
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    December 15, 2007
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    November 8, 2007
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    September 6, 2007

    Ellis Island

    Cowboys veteran tries to escape the tired, poor, hungry, huddled masses

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    August 24, 2007

    Practice Makes Perfect?

    A little something-something for the ladies: Terrell Owens, sporting a very nice hat Tony Romo is healthy. Terrell Owens is happy. And, at 2-0, the Cowboys’ Super Bowl train is preparing to leave the station. OK, let’s not get carried away. In their last game the Cowboys scored only one more po ... More >>

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    May 22, 2007

    Hail Roger: North Texas Scores XLV

    Roger Staubach suited up for his old team one more time; amazingly, the tight pants still fit. While the silence from our lame-duck, lame-ass Mayor’s office is deafening, the rest of Arlington, North Texas and, yes, Dallas can rejoice. Super Bowl XLV will be played here in early February 2011. W ... More >>

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    December 29, 2006
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    November 23, 2006

    America's Extreme

    Cowboys tiptoeing line between super and stupor

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    October 26, 2006

    Mad Cowboys Disease

    We got $20 that says Drew Bledsoe plays some time before the end of the season. Or Sunday night's game. Forgive me, Bible Girl, for I am about to sin: Sonofabiiiiiiiiiiiiitch!!! The two defining press conferences at Valley Ranch this year have featured Kim Etheredge chomping her gum and Bill Parcell ... More >>

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    October 26, 2006

    Tony Oh-No

    The Cowboys' quarterback swap signals the beginning of the end

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    October 20, 2006

    Are You Ready For Some Futbol?!

    Come to think of it, we can't recall ever seeing Bobby Carpenter in a Dallas Cowboys uniform... If the answer to the question posed above is yeah, you'd better thumb a ride to Denver, where FC Dallas begins the Major League Soccer playoffs Saturday night against the Colorado Rock...no, um, Nugg...no ... More >>

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    May 4, 2006

    Silent Stupidity

    Cowboys' Jerry and Bill have deteriorated into comedy's Penn and Teller

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