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Jay Novacek

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    There is Good News Football Fans: Jason Witten Will Retire as a Cowboy

    ​One day Jason Witten will go into the Cowboys' Ring of Honor. And likely the Pro Football Hall of Fame.But all we needed from him Sunday night in New York was a decent stiff-arm.Without one as a touchdown-generating exclamation point, the Cowboys collapsed in a kick-to-the-crotch, 27-24 loss ... More >>

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    July 19, 2011

    Good News: The Lockout's Almost Over. Bad News: So Are Two-a-Days.

    ​I'll never forget the image. It was 2009 and your Cowboys were holding their afternoon training camp practice at San Antonio's Alamodome. In shorts. The pace and feel of coach Wade Phillips' camp mimicked that of a leisurely picnic kicking off a weekend 10-year high school reu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Dez Bryant Stands Up New Jersey Memorablia Show

    ​It was already a bad week for Dez Bryant, after former mentor Deion Sanders reiterated that he is severing ties with the firebrand Cowboys' receiver. Now Bryant is on the verge of more legal trouble after standing up a New Jersey memorabilia show. According to organizers of the Collectors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Numbers With Friends: The All-Time Cowboys' Fantasy Roster

    ​I grew up with Drew Pearson, covered Michael Irvin and have the highest hopes for Dez Bryant. But should the Cowboys' rookie receiver from Oklahoma State be allowed to wear the sacred No. 88? The Cowboys revere uniform numbers, but they don't retire them. Should they? You don't see No. 8 or ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2010
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    February 2, 2010

    LeAnne Novacek: RIP

    ​Jay Novacek was always a unique dude. Okay, I'll say it, he was a little weird. During my time covering the Dallas Cowboys for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram he was always friendly, yet sorta edgy. For example, one year on the eve of training camp at St. Edward's University in Austin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Dallas Cowboys Legends and Winspear Save Glory Days Taping From Disaster

    Photos by Sam Merten​An eclectic mix of folks packed the Bill and Margot Winspear Opera House last night as a jaw-dropping group of former Dallas Cowboys players reminisced during the taping of Glory Days, a television pilot scheduled to debut January 30 on KTVT-Channel 11 prior to finding a n ... More >>

  • News

    December 17, 2009
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    August 25, 2009

    Dallas' Fantasy Roster

    No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.​When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>

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    August 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    The Man Who Can Read Your Mind

    Fine, then you try to explain it. Call him the Dallas Wowboy. In my years as a sportswriter I've come to appreciate lots of athletes. For the most part, I could comprehend and sorta explain their greatness. Troy Aikman's mechanically flawless accuracy. Jason Kidd's uncanny peripheral vision. ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Great Digit Debate

    Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    Hard Knocks, Followed by Some Soft Shoe

    The Cowboys don’t open the preseason until Saturday night, but tonight arrives what most of you have been squirming for. At 9 on HBO: Hard Knocks. I was at camp in Oxnard last week and, trust me, there’s a camera everywhere everyone turns. Expect owner Jerry Jones to be a star. Same with Ton ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Smitten With Witten

    What's not to like about the best tight end in Cowboys history?

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2007
  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Captain Casual

    Wade Phillips ushers in a kindler, gentler, better Cowboys era

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2007
  • Calendar

    November 30, 2006
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    December 1, 2005
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    December 2, 2004

    Gym Dandy

    Go back to PE with Dodgeball--Round Two

  • Culture

    July 23, 1998

    Lord, help him

    In Chan Gailey, Jerry Jones has God, the shotgun, and, maybe, a little Tom Landry

  • News

    February 15, 1996
  • Culture

    January 19, 1995

    Barry blew it

    Switzer's casual approach caught up with the Cowboys

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