Quincy Carter

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Staubach, Aikman and Other Cowboys Greats Throw Their Support Behind Tom Leppert

    Photo by Patrick MichelsReally, any reason to rerun this photo was fine.​Former Mayor Tom Leppert may well need a Hail Mary come the March 6 GOP primary -- if, that is, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst can maintain his frontrunner status in the race for the U.S. Senate. So, then, who better to l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Why Emmitt Smith Is So Not Overrated

    John Robertson​It takes all of this long to find someone insisting that Emmitt Smith ain't all that. "Smith's record is overrated." See, that did not take long. And. And. And. The common knock on the Dallas Cowboy: "Had the best offensive line of all time in front of him." Imagine if Barry Sanders ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Yet Again, Quincy Carter Throws Away a Job

    This is the image that accompanies Quincy Carter's slot on the Abilene Ruff Riders' site. Seriously. And, yes, his name is Rowdy.It's awfully difficult at this late date to recall when last we heard the name Quincy Carter -- he was either getting arrested or signed to yet another team, hard to say. ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Quincy Carter's Comeback: Take 6

    Speaking of athletes who don't deserve any more bailouts ... Former Cowboys' quarterback Quincy Carter was arrested Feb. 27 for DUI. Less than two weeks later he was signed by another floundering football team - the Abilene Ruff Riders - desperate for passing and publicity. Sad, sad and double ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Aw, Quincy Carter. And Just When the Dallas Cowboys Could Use a New Backup QB Too.

    When last we heard from former Dallas Cowboys QB Quincy Carter, he was starting all over (again) down in South Texas. Two weeks before Christmas, he signed a contract with the Rio Grande Valley Dorados of arenafootball2, whose GM, Grant W. Buckborough, welcomed him as a savior: "Not only do we welco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2009

    Because, Apparently, Selling Used Stuff to Cowboys Fans Is Easier than Throwing it Away

    Patrick MichelsWorkers already took care of the Texas Stadium 50-year-line in January. But maybe you can still get Quincy Carter's old locker?Guess Jerry Jones didn't sell off every last scrap of Texas Stadium during his everything-must-go auction, as today the Dallas Cowboys send word that this wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    In South Texas, At Least, Ex-Cowboys QB Quincy Carter Is a "Big Name"

    On the day when new jobless claims hit a 26-year high, word has come down that there's one man in America who, apparently, will never go without a job: former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Quincy Carter. Down in Hidalgo, Carter yesterday signed a contract with the Rio Grande Valley Dorados of arenafoot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    The 10 Worst Quarterbacks in Dallas Cowboys’ History

    Holy hell, he's even worse than we thought. Giants Stadium has long been a house of horrors and horseshit for Dallas Cowboys’ quarterbacks. Hall of Famer Troy Aikman threw a career-high five interceptions in New Jersey in 2000. In ’01 backup Clint Stoerner topped that by tossing four pic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2008

    From a Civil Rights Icon, Via the BBC, the WTF of the Day

    But, seriously, who'll be his running mate? Randy Galloway? The BBC News blog Talking America today has an interview with James Meredith, the first black student ever to enroll in the University of Mississippi back in 1962. The reason for the interview is that Ole Miss is located in Oxford, Mississi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Commence: Re-Entry

    Anyone remember where I live? Okay, let’s see what I missed here on the homefront while vacationing in Canada and “working” in California. Hmm … *Rough week for our beloved Mark Cuban. First, Ron Artest gets traded to the Rockets, dropping his Mavericks to fourth-best in their own da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    Quincy Carter to Reunite With Bill Parcells, At Least for An Afternoon

    'Bout three months ago, seemed like former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Quincy Carter was danged near the luckiest dude in pro-ish football, getting the call up to the Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League. This came about a year after he'd already screwed up his gig throwing the ball for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Quincy Carter Will Never, Ever Run Out of Chances to Throw a Football

    The Kansas City Brigade of the Arena Football League are 1-7 halfway through the season, and the schedule doesn't get much easier the rest of the way -- far as you know, anyway. Regardless, the team's woeful record no doubt explains the opening sentence of this media release: "The Kansas City Brigad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    Headline Coming Soon: Quincy Carter’s Career Goes to Pot. Again.

    If only these dudes could pass a ball. As I wrote earlier this week on Unfair Park, I’m no saint. In college I was arrested for trespassing (but, dude, she was hot and the house wasn't even finished.) I’ve been sued by DirecTV for pirating its product (now I can afford the NFL Sunday Ticket ... More >>

  • News

    December 27, 2007

    ...and Thank You for Tony Romo

    'Tis the season to thank those who helped stuff our stockings with Tony Romo

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Quincy Carter's Career Goes to Pot, Again

    We doubt Quincy Carter's rookie card is worth as much as Tony Romo's. My old pal Jaime Aron, a longtime sports writer for the Associated Press, notes that tomorrow, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will turn 65 -- and, yes, expect big doings during halftime of the Cowboys-Patriots game on Sunday at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2007

    A Setback in Quincy Carter's Latest Comeback

    We just traded our Quincy Carter rookie card for a package of Ding-Dongs. Had the munchies. A month ago, Richie wrote a column for the paper version of Unfair Park about the, ahem, comeback of former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Quincy Carter, currently pitching for the Bossier-Shreveport BattleWings ... More >>

  • News

    May 3, 2007
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2007

    From the Penthouse to the 'Port

    How much do you think a Quincy Carter rookie card's worth, anyway? "Thanks for calling Mud Bugs hockey. How may I direct your call?" Uh-oh. It's nearly always ominous when your first attempt to find a former Dallas Cowboys quarterback leads you to a minor-league hockey team based in Shreveport. Yes, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2007

    Super Sunday

    Will Michael Irvin land in the Hall of Fame or crash and burn yet again? Find out tomorrow. Looks like Tom Hicks is buyin', Josh Howard is cryin', and Michael Irvin is tryin'. Couple things here: Can Rangers fans annually complaining about their lack of competitive payroll be excited their owner is ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Tony Oh-No

    The Cowboys' quarterback swap signals the beginning of the end

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2006

    Quincy and the Career Autopsy

    In wow-he-must-really-suck news, Quincy Carter got cut yesterday from the Montreal Alouettes less than a week into the team's training camp. And the former Cowboys QB isn't taking it lying down or toking up: "This is a insult," he said Wednesday, just after the Canadian Football League tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2006

    The Other Drew

    Says here Drew Henson oughta be considered as the Dallas Cowboys' quarterback of the future. Why? Because he's gone 5-3 during his stint as QB for the Rhein Fire in NFL Europe, throwing nine TDs and three picks. Sounds about right for a Cowboys QB these days; the bar's low, after all. Fact is, I dou ... More >>

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Heaven Help Us

    When watching sports, is God a passive observer or a meddler?

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2006

    Jack Klugman Smokes Pot??

    No, actually, it's your other favorite Quincy. As in Quincy Carter, the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback who led the team to the playoffs in 2003 only to be surprisingly and mysteriously cut six days into 2004 training camp. As with most transactions not involving Terrell Owens, Cowboys management ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2006
  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best TV Sports Anchor

    Dale Hansen, WFAA-TV Channel 8

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Sports Moment

    Quincy Carter gets released

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    Old News

    The second verse sounds the same as the first for Parcells' Cowboys

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Goodbye, Godboy

    Carter's gone. Now what do we talk about?

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    Backup Plan

    Vinny makes a nice No. 2 to Quincy-- wait, reverse that

  • News

    March 4, 2004

    What's Your Position?

    Who will lead America's Team come November? The electorate must know.

  • Dining

    January 15, 2004

    Meal Tickets

    Are airline meals worth the cost?

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Bolton No More in 04

    And other New Years resolutions were not sticking with

  • News

    January 8, 2004

    Count Your Blessings

    Forgive the playoff loss, for the 'Boys have come a long way

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    'Boys Gone Wild

    And other tall tales of 2003

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Make a Run for It

    Bikers give kids some toy joy

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Jive Turkey

    Plus: Myths Disproven

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003

    Best Liar

    Jerry Jones

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    Kick Ace

    Billy Cundiff's performance was great. So why do I hate him?

  • News

    September 11, 2003

    Backup Plan

    No. 3 QB Tony Romo is just happy to be here. Seriously. No, seriously.

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Search Party

    Bill Parcells is looking for a few good men. Good luck.

  • News

    June 12, 2003

    Amateur Hour

    Even in June, the Cowboys' quarterback situation is a laugh riot

  • News

    December 19, 2002

    Drug-free in '03!

    And 149 other things I swear I'll do next year

  • News

    October 24, 2002

    Jerry Rigged

    J.J. pulls another stupid human trick

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best "Why Me?" Look

    Emmitt Smith, Dallas Cowboys

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Catch 88

    Antonio Bryant has Michael Irvin's talent, brashness--and he's played one game

  • News

    September 5, 2002

    He's Baaack

    That lovable jackass from Philly returns. Oh, joy.

  • News

    August 9, 2001

    Falling Stars

    Who let the air out of the Cowboys? Jerry, Dave, Tony, the heat--you name it. A preview of Dallas' dying days.

  • Culture

    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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