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Cowboys Coffee Shop
It's Wednesday morning and and nothing like some Cowboys news with an excellent cup of joe at the Cowboys Coffee Shop. Let's wonder around the room and see what pops up. Dez Bryant has not signed his tender yet. - It's a business. Dez is doing all the right things by occasionally showing up to say hello to his teammates, coaches and owner as... read more→
NFL Personnel - Political Doppelgangers
It's a different world from Vince Lombardi days. In the modern era older NFL personnel have been replaced with political doppelgangers in post that were once the domain of "men's men" versus the spin doctors that now reside in these hallowed halls. Have a player arrested at three AM in the middle of the desert outside the only strip club in... read more→
Pro Football Talk 23 June 2015
Host Steven Van Over takes the shotgun approach taking shots at various subjects around the NFL today. San Diego Chargers, Cleveland Browns and the entire NFC East are discussed for a quick shot of NFL caffeine! What's an offseason? Pro Football Talk is year round at ProFootballTalkLine.com with audio post, interviews, talk shows, round tables... read more→
Cowboys Backup QB - Dustin Vaughan On Hold?
Dustin Vaughan has been talked up all season as a strong possibility for the Cowboys backup QB job for good reason. After going 18 for 33 attempts, 183 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 sack and 2 interceptions for the loss in his only 2014 start it's clear Dallas needs more out of the position in 2015. Seems Brandon Weeden got the message loud and... read more→
Cowboys Transactions Report - June 2015 Week 1
Are the Cowboys remaining focused in the slow portion of the 2015 offseason? Keeping abreast of the Cowboys Transaction Report puts light on the verbiage put forth by the spin masters at Valley Ranch. We did not list contract signings of Cowboys draft choices as it's already stipulated Dallas has them all on board. Well done! Cowboys... read more→
Cowboys Versatility Gives Options
Versatility. It's part of every Cowboys player template that has been defined in the Jason Garrett era. Versatility gives options and when whittling down to the final 53 versatility makes your team stronger and more adaptable. By now everyone is probably aware of how the Cowboys offensive tackles can (for the most part) play either side and... read more→
Jason Garrett Process Is The Same - Will 2015 Team Be?
In 2014 the Dallas Cowboys went through their offseason "process" and divined a clear path out of .500 purgatory. In 2015 the Jason Garrett Process will again be invoked. Will the results again reflect a team that is clearly better than the others in their own division? Or will the challenges of 2015 prove to be stones that drag this team back to... read more→
Dallas Cowboys Numbers Game - Weakest Unit Is ...
What do the Dallas Cowboys numbers reveal about roster building in the Jason Garrett era? Quite a bit actually as well as the fact that flexibility is king in the Garrett scheme. I wrote a piece recently that focused on how the Cowboys would choose their Final Eight along the defensive line. I came up with the perspective to try and put... read more→
Dallas Cowboys Defensive Line - Final Eight
Picking the final eight players to man the Cowboys defensive line isn't the same exercise it has been in recent years. These aren't yesterday's Cowpokes where the top few were obvious and after that the coaches were looking for players that could help stop the bleeding versus excel. Today the coaching staff is faced with a different... read more→
San Diego Chargers Draft Review - Summary
Admittedly, it's too early for a San Diego 2015 NFL Draft grade. It's not too early however for the San Diego Chargers Draft Review! It's on! Rounds one through five are in the books and summation time is upon us. 2015 San Diego Chargers Draft Review - Generally pundits stressed three pre-draft needs for the 'Boltz in 2015. They badly needed... read more→