Found February 16, 2013 on Silver and BlueBlood:
The name Jack Eskridge may not mean much to you, but if you are a Dallas Cowboys fan, his work means a great deal. Eskridge was the Dallas Cowboys logo designer. He was the man behind the star. The Dallas Cowboys star, one of the simplest, cleanest logos in sports—or in the world, for that matter, is almost universally recognized. Anyone not living in a cave is likely to know what it represents, regardless of the continent they call home. Before the Dallas Cowboys were even a team, Eskridge worked for the organization. Tex Schramm hired Tom Landry to run the team as its head coach and one of the first hires Landry made in 1959 was that of equipment manager. He hired Eskridge for the position. The Cowboys weren’t yet a team, but they would be by 1960 and they would need a logo, so Landry put that bit of business in Eskridge’s hands. Eskridge, a former professional basketball player and not a native Texan, took the state’s Lone Star symbol for inspiration, came up with the blue star ...

Landing spots for Dwight Freeney: Cowboys an option?

The Indianapolis Colts have recently decided to not re-sign Dwight Freeney, and it’s time to see where he could end up in 2013. Freeney had a huge drop in production in 2012, but it’s important to remember most of that drop was due in a large part to the Colts converting Freeney from defensive end to outside linebacker. At 32 years old, going on 33, Freeney is past his prime...

Cowboys’ QB coach says Tony Romo tried to do too much in 2012

Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that Tony Romo tried to do too much this past season because of the issues they had with their offensive line and running game. “I think that happened a lot this year, that he tried to do too much,” Wilson said. “He tried to make up for mistakes and trying to convert third-and-longs. It leads to...

Monte Kiffin knows he has to get the Cowboys defense up to speed fast

The window is closing for the Dallas Cowboys and defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin knows he has to work fast. The Cowboys are hard against the salary cap, their roster is getting one year older, and the big changes on the coaching staff is an indication that rebuilding is closer than one thinks. Jerry Jones is going with a win now attitude, shaking things up in the off-season...

Cowboys CB Brandon Carr won't try to 'save the world' next season

In his first year in Dallas, cornerback Brandon Carr admits that, much like Tony Romo, he tried to do too much out on the field last season. “I got caught up in trying to save the world, so to speak,” Carr said on 1310 The Ticket’s “BaD Radio” show, via John Machota of The Dallas Morning News. “Trying to play every position. Trying to go outside of my skill set to...

Ex-Cowboys Scout Says Team Passed On LeSean McCoy

The Dallas Cowboys haven’t won a playoff game since the late 90′s, and each year they wilt under the expectations of past success. Part of the Cowboys struggles has been their inability to be consistent with player personnel and failures in the draft.  A former Cowboys scout recently has talked about those inconsistencies. Bryan Broaddus discussed with the Dallas Morning News how...

Report: Cowboys, Romo haven’t started contract negoiations

It was recently reported that the Dallas Cowboys were planning on working on an extension for quarterback Tony Romo. According to Calvin Watkins of, the Cowboys and Romo’s agent haven’t start negotiating a new deal just yet. The Cowboys and Romo’s agent, R.J. Gonser, suspended talks about a contract extension during the 2012 season so it wouldn’t be a distraction...

Cowboys' play-calling mystery deepens: Bill Callahan and Jason Garrett are no help at all

On Wednesday, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett wouldn't own up to who would be calling the offensive plays in 2013, calling it a “collective process", and new offensive coordinator/offesnive line coach Bill Callahan won't say either. How convenient. “It’s really a collaborative effort,” Callahan said, via The Dallas Morning News.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame needs to open their doors to Drew Pearson

It’s been 29 seasons since Drew Pearson last played for the Dallas Cowboys. That means 24 years ago he should have been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame....The post The Pro Football Hall of Fame needs to open their doors to Drew Pearson appeared first on Lone Star Struck.

Time for Cowboys to focus improving the roster

At some point the Dallas Cowboys will have to put this play-calling decision aside and figure out what to do with the roster. They have created an unnecessary distraction by shrouding this decision in a veil of secrecy, so that storyline won't completely go away. But it's time to prioritize the changes that need to take place from a personnel standpoint. The Cowboys have...

Several Options On The Table For Boys As Free Agency Looms

With free agency fast approaching, the Cowboys will have several avenues available to them, despite being in the tightest salary cap situation in recent years.  Though their cap number will...The post Several Options On The Table For Boys As Free Agency Looms appeared first on Lone Star Struck.
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