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Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * UnapologeticAt 6’2″and 321 pounds, Josh Brent is a big man. He is also a talented football player. Big. Strong. Quick. A formidable force on the interior of a defensive line. So, why did he fall to the Cowboys in the seventh round of the 2010 supplemental draft? A player of his talent could have—and should have—gone much earlier. The answer is simple: Josh Brent is stupid. He makes bad decisions on a regular basis. He did so when he was in college at the University of Illinois. Here is an article by ESPN’s college football writer Adam Rittenberg from June 10, 2009: Illinois defensive tackle Josh Brent is serving time in the Champaign County jail as part of a plea agreement stemming from his drunken driving arrest. Brent pleaded guilty to misdemeanor DUI on June 2 after being stopped by police Feb. 2...

Cowboys rookie Joseph Randle expects to be ready for training camp

Cowboys rookie running back Joseph Randle says he’ll have the cast on his thumb removed in time for training camp. “I’m ready to get it off,” Randle said via the Dallas Morning News. Randle says the Cowboys playbook is more complicated than the one he had in college. “Learning the playbook is always first,” Randle said. “The plays are a little more complex than my old...

5 Dallas Cowboys’ players that must breakout in 2013

Other than the probable firing of Jason Garrett after 2013, this does feel like this is the Dallas Cowboys’ year, and by year, I mean Playoffs. The offense has the weapons led by Tony Romo, and the defense under Monte Kiffin might finally click on all cylinders. However, every Playoff season has players that step up from the shadows to help lead the team to the light, but who are...

Rookie RB Joseph Randle diving into Cowboys 'complex' playbook

Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Joseph Randle is still on the mend due to thumb surgery on his right hand, but he's been keeping himself occupied while he waits to join his team in full practices. While the cast will be off in about 2 weeks, he's getting a head start on returning by working on conditioning drills off to the side, and more importantly, studying the...

The Cowboys part time GM doesn't know who's calling the plays this season. What does that mean for Romo's fantasy value. Fantasy QB Rankings 1.0

The Cowboys can't figure out who's calling plays, adding to the side show that Jerry Jones is creating. What does that mean for Romo? The NFL is king and Fantasy Football is front and center at helping it become America's game.   With OTA's wrapping up, we have about 5 weeks until Training Camp starts off strong.  I've put together my fantasy...

Brent tests positive for marijuana

Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent, awaiting trial for a car crash that killed teammate Jerry Brown, tested positive for marijuana following a court hearing.

Josh Brent tests positive for marijuana, bond could be revoked

Prosecutors want the bond of Josh Brent revoked after he failed a court-mandated drug test. Brent tested positive for marijuana. Brent failed the drug test last month according to KDFW. It was just last month that Brent was in court after his SCRAM device was set off for alcohol use. Brent’s defense attorneys argued that the device could have been triggered by the the being in...

Marinelli gives the Cowboys' D credibility

IRVING, Texas The Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff is showing its age. And that's a good thing. New defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, a spry 73, has been reunited with the 63-year-old Rod Marinelli. The two were part of a remarkable coaching staff in Tampa Bay for a decade, and they will try to replicate some of that success with the Cowboys. Kiffin is regarded as the...

Cowboys’ Josh Brent fails weed test, Prosecutor wants his bond revoked

After failing in their request to have Josh Brent’s bond revoked last week, the Dallas County prosecutors are back with another request. This time, they’re armed with a doozy. Seems Brent has been smoking the sticky icky when out on bond, a big no no for a guy who’s accused of driving drunk and killing his friend and teammate Jerry Brown. According to the district attorney’s...

Too Many Tight Ends In Dallas? No, Just Healthy Competition

When you load up in one particular skill position it could be an indicator as to how the team will play in the forthcoming season, and perhaps beyond.When the Dallas Cowboys added veteran tight end Dante Rosario to the roster last week it suggested that the offense could be gearing up for a Patriots style offense in the coming years play. After all the outstanding play of Rob Gronkowski...

Projection: The 5 Least Impactful Rookies of the 1st Round

1– Travis Frederick, C, Dallas Cowboys The Dallas Cowboys made headlines on draft day by trading their #18 pick to the San Francisco 49ers, receiving the #31 and #74 picks in return. And by all appearances, they got the man they wanted, Travis Frederick, a center out of Wisconsin. Early indications in training camp say he is primed to be the starter in the middle for many years...

Insider OTA Observations & Notes

IRVING, Tex. - The Cowboys’ third round of OTAs opened Tuesday, and the bombshell for which fans and media alike had been waiting finally went off when owner Jerry Jones hinted offensive plays in 2013 will be called by Bill Callahan, not Jason Garrett.
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