Found July 18, 2013 on Football Nation:
The Dallas Cowboys, especially in the early '90s, were loud, young and brash. They were confident and they were good. They knew it. We all knew it.A big piece of the Dallas Cowboys' success in the '90s was an offensive lineman selected in the second round of the 1993 draft from tiny Sonoma State. Larry Allen.Silence is golden. Silence along with top shelf performance year after year in this era of NFL football is rare. As a die-hard NFL football fan in the me first, chest pounding, look what I did world we live in, it was truly refreshing to watch a strong, resilient offensive lineman who helped paved the way for the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, Emmitt Smith.Week after week for 14 years Larry Allen mauled defensive linemen. Broke their will. Wore them down. Humiliated them. In all that time I’ve never heard Larry Allen speak. I’ve never heard him do an interview. He didn’t do them. It wasn’t because he was mad at the press. It was just the way he was.I was fortunate to...

Training Camp Profile: Bruce Carter

  While Dez Bryant may be stealing all the media attention going into training camp, the player that I am most excited about for the 2013 season is linebacker Bruce Carter. At age 25, Carter is just now becoming the dominant player who the Cowboys thought he would be when they drafted him in the 2nd round in 2011. Originally projected as a 1st round pick, Carter dropped into the...

Sean Lee ready for Cowboys camp

After missing 10 games last season with a toe injury, Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee will be ready for training camp, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. #Cowboys & #Dolphins kick off training camps tomorrow. Dallas' LB Sean Lee will be good to go, I'm told. Missed 10 games with dislocated toe — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 19, 2013 Lee has a lot to prove in...

It's about time Brent retired

Former Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has proven, if not beyond a shadow of a legal doubt then at least anecdotally, that he does not know when to say when. I base this solely on the facts as alleged by prosecutors in his intoxication manslaughter case set to go to trial in September, namely that he got behind the wheel of his Mercedes last December with twice the legal limit...

Report: Josh Brent likely would have faced a one year suspension by the NFL

Earlier today Cowboys defensive lineman Josh Brent announced his retirement from the NFL as he prepares to go to trial for DUI manslaughter. Many people believe Brent decided to retire so he could avoid being suspended by the NFL. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Brent likely would have faced a one year suspension by the NFL. From Total Access: What kind of suspension...

DeMarcus Ware, Jay Ratliff could be limited early on in camp

According to Calvin Watkins of, Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware and defensive tackle Jay Ratliff might be limited early on in training camp as they work their way back. Ware is still rehabbing from shoulder surgery and Ratliff underwent sports hernia surgery late last year. “We’ll have to monitor those guys and a couple of guys and see how they are,” Garrett...

Josh Brent Announces Retirement From Cowboys to Focus on Off-Field Issues

Josh Brent will no longer be seen the Cowboys sideline — or any sideline, for that matter. The defensive tackle announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday, stating that he would like to focus his full attention on his life away from the football field. Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter after a Dec. 8 car crash that killed his passenger, Cowboys teammate Jerry...

Jason Witten: Bill Parcells once scolded me for eating halftime hot dog

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten told a rather amusing story on Wednesday involving former coach and future Hall of Famer Bill Parcells.Speaking to approximately 1,000 people at the 2013 Advocare V100 Independence Bowl kickoff luncheon, Witten said Parcells once scolded him for scarfing down a hot dog during a 2006 preseason game against the New Orleans Saints.Here's the...

Josh Brent Does the Dallas Cowboys a Favor and Retires

For months there has been one question that has baffled the minds of many in and around the NFL. Why on Earth have the Dallas Cowboys continued to keep Josh Brown on the team? Well, as it turns out no one will need to ask anymore. Josh Brent has retired from the NFL in order to focus on his off-field/legal problems. Brent has been inactive since being arrested on charges...

Cowboys Josh Brent Retires Before DUI Manslaughter Trial Starts

ESPN is reporting that Josh Brent has decided to retire to get his “priorities” straight. The Cowboys weren’t going to cut him, so this comes as a surprise. Brent is being accused of driving drunk and causing a car crash that killed his teammate. He has flunked two drug tests since being released on bond, but he is currently free.

Tony Romo cleared to practice this weekend

The Dallas Cowboys' medical staff has cleared quarterback Tony Romo to begin practicing when training camp starts on Sunday, according to sources. Romo underwent minor surgery to have a non-cancerous cyst removed from his back in April. The surgery prevented Romo from participating in offseason workouts other than some light throwing in walk-through practices. Romo and team...

Cowboys Josh Brent Retiring

((HT: WFAA-TV)) Before the posse comes and a day before training camp, Cowboys defensive end Josh Brent is no longer Cowboys defensive end Josh Brent- he's just Josh Brent... "This is the right decision for me, and something that I have given a lot of thought to," Brent said in a Cowboys news release. "I am at a point where my main focus is all about getting...

Josh Brent Retires From NFL

Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent has retired from the NFL. SOURCE: Mike Garafolo, Fox SportsFantasy Spin:Brent is dealing with all kinds of legal issues right now and football is probably the last thing on his mind. Brent killed his teammate Jerry Brown in a drunk driving accident back in December and is now facing manslaughter charges. Since then, he has failed multiple drug...
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