Found May 21, 2012 on Silver and BlueBlood:
Solomon, one of greatest authors of wisdom tidbits in human history, wrote in Proverbs 16:18: “Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall.” In a recent interview with Rich Eisen, Troy Aikman made the most poignant statement about the demise of the 1990s Dallas Cowboys dynasty to date. Aikman, like many Cowboys fans, believes that, as great as the run that brought three Super Bowls to Dallas in four years was, it could have been even greater. According to Nate Davis of USA Today, Aikman made the following statement to Eisen: “When I point back to those years, the thing that Jimmy would always say to us … ‘If we achieve what we want to achieve as a team, there will be enough credit to go around for everybody. And the reason we won three Super Bowls — Emmitt, myself, Michael, Daryl Johnston, Darren Woodson, Charles Haley, go through the whole list of guys — everybody kind of just said, ‘Hey, OK, we’re gonna sacrifice a little individually.’ “But the ...

So many questions and concerns when it comes to the Cowboys offensive line

One of the biggest concerns after the 2011 season was the state of the Cowboys offensive line. On many occasions last season it seemed as though opposing teams were in the Cowboys backfield more than the Cowboys were. Without a solid offensive line the running game suffers which then leads to problems with the passing game. Even with all the moves the Cowboys have made with the line...

Report: Cowboys CB Jenkins wants trade

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Mike Jenkins is holding himself out of this week's OTA's and wants to be traded, according to a report in The Dallas Morning News citing an anonymous source. The Cowboys begin their first OTA's organized team activities of the 2012 offseason on Tuesday. The workouts are voluntary, players usually attend them unless there are extenuating circumstances...

Dallas Cowboys Jersey Numbers: Updates for Nos. 11 through 15

Roy Williams was most certainly not the greatest player to wear #11 for the Cowboys. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In this update to the series on greatest Dallas Cowboys by their jersey numbers, we focus on numbers 11 through 15. The most noteworthy update involves #11, worn by wide receiver Roy Williams from 2008 to 2010. The Cowboys gave up a first-round pick in 2009 to acquire...

Cowboys could resign Mat McBriar

Mat McBriar was a Pro Bowler as recently as 2010, but after a down year in 2011, in which he averaged 43.8 yards per punt and 36.7 net yards per punt, and an offseason knee surgery, he remains unsigned. The Cowboys have Chris Jones, a 2nd year player who averaged 42.6 yards per punt last season in 2 starts, but would prefer to resign McBriar according to If he’s...

11 Plays That Shaped 2011: Play 1 - Romo's Revis interception

The following is the 1st in an 11-part weekly series throughout the summer that will focus on the eleven plays that shaped 2011 for the Dallas Cowboys. Every game, about 130 actual plays happen and over the course of a season that number can exceed 2,000. But, we have selected 11 and will pick one each week and break it down from standpoint of "X's and O's" and...

Dallas Cowboys Fantasy Football Projections

QB Tony Romo (Dallas) He takes a lot of heat in real life, but Romo is a great fantasy quarterback, possibly underrated, in fact. With the exception of 2010 when he played just 6 games, he’s averaged 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions and he’s gone over 4100 yards in his last three 16 game seasons. Projection: 4320 passing yards, 29 passing touchdowns, 11 interceptions, 80 rushing...

NFL wins salary cap fight with Cowboys

ATLANTA (AP) -- An NFL official says that an arbitrator has decided to let the league's salary cap reductions against the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins stand. NFL executive vice president Jeffrey Pash said Tuesday at owners' meetings in Atlanta that arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled in the league's favor in the salary cap dispute. The NFC East rivals were penalized...

Erin Andrews dating Chace Crawford

Erin Andrews is jersey chasing Tony Romo’s brother-in-law. Chace Crawford’s sister is married to the Dallas Cowboys quarterback and is rumored to be dating the ESPN sideline reporter and host of College Game Day.  US Weekly is reporting that the couple have gone on a few dates and were seen at dinner in New York. Despite the eight-year age difference, according the US Weekly...

Cowboys, Redskins have cap-fine appeal dismissed

The special master who heard the appeal of the Cowboys and Redskins granted the NFL's motion to dismiss a grievance, upholding two-year penalties structured to dissolve $36 million of cap space for Washington with Dallas losing $10 million. The arbitration hearing in which the Cowboys and Redskins separately made appeals on their salary-cap penalties was heard May 10. League...
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