Found October 02, 2012 on Football Nation:
Hello and welcome to the NFL awards for the first quarter of the NFL season, where the best and worst performances of the season are highlighted.And even though the season is only 25 percent completed (Jason Garrett Note: It's a process), here are the things we loved, hated, and shook our heads over during the season's first month.Let's begin...The "MVP of the first quarter" award goes to Matt RyanThe unheralded quarterback of the Falcons has often been just that for a reason, but not this year. That will often happen when you lead your team to a 4-0 start.Of course, since we are only a month into the season, things are bound to change for this often moribund franchise, but while they have yet to take the last stop in Red Ball's famed "process", Ryan has already made history as the first Falcons quarterback to lead them to consecutive postseason appearances. Now he just needs to work on getting some wins once he leads them there again this year.Th...

No ranting or raving for Cowboys' cool Garrett

IRVING, Texas A Jason Garrett press-conference quote will never be featured in a TV beer commercial. Remember Jim Mora? "Playoffs? Don't talk about playoffs? You kiddin' me?'' Remember Mike Dikta? "Living in the past is for cowards.'' Remember Herm Edwards? "You play to win the game!'' Remember Denny Green? "They are who we thought...

Cowboys fans are losing hope

As our favorite angry Cowboys fan points out, the Cowboys are expecting inconsistency to regulate inconsistency. Jason Garrett seems to put together a greatly successful game plan one weekend, but then he follows it with a laughable one just a week later. Dez Bryant is accused of inconsistency, but his quarterback, Tony Romo, follows moments of brilliance with moments of incredible...

Jason Garrett says Dez Bryant has a great attitude

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is sitting on the brink right now. Of what, is totally up to him. Bryant can be a star of star if he wants. Bryant can be an also ran out of the NFL in 4 years. It’s totally up to him and the attitude he brings to the game. The Dallas Morning News is reporting that Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is totally pleased with Bryant’s attitude. ...

2-2 Cowboys heading into bye and brutal stretch

This is going to be a long brutal stretch for the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys (2-2) head into their bye week after Tony Romo's five interceptions in a 34-18 loss to Chicago. Coach Jason Garrett says the team certainly wishes it could play again right away for a chance to erase the bad taste. Their only practice before a four-day weekend break will be Wednesday. When they...

NFC East Preview: Vick Eager To Face Steelers Defense Again

The Dallas Cowboys mercifully have a bye this week, giving Jason Garrett & Co. a chance to regroup in time for a Week 6 game at Baltimore.The other three teams in the NFC East all play at 1 p.m. on Sunday, with two of them playing at home and one on the road.Here are 5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR as the NFC East heads into Week 5 of the 2012 season.Can Vick continue to torment Pittsburgh...
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