50 years ago, the Packers and Cowboys staged a prequel to the Ice Bowl

The Dec. 31, 1967 Ice Bowl is an indelible NFL memory brought to the fore every time the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys meet in the playoffs, as they will Sunday (4:40 p.m. ET, FOX). What many fans don't remember is that 1967 started with the same Packers and Cowboys playing for the NFL championship on Jan. 1 in the Cotton Bowl.And all that was on line in the teams' very first...
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January 12, 2017

2016 Houston Texans Training Camp: Jadeveon Clowney, Nick Martin Miss Third Straight Practice

Well, that is less than ideal, Texans fans. It's a refrain that's become so common that it's almost laughable: If Jadeveon Clowney can just stay healthy, if he can just stay on the field, he could have a monstrous year in 2016. To paraphrase Don Meredith, if ifs and buts were candy and nuts, every day would be Christmas. OLB Jadeveon Clowney and C Nick Martin missing 3rd consecutive...
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August 09, 2016

Sherrington: Here's how Dallas Cowboys Tony Romo and Don Meredith were similar as quarterbacks

It's time to talk about the best players in Dallas Cowboys history. SportsDay's Kevin Sherrington and Barry Horn discusses the top players in franchise history on this week's edition of "Ballzy." The Morning News is in the middle of a series where Cowboys beat writers and staff columnists have been ranking the top five players at each position. The rankings published so far can be...
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July 12, 2016

Aikman? Staubach? Meredith? Brad Townsend ranks the top 10 all-time Dallas Cowboys QBs; cast your vote

Staff writer Brad Townsend ranks the top 10 quarterbacks in Cowboys history: 1 . Roger Staubach (1969-79)  Notable: 4 Super Bowls (2 wins), 6 Pro Bowls, Pro Football HOF 2. Troy Aikman (1989-2000) Notable: 3 Super Bowls (all wins), 6 Pro Bowls, Pro Football HOF 3. Danny White (1976-88) Notable: Led team to 1980-'82 NFC title games, 62-32 reg.-season record 4. Don Meredith (1960...
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May 18, 2016

Beyond the Clock: Cowboys Undrafted Wonder, Cliff Harris

Welcome back to Beyond the Clock! In between Sean Martin’s Cowboys On The Clock we will be analyzing the best Cowboy players that were not drafted. We’ve covered the great Don Meredith and Don Perkins, now we focus on one of the greatest safeties in Cowboys and NFL history out of Ouachita Baptist University, Cliff Harris. Harris was not chosen in the 1970 NFL Draft but the...
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April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Beyond The Clock: Cowboys Undrafted Wonder, Don Meredith

Welcome to Beyond the Clock! In between Sean Martin’s Cowboys On The Clock we will be analyzing the great Cowboy players that were not drafted. Who better to start with than one of the first great Cowboys, Don Meredith? Instead of being drafted, Don Meredith signed a personal services contract on November 28, 1959, to play for a proposed NFL team that had no name, no coach and...
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March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

A Dandy find: How a Massachusetts woman discovered a trove of Don Meredith photos, fought to see them home; take a look

Editor's note: We're resharing this special story that originally ran in The Dallas Morning News back in February. As seen on PBS' Antiques Roadshow, tales of discovered treasure emerge from attics, thrift stores and garage sales, so it isn't unusual that this one begins at a flea market.What's remarkable is that the flea market was on Cape Cod and that the gem, a seven-decade-old...
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February 06, 2016

Dallas Cowboys Flashback: List of the important 17′s

#17 Jersey Wearers for the Dallas Cowboys 1. QB Don Meredith- (1960-1968) SMU In his nine seasons with the Cowboys, he threw for 17,199 yards and 135 touchdowns. His accolades with Dallas include 3 time pro-bowler and 2 time all-pro. He was known for his passing attack. After taking a beating on the field, Meredith retired from the NFL prior to the 1969 season. The Dallas Cowboys...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking a Myth- Dandy Don Meredith never said “Welcome to Mile High- and I am”

Long time NFL fans and/or fans of classic Monday Night Football have heard the legandary tale of MNF’s first visit ever to Denver to broadcast a Monday Night Game against the Oakland Raiders and their new QB making his second start Ken Stabler! But what the game is most known for is the Monday Night Lore which says Dan Meredith was out at a pregame party and came to the game semi...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter trolling CowboysNation

Welcome back for another journey through twitter with Cover-32 Dallas. Birthdays, anniversaries, and checking in with the triplets is just a few of the things we have slatted for you this week from twitter so let’s get started. Not just an amazing quarterback but one of the best football broadcasters of all time. A somber happy birthday to the late “Dandy Don” Don Meredith...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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