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8 NFL records that won’t be broken for a long time

When Peyton Manning established a new all-time passing touchdowns record in Week 7 by heaving one into the endzone for the 509th time, the achievement represented not only success, but sustained success. Sure, that’s true of every all-time record, but with Manning it felt different. Not too long ago there were legitimate concerns about the state of his career due to multiple neck...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' commitment to the run nothing new for Linehan

The Cowboys' newfound prowess in the running game may look like just that -- a new look -- but it's anything but for play caller Scott Linehan. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Linehan talked about his decision to sign on with the Cowboys coaching staff in January. During that process, he said Jason Garrett impressed one priority onto the coming season: the rushing attack...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Why J.J. Watt won’t win MVP

Below is a list of all of the former NFL Most Valuable Players over the years. 1987: John Elway (Denver Broncos) 1988: Boomer Esiason (Cincinnati Bengals) 1989: Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) 1990: Joe Montana (San Francisco 49ers) 1991: Thurman Thomas (Buffalo Bills) 1992: Steve Young (San Francisco 49ers) 1993: Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys) 1994: Steve Young (San Francisco 49ers...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL HBCU Alumni Series: Dallas Cowboys

Most football fans know that the Dallas Cowboys are one of the NFL's most storied pro football franchises. What many people don't know is that the team owes much of its success to finding players from the HBCU ranks. Here is a list of the greatest Dallas Cowboys from historically black colleges.Honorable Mention:Timmy Newsome, Winston-Salem State:Newsome had the misfortune...
Via HBCU Gameday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Uptick Reminiscent of 1991 Season

There’s a lot to be happy about the Dallas Cowboys right now; moreover, they are playing better than last season and on both sides of the ball. With six games in the bag the Cowboys are sitting at 5-1 and picking up some serious momentum especially after winning big on the road in Seattle. This defense knows they can play against a championship offense and our offense knows it...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons There is Still Hope for the Jets

After getting shutout 31-0 by the Chargers, the Jets seemed to be headed for their worst record in the Rex Ryan era. Many fans have given up on the season because there is no stability anywhere in the organization, from top to bottom. Believe it or not, however, the Jets season is far from over. There are five reasons to be optimistic about the rest of the season.1) The ScheduleYes...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Romo: Jason Witten might be best Cowboy of all time

Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith are just a few of the names that come to mind first when deciding who is the best Dallas Cowboys player of all time.  But quarterback Tony Romo doesn't think any of the franchise's 12 Hall of Famers or 18 Ring of Honor members are the greatest. He believes it's one of his favorite targets still playing.  "[Jason] Witten...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

BBQ: Cowboys spank Saints, injury updates and a look ahead to Houston

The Dallas Cowboys went into Sunday Night Football determined to show the NFL world that this team is legit.  They did so with a solid performance all-around as the offense continued to show up and the defense, they came to play.  Defensively, this was probably the most physical the Cowboys had been in many years but it came with a price.  Read the fans questions about the win...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
22 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons why the Packers will beat the Vikings (and 1 reason why they might not)

There’s a new commercial airing during NFL games that sums up Vikings fans perfectly. Perhaps you’ve seen it. If not, here’s a synopsis: A mom is very proud of her family of Vikings “fans.” However, those Vikings “fan” family members shed their Helga horns to root for other teams faster than I give up on whatever new diet I’m trying in my neverending effort to lose...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray Putting Up Hall Of Fame Caliber Numbers

Murray joins Jim Brown, O.J. Simpson and Emmitt Smith as the only player to rush for 100 yards and a touchdown in each of his team's first four games.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
24 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray joined Emmitt with 4 consecutive 100 yard games to start season

DeMarco Murray is on pace for 2000 yards this year, and last night he joined a list with only Emmitt Smith in Cowboys history. Murray joined Emmitt Smith as the only Dallas running backs with 100 yards in the first four games of a season, and he didn’t fumble in the first quarter for the […] The post DeMarco Murray joined Emmitt with 4 consecutive 100 yard games to start season...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
26 days ago  |  Discuss

What do Jim Brown, O.J. Simpson, Emmitt Smith, and Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray Have in Common?

For those not familiar with the history of the NFL Jim Brown is arguably the greatest running back to ever play the game. Before he was a criminal O.J. Simpson ran for over 11,000 yards in the 70's. Former Dallas Cowboys legend Emmit Smith is the current career rushing leader.All three are gridiron legends. DeMarco Murray is a fourth year player with barely 3000 yards to his...
Via FatManWriting
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Called Will Muschamp To Apologize For His Jeff Driskel Tweet Following Florida’s Loss To Alabama

Emmitt Smith tweeted something that most Florida fans were probably thinking late in the Gators’ game against Alabama Saturday.  The former Florida star and NFL Hall of Famer wanted Jeff Driskel to be benched during his team’s blowout loss to the Crimson Tide.  “Put Driskel on the bench please, I’ve seen enough,” Smith tweeted and later deleted.  Smith, a three-time...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Apologized To Gators For Jeff Driskel Tweet

Emmitt Smith apologized to the Florida Gators for his Jeff Driskel tweet during Saturday's Alabama game.
Via Gamedayr
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Apologized to Muschamp For Driskel Should Be Benched Tweet

Emmitt Smith was fed up with Jeff Driskel’s performance at quarterback for his Gators and he made his feelings known via Twitter. During a press conference, head coach Will Muschamp said Smith called him to apologize about his comments. Muschamp said Emmitt Smith called an apologized for his Tweet on Saturday saying he wanted Drikel to be benched. — Robbie Andreu (@RobbieAndreu...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Does Not Want Jeff Driskel As Florida’s QB

Thanks to an incredible defensive effort Saturday against Alabama, the Gators had a shot at upending one of the nation’s best teams. However, the Florida offense was less than impressive, especially quarterback Jeff Driskel, who finished 9-of-28 for 93 yards and two interceptions.  Gator legend Emmitt Smith showed his displeasure for Driskel, tweeting that “he’s […] The...
Via Diehardsport
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Has Seen Enough Of Jeff Driskel

Florida Gators legend Emmitt Smith has seen enough of Jeff Driskel, calls for the coaching staff to bench him.
Via Gamedayr
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Says He’s Seen Enough Of Florida QB Jeff Driskel, Wants Him On The Bench

Jeff Driskel is not having a very good day in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Florida’s junior quarterback is 7 of 24 for 80 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions through three-plus quarters against Alabama. The Gators currently trail the Crimson Tide, 42-21.  Emmitt Smith has seen enough. The former Florida star and NFL Hall of Famer wants Driskel to be benched. Put Jeff Driskel on...
Via College Spun
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis has some VERY profound thoughts on momentum

Ray Lewis was a polarizing figure as an NFL player and the jury is certainly still out on his abilities as a television analyst.  After last night’s Monday Night Football game, Lewis dropped this gem from the Department of Redundancy Department. How huge is momentum?  It’s HUGE… Thank god we have Ray Lewis to explain things to us https://t.co/dIHeTRDEBp — Big Cat (@BarstoolBigCat...
Via Awful Announcing
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Man has entire back covered in Cowboys tattoos

We know the Cowboys are "America's Team," but this might be a tad much. Over the weekend, legendary Dallas running back, Emmitt Smith was in Las Vegas and met a fan who has his entire back covered with various tattoos, from the famous star to Super Bowl trophies, that show his love of all things Cowboys. Smith shared a photo of the man's ink on Twitter. (Hat Tip: The Big Lead)
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith Met A Dallas Cowboys Fan With An Absurd Tattoo

Dallas Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith met an interesting fan in Las Vegas with a ridiculous back tattoo shrine to the Cowboys. Hope it was worth it, buddy. [@EmmittSmith22] The post Emmitt Smith Met A Dallas Cowboys Fan With An Absurd Tattoo appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith tweets image of Cowboys fan’s absurdly massive back tattoo (photo)

While spending some time in Las Vegas this week, Dallas Cowboys running back legend Emmitt Smith crossed paths with an obviously devout, devoted and arguably demented Cowboys fan whose ginormous back tattoo abundantly illustrates this fellow had gone to great lengths in his pursuit of the mantra, “Gotta support the team.” Smith thankfully took to […] The post Emmitt Smith tweets...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings will need to rely on Adrian Peterson hard over the next couple years

In a pass-happy NFL, Adrian Peterson could likely be the last running back standing when it comes to big contracts. He also might be the only running back that can catch Emmitt Smith’s rushing record, but it will be hard this year.  Norv Turner likes to spread the ball around and usually his tight end […] The post Vikings will need to rely on Adrian Peterson hard over the next...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles Wants To Be Viewed Like Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith

Jamaal Charles is one of the premiere running backs in the NFL, but he aspires to be compared to the great ones when it’s all said and done. Charles told the Associated Press he that wants to be mentioned in the same breath as Emmitt Smith and Barry Sanders. “It’s all about staying consistent,” Charles said. “I want to be in the Hall of Fame when I retire. I want to...
Via Thacover2
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles Wants To Be Viewed Like Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith

Jamaal Charles is one of the premiere running backs in the NFL, but he aspires to be compared to the great ones when it’s all said and done. Charles told the Associated Press he that wants to be mentioned in the same breath as Emmitt Smith and Barry Sanders. “It’s all about staying consistent,” Charles said. “I want to be in the Hall of Fame when I retire. I want to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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