Staubach would take Manziel #1, says he's a 'Russell Wilson-type'

Dallas Cowboys legend Roger Staubach knows QB play. He says that if he had the number pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, he knows exactly who he would take, Johnny Manziel: “I think Manziel is a Russell Wilson-type player,” Staubach said Wednesday on the NFL Network.“He doesn’t have the height, he has a strong arm, he throws with accuracy.” “I just think there’s something...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Staubach would take Johnny Manziel with the first pick

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach was a guest on NFL AM on the NFL Network and was asked by Terrell Davis whether he would draft Jadeveon Clowney or Johnny Manziel with the first overall pick if he was the Houston Texans. “I would take….I think Manziel is a Russell Wilson type player...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Staubach: Manziel is 'Russell Wilson-type player,' I'd take him No. 1

Pro Football Hall of Famer Roger Staubach knows a little something about elite quarterbacks. If he was given the choice between quarterback Johnny Manziel or defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, the Dallas Cowboys legend says he would take Texas A&M's Heisman Trophy winner with the No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick. And Staubach compares Manziel to an undersized quarterback who just...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Staubach: Manziel is 'Russell Wilson-type player,' I'd take him No. 1

If he was given the choice between quarterback Johnny Manziel or defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, Roger Staubach says he would take Johnny Manziel with the No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick.
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Dallas Cowboys: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

The Dallas Cowboys were one of the first teams in the NFL to use the player Draft to its advantage. Players like Roger Staubach, Emmitt Smith, Tony Dorsett and Troy Aikman have all won Super Bowl titles in Big D after having outstanding careers in college. Through shrewd research and a belief they would be better than other franchises if the crack staff found the right players to...
Via Football Nation
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Are the Cowboys Now?- Drew Pearson

Drew Pearson was one of those diamonds in the rough that former head coach Tom Landry had seemed to find.  Pearson was an undrafted free agent in 1973 and proved to be one of the Cowboys best finds.  Not only was he the man who caught the famous, “Hail Mary” catch from Roger Staubach in 1975 to defeat the Minnesota Vikings in the playoffs, not only was the only player whose...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Staubach is the highest paid retired NFL player

Of all the legendary players who have come and gone in the NFL and are still living, you might be surprised to hear who the highest paid retired NFL player currently is. The man who makes the most coin in retirement, at least according to Forbes’ list of highest paid retired athletes, is former Dallas […]
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Where are they now?- Danny White

Danny White played for the Dallas Cowboys from 1976 until his retirement in 1989.  White was the backup quarterback and later, incumbent to the great Roger Staubach.  He also played in the World Football League as a quarterback only for the Memphis Southmen.  He was originally selected by Dallas in the ’74 NFL Draft but he chose the WFL because the Cowboys wanted him just for...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Staubach to Jerry: Let Aikman have a go at this thing

DALLAS -€“ On the occasion of his 72nd birthday, Hall of Famer Roger Staubach was stumping for another iconic Dallas Cowboys quarterback. Making an appearance at the unveiling of the newly-renovated Cooper Fitness Center, Staubach was asked what he thought about Troy Aikman possibly getting involved with the Cowboys as an executive. Staubach loved the topic so much that he kept...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Quarterbacks in Cowboys History- Top 3

With the NFL Draft a couple of months away and experts spitting out mock drafts by the day including an article by Yahoo Sports predicting the Dallas Cowboys will select Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel.  Here at Cover32-Dallas we thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane.  We will be highlighting the top 3 quarterbacks in Cowboys history drafted starting with probably...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Staubach: I'd love to see Aikman working in Cowboys' front office

In three seasons as executive vice president of football operations, John Elway has helped lead the Denver Broncos to three consecutive playoff berths and a Super Bowl appearance. Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach says Troy Aikman could have similar success in an executive position with the Cowboys. Staubach and Aikman were on hand Wednesday to help unveil the newly...
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February 05, 2014  |  1 Comment

Roger Staubach Would Love for Troy Aikman to Work in the Cowboys Front Office

After seeing the success that John Elway has had since becoming the executive vice president of football operations, Roger Staubach thinks that the Dallas Cowboys could have similar success by giving that sort of power to Troy Aikman. The two met up to help unveil the newly renovated Cooper Fitness Center in Dallas and talk with the media shifted to the possibilities of Troy...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chiefs’ best ever QB pick never played for them

To continue this week’s focus on the quarterback position, we wanted to take a look at the Chiefs’ best draft pick at quarterback. Frankly, when you examine the draft history of Kansas City and quarterbacks, it’s pretty bleak. But there is one pick the Chiefs wish could have materialized. Roger Staubach played his college football for the Navy Midshipmen. From 1962-1964, Staubach...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 20 NFL Quarterbacks Since 1980

Why 1980?  Why exclude some of the all time greats like Johnny Unitas, Otto Graham, Bart Starr, Roger Staubach, Terry Bradshaw and many others worthy of a list such as this.  Well simply put, I'm 33 years old and can only base my opinion on the quarterbacks I've seen play at significant length.  And if you do the math, I was born in 1980 so there's another logical...
Via Route4Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seven interesting stats from the NFL season

Stats that stand out from the 2013 NFL regular season... 4: That's the number of 5,000-yard seasons Drew Brees has now put together after throwing for 5,162 yards in 2013. Of the eight 5,000-yard seasons in NFL history, Brees has exactly half of them. Nobody else in the league has ever gone over the 5,000-yard mark more than once.  2: That's the number of quarterbacks...
Via This Given Sunday
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Romo tied Roger Staubach for the most fourth quarter winning drives in Cowboys history

While people might not feel the Cowboys need Tony Romo against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night, I beg to differ. Tony Romo’s 23 game-winnning drives in the fourth quarter or overtime tie Roger Staubach for most in Cowboys history (Staubach’s 23 include 2 in playoffs). That is a huge statistic, even when you consider […]
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign 41-Year-Old Jon Kitna to Be Backup QB

I guess Roger Staubach wasn’t available. Kitna is one winter break from being a math teacher at Lincoln High School in Washington. Cowboys decide on… Jon Kitna to backup Kyle Orton — Clarence Hill (@clarencehilljr) December 24, 2013
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December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Yearning For The Days Of Roger Staubach In Big D

On this date in 1979, Roger Staubach played his final game with the Dallas Cowboys. In our definitive list of the top 10 quarterbacks of all time, we rated Staubach No. 7.
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater amazing sidearm pass for a TD

Teddy Bridgewater is the best quarterback in the 2014 NFL draft class.  The above GIF shows why.  You see Teddy doing the sort of evade from pressure spin-and-dodge that would make Roger Staubach proud.  He then launches a thirty-yard, pin-point accurate sidearm pass to wide receiver Damian Copeland. And talking of Copeland, the catch he made after the pass was equally impressive...
Via Down and Distance
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Staubach and the Kennedy Assassination

Staubach is forever connected to Dallas and JFK's death.
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Who Do You Want On Your Team?

It comes a time in every Cowboys fan’s life to pick a favorite QB throughout the teams history. If you ask most people, it really comes down to two options. On one hand you have Hall of Famer, the mighty Roger “The Dodger” Staubach and the other you have three time Superbowl champion Troy Aikman. Because both Quarterbacks have an outstanding record in the NFL, it makes it a...
Via The Outlaws
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rarefied Air: Hail Mary catches clutch, not common

(Eds: Updates with details, quotes. Should stand. With AP Photos.) By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer Roger Staubach was watching on TV a couple of weekends ago when Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton completed a 51-yard pass for a tying touchdown on the final play of regulation against Super Bowl champion Baltimore, aided by a Ravens defender accidentally tipping...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Staubach: Blaming Romo for Cowboys' loss 'makes no sense'

Tony Romo continues to get criticized for his late-game failures. Hall of Famer Roger Staubach isn't one of those pointing the finger at the Cowboys quarterback. Romo threw for a franchise-record 506 yards and five touchdowns against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, but none of seems to matter after he was picked off in the final minutes of the Cowboys' 51-48 loss. Staubach...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Staubach can’t believe al the criticism Tony Romo has faced

Former Cowboys great Roger Staubach can’t get over how much Tony Romo has been ripped for his fourth quarter interception that led to last week’s loss to the Broncos. “He played one of the most sensational games I’ve ever seen,” Staubach said, via the Dallas Morning News. “It makes no sense. Those people who blame him, I don’t know, they ought to take a look at their...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former QB Roger Staubach says Tony Romo’s performance was a masterpiece

Roger Staubach knows a thing or two about the quarterback position. Staubach was at the Broncos game this week and is upset that people are criticizing the Cowboys current QB Tony Romo. “He played one of the most sensational games I’ve ever seen,” Staubach said. “It makes no sense. Those people who blame him, I […]
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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