NFL Network, NBA on TNT, NBA TV, Golf Channel and MLB Network Ratings Buzz: December 1-7

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NFL Network Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Dallas at Chicago Thu 8:26PM-11:35PM 189 5.5 9114 2 TNF PRE-KICK Thu 8:00PM- 8:26PM 26 2.6 4178 3 TNF POST-GAME Thu 11:40PM-12:10AM...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chargers Will Take Down the Denver Broncos on Sunday

The playoff picture in the AFC is tough. If the season ended right now, the San Diego Chargers would be the 6th seed right behind the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the difference between the Bolts and other teams in the hunt is the schedule that is upon them.The schedule stands as this:vs Denver Broncos@ San Francisco 49ers@ Kansas City ChiefsIt's times like this that shows the NFL who...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Five most memorable Thanksgiving moments

When most Americans think of Thanksgiving, a handful of thoughts flood the mind. Turkey, family, football and an afternoon nap usually lead the way, but beware of that quick siesta! You might miss one of the moments that everybody will be talking about when you wake up, and then you have a sad holiday on your hands. Since 1934, the National Football League has been playing games...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Five most memorable Thanksgiving moments

When most Americans think of Thanksgiving, a handful of thoughts flood the mind. Turkey, family, football and an afternoon nap usually lead the way, but beware of that quick siesta! You might miss one of the moments that everybody will be talking about when you wake up, and then you have a sad holiday on your hands. Since 1934, the National Football League has been playing games...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Salute to military has moving moments

The NFL's salute to the military in November includes a call to action for fans to reach out to members of the services, and a Salute to Service Award given to someone in the league. Partnering with USAA, which provides insurance and financial services to current and former members of the military and their families, the NFL is promoting appreciation for the military in a major way...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Staubach: Manziel and I would be 'very similar' on the field

Legendary Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach and Cleveland Browns rookie Johnny Manziel are nothing alike.  That was made clear in a Nissan Heisman House commercial this season.  But in an interview with USA Today's For The Win for Veteran's Day, Staubach says they're not all that different.  "On the field he and I would be very similar," he said. "I'm as competitive as...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Staubach Sees Himself in Johnny Manziel

If Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel knows something about the history of football, he is going to be pretty excited about this comparison. Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach compared the Browns rookie to himself in a recent interview with USA Today’s For the Win.  Well I’ll tell you, on the field he (Manziel) and I would be very similar. I’m as competitive...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Why baseball needs A-Rod

Last Sunday, my favorite football team, the Giants, did not play. They were busy practicing to crap the bed on Monday night. Normally, without a Giants game, I'd spend Sunday afternoon like everybody else in Syracuse - chopping off a frostbitten finger, or freeing plows from snow drifts. But last week, I had a fallback: The Dallas Cowboys. I hate the Cowboys....
November 09, 2014  |  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's just the best...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Heisman House Returns With "Trademarked"

Heisman House commercials! So hot right now!First Johnny Manziel and Roger Staubach team up to throw the best party ever, now Nissan has RG3's lawyer prancing around filing injunctions against everybody using one of his trademarked catch phrases:My first two thoughts after seeing that for the first time:1. Billy Sims throwing the paperwork straight on the grill was fantastic.2. RG...
Via Double Coverage Football
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Johnny Manziel Is A Terrible Roommate In This Heisman House Commercial

Everyone who has ever had a roommate has viewed them as a gigantic nuisance at least once. In the latest Nissan Heisman House ad, former Navy quarterback Roger Staubach learned that the hard way, as he had to deal with his roommate throwing a massive party while he is trying to have a few friends over for a far less extravagant get together. Unfortunately for Staubach, his roommate...
Via College Spun
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel stars in Nissan Heisman House commericials (Videos)

Sorry, dude. It may be a mystery as to when Johnny Manziel will step into the national spotlight on Sundays, but Johnny lovers (and haters) will surely get their fix of Mr. Football on Saturdays once again this fall. As part of Nissan’s continuing partnership with the Heisman Trophy Trust, the Nissan Heisman House campaign will return this year with Manziel being their newest...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nissan Releases Amazing New Heisman House Commercials

It’s that time of year again and Nissan released some phenomenal new Heisman House Commercials. This time they’ve gotten Johnny Manziel, Charles Woodson and even Roger Staubach into the fray for the first time and it is awesome. These really are the best commercials on TV. [Bleacher Report] The post Nissan Releases Amazing New Heisman House Commercials appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Power Ranking: The League's 10 Scariest Defenses

Ask Peyton Manning how good the Seattle Seahawks defense is. Ask Roger Staubach how it felt to be sacked by L.C. Greenwood and Mean Joe Green.The Carolina Panthers could not have had the turnaround it had in 2013 without the play of Luke Kuechley. Yes, defenses really do wins titles. Teams don’t forget taking a beating, they just stash the memory away so it simmers and drives them...
Via Football Nation
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cowboys Players Attend Robert Newhouse’ Funeral

When former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse died at the young age of 64 on July 23, it impacted a lot of individuals within the organization. Newhouse, who played 12 years with the then Tom Landry-led Cowboys, was a favorite of retired players and fans in Dallas. His funeral was held on Friday and The Dallas Morning News was able to capture some of the images from the...
Via Sportsnaut
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys fan favorite RB Robert Newhouse dead at 64

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse died Tuesday at the age of 64, a victim of heart disease. Newhouse is well-remembered for his powerful thighs and his halfback pass thrown for a touchdown to Golden Richards in Super Bowl XII. He is remembered by those who knew him best as "kind and caring.'' "House was a great football player," NFL Hall-of-Famer and former Cowboys...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

BBQ: Dupree, Me, and Houston DC

This week in my Big Burning Questions segment, aka BBQ, I spent some time viewing and visiting with the Houston DC Nation fan group.  This group was started this past year in May.  The group started by Chris Trevino and George “MrCitos” Rodriguez is not only a Dallas Cowboys fan group, but a group that wants to give back to the community.  Every event they have had since May...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Things only a Cowboys fan would understand

It isn't easy being a Dallas Cowboys fan these days. With only one playoff win in the last 17 seasons, those five Super Bowl wins are starting to feel like ancient history. Fortunately, you're not alone. The Cowboys still have a huge national following that is the envy of most teams. Television ratings spike when the Cowboys are on national television. The Cowboys always have a large...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top Ten Greatest Quarterbacks of All Time

Kirby Lee – USATODAY Sports Every sports fan and their mother has a top ten list for the greatest quarterbacks of all time. Okay, maybe not their mothers, but you get my point. Easily the most debated top ten list in sports today, even making the top ten list for the quarterback position is a tremendous accomplishment. The quarterback position is the premiere position in the NFL...
Via The Sideline
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck: Not Quite Elite

Replacing a legend is no easy task. But some players over the years make the best of it. Out of Joe Montana came the outbreak of Steve Young, Danny White capably filled the shoes of Roger Staubach and even now, Aaron Rodgers has brought the Packers back to prominence after the departure of Brett Favre. And now, in his third year in the NFL, Andrew Luck has the opportunity to cement...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Young compares Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel with Brees, Rodgers

Steve Young is the latest Hall of Fame quarterback to put his stamp of approval on Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. Add Young to the list of impressed former players, which also includes four-time Super Bowl quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, Roger Staubach. During an interview with Yahoo! Sports, Young said, "I think Johnny is very improvisational. I think that that's...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  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.
April 09, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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
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