Category Archives: NFL

Watching the Cowboys with my people

Thanks to the wonder of the Internet, I was with people who were in as a precarious state as I was. We high-fived, we fist bumped and we paced. All in the name of the Dallas Cowboys and the fear of 2-2 and Monday morning. Continue reading

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My very late take on Pearlman’s “Boys Will Be Boys”

Of the Dallas Cowboys of the 1990’s I remember little. What I do remember wasn’t great, good or even a good effort.

I missed out on the “Good Ole days” of Aikman, Smith, Irvin and Johnston. But I don’t know if should even call them the “good” days after reading Jeff Pearlman’s book “Boys Will Be Boys: The Glory Days and Party Nights of the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty.” Continue reading

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Wade Phillips, coaching records and not labeling tweets

I returned home today from a long afternoon of traversing Indianapolis to find a place to get an oil change and a car wash (the latter impossible in our post-snow storm world) to find I had accidentally started a media … Continue reading

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After controversy filled season, perspective needed with Sherman

It was likely the most divisive moment in the NFL’s season and it didn’t even happen on the field. Continue reading

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The Week that was for a Dallas Cowboys Fan

A bit of advice kids: never drive and listen to your favorite sports team on the radio. More importantly, never listen to your favorite team play through the lens of their bitter rival’s radio broadcast. This is only recommended as … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Memories (The Football Kind)

The fourth week in November. You know, the week with Thanksgiving. The week devoted to pulling teeth in order to get in one central location: your extended family, the family you tolerate and the family you vaguely remember from the … Continue reading

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My Commandments of Sport Fandom

Maybe I’m not as strong willed as I’d like to think or I just had to satisfy my own morbid curiosity.¬†Either way I bit a bullet I had been trying to avoid for years: the national phenomenon known as…Fantasy Football. … Continue reading

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