1. Michael Vick Awarded Key To the City of Dallas: No, Really! It's True!

    Aaron Rodgers was named MVP of Super Bowl XLV and all he got for winning the award was the key to a shiny, red Camaro convertible...

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  2. Super Bowl 2011: Will It Be Remembered As the Debacle in Big D?

    Dallas and its sister cities cannot seem to catch a break. Super Bowl XLV brought more international media attention to the city than any other event since President John F. Kennedy came through here in 1963...

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  3. NFLPA Legends Brunch: There Were Giants Among Us

    On the day when the NFL takes its place on the world’s largest stage, Super Bowl Sunday, the NFLPA rolled out a panel of former players that would make anyone’s “Who’s Who” list of players that impacted America’s game...

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  4. NFLPA Premiere League Flag Football Game: An NFL Experience In Dallas

    In conjunction with Super Bowl XLV, the NFL Experience came to the Dallas Convention Center in downtown Dallas...

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  5. Getting Down in Downtown Dallas: NFLPA Throws Biggest Bash of Super Bowl Week

    In Texas, Friday night lights can mean one thing, and one thing only: Football, baby. Last night, the NFL Players Association gave new meaning to the term with their NFL Players party, ...

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  6. Randy White, Dallas Cowboys Legend and Super Bowl MVP, Speaks to Bleacher Report

    Randy White. For Cowboys fans of a certain age, the very name carries a certain mystique. He is the Manster—half man, half monster. He is, according to our own list , one of the top five players in the 51-year history of the Dallas Cowboys...

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  7. B/R Talks with Jerome Bettis About Super Bowl XLV Pick, Hall Of Fame and More

    (To hear the audio version of this interview, click here .) Not more than a half mile from the spectacular new digs of the Dallas Cowboys, Jerome Bettis—a Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  8. Super Bowl 2011: Jerry Jones' One Shining Moment

    Jerry Jones is right where he has always wanted to be: In the center of the universe. The whole world has turned its attention to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and more particularly to Arlington and the shiny new home of the Dallas Cowboys...

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  9. Super Bowl XLV Special Report: Live from Sundance Square in Fort Worth

    Super Bowl XLV marks the first time North Texas and the Dallas/Forth Metroplex has hosted a Super Bowl. Today, I went on a field trip to check out the scene in Cowtown. I am happy to report that Super Bowl XLV fever is alive and well in Sundance Square...

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  10. Dallas Cowboys TE Jason Witten: Future Hall of Famer Named All-Pro Again

    For the second time in his eight-year career, Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has been named first-team All-Pro. Witten is a seven-time Pro Bowl player...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 3 years ago 2,585 reads 23 comments

  11. Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers Open Old Wounds in Big D

    The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex has waited 45 years to host its first Super Bowl. It only took a tenacious, aggressive megalomaniac owner and a billion bucks to get it here...

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  12. Super Bowl Franchises: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Dateline: January 28, 1996 – Super Bowl XXX featured the two greatest NFL franchises of the Super Bowl era: the Dallas Cowboys and the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  13. Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett and Rob Ryan: The Odd Couple That Just Might Work

    Don’t look now, Dallas , but your resident football genius and redheaded step-son, Cowboys ’ head coach Jason Garrett, has just hired “The Dude” from The ...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 3 years ago 2,580 reads 3 comments

  14. B/R Exclusive: Emmitt Smith Talks Cowboys, Jason Garrett, Jerry Jones and More

    This is the second installment of an exclusive Bleacher Report interview with NFL Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith . Smith played on three Super Bowl championship teams and is the NFL's all-time leading rusher...

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  15. NFL Playoff Predictions, Divisional Week Edition

    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. That said, let's review my wild card week predictions and brace ourselves for another fearless safari in the NFL playoff jungle...

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  16. BR Exclusive Interview: Emmitt Smith Talks NFL Playoffs, Lock-Out and RBs

    BleacherReport sat down with Emmitt Smith to talk about the NFL playoffs, the looming player lockout, and NFL running backs. Well, I was sitting. I assume Emmitt was, too. This was a phone interview...

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  17. Dallas Cowboys: All in the Family? Team Set To Interview Rob Ryan for DC Role

    For men—and football-loving women—of a certain age, the Dallas Cowboys hiring Rob Ryan , son of arch enemy Buddy Ryan, is something akin to Laila Ali (that's Muhammad ...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 3 years ago 1,739 reads 12 comments

  18. Ted Williams, YouTube, and the Hot-Wiring of the American Dream

    Imagine this scene... Somewhere in a south Boston neighborhood, Little Johnny is walking through the living room with his Nintendo DS in hand when he sees Grampa sitting in Dad's recliner, half napping, half watching some random news program...

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  19. Folk Hero: Should the Dallas Cowboys Have Kept Kicker Nick Folk?

    Nick Folk was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the sixth round of the 2007 draft. He was supposed to solve the team's kicking quandary for years to come...

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  20. Auburn, Cam Newton Win BCS Championship, but Don't Blame God

    As a Christian, I am always happy to hear an athlete or coach give God credit when talking about their accomplishments on the field. Last night, Auburn quarterback Cam Newton and head coach Gene Chizik did just that...

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  21. Dallas' New Sheriff in Town: Cowboys' Jason Garrett Gives Ray Sherman the Boot

    First, Jerry Jones interviewed Cowboys receivers coach Ray Sherman for the position of head coach. Then, Jason Garrett was named head coach. Now, Ray Sherman's expired contract will not be renewed...

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  22. 2010-11 NFL Playoffs Predictions: Against All Odds, Or Not

    The time has come to make our picks for the NFL playoffs. Some do this at the beginning of a season, which is dicey and mostly an exercise in futility and tomfoolery. (That doesn't keep me from joining them occasionally, of course...

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  23. Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett: Jerry Jones Got It Right

    Jerry Jones had to make a change at head coach. His hand was forced by an embarrassing 1–7 start, punctuated by a 45–7 shellacking at the hands of the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football...

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  24. Dallas Cowboys' Top 10 Performers in 2010: Diamonds in the Rough

    Emmitt Smith once famously said about his team, "We had some diamonds, but we had a lotta cow poo poo around it, and the diamonds was mixed in with the poo poo...it just all look like poo poo...

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  25. TCU Reminds Us That the BCS Is BS With Rose Bowl Win Over Wisconsin

    The TCU Horned Frogs did what they had to do: they posted an undefeated season and beat Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. Going into the Granddaddy of them all, Wisconsin was believed by many to be the hottest team in the country...

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