1. Cowboys' Loss In New York (Sort of) a Giant Disappointment

    The Dallas Cowboys beat the New York Giants Sunday. If you do not believe me, just ask head coach Wade Phillips. He will delight in telling you all of the good things his team did that day. He will outline all of the ways his team won...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 466 reads 8 comments

  2. "It's Good (Enough)!" Horns Hang On To Beat Pesky Huskers

    In the waning moments of last night's Big 12 championship game, Longhorns' quarterback Colt McCoy could be seen on the sidelines catching up on his prayer life...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 352 reads 4 comments

  3. Wade Phillips Defensive After Jerry Jones's Remarks About His Future

    Wade Phillips has his Dallas Cowboys sitting rather pretty. They are 8-3 after 11 games and leading the NFC East by one game over the Philadelphia Eagles...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 651 reads 2 comments

  4. Hines Ward's Reminder: Dallas Cowboys are Better Without Terrell Owens

    Hines Ward, it is well-known by now, called out his quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on national television before the Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens game last Sunday...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 1,280 reads 36 comments

  5. Colt McCoy Says Goodbye Texas A&M Aggies; Hello Heisman

    The Texas A&M Aggies played their "national championship" (of the Republic of Texas) yesterday. They played well. They fought valiantly. They left everything they had on the field. And....

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 2,656 reads 9 comments

  6. Thanksgiving: The Perfect Time For Jason Garrett Heroics

    Dateline Thanksgiving Day, 1994 - The Dallas Cowboys staggered into the holiday match-up with the Green Bay Packers—a team they had owned throughout the '90s—battered and beaten...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 719 reads 2 comments

  7. Jerry Jones and Al Davis: Shriveled Peas In a Thanksgiving Pod

    One is eighty and the other pushing seventy. One looks like the skeletal remains of an aged 1930s Chicago-land gangster and the other like a Michael Jackson starter kit with his recent face work and new teeth...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 506 reads 11 comments

  8. Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins: Lessons from a Close Call

    Cowboys 7, Redskins 6. One could almost stop there and declare, "Enough said." But it isn't enough to repeat the shocking score from the Redskins' first ever visit to the new Jerry World (aka, Cowboys' Stadium)...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 538 reads 9 comments

  9. Dallas Cowboys Versus Washington Redskins: A Rivalry For The Aged

    There was a time when the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins comprised one of the NFL's fiercest and most notable rivalries. All of the cliches about "throw the records out the window when these two hook up" really did apply...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 1,359 reads 4 comments

  10. Is Wade Phillips The Head Coach Of The Dallas Cowboys? Does It Matter?

    "Everything rises and falls on leadership." I do not know who first said that. I first heard it from a preacher named Lee Roberson, back in the '70s. Then, John Maxwell popularized it in more recent memory...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 447 reads 2 comments

  11. Twenty Years Of Jerry Jones and His Dallas Cowboys, A Retrospective

    Jerry Jones and the Way We Were Can it already be 20 years? Is it really possible that it was two whole decades ago that Jerry Jones informed the disbelieving Dallas Cowboys nation that he would ...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 606 reads 12 comments

  12. "Thank You" Cards for the Overjoyed Dallas Cowboys' Fan

    On this glorious Monday morning in Dallas, the morning after the biggest Cowboys win in two years, this enterprising entrepreneur is busy designing "Thank You" cards for the Cowboys fan too busy to write his own...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 554 reads 8 comments

  13. For the Dallas Cowboys and the NFC East, the Road Ahead Is All Uphill

    The NFC East is boiling down to the Big Three and the Big Mess. Dallas, Philadelphia, and New York will duke it out for the Division Title, while the Redskins just duke it out. (Of course, this assumes the Giants will right their listing ship soon...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 377 reads 1 comments

  14. Good Job, Jerry Jones: Giving the Devil His Due

    This space has often been used to take Jerry Jones to task for his meddling ways. The Dallas Cowboys' lightning rod owner does and says more than enough to earn it. However, not every move the hands-on owner/general manager of America's team makes is bad.

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 319 reads 1 comments

  15. The Latest Word From Jones Town

    What He Said “Let’s just say this, the decision is made a lot of times … the agreements call for the GM ultimately to make decisions. If not, the only one that can overrule the GM is the owner...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 274 reads 0 comments

  16. Dallas Cowboys Fans Can Hang Their Stetsons on These Five Truths

    Some things are personal opinions. These are just plain facts. FACT ONE: Tony Romo does NOT suck. It is a favorite pastime of Cowboys’ haters everywhere to play fast and loose with Romo’s name...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about over 4 years ago 731 reads 1 comments

  17. Keith Brooking: A Leader Emerges

    A leaderless locker room is a rudderless ship. The Dallas Cowboys are a team needing compensation. The absence of sideline leadership under Wade Phillips has led to frequent chaos...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 407 reads 3 comments

  18. The Word from Jones Town

    JoneSpeak is a tricky language to learn. You have to listen closely—or be very drunk—to make any sense of it at all...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 111 reads 2 comments

  19. Christmas Comes Early for Dallas Cowboys Fans

    Jones and Phillips, Inc. knows how to combat the annual Christmas collapse of America’s (former) Team. Collapse early...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 401 reads 12 comments

  20. The Spin Cycle: Preseason Game 1, Cowboys Vs. Raiders

    OK, Blue Bloods. Nobody likes to lose...not even in the preseason. But if you are going to lose, that is a better time than any to do it. Games that don't count don't count...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 940 reads 0 comments

  21. Bob Hayes Is in the Hall of Fame (And It's About Damn Time!)

    He was a world famous athlete before he joined the Dallas Cowboys. Already a world record holder in the 100 meter dash and the owner of an Olympic gold medal, “Bullet” Bob Hayes was known as the the fastest man in the world...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 546 reads 2 comments

  22. Top 10 Dallas Cowboys Of All-Time: A Rebuttal

    The NFL Network recently offered an episode in its Top 10 series in which they named their top 10 Dallas Cowboys of all time. While the names on their list are all undeniably great, they used flawed logic in their selections...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 7,112 reads 28 comments

  23. Top Ten Plays In Dallas Cowboys' History

    In this third installment of the SilverandBlueBlood Top Ten Top Ten, I turn my attention to the top ten plays in team history...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 832 reads 2 comments

  24. It Will Take a Village...

    ...to replace the Village Idiot. Terrell Owens is gone and it says here that that's a good thing. It is good for the cohesiveness and unity of the team. It is good for the effectiveness of the team leadership...

    Gene Strother Written by Gene Strother about almost 5 years ago 40 reads 2 comments