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Jimmy Johnson: Cowboys made right call sticking with Dak; says Tony Romo still can win a lot of games

Hindsight might be 20-20 for ex-Dallas Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson.While at a 25th anniversary of Dallas' 52-17 Super Bowl win over the Bills, the former head coach spoke with the media about a multitude of different topics, including the Dak Prescott-Tony Romo debate.Sounds like a 180 from what Johnson said after the season finale against the Eagles. From SportsDay's Barry Horn:Tony Romo threw four passes in a short-relief appearance Sunday in a truly meaningless Cowboys-Eagles game. But he was the hot topic before and after the game in the Fox studio.And leave it to Jimmy Johnson to...

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Cowboys celebrate '92 title on anniversary of Jones purchase

DALLAS (AP) Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson reunited Saturday night to celebrate their first Super Bowl-winning team on the 28th anniversary of the day Jones bought the team, fired Tom Landry and hired his former Arkansas teammate as coach.

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Jerry Jones: Relationship with Jimmy Johnson is 'very good;' ex-Cowboys coach is 'happy' for owner making Hall of Fame

All is good between Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson.The two spoke on their relationship while at the 25th anniversary of the Dallas Cowboys' 52-17 Super Bowl win over the Buffalo Bills.Here's what each one had to say about the other:Jerry Jones: "Yes it is good with Jimmy Johnson. It's very good. Jimmy and I really understand the circumstances. To some degree we have a good feel for each other. I've always had to overlook his foilables. [laughing] But he's had to overlook mine too."Jimmy Johnson: "I talked to Jerry at the Super Bowl and congratulated him on going into the Hall of Fame. I talked...

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Emmitt Smith: Cowboys three-peat with Jimmy Johnson in the 90s 'was a forgone conclusion'

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith was recently on Undeniable with Joe Buck to talk about his long career. Here are some highlights:After the Cowboys' Super Bowl wins in 1992 and 1993, Emmitt Smith thought a run at a three-peat 'was a foregone conclusion.' That was before head coach Jimmy Johnson parted ways with Dallas.Buck: What if Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones could have gotten along and coexisted? How many could we have won? Is that how you look back on it?Smith: Yeah, I do. Could we have won four in a row? Perhaps, perhaps. But I have to look at myself and I think we as...

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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott talks rookie season: 'It started off a little slow but it picked up definitely'

Ezekiel Elliott took a visit back to campus this week.The Cowboys running back's main message: Thanks, Buckeyes."It was important for me to come back and thank the guys that helped me get along this far and encourage the ones that are on their way," Elliott said in an Ohio State video that coach Urban Meyer tweeted out. "It was great to see how what I learned at Ohio State translated to the next level - just all the hard work... definitely prepared me to go to the next level and dominate."Elliott said in the video that his season started out slow, referencing his just 51 yards for a score in...

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America’s ‘College’ Team? Clemson HC Dabo Swinney Compares Champion Tigers To Dallas Cowboys

Everybody wants to be like the Dallas Cowboys, even the National Champions of college football. Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney said so on Monday night in Dallas – Deshaun Watson and Co. were in town for the Davey O’Brien Award Ceremony – as he compared the Tigers to the Cowboys and their iconic nickname, America’s […] "America’s ‘College’ Team? Clemson HC Dabo Swinney Compares Champion Tigers To Dallas Cowboys" appeared first on Inside The Star.         

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The top 5 players the Cowboys regret passing on in 2013 draft, including the Honey Badger

The Cowboys, like everyone else, live with regret. We take a look at the players they probably wish they hadn't passed on in recent drafts. Here is the 2013 edition of lament:5. Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine BluffDrafted 75th overall by the New Orleans SaintsArmstead, a third-round pick, has carved out a good career since arriving in New Orleans. He is now charged with protecting Drew Brees' blindside and was an alternate selection for the 2016 Pro Bowl. In December, Saints coach Sean Payton said he wouldn't trade Armstead for another left tackle in the league. Had the Cowboys taken him,...

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Bill Parcells: I would not just give Tony Romo away for nothing

Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells would not simply release veteran quarterback Tony Romo as he still has tremendous value to the organization. The man who gave Tony Romo his start in the NFL believes the now 36-year old quarterback is much too valuable for the Dallas Cowboys to simply release him without getting […] Bill Parcells: I would not just give Tony Romo away for nothing - The Landry Hat - The Landry Hat - A Dallas Cowboys Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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10 things to know about Tom Landry, from his fedora to the job he almost took instead of the Cowboys

Here are 10 things you might not know about Thomas Wade "Tom" Landry, who for 29 years was the only coach the Cowboys had and who finished his NFL coaching career with the third-highest win total in league history (special thanks to DMN staffer Barry Horn for a profile of Landry that appeared Feb. 13, 2000 -- the day after Landry's death at age 75 from cancer).1. Texas rootsLandry was born in South Texas' Rio Grande Valley, not far from the Mexican border, in the small town of Mission, on Sept. 11, 1924. His father, Ray Landry, was an auto mechanic and chief of the local volunteer fire...

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Here's the free agent Cowboys should be most nervous to lose, how long 67-year-old Rod Marinelli should coach

David Moore, Cowboys beat writer for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, answered your questions about the team in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:Question: Which would Dallas be more likely to fill via free agency: Wide receiver (after losing T-Will, for instance), or cornerback (after losing Carr and/or Claiborne)?Moore: Think they will look to the draft first to fill either of those potential losses, but I'd say more likely to fill WR through free agency. Why? The level they are shopping would probably be more affordable.Question: We ask a lot about whether to keep...

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Photos: Best of Jason Garrett ... celebrations, sideline scenes, powerful friends, more

When you're the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, you're a highly visible person. Here are some of the best photos from the career of the current head coach of America's Team ... Jason Garrett.He played the game, tooAll in the familyLeading the chargeSideline salutationsA clap, tap, slap, hug, shove and gut punchTraining campThe process of dealing with mediaMore sideline scenesOther stuff

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Ryan Clark: If Houston Texans are serious about winning now, they'll sign Cowboys QB Tony Romo

ESPN NFL analyst and former NFL safety Ryan Clark recently went on ESPN Radio. Here are some highlights.On if the Houston Texans should go after Cowboys QB Tony Romo:"I'd have way more respect for them if they just went after Romo. Because it would tell me for them they are looking at winning now. They have a good defense, you get Lamar Miller last year. You know he's able to energize your running game. And it's also showing that Bill O'Brien may not necessarily be the quarterback coach that everybody thinks he is. We've seen these New England Patriots coaches go other places and not be as...

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10 things to know about Jimmy Johnson, including Survivor appearance, coaching a future Cowboys nemesis

Here are 10 things to know about Jimmy Johnson, whom you already know played with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones at Arkansas and was the first to coach a Super Bowl winner and college championship team.1. Famous classmatesJohnson was born in Port Arthur, Texas and went to high school (Port Arthur Jefferson) with Janis Joplin and actor G.W. Bailey (think Captain Thaddeus Harris in the Police Academy movies). Johnson played for the Razorbacks' 1964 national championship team and was nicknamed "Jimmy Jump-up" because he never stayed on the ground for long during football practices or games.2. His...

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Best of Stephen Jones: Stopping Jerry from drafting Johnny Manziel, applying at Wendy's and more

Stephen Jones might not dish out as eccentric quotes as his dad, Jerry, but that doesn't mean he's not entertaining. Here's some of the best stories and quotes he gave this season about the Dallas Cowboys.Something is better than the Cowboys?!According to Jones, that something was watching his son, John Stephen, lead Highland Park to the state title game."It's just as good as winning those Super Bowls back in the '90s," Stephen said. "Hopefully we can get it done. I'm just so happy for him. He's so fortunate to get to play for an amazing coach in Coach [Randy] Allen. And he's got an amazing...

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Cowlishaw: What talking to Jimmy Johnson at Super Bowl reminded me of ex-Cowboys coach

Tim Cowlishaw, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The Dallas Morning News, author of Drunk on Sports and panelist on ESPN's Around the Horn, answers your questions about the Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks and local college sports in a live chat recently. Here are some highlights:What's the foremost lesson the Cowboys need to take from the Super Bowl?Cowlishaw: For me, it's different from what most would say. It's to watch the Falcons defense and see what a young, fast defense could do before it got stretched beyond any reasonable limit. I mean the other stuff -- Tom Brady and Julio Jones...

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The best, worst of the Cowboys' draft picks at defensive back

The Cowboys have had their share of draft hits and misses over their history. Here is a look at some of the best and worst draft picks on the offensive line.BEST Darren Woodson, Arizona State1992, second round (No. 37 overall)On a scouting trip to Arizona State before the 1992 draft, coach Dave Campo spotted a linebacker who looked like a safety in waiting. Based on Campo's input, the Cowboys selected Woodson in the second round and made the career switch.After one season on special teams, Woodson replaced James Washington and Thomas Everett as the starting strong safety. Woodson played his...

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10 things you may not know about Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, including his time in the CFL

Here are a few things you may not know about Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett.1. He has more wins as a coach with Cowboys than Jimmy Johnson Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson has been a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in recent years. But Jason Garrett has the second-most wins (58) as a coach among all who have led the team. Tom Landry, who coached the Cowboys for 29 seasons, is comfortably ahead of Garrett with 250 wins.Of course, Jimmy does have those Super Bowl victories as well as a playoff record of 7-1 compared to Garrett's 1-2 record. But who's to say Garrett can't...

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'Dominating figure' of Terrell Owens may have 'intimidated' Jason Garrett, ex-Cowboys WR Patrick Crayton says

It's no mystery that the Cowboys coaching staff had strained relationships with receiver Terrell Owens.Before the Cowboys cut Owens after the 2008 season, coach Bill Parcells had resorted to referring to him as "the player." And Owens believes that Jason Garrett, the offensive coordinator at the time, leaked information that started T.O.'s spiral in Dallas.Now, a former teammate is sharing some of what he thinks went wrong for Owens in Dallas.Former Cowboys wide receiver Patrick Crayton says he believes that T.O.'s strong personality may have "intimidated" Garrett."I think the fact that he...

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Browns hire former Buffalo assistant David Lee to coach QBs

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns have hired former Buffalo assistant David Lee as their quarterbacks coach.Lee spent the past two seasons with the Bills, where he helped develop Tyrod Taylor, whose future in Buffalo is unclear as the team holds an option on his $90 million, five-year contract. Lee, 63, also served as quarterbacks coach with the New York Jets, Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys.Former Browns offensive coach Pep Hamilton served as the teams quarterbacks coach last season but left for a job on Jim Harbaughs staff at Michigan.Lee broke into the NFL as an offensive quality...

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Browns hire former Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee to fill same role

The Browns have hired former Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee to fill the same role on Hue Jackson's staff, a person familiar with the move confirmed Wednesday. Lee has been a coach for 42 years, including 12 in the NFL. Lee, 63, spent the past two seasons coaching Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who could be released this offseason and draw interest from the Browns as a free agent. After coaching at eight colleges, Lee entered the NFL in 2003 as an offensive quality control coach for the Dallas Cowboys and also guided their quarterbacks from 2005-06. He later coached...

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The best thing Cowboys have going for them now; why Browns must draft Deshaun Watson No. 1 overall

Babe Laufenberg, Dallas Cowboys radio color analyst and former NFL quarterback, answered your questions about the team during a live chat Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights:Q: Is there any blueprint to follow on the Patriots' player strategy? They gave up two of their best defensive players in trades during the year, most of their D backfield, RBs and receivers are cast-offs from other teams, and yet they still won the SB. How does that happen??Laufenberg: That happens because Tom Brady happens. Who is widely regarded as the best coach in college football? Nick Saban. NFL? Bill...

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Former head coach, front office exec Mike Holmgren on Tony Romo: 'I'd go after him hard'

Former NFL head coach and front office executive Mike Holmgren recently went on the Ben & Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan. Here are some highlights.On if he ever came close to coaching the Cowboys"(Jerry Jones) asked me a couple times. He did. We were on the competition committee together and sat next to each other and became friends. I enjoyed him a lot and I learned a lot from him. But I also told him, 'Listen, I would like to remain friends. So I think that if I coached for you, I'm not sure how that would work because I know you like to do stuff. You like to be in charge and so do I.' So we...

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Three lessons the Cowboys can take from the Super Bowl into next season

HOUSTON - Cowboys coach Jason Garrett is always seeking teaching moments for his players.Even with Dallas not playing Sunday, there were several lessons to be learned for the Cowboys in watching New England win the first overtime game in Super Bowl history.The Patriots completed a historic comeback at NRG Stadium to win Super Bowl LI over Atlanta, 34-28. New England set a Super Bowl record by rallying from 25 points down to earn quarterback Tom Brady a fifth ring and NFL record fourth game MVP award.Before Sunday, no team had won the Super Bowl after trailing by more than 10 points. The...

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Dallas Cowboys Jason Garrett wins Coach of the Year Award

The Associated Press has awarded Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett with the NFL Coach of the Year award following the team's 13-3 regular season.It's been a long, bumpy road for Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett. After six seasons at the helm of America's Team, Garrett h...

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10 things you may not know about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, including how he almost bought the Chargers

Jerry Jones, who has owned the Cowboys for more than a quarter century, is now a Hall of Famer, having been selected Saturday for the Class of 2017. In that time, he's spent his fair share of time in the public spotlight. You might feel you know everything about the man. You might be wrong. Here are 10 things you might not know about Jerry Jones.1. Coaching urgePeople have often said Jones is too involved when it comes to the Cowboys' on-the-field business, that he wants to be owner, general manager and coach. Well, it turns out Jerry Jones did want to be a coach. "At every step of the way, I...

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Ex-Cowboys coaches Wade, Jimmy part of Fox pregame Super Bowl show

Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips is scheduled to give a history on football in Houston as part of the Fox pregame Super Bowl LI on Sunday afternoon. Who …

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Raiders' Del Rio comes in fourth for AP NFL Coach of the Year

The Cowboys' Jason Garrett has won the 2016 Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award.Garrett led Dallas to an NFC-best 13-3 record in a

Providence Journal

Ryan edges Brady for MVP

HOUSTON — Matt Ryan and the Dallas Cowboys were big winners on Saturday night. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback was voted The Associated Press 2016 NFL's Most Valuable Player and top offensive player. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott took Offensive Rookie of the Year and Jason Garrett was selected Coach of the Year by a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. On the eve of the Super Bowl in which he will [...]