12:36 AM EDT, Sat June 23, 2018
SportsDay 2 hours ago
Can anyone challenge Jason Witten for the title of all-time greatest Dallas Cowboys tight end?

Can anyone challenge Jason Witten for the title of all-time greatest Dallas Cowboys tight end?

Editors note: This story was originally published on July 14, 2016.The Dallas Cowboys' organization is one of great success and has an illustrious history. Some big names have worn America's Team jerseys.Of all of the tight ends in franchise history, who was the best? That's what our panel of writers and columnists tried to determine.Voters each named their top three tight ends. A first-place vote counted for three points, second place gets two points and third place gets one point.Voting in the poll were Brandon George, Kate Hairopoulos, David Moore, Jon Machota, Tim Cowlishaw, Rick Gosselin...
SportsDay 3 hours ago
10 things you might not know about Cowboys TE Rico Gathers, including the time he demolished someone via a chest bump

10 things you might not know about Cowboys TE Rico Gathers, including the time he demolished someone via a chest bump

Editors note: This story was originally published on May 5, 2016. Here are 10 things you might not know about Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers.1. He is the Zeus of Cowboys tight endsIf somebody calls you the Zeus of anything, take it as a compliment. And if that somebody is Cowboys Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin, that's high praise indeed. After an impressive display of power and athleticism on a particular play during the last preseason game of 2016, Irvin said "This dude here. He looks like Zeus.""When you get people like Michael Irvin saying that, that's how you get things...
SportsDay 4 hours ago
Jeff Heath wrecked Alex Smith's no-INT streak a year ago; how effective will the rangy safety be for the Cowboys in 2018?

Jeff Heath wrecked Alex Smith's no-INT streak a year ago; how effective will the rangy safety be for the Cowboys in 2018?

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of 35 Cowboys player profiles. To see more profiles, click here.Jeff HeathPosition: SafetySize: 6-1, 212Age when season starts: 27College: Saginaw Valley StateDrafted: Signed as undrafted rookie free agent in 2013Experience: Sixth seasonContract status: Third year of 4-year deal worth $7.67 million2017 stats Player Position Games started Tackles Solo Sacks FF INT PD Jeff Heath S 15 63 55 0 2 3 5 2017 recap: Jeff Heath remained reliable for Dallas in 2017, starting all 15 games he played in (he missed one...
Blogging The Boys 4 hours ago
Dez Catch villain, index card savior, referee Gene Steratore is officially retiring

Dez Catch villain, index card savior, referee Gene Steratore is officially retiring

So long, old friend. Part of the magic of being an NFL fan is all of the details that occur throughout games. The meat and potatoes are the teams, touchdowns, and all of that in between, but there’s so much more. There are stadiums, broadcasts, announcers, and yes, even referees. Many of us have experienced many a football game through the “objective” lenses of various officials. One of the referees that’s been part of some more recognizable Cowboys moments in recent history hung up the zebra stripes on Friday. Gene Steratore is officially retiring. Gene Steratore, 15-year veteran...
SportsDay 4 hours ago
Why the unpredictability of Tavon Austin will be one of the Cowboys' greatest offensive strengths this season

Why the unpredictability of Tavon Austin will be one of the Cowboys' greatest offensive strengths this season

The Cowboys are banking on unpredictability being one of their greatest offensive strengths this fall. While watching four weeks of organized team activities and minicamp practices, no player's workload was more difficult to project than Tavon Austin's.The 5-8, 179-pound former top 10 draft pick did individual drills with the receivers and caught punts on special teams, however, he's listed on the roster with the running backs.The coaching staff was careful about how much they featured him during team drills when cameras were around. But the expectation is that he's going to get the ball in a...