12:58 PM EST, Sun January 17, 2021
Blogging The Boys 1 hour ago
Fans shouldn’t get their hopes up for a normal NFL offseason

Fans shouldn’t get their hopes up for a normal NFL offseason

The Underwear Olympics are pretty much dead for this year. | Photo by Joe Robbins/ The NFL Combine has already fallen victim to the continuing COVID pandemic. One widely-accepted reason for the cratering of the 2020 Dallas Cowboys was that they had nothing resembling a normal offseason to work with due to the COVID-19 restrictions put in place by the NFL. Getting back to normal is seen as a major component in setting things right this year. However, that has already taken a severe blow with word that the NFL Combine is not going to happen, at least in a way we would...
Blogging The Boys 3 hours ago
Cowboys player profile: Hunter Niswander already has the highest career average in Cowboys history

Cowboys player profile: Hunter Niswander already has the highest career average in Cowboys history

Photo by Tom Pennington/ The Cowboys reserve punter has the inside track to the starting job next season. It might not seem like it, but a few years ago punter Chris Jones was revered as a prize commodity for this football team. So much so that the Dallas Cowboys signed him to a four-year, $8.7 million contract extension in 2017. And this re-upping in Jones wasn’t because of his puntishing tackling skills. Nor was because of the speedy skedaddling he did during the few times his number was called to take off running on a fake punt. Believe it or not, the veteran...
Blogging The Boys 7 hours ago
Cowboys news: Dak Prescott making great progress with ankle rehab

Cowboys news: Dak Prescott making great progress with ankle rehab

Here is your Sunday edition of Cowboys news. Cowboys QB Dak Prescott making great progress with ankle rehab - Adam Maya, NFL Not only is the ankle coming along well, but Dak’s utilizing all the tools at his disposal to keep himself in football shape. The star quarterback has been attacking rehab to ensure that future is bright. And he’s making great progress. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Prescott is walking, working on an anti-gravity treadmill and in a HydroWorx pool, which takes pressure off his ankle but allows him to get in shape. “Based on the work...
Blogging The Boys Jan 16, 2021
Either Dez Bryant or Cole Beasley is going to appear in a conference title game for the first time

Either Dez Bryant or Cole Beasley is going to appear in a conference title game for the first time

Photo by Tom Pennington/ A couple of former Cowboys are vying for a playoff spot they’ve never reached before. By the time the dust settles from this weekend’s Divisional Round matchups across the National Football League, there will only be four teams left standing in their quest for the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy. The Monday following divisional round is a place that the Dallas Cowboys have been trying to get to for about 30 years now. Half of the last six seasons have seen the team come oh so close, but unfortunately they have failed to reach the penultimate...
Blogging The Boys Jan 16, 2021
Cowboys must decide what to do with Ezekiel Elliott

Cowboys must decide what to do with Ezekiel Elliott

Photo by Elsa/ What’s next for the Cowboys running back? The Dallas Cowboys have a ton of things to sort out after the disaster that was 2020. While there is a real and justified hope that getting Dak Prescott healthy and signing him to a new deal will be a tremendous boost, it is hardly the only factor to consider. We have been going in depth about the huge challenges Dan Quinn faces as the new defensive coordinator. But there is a big issue on offense that must be addressed as well. That is what exactly they are going to do with Ezekiel Elliott. Now for the twist:...