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Barnwell debunks the debate around Dak’s deal: Just pay him already, Dallas

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Where he ranks vs. 25 other QBs Eight criticisms, and whether they're fair The bottom line on the Dak debate The Prescott money discussion, from both sides The fact that the Cowboys have even needed to use the franchise tag on Prescott makes this a unique situation. To put things in context, since the 2011 collective bargaining agreement instituted a rookie scale and dramatically reduced rookie salaries, just two quarterbacks were slapped with the franchise tag before Prescott.

What obligation do prominent athletes, such as Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, have to speak publicly about social causes?

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

The protests are a continuing cry against police brutality, especially against people of color. Numerous African-American and white athletes have spoken out against police brutality, either in rallies or on social media. Various sports leagues and franchises have issued statements asking for change in the criminal justice system.

What obligation do prominent athletes, such as Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, have to speak publicly about social causes?

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

The protests are a continuing cry against police brutality, especially against people of color. Numerous African-American and white athletes have spoken out against police brutality, either in rallies or on social media. Various sports leagues and franchises have issued statements asking for change in the criminal justice system.

Travis Frederick is feeding kids, getting skinny, and trimming his beard in retirement

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Frederick has attacked his retirement the same way he attacked defensive linemen on the field - by going all out. Frederick has started ”The Blocking Hunger Foundation” with the purpose of feeding hungry children in the Dallas metroplex. Frederick also notes that he is “at ease” with his retirement and felt fortunate to get his seven years in the NFL.

The parameters that would get a deal done with Dak Prescott according to sources

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

The latest “headlines” from the Dak Prescott situation don’t really move the needle much, but they do kind of give a clear picture of where this may all be headed. The deadline for the Cowboys and Prescott to get a long-term deal done is July 15th, and almost everyone expects these negotiations to drag on until close to that point. We’ve previously heard that the sticking point is length of contract, and the latest bit of info doesn’t specifically get into that, but does lay out a deal that a fe...

Who is the Dallas Cowboys biggest scapegoat of the last decade?

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

It didn’t matter as they were one and done as they lost a heartbreaker to the Green Bay Packers on a last-second field goal. In fact, heartbreaking losses are the name of the game for the Cowboys in recent years. All three of their defeats have come by one score or less.

News: How high do Cowboys pass catchers rank? Tyron more valuable each year

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith hasn’t played NFL football in five years. However, a revamped physique and a reunion with former defensive line coach Jim Tomsula have him ready to return to form. Tyron Smith has not only been one of the best left tackles in the game for almost a decade, but his contract allows Dallas serious flexibility.

Cowboys news: Aldon Smith’s long journey back includes a nice reunion and optimism from his trainer

Sunday, May 31st, 2020

While it has been a long layoff since he last played football, Smith said he doesn’t think much of it because he knows what he’s capable of doing. I still feel great. I still feel young, I still can move well.

NFL, Cowboys can’t stay silent on George Floyd’s death, impact of Colin Kaepernick

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Shut up and dribble is dead and any facsimile there of. Athletes and NFL players, specifically, white players are finally finding their voice en masse and taking a stand with their black and brown teammates against racism. That is one the positives emerging from the ashes in the wake of the senseless killing of George Floyd by a white (now former) Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin last Monday and the rising protests across the country.

Cowboys giving Aldon Smith chance to revive NFL career

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith had already been suspended from the NFL several years when his ailing grandmother implored him to change his life before she died of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. That conversation, and her death last year, were catalysts for Smith trying to get a handle on issues with alcohol, working his way into shape and earning reinstatement nearly five years after he was banished for substance-abuse violations.