About Matt Cordon

Blogging impatiently about the Cowboys since 2006. Being a fan since 1977 hasn't required quite as much patience.
Website: http://www.knowyourdallascowboys.com
Matt Cordon has written 1686 articles so far, you can find them below.


Tony Romo’s Year in Numbers

[tags]Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys, Quarterback, Passer Rating[/tags] Slightly lost in the feel-good year of Tony Romo in 2006 was how his performance ranks with the all-time greats in the history of the Dallas Cowboys. In terms of passer rating, only Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman had better individual seasons, and each of them only had […]

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The Dodger and Other Running Quarterbacks

[tags]Dallas Cowboys, Roger Staubach, Quarterback[/tags] Most Cowboys fans can remember Roger Staubach’s scrambling ability as one of his great attributes. Not surprisingly, among quarterbacks in team history, he has the top three positions in terms of rushing yards by a quarterback in a single season. Steve Pelleur was another scrambler who had the fourth highest […]

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Career Rushing Leaders

Given that he is the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, everyone knows that Emmitt Smith is the Cowboys’ all-time leading rusher. The next three names–Tony Dorsett, Don Perkins, and Calvin Hill–should come as no surprise. The next four might be a bit surprising, though, with the likes of Robert Newhouse, Walt Garrison, and Herschel Walker. In […]

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Another Great Highlight Video

This video by tek2000 appears on YouTube. It is entitled Killer Instinct and is one of the better ones I’ve seen this off-season. Tweet

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A History of 1,000-Yard Dallas Cowboy Rushers

In 2006, Julius Jones became the fifth back in team history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season. It was the 23rd time that a back for the Dallas Cowboys had reached this milestone, and it was the first time since Emmitt Smith accomplished the feat in 2001. The first player to […]

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Marion Barber’s Obscure Record

Marion Barber in 2006 had the fourth-highest total of rushing touchdowns (14) in one season in franchise history. In fact, among the top ten performances as far as rushing touchdowns, Barber’s name appears along side Emmitt Smith (with seven of the top ten), Tony Dorsett, and Herschel Walker. Barber’s 14 touchdowns on only 135 attempts […]

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More Classic Trivia

The Dallas Cowboys Fan Zone has had some very good trivia questions on a recent thread. Here are a few of them: 1. True or False: No team that has lost to the Cowboys in a Super Bowl has ever scored in the end zone that features the Cowboys’ logo. 2. Who made the following […]

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No More CowboysPlus?

This is a strange post, I know, but I just noticed that the Dallas Morning News’ CowboysPlus site appears to be no more. After charging for the site for several years, it has been free for a number of months. Now most of the information has been incorporated into the main site. Have to say […]

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How Cowboy Quarterbacks Stay in the News

Unless you have shut off all media access in the past year, you know that Tony Romo has had no trouble staying in the news. We also continue to see our favorites Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman pop up in headlines from time to time. If only Danny White and Don Meredith could do something […]

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We Might Have Discipline After All

Here is a quote from a pretty good piece today by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about Wade Phillips’ approach now that he has reached 60. It begins with a quote from his father, Bum. “Every now and then, Wade gets hard-headed,” Bum said. “But that’s OK — he’s like me that way. Sooner or later, […]

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