Ranking Terry Glenn in Dallas Cowboys Team History

The Cowboys announced today that they have released Terry Glenn, who saw action in only one game in 2007 and played in the divisional playoff loss to the Giants. Here is a blurb: The Cowboys have released the veteran wide receiver, team owner Jerry Jones announced during Friday’s afternoon practice here at training camp in […]

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Trivia: 1960s Dallas Cowboys

Here are 10 trivia questions focusing on the Dallas Cowboys of the 1960s. Know Your 1960s Dallas Cowboys Tweet

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Dallas Cowboys in the 1960s: Receiving Statistics

This is part of a series of posts that provides an in-depth look at the Cowboys of the 1960s. Several will provide comprehensive statistics. Bob Hayes is widely regarded as the best receiver in Cowboys history prior to the arrival of Drew Pearson, but Frank Clarke needs to be mentioned any time that this conversation […]

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Dallas Cowboys in the 1960s: Rushing Statistics

BallHype – Dallas Cowboys in the 1960s: Rushing Statistics This is part of a series of posts that provides an in-depth look at the Cowboys of the 1960s. Several will provide comprehensive statistics. By today’s standards, the Cowboys’ rushing statistics in the 1960s are hardly impressive. But for that era, the Cowboys were consistently one […]

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Dallas Cowboys in the 1960s: Passing Statistics

This is part of a series of posts that will provide an in-depth look at the Cowboys of the 1960s. Several will provide comprehensive statistics. In looking at the passing statistics of the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960s, it is plainly obvious and not surprising that Don Meredith leads every major category in terms of […]

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The First Official Dallas Cowboys Historian

BallHype – The First Official Dallas Cowboys Historian Here is a trivia question that I bet nobody could answer: who was the first official historian of the Dallas Cowboys? For the answer, check out this story from May 28, 1961: Teen-Ager Named Cowboy Historian May 28, 1961 Judith McKinna, a 16-year-old National Football League fan, […]

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What Happens to NFL Dynasties

As we all know very well, the Cowboys are in the middle of an era the follows its dynasty of the 1990s. And as we all know, the time that has passed since the team’s last title in 1995 seems like an eternity. The bad news: the time that elapses between dynasties and subsequent championships […]

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Cowboy Assistants with Prior Head Coaching Experience

One of the big news items this week is that the Cowboys hired Dave Campo to serve as secondary coach. I’ve always wondered: how exactly could Campo have played defensive back at Central Connecticut State when he stands at somewhere around 5’4″? Anyway, Campo’s defenses in the 1990s were solid, thanks largely to the unit’s […]

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Classic Cowboys Fact: The Cowboys Didn’t Always Wear White at Home

Here is some obscure trivia (also posted on the Classic Cowboys forum): Contrary to what I believed, the Cowboys did not always wear white for their home games. Below is a shot from the very first game in franchise history, a 35-28 loss to Pittsburgh at the Cotton Bowl. #87 is DE Nate Borden and […]

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Team Rushing: Tying a Fairly Obscure Record

Here is a stat you may or may not have noticed: only six members of the Cowboys recorded rushing attempts in 2007. This includes quarterbacks Tony Romo and Brad Johnson. This ties a mark set in 1962, when the following players recorded rushes in a 14-game season: Don Perkins, Amos Marsh, Amos Bullocks, Don Meredith, […]

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