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Ranking Terrell Owens’ Two-Year Production

The Associated Press ran a piece today about Terrell Owens taking advantage of the depleted Cowboys’ receiving corps. Here is a little bit of that story:

Terrell Owens has an easy way for the Dallas Cowboys to hide their lack of proven receivers: Just throw it to him more.

“I did a lot of shoulder presses this summer,” Owens said, smiling. “I think I will be ready to shoulder the load.”

T.O. is always eager to be option Nos. 1, 2 and 3, and he might have to be at times during the opener Sunday in Cleveland. Because after Owens and fellow starter Patrick Crayton, Dallas has … not much.

Backups Miles Austin and Sam Hurd are out with ankle injuries, leaving only Isaiah Stanback, a college quarterback who didn’t play last season while learning his new position. He also was slowed by injuries, and is now battling a shoulder problem that will force him to wear a harness.

Of course, the Cowboys also have Jason Witten, whose 96 receptions last season are among the most by a tight end. But even his backups are iffy — rookie Martellus Bennett and Tony Curtis (three catches in two seasons, although all for touchdowns).

Then there are the running backs. Marion Barber caught 44 passes last season, but his two backups are rookies and the fullback, Deon Anderson, has only six catches.

The circumstances could very well mean that Owens could improve on his 2007 season when he caught 81 passes for 1355 yards and 15 TDs. In team history, only Michael Irvin has had two consecutive seasons that were more productive than Owens’ production in 2006-2007 in terms of total numbers. On the other hand, the Cowboys in their history have never produced the type of passing numbers that they have in the past five years or so.

Here is a look at the best two-year totals of the top receivers in team history (listed generally in chronological order):

Frank Clarke: 1961-1962 (28 games)

Clarke total/receptions: 88
Team total/completions: 415
Clarke %: 21.2%

Clarke total/yards: 1962
Team total/passing yards: 5533
Clarke %: 35.5%

Clarke total/TDs: 23
Team total/TD passes: 54
Clarke %: 42.6%

Bob Hayes: 1965-1966 (28 games)

Hayes total/receptions: 110
Team total/completions: 382
Hayes %: 28.8%

Hayes total/yards: 2235
Team total/passing yards: 5410
Hayes %: 41.3%

Hayes total/TDs: 25
Team total/TD passes: 52
Hayes %: 48.1%

Lance Rentzel: 1967-1968 (28 games)

Rentzel total/receptions: 112
Team total/completions: 427
Rentzel %: 26.2%

Rentzel total/yards: 2005
Team total/passing yards: 5825
Rentzel %: 34.4%

Rentzel total/TDs: 14
Team total/TD passes: 53
Rentzel %: 26.4%

Drew Pearson: 1974-1975 (28 games)

Pearson total/receptions: 108
Team total/completions: 413
Pearson %: 26.2%

Pearson total/yards: 1909
Team total/passing yards: 5122
Pearson %: 37.3%

Pearson total/TDs: 10
Team total/TD passes: 33
Pearson %: 30.3%

Tony Hill: 1979-1980 (32 games)

Hill total/receptions: 120
Team total/completions: 552
Hill %: 21.7%

Hill total/yards: 2117
Team total/passing yards: 6697
Hill %: 31.6%

Hill total/TDs: 18
Team total/TD passes: 59
Hill %: 30.5%

Kelvin Martin: 1989-1990 (32 games)

Martin total/receptions: 110
Team total/completions: 520
Martin %: 21.2%

Martin total/yards: 1376
Team total/passing yards: 5466
Martin %: 25.2%

Martin total/TDs: 2
Team total/TD passes: 26
Martin %: 7.7%

Michael Irvin: 1994-1995 (32 games)

Irvin total/receptions: 190
Team total/completions: 604
Irvin %: 31.5%

Irvin total/yards: 2844
Team total/passing yards: 6991
Irvin %: 40.7%

Irvin total/TDs: 16
Team total/TD passes: 37
Irvin %: 43.2%

Keyshawn Johnson: 2004-2005 (32 games)

Johnson total/receptions: 141
Team total/completions: 608
Johnson %: 23.2%

Johnson total/yards: 1820
Team total/passing yards: 6769
Johnson %: 26.9%

Johnson total/TDs: 12
Team total/TD passes: 42
Johnson %: 28.6%

Terry Glenn: 2005-2006 (32 games)

Glenn total/receptions: 132
Team total/completions: 610
Glenn %: 21.6%

Glenn total/yards: 2283
Team total/passing yards: 7177
Glenn %: 31.8%

Glenn total/TDs: 13
Team total/TD passes: 49
Glenn %: 26.5%

Jason Witten: 2006-2007 (32 games)

Witten total/receptions: 160
Team total/completions: 652
Witten %: 24.5%

Witten total/yards: 1899
Team total/passing yards: 7941
Witten %: 23.9%

Witten total/TDs: 8
Team total/TD passes: 62
Witten %: 12.9%

Terrell Owens: 2006-2007 (32 games)

Owens total/receptions: 166
Team total/completions: 652
Owens %: 25.5%

Owens total/yards: 2535
Team total/passing yards: 7941
Owens %: 31.9%

Owens total/TDs: 28
Team total/TD passes: 62
Owens %: 45.2%

Trivia: Cowboys-Browns Photo

I haven’t asked many trivia questions lately, but this one may be interesting. Take a look at this picture (click on it to see a larger size) and then answer the questions that appear below it.

Cowboys vs. Browns, 1960s

Cowboys vs. Browns, 1960s

Questions:

1. In what year was this game played?

2. Who was the quarterback for the Cowboys in this picture?

3. In what year did the Cowboys begin displaying their names on the backs of their jerseys?

Trivia: Cowboys-Browns Photo

I haven’t asked many trivia questions lately, but this one may be interesting. Take a look at this picture (click on it to see a larger size) and then answer the questions that appear below it.

Cowboys vs. Browns, 1960s

Cowboys vs. Browns, 1960s

Questions:

1. In what year was this game played?

2. Who was the quarterback for the Cowboys in this picture?

3. In what year did the Cowboys begin displaying their names on the backs of their jerseys?

Episode 12 of Know Your Dallas Cowboys, The Show: Browns vs. Cowboys Classic Rivalry

Given the lack of viewers, we decided to rename our show from 10 Minutes to Know Your Dallas Cowboys to Know Your Dallas Cowboys: The Show so that we could produce episodes that were less than 10 minutes long. As it turns out, this show ended up being just about 10 minutes long, thus meaning that we just changed the name for really no good reason.

Here is some background information that relates to the show:

Between 1960 and 1970, Dallas faced Cleveland 20 times, including the playoffs. The Browns won 14 of those games, including two huge playoff games at the end of the 1960s. You might or might not know the names of some of the Cowboy-killers of the decade: Jim Brown (232 yards vs. Dallas in 1963); Bobby Mitchell (3 TDs in 1960; 140 rushing yards in 1962); Rich Kreitling (several touchdown receptions vs. Dallas); Gary Collins (same); Paul Warfield (same); Frank Ryan (Cleveland QB); Bill Nelson (Cleveland QB); Leroy Kelly (another of Cleveland’s Hall of Fame RBs).

This series was not all bad news for Dallas, though. The Cowboys pulled off one of their best performance in early franchise history when they routed the Browns 45-21 on December 2, 1962. The picture below (also featured in the clip) show Amos Marsh running for a few of his 117 yards that day.

Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Amos Marsh

Cleveland currently leads the series, 17-11. Below is a list of each of the games, which are linked to the box scores available at Pro-Football-Reference.com

Oct. 16, 1960 (at Dallas): Cleveland 48, Dallas 7
Oct. 1, 1961 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 25, Dallas 7
Dec. 3, 1961 (at Dallas): Cleveland 38, Dallas 17
Oct. 7, 1962 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 19, Dallas 10
Dec. 2, 1962 (at Dallas): Dallas 45, Cleveland 21
Sept. 22, 1963 (at Dallas): Cleveland 41, Dallas 24
Nov. 24, 1963 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 27, Dallas 17
Oct. 4, 1964 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 27, Dallas 6
Oct. 18, 1964 (at Dallas): Cleveland 20, Dallas 16
Oct. 17, 1965 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 23, Dallas 17
Nov. 21, 1965 (at Dallas): Cleveland 24, Dallas 17

Oct. 23, 1966 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 30, Dallas 21
Nov. 24, 1966 (at Dallas): Dallas 26, Cleveland 14
Sept. 17, 1967 (at Cleveland): Dallas 21, Cleveland 14

NFL PlayoffsDec. 24, 1967 (at Dallas): Dallas 52, Cleveland 14

Sept. 22, 1968 (at Dallas): Dallas 28, Cleveland 7

NFL PlayoffsDec. 21, 1968 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 31, Dallas 20

Nov. 2, 1969 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 42, Dallas 10

NFL PlayoffsDec. 28, 1969 (at Dallas): Cleveland 38, Dallas 14

Dec. 12, 1970 (at Cleveland): Dallas 6, Cleveland 2
Dec. 7, 1974 (at Dallas): Dallas 41, Cleveland 17
Sept. 24, 1979 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 26, Dallas 7
Nov. 25, 1982 (at Dallas): Dallas 31, Cleveland 14
Sept. 22, 1985 (at Dallas): Dallas 20, Cleveland 7
Dec. 4, 1988 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 24, Dallas 21
Sept. 1, 1991 (at Cleveland): Dallas 26, Cleveland 14
Dec. 10, 1994 (at Dallas): Cleveland 19, Dallas 14
Sept. 19, 2004 (at Dallas): Dallas 19, Dallas 12

Episode 12 of Know Your Dallas Cowboys, The Show: Browns vs. Cowboys Classic Rivalry

Given the lack of viewers, we decided to rename our show from 10 Minutes to Know Your Dallas Cowboys to Know Your Dallas Cowboys: The Show so that we could produce episodes that were less than 10 minutes long. As it turns out, this show ended up being just about 10 minutes long, thus meaning that we just changed the name for really no good reason.

Here is some background information that relates to the show:

Between 1960 and 1970, Dallas faced Cleveland 20 times, including the playoffs. The Browns won 14 of those games, including two huge playoff games at the end of the 1960s. You might or might not know the names of some of the Cowboy-killers of the decade: Jim Brown (232 yards vs. Dallas in 1963); Bobby Mitchell (3 TDs in 1960; 140 rushing yards in 1962); Rich Kreitling (several touchdown receptions vs. Dallas); Gary Collins (same); Paul Warfield (same); Frank Ryan (Cleveland QB); Bill Nelson (Cleveland QB); Leroy Kelly (another of Cleveland’s Hall of Fame RBs).

This series was not all bad news for Dallas, though. The Cowboys pulled off one of their best performance in early franchise history when they routed the Browns 45-21 on December 2, 1962. The picture below (also featured in the clip) show Amos Marsh running for a few of his 117 yards that day.

Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns, Amos Marsh

Cleveland currently leads the series, 17-11. Below is a list of each of the games, which are linked to the box scores available at Pro-Football-Reference.com

Oct. 16, 1960 (at Dallas): Cleveland 48, Dallas 7
Oct. 1, 1961 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 25, Dallas 7
Dec. 3, 1961 (at Dallas): Cleveland 38, Dallas 17
Oct. 7, 1962 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 19, Dallas 10
Dec. 2, 1962 (at Dallas): Dallas 45, Cleveland 21
Sept. 22, 1963 (at Dallas): Cleveland 41, Dallas 24
Nov. 24, 1963 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 27, Dallas 17
Oct. 4, 1964 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 27, Dallas 6
Oct. 18, 1964 (at Dallas): Cleveland 20, Dallas 16
Oct. 17, 1965 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 23, Dallas 17
Nov. 21, 1965 (at Dallas): Cleveland 24, Dallas 17

Oct. 23, 1966 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 30, Dallas 21
Nov. 24, 1966 (at Dallas): Dallas 26, Cleveland 14
Sept. 17, 1967 (at Cleveland): Dallas 21, Cleveland 14

NFL PlayoffsDec. 24, 1967 (at Dallas): Dallas 52, Cleveland 14

Sept. 22, 1968 (at Dallas): Dallas 28, Cleveland 7

NFL PlayoffsDec. 21, 1968 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 31, Dallas 20

Nov. 2, 1969 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 42, Dallas 10

NFL PlayoffsDec. 28, 1969 (at Dallas): Cleveland 38, Dallas 14

Dec. 12, 1970 (at Cleveland): Dallas 6, Cleveland 2
Dec. 7, 1974 (at Dallas): Dallas 41, Cleveland 17
Sept. 24, 1979 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 26, Dallas 7
Nov. 25, 1982 (at Dallas): Dallas 31, Cleveland 14
Sept. 22, 1985 (at Dallas): Dallas 20, Cleveland 7
Dec. 4, 1988 (at Cleveland): Cleveland 24, Dallas 21
Sept. 1, 1991 (at Cleveland): Dallas 26, Cleveland 14
Dec. 10, 1994 (at Dallas): Cleveland 19, Dallas 14
Sept. 19, 2004 (at Dallas): Dallas 19, Dallas 12

2008 Cowboys-Related Odds

A benefit, I suppose, for having several online betting services as a sponsor is that I receive information about oddsmaking related to the Cowboys. Thanks to Bodog, below are as many odds as you will probably need for the Cowboys… at least for now.

Odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl XLIII
Dallas Cowboys 6/1

Odds to win the 2008 NFC Championship
Dallas Cowboys 9/5

Odds to win the NFC East Division
Dallas Cowboys 4/5

Win Totals
Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Wins
Over 10.5 -135
Under 10.5 +105

Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Home Wins
Over 6 -130
Under 6 Even

Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Away Wins
Over 4.5 -140
Under 4.5 +110

Miscellaneous Odds
Will Wade Phillips be the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys for week 1 of the 2009 NFL season?
Yes -115
No -115

Player Performance Odds

Tony Romo Passing Yards
Over/Under 4000

Tony Romo Passing Touchdowns
Over/Under 30.5

Marion Barber Rushing Yards
Over/Under 1150

Marion Barber Total Touchdowns
Over/Under 12.5

Felix Jones Rushing Yards
Over/Under 460

Felix Jones Total Touchdowns
Over/Under 4

Terrell Owens Receiving Yards
Over/Under 1220

Terrell Owens Touchdowns
Over/Under 13

Terrell Owens Receptions
Over/Under 85

Patrick Crayton Receiving Yards
Over/Under 760

Patrick Crayton Touchdowns
Over/Under 6.5

Jason Witten Receiving Yards
Over/Under 1000

Jason Witten Touchdowns
Over/Under 6.5

Jason Witten Receptions
Over/Under 85

DeMarcus Ware Sacks
Over/Under 12.5

Greg Ellis Sacks
Over/Under 8

Adam Jones Interceptions
Over 3 Even
Under 3 -130

2008 Cowboys-Related Odds

A benefit, I suppose, for having several online betting services as a sponsor is that I receive information about oddsmaking related to the Cowboys. Thanks to Bodog, below are as many odds as you will probably need for the Cowboys… at least for now.

Odds to win the 2009 Super Bowl XLIII
Dallas Cowboys 6/1

Odds to win the 2008 NFC Championship
Dallas Cowboys 9/5

Odds to win the NFC East Division
Dallas Cowboys 4/5

Win Totals
Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Wins
Over 10.5 -135
Under 10.5 +105

Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Home Wins
Over 6 -130
Under 6 Even

Dallas Cowboys Regular Season Away Wins
Over 4.5 -140
Under 4.5 +110

Miscellaneous Odds
Will Wade Phillips be the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys for week 1 of the 2009 NFL season?
Yes -115
No -115

Player Performance Odds

Tony Romo Passing Yards
Over/Under 4000

Tony Romo Passing Touchdowns
Over/Under 30.5

Marion Barber Rushing Yards
Over/Under 1150

Marion Barber Total Touchdowns
Over/Under 12.5

Felix Jones Rushing Yards
Over/Under 460

Felix Jones Total Touchdowns
Over/Under 4

Terrell Owens Receiving Yards
Over/Under 1220

Terrell Owens Touchdowns
Over/Under 13

Terrell Owens Receptions
Over/Under 85

Patrick Crayton Receiving Yards
Over/Under 760

Patrick Crayton Touchdowns
Over/Under 6.5

Jason Witten Receiving Yards
Over/Under 1000

Jason Witten Touchdowns
Over/Under 6.5

Jason Witten Receptions
Over/Under 85

DeMarcus Ware Sacks
Over/Under 12.5

Greg Ellis Sacks
Over/Under 8

Adam Jones Interceptions
Over 3 Even
Under 3 -130

Ranking Terry Glenn in Dallas Cowboys Team History

Terry GlennThe 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 Oxnard, Calif.

Jones said he met with Glenn and his agent, Jim Gould over the last few days, including conversations on Friday in attempt to figure out the best solution.

“We’ve been working for weeks with Terry’s representative, looking at how might structure something, as it pertains to the preseason, as well as going into the season,” Jones said. “At the end of the day, we’re waiving Terry this afternoon. We’re going on down the road and seeing where we are.”

However, Jones added the Cowboys might be interested in re-signing Glenn later in the preseason or closer to the start of the regular season.

None of this is a surprise, but this might be a good time to take a look at where Glenn stands in terms of team history.

Terry Glenn, 2003-2007

Career Receptions: 208 (Rank: 17th)

This ranks 17th in team history. Of the 16 players in front of him, six were running backs and four were tight ends. This means that only six wide receivers had more career receptions with the Cowboys. These players include Michael Irvin, Drew Pearson, Tony Hill, Bob Hayes, Frank Clarke (who was also a tight end), and Kelvin Martin.

Receivers of note with fewer career receptions: Lance Rentzel, Terrell Owens (for now), Mike Renfro, Rocket Ismail, Joey Galloway, Keyshawn Johnson, and Butch Johnson.

Career Receptions Per Game: 3.9 (Rank: 6th)

The five players who averaged more receptions per game than Glenn include Owens (5.4), Irvin (4.7), Keyshawn Johnson (4.4), Jason Witten (4.4), and Rocket Ismail (4.1). Pearson only averaged 3.1 per game.

Career Receiving Yards: 3,337 (Rank: 12th)

Only five players in team history had more than 4,000 career receiving yards with the Cowboys. Glenn ranks just ahead of Martin (3,083) but behind Rentzel (3,521).

Career Receiving Yards Per Game: 63.0 (Rank: 4th)

Owens (81.8), Irvin (74.9), and Rentzel (66.4) averaged more yards per game. Still, this is a pretty impressive statistic.

Career Touchdowns: 20 (Rank: 12th)

Eighteen players in team history have had 16 or more career touchdowns with the Cowboys. Of these players, only two have exceeded that total in fewer games than Glenn, who played in 53 regular season games with the Cowboys. The two players include Owens (28 touchdowns in 31 games) and Billy Howton (17 touchdowns in 50 games).

Single Season Highlights

Glenn had two 1,000-yard seasons with the Cowboys in 2005 and 2006. He is one of ten players in team history to gain more than 1,000 yards in a season.

Intangibles: Pros

Glenn has been a dependable receiver, serving as a great deep threat since he arrived in Dallas in 2003.

Intangibles: Cons

Not many, other than that he was injured several times. He missed ten games in 2004 due to a foot injury, and he missed nearly all of 2007 with a knee injury.

Where Does He Rank?

My plugin does not allow me to create a poll where you can rank players, so I am going to try this one. I have included my own rankings of players, listing them by “Class” and including some receivers that I think fall within each class. Below, please vote for which “class” you think Terry Glenn belongs. We can save the debating about the others for the comments or for another blog entry.

A Class (top flight): Michael Irvin, Drew Pearson, Terrell Owens, Bob Hayes

B Class (great players who were just a notch below the top-flight receivers): Tony Hill, Frank Clarke

C Class (had the talent to be a top-flight receiver but never quite got there): Lance Rentzel, Alvin Harper, Golden Richards

D Class (quality third options): Kevin Williams, Patrick Crayton, Kelvin Martin, Butch Johnson

E Class (free agents who accomplished more elsewhere): Rocket Ismail, Joey Galloway, Keyshawn Johnson, Mike Renfro, Billy Howton, Lance Alworth

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My vote: B Class.

Glenn has had the ability to break big plays, and he was a very dependable receiver when healthy. But he could not take over an entire game the way that the four listed as A Class could, so I would have to group him behind those players. Glenn was more consistent than Rentzel, who declined in productivity in this three years in Dallas. He was certainly a more constant threat than Harper or Richards, both of whom made memorable plays but did not have anywhere close the same number of catches as Glenn.

Ranking Terry Glenn in Dallas Cowboys Team History

Terry GlennThe 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 Oxnard, Calif.

Jones said he met with Glenn and his agent, Jim Gould over the last few days, including conversations on Friday in attempt to figure out the best solution.

“We’ve been working for weeks with Terry’s representative, looking at how might structure something, as it pertains to the preseason, as well as going into the season,” Jones said. “At the end of the day, we’re waiving Terry this afternoon. We’re going on down the road and seeing where we are.”

However, Jones added the Cowboys might be interested in re-signing Glenn later in the preseason or closer to the start of the regular season.

None of this is a surprise, but this might be a good time to take a look at where Glenn stands in terms of team history.

Terry Glenn, 2003-2007

Career Receptions: 208 (Rank: 17th)

This ranks 17th in team history. Of the 16 players in front of him, six were running backs and four were tight ends. This means that only six wide receivers had more career receptions with the Cowboys. These players include Michael Irvin, Drew Pearson, Tony Hill, Bob Hayes, Frank Clarke (who was also a tight end), and Kelvin Martin.

Receivers of note with fewer career receptions: Lance Rentzel, Terrell Owens (for now), Mike Renfro, Rocket Ismail, Joey Galloway, Keyshawn Johnson, and Butch Johnson.

Career Receptions Per Game: 3.9 (Rank: 6th)

The five players who averaged more receptions per game than Glenn include Owens (5.4), Irvin (4.7), Keyshawn Johnson (4.4), Jason Witten (4.4), and Rocket Ismail (4.1). Pearson only averaged 3.1 per game.

Career Receiving Yards: 3,337 (Rank: 12th)

Only five players in team history had more than 4,000 career receiving yards with the Cowboys. Glenn ranks just ahead of Martin (3,083) but behind Rentzel (3,521).

Career Receiving Yards Per Game: 63.0 (Rank: 4th)

Owens (81.8), Irvin (74.9), and Rentzel (66.4) averaged more yards per game. Still, this is a pretty impressive statistic.

Career Touchdowns: 20 (Rank: 12th)

Eighteen players in team history have had 16 or more career touchdowns with the Cowboys. Of these players, only two have exceeded that total in fewer games than Glenn, who played in 53 regular season games with the Cowboys. The two players include Owens (28 touchdowns in 31 games) and Billy Howton (17 touchdowns in 50 games).

Single Season Highlights

Glenn had two 1,000-yard seasons with the Cowboys in 2005 and 2006. He is one of ten players in team history to gain more than 1,000 yards in a season.

Intangibles: Pros

Glenn has been a dependable receiver, serving as a great deep threat since he arrived in Dallas in 2003.

Intangibles: Cons

Not many, other than that he was injured several times. He missed ten games in 2004 due to a foot injury, and he missed nearly all of 2007 with a knee injury.

Where Does He Rank?

My plugin does not allow me to create a poll where you can rank players, so I am going to try this one. I have included my own rankings of players, listing them by “Class” and including some receivers that I think fall within each class. Below, please vote for which “class” you think Terry Glenn belongs. We can save the debating about the others for the comments or for another blog entry.

A Class (top flight): Michael Irvin, Drew Pearson, Terrell Owens, Bob Hayes

B Class (great players who were just a notch below the top-flight receivers): Tony Hill, Frank Clarke

C Class (had the talent to be a top-flight receiver but never quite got there): Lance Rentzel, Alvin Harper, Golden Richards

D Class (quality third options): Kevin Williams, Patrick Crayton, Kelvin Martin, Butch Johnson

E Class (free agents who accomplished more elsewhere): Rocket Ismail, Joey Galloway, Keyshawn Johnson, Mike Renfro, Billy Howton, Lance Alworth

[Poll=71]

My vote: B Class.

Glenn has had the ability to break big plays, and he was a very dependable receiver when healthy. But he could not take over an entire game the way that the four listed as A Class could, so I would have to group him behind those players. Glenn was more consistent than Rentzel, who declined in productivity in this three years in Dallas. He was certainly a more constant threat than Harper or Richards, both of whom made memorable plays but did not have anywhere close the same number of catches as Glenn.

Trivia: 1960s Dallas Cowboys

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