“Ignorance of what’s going on within your organization is no excuse.”
– Roger Goodell discussing the Saints bounty scandal…
Tim Tebow is a conundrum, that’s for sure. He had seven or eight plays yesterday that were amazing. Against perhaps the best defense in the league.
Then, for the rest of the game, he looked approximately the way I would have out there.
But the seven or eight plays were enough to get the Denver Broncos the victory. I can’t explain it.
DJ Gallo over at ESPN looks at Eight Theories of Tim Tebow.…Read the rest of this entry...
All indications are that Vince Young and the Philadelphia Eagles have reached a deal for a one year contract, just one day after he was released by the Tennessee Titans (who are now dead to me).
Not bad considering the rumors yesterday that the market for Vince was drying up. It seems a whisper campaign by Jeff Fisher can only do so much.
In any case, I’m conflicted on this deal.
On the one hand, it could be a great …Read the rest of this entry...
Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, and Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, have a lot in common. They both have egos as big as the city of Dallas.
But Mark has several qualities we’ll never see from Jerry. He has a humbleness that allowed him to put his team first. He did not speak publicly from when the Mavs won the Western Conference Championship to when they won the World Championship. And he said next to nothing …Read the rest of this entry...
It has just been reported that former Dallas Cowboy and long-time sports announcer Don Meredith has died of a brain hemorrhage. He was 72.
Meredith played quarterback for the Cowboys from 1960 to 1968.
That was before my time, but I remember him for his work as a sportscaster, most notably for Monday Night Football from 1977 to 1984. MNF has never been as good as it was with Meredith and Howard Cosell.
Meredith’s wife, Susan, and his daughter were …Read the rest of this entry...