Vince Young to the Eagles

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 …

Jerry Jones could learn something from Mark Cuban

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 …

Don Meredith Passes

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 …

Dallas Cowboys’ First Preseason Game

I stayed up way past my bed time last night to watch the entire Dallas Cowboys preseason game against the Oakland Raiders. Here are are some of my thoughts. The audio for the telecast was awful. Sounded like it was coming across an old am radio. The starting Dallas offense looked quite good. Romo spread the ball around well, and the timing was on for everyone, especially for a first game.