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I am moving back to as a full time blogger. No issues or anything with just a move to do some different things. Shango will most likely address the future here at some point. Romo won’t be trying to qualify for the US Open! Yay! lol.


All I saw on film was a guy leading a defense while kicking ass and taking names. Just went old school. Watch for Tank on Special Teams this Summer.


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If DeMarco Murray goes down again this season then the running game will depend on a 5th round draft pick and probably Lance Dunbar. That could be scary. I do think Randle will add the weight by the time Septemcer rolls around even after going thru a tough training camp.

This first round trade the Cowboys made last Thursday still has legs, read here.

It still is a sore subject among scouts, according to a source.

Call them mess ups 1 and 1A.

The decision to bypass Florida defensive tackle Shariff Floyd, who was ranked as a top-10 pick on the Cowboys draft board was first.

“We are not disappointed in what we drafted at 31, more disappointed in who we passed up at 18,” the source said.

The Scouts and Garrett wanted to stick to the board which had Shariff Floyd in their top ten.

They didn’t expect Floyd to be there, so there was a long discussion on Floyd. Jones sided with the coaches.

“Jerry wanted to address the offensive line or safety in the first round; no other options were viable,” the source said. “When it was said that [Floyd] was not a fit, that’s all he needed to hear.”

Monte Kiffin said today on The Fan he was in agreement with not taking Floyd. But we know Jason Garrett is a fan of believing in the scouts and the work they do. His father was a long time scout for the Cowboys.

Now get ready for the part where the source pretty much embarrasses the owner and his son…

Again, it’s not the pick that has everyone puzzled; it was the process.

The same goes with the trade with the 49ers. No matter how much owner Jerry Jones and Stephen Jones say they got good value, everyone knows they got snookered — even those in the organization.

The Cowboys traded the 18th pick for the 31st pick and a third-round pick, 74th overall. Most trade charts indicated the Cowboys should have received a second- and third-round pick from the 49ers in the swap of first rounders — based on value and how many picks the loaded 49ers had to deal.

Making matters worse is the Cowboys had gone over all scenarios before the draft, including a trade back with the 49ers for the 31st pick. The in-house mock trade had them picking up a second- and a third-round pick in addition to swapping first round picks. Neither Jones nor executive vice president of player personnel Stephen Jones was in the room during the pre-draft scenario.

“You’ve got to get more than that third-round pick,” the source said. “It makes no sense. It is still a sore subject. The scenario had been talked about. A second and third had been talked about. When we did it, Stephen and Jerry weren’t in there. It’s a learning experience. The decision-makers make the decisions, and we live with it.”

Jerry Jones. Even the people in your building cashing your checks know are an inadequate GM. Not good.

We go live at 6pm eastern to talk about the late round picks of the 2013 Cowboys draft class. Just finished recording an interview with DeVonte Holloman from South Carolina who the Cowboys choose in the 6th round. Great kid and fired up to prove people wrong about being drafted so low.

DCFanatic Radio – May 1, 2013

Holloman could be a key piece in getting this special teams turned around in 2013. This kid is a tackling machine…


I would rather Tony Romo be the next Troy Aikman than the next Peyton Manning. Be the boss of the team and stop giving games away with silly interceptions. I wish Jerry would have referenced Aikman when he made this comment. Romo is best when he isn’t throwing the ball over 30 times.

After the 2009 season I was 80-20 that Romo would bring the Cowboys another championship.

But there has been o progress in his game since then. Now I say it’s 20-80 that he even gets to an NFC Championship game.