Posts Tagged 'Cowboys'

More DFW Media Want Wade Fired

Tim Cowlishaw of the Morning News said Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips needed to be fired.

Today, Jen Engel of the Star-Telegram writes Wade must go.

Jen says Jerry needs to give the job to Jason Garrett. WRONG. 

 Right now Jason Garrett can’t run the offense.  So, I don’t think he is qualified to run the team right now.

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Wade Phillips Is On The Hot Seat Now

The Cowboys 20 point loss in St. Louis means one thing: head coach Wade Phillips is on the hot seat now.

Coach Cupcake has to stop giving the Boys milk and cookies for losing to bad teams.

Wade knew coming into the season he had to win.  He had to make the playoffs and win at least two games or Jerry Jones was going to look for another man to lead his team.

The seat is hot because if the Cowboys don’t start playing with some purpose and with fire they may not make the playoffs.  Forget winning the NFC East, just getting wild card sounds nice right now.

Phillips said he was known as Mr. Fix It, well the Cowboys are broken and he has 9 games to get the team right or he will be find a pink slip under his door.

Jones has to fill a new stadium next year.  He will not be able to sell the PSL’s he wants if Phillips can’t get this team to the playoffs and win.  This mess is Jerry’s creation, but he won’t fire himself.

Wade better start on Sunday by beating Tampa at Texas Stadium.

Tim Cowlishaw of the Morning News wants Wade fired NOW.

NBC Sports Is Hard On The Cowboys

You can always count on NBC Sports columnists to come down hard on the Cowboys.

Tom Curran has been a longtime critic of head coach Wade Phillips.  He hates the trade of Roy Williams.  Curran is slamming the Cowboys for not suspending Pacman Jones too.

Now Steve Silverman of MSNBC.com chops up the Cowboys.  cbsportsline.com is dicing up Jerry Jones.

Brad Johnson Just Got A Lot Better

Brad Johnson now has Roy Williams and Terrell Owens to throw to.  Patrick Crayton will get some single coverage and Jason Witten will also get a bunch of single coverage as well.

Johnson is 40, but these weapons will make him feel young again this Sunday in St. Louis.

What about T.O.?  Matt Mosley of ESPN.com writes Mr. Owens is happy about the trade of Williams.

Here’s What The Cowboys 2009 Draft Picks Look Like

The Cowboys draft choices are all over the place in 2009.   Here is what they do and don’t have.

ROUND ONE – 0

To Detroit for Roy Williams

ROUND TWO- 1

Dallas

ROUND THREE – 1

To Detroit for Roy Williams

Cleveland  (Acquired in 2008 Draft Day trade: for Detroit 2008 R4 pick)

ROUND FOUR – 2

Dallas

Detroit  (Acquired in 2008 Draft Day trade: for Dallas 2008 R3 pick)

 ROUND 5 – 2

Dallas

Tennessee (As a result of Adam Jones 2nd suspension) 

ROUND 6 – 1

To Detroit for Roy Williams  (Tennessee contingency cancelled as a result of Adam Jones 2nd suspension)

Miami (Acquired in 2008 Ferguson Trade) 

ROUND 7 – 2 

Dallas

Detroit (Acquired in Roy Williams trade)

Details On The Roy Williams Trade

Here is the skinny on the Cowboys-Lions trade.

The Lions will receive the Cowboys’ 2009 first-round pick, a third-round pick and sixth-round pick.

The Cowboys get Detroit’s 2009 seventh-round pick in the Williams trade, plus the Tennessee Titans 2009 fifth-round pick now that cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has been suspended at least four games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

This is the official press release from the Cowboys:

For Immediate Release

October 14, 2008 

The Dallas Cowboys traded for wide receiver Roy Williams from the Detroit Lions today. The fifth-year receiver is a product of the University of Texas and a native of Odessa, Texas. Williams earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl following the 2006 season after posting career-high numbers for receptions (82) and receiving yards (1,310) along with seven touchdowns. For his career he has 262 catches for 3,884 yards with 29 touchdowns in 60 games with 56 starts.  

The Cowboys gave up their first, third and sixth round choices in 2009 for Williams and Detroit’s seventh-round choice in 2009.

Greg Ellis Calls Out Cowboys Organization

Greg Ellis was one of the few, the proud, the speaking Cowboys in the locker room today.

T.O. didn’t speak.

Ellis called out the team for not putting its best foot forward.  My boys at the Morning News blog are all over it. 

Coach Wade Phillips is too soft on these guys right now.  Owner Jerry Jones is out there covering for Pacman Jones.  Tony Romo’s turnovers haven’t been addressed, the defense has not played up to snuff, and Ellis is the guy who says we need to get better. 

Good for you Greg.

“I’m just disappointed in this organization right now,” said Ellis, who is in his 11th year with the Cowboys. “From the whole deal of it. Things just aren’t going real good.

“Before the game, I said everybody’s got to take part in this football team – the strength coaches, the coaches, the owners, the head coaches. This football team is truly a team sport. You need everybody to win. Everybody has to do their best for us to win. Right now, I feel like we — players, Greg Ellis included, all of us — we’re just not putting our best foot forward right now.”