The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
With audio to back up Dez Bryant’s claim that he was only saying positive things in a sideline rant, the Dallas quarterback was ready to offer a defense of his top receiver.
Dez Bryant plays with more heart and emotion than almost anyone on the Dallas Cowboys team, yet people in the media and on the Internet claim that is a bad thing. It is not.
Bryant’s antics are the least of the problems for Dallas with a defense facing more injury issues after allowing a last-second touchdown and the most yards in franchise history in Detroit’s 31-30 win.
The Ben and Skin Show examines who’s MOST to blame for the Cowboys’ heartbreaking loss to the Detroit Lions. You get to weigh in here and place your vote.
Admiral Jonas H. Ingram, a key figure in World War II and then a director of athletics at Annapolis, once observed, – The closest thing to war in time of peace is football.
The Dallas Cowboys gave up 24 points in the 4th quarter, while allowing wide receiver Calvin Johnson to catch over 300 passing yards in the loss to the Detroit Lions. Here is a look at the Cowboys grades from the game.
Stafford’s 1-yard lunge over a pile of linemen with 12 seconds left and Calvin Johnson’s 329 yards receiving lifted the Detroit Lions to a 31-30 comeback win over the Cowboys.
The Dallas Cowboys will have to do without three big players today against the Detroit Lions as DeMarcus Ware, DeMarco Murray and Miles Austin were scratched from the lineup.
The receivers with the most touchdown catches in the NFC and the quarterbacks with the most scoring passes in the conference will meet this Sunday in Detroit.
Stephen Jones joins the Ben and Skin show to preview the Lions game, as well as to talk about the Jay Ratliff situation and how some of the front office decisions are made.