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2014 COWBOYS CAMP COVERAGE: Special Edition – Behind the Scenes look at your 2014-2015 Dallas Cowboys | Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2014

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Special Edition: Destination Training Camp – Video 1 of 5 – (Watch | Listen)

Follow the Dallas Cowboys on their trip across the country to Oxnard, California. Behind the scenes footage from the tarmac and the buses to the shores of the west coast.

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MASTERMINDING A MARINELLI MIRACLE: Anticipating the Dallas Cowboys 55th NFL Training Camp | Overcoming historic 2013 defensive struggles | Defensive coordinator faced with restoring faith in America’s Team

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IRVING, Texas – Defense … defense … defense.

That will be the Dallas Cowboys battle cry when they land Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in Southern California.

Defense … defense … defense.

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METROPLEX MULTIMEDIA: The Blitz – The Dallas Cowboys Report | Keepin’ up with the ‘Boys | Audio-Video

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The Blitz: The Dallas Cowboys One-Two Punch (1/5) | Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams; discussing the Dallas Cowboys youth movement at wide receiver. (Watch | Listen)

The Blitz: Jason Witten In The Community (2/5) | Jason Witten competed in a real-life “Supermarket Sweep” at Albertsons this week. (Watch | Listen)

The Blitz: Bill Jones Mock Draft Part 1 (3/5) | Bill Jones goes way off the beaten path with his mock draft scenario. (Watch | Listen)

The Blitz: Bill Jones Mock Draft Part 2 (4/5) | Bill Jones rounds out the rest of his Dallas Cowboys mock draft. (Watch | Listen)

The Blitz: Make A Wish (5/5) | The Dallas Cowboys make a young fan’s wish come true this week at Valley Ranch. (Watch | Listen)

STUD REMAINS SIDELINED: Dallas Cowboys DT Ratliff out at least six weeks

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IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys had been optimistic about Jay Ratliff’s chances of returning to the field for the season opener against the Giants.

Now, the earliest they will see the defensive tackle on the field will be Oct. 20 against the Eagles.

Ratliff was placed on Reserve/PUP today (on Tuesday) in an effort to trim the roster down to 75 players. The Cowboys also put Tyrone Crawford (torn Achilles) and Ryan Cook (back) on injured reserve, along with releasing nine players.

Ratliff is dealing with both a hamstring and groin injury, a possible re-aggravation from his sports hernia surgery he underwent last December.

The defensive tackle missed all of training camp nursing what was believed to be only the hamstring injury he sustained on July 20 at the conditioning test in Oxnard, Calif. He stayed with the team for the remainder of camp when other injured players were sent back to Dallas early for rehab.

Dallas Cowboys VP Stephen Jones, the team’s director of player personnel was asked Tuesday if he thought Ratliff would even play at all in 2013.

“I feel confident that he will. I believe in Jay. I think he’s a competitor,” Jones said. “There’s some things that can be frustrating when you have injuries. Jay has a real injury. Those things happen. I’m convinced that we’ve got a (rehab) program now — he’s had a few setbacks — that hopefully will put him on the road where he can play for us at some point this season.”

The four-time Pro Bowler missed 10 games last year – the final six games with the groin injury and the first four because of a high ankle sprain. He also missed most of camp with a nagging foot injury.

The last 12 months have also included a heated exchange with Jerry Jones in the locker room last December and then a DWI arrest in January. His hearing was recently pushed back to February 2014.

Until Ratliff gets back, the Cowboys will likely start Nick Hayden and Jason Hatcher at tackle with a backup rotation of Sean Lissemore, Ben Bass, and perhaps Landon Cohen, a journeyman vet who has taken advantage of extra snaps with Ratliff out.

RELATED: Jerry Jones on Jay Ratliff starting season on PUP

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted the obvious today (Tuesday) when he confirmed on his radio show that defensive tackle Jay Ratliff could start the season on the physically unable to perform list, sidelining him for the first six games of the season.

Ratliff has been sidelined since the start of training camp with hamstring and groin injuries. The Cowboys had long held out hope that he could return for the season opener against the New York Giants on Sept. 8.

But Ratliff has yet to take his rehab to the point where it’s realistic he could be ready by then. Jones is still holding out hope but he can’t deny that sitting Ratliff for the first six weeks of the season might be the best move and the Cowboys only move.

“It’s certainly more of a possibility than I would’ve ever thought two to three weeks ago,” Jones said Tuesday on the New School show on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “But we’ve got to look at the next two weeks, carefully look at his progress over the next two weeks.”

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VALLEY RANCH REPORT: Will lack of a FB hurt DeMarco Murray?

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Valley Ranch Report: Will lack of a FB hurt DeMarco Murray?

Bryan Broaddus joins Gina Miller on TXA 21 to discuss some of the biggest storylines heading into the 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys training camp. (Duration: 3:01)

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VALLEY RANCH VIDEOS: Listen and learn more about your 2013-2014 Dallas Cowboys

Below, is a series of videos published this week about the Dallas Cowboys. Some shows are long, which are ideal for lunch breaks or listening to something while you work around the house (or yard). You’ll hear from coaches, players, and staff …directly. Check em out:

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Dallas Cowboys first-round draft pick Travis Frederick joins Jeff and Josh, as do Sean Lissemore and fourth-round rookie B.W. Webb

More videos …

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Ranch Report: Rookie Impressions

Nick Eatman joins Bill Jones on TXA 21 to give his initial impressions on the Cowboys rookies.

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Inside Look: OTA’s Day 1

See the players on the field as they take part in the first OTA of the offseason.

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Inside Look: OTA’s Part 2

Follow the Cowboys into the meeting rooms as they prepare for their first day of OTA practice.

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Talkin’ Cowboys: New Mindset For Romo?

Mickey, Bryan, Rowan, and Sydney take a look a yesterday’s OTA practice, and also look into some quotes from Tony Romo.

AUDIO: Understanding the Dallas Cowboys first-round trade with San Francisco

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DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) – The first round of the NFL Draft was an emotional night or many Dallas Cowboys fans who didn’t see the logic in the decisions that were made by the team’s management.

On 105.3 The Fan the Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones not only explained his decision to trade down (from the 18th pick to the  31st) to get Wisconsin Center Travis Frederick, but he told Elf & Slater (with guest host Mike Bacsik) the Cowboys had Frederick rated higher than LSU Safety Eric Reid, who was taken at #18 by the San Francisco 49ers.

Jerry also gave his insight to his approach for the upcoming 47th, 74th and 80th selections.

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DALLAS COWBOYS 2013 NFL DRAFT: First round pick–Top ranked Center Travis Frederick–Wisconsin

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The Dallas Cowboys drafted the #1 ranked center in the 2013 NFL Draft. See the full analysis below.





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Fisher, Eric (OT)


Jacksonville Jaguars


Joeckel, Luke (OT)


Miami Dolphins (from Oakland)


Jordan, Dion (DE)


Philadelphia Eagles


Johnson, Lane (OT)


Detroit Lions


Ansah, Ziggy (DE)


Cleveland Browns


Mingo, Barkevious (DE)


Arizona Cardinals


Cooper, Jonathan (OG)


St Louis Rams (from Buffalo)


Austin, Tavon (WR)


New York Jets


Milliner, Dee (CB)


Tennessee Titans


Warmack, Chance (OG)


San Diego Chargers


Fluker, D.J. (OT)


Oakland Raiders (from Miami)


Hayden, D.J. (CB)


New York Jets


Richardson, Sheldon (DT)


Carolina Panthers


Lotulelei, Star (DT)


New Orleans Saints


Vaccaro, Kenny (SS)


Buffalo Bills (from St. Louis)


Manuel, EJ (QB)


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Jones, Jarvis (OLB)


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Reid, Eric (FS)


New York Giants


Pugh, Justin (OT)


Chicago Bears


Long, Kyle (OG)


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Eifert, Tyler (TE)


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Trufant, Desmond (CB)


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Floyd, Sharrif (DT)


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Werner, Bjoern (DE)


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Rhodes, Xavier (CB)


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Jones, Datone (DE)


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Hopkins, DeAndre (WR)


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Williams, Sylvester (DT)


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Patterson, Cordarrelle (WR)


St. Louis Rams (from Atlanta)


Ogletree, Alec (ILB)


Dallas Cowboys (from San Francisco)


Frederick, Travis (C)


Baltimore Ravens


Elam, Matt (FS)


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DRAFT DAY RESOURCES: Dallas Cowboys 2013 NFL Draft–Fan supplements for tonight’s primetime coverage

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The 2013 NFL Draft returns to primetime, with the first round taking place tonight (Thurs., April 25) at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the second and third rounds on Fri., April 26 at 6:30 p.m. ET. Rounds 4-7 will be held Sat., April 27 at 12 p.m. ET.

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Watch it live on NFL Network … click HERE to watch it online

Check out the official NFL website’s coverage by clicking HERE.

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NFL’13 with Draft Xtra has everything you need for the Draft. Download app now!

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Listen to the 2013 NFL Draft live on Dallas’ 105.3 The Fan … click HERE to listen online.

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The Fan 105.3 Dallas (KRLD) … Flagship of The Dallas Cowboys Radio Network!

The Fan will provide you with local Dallas Cowboys insight during the NFL Draft and

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Cowboys at the crossroads … check out the two pages below for more info on the TOP NFL DRAFT PROSPECTS 2013 and DALLAS COWBOYS 2013 NFL DRAFT PICKS

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RANCH HANDS ON ALERT: Jerry Jones says change is necessary at 8-8; evaluating options

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wanted fans to know "I’m very upset, very irritated" after the Cowboys’ 8-8 season, gave a wholehearted endorsement of quarterback Tony Romo, but "I can assure our fans it’s going to be very uncomfortable from my standpoint, it’s going to be very uncomfortable over the next few weeks and months at Valley Ranch."

Jones addressed the Cowboys’ situation on KRLD/105.3 FM The Fan on Wednesday morning during his weekly show. He refused to address two hot topics: Who will be the Cowboys’ play-caller and the status of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

"We’re not having a meeting like that this morning. I haven’t even had a meeting," Jones said, but said that he will have that meeting in evaluating consecutive 8-8 seasons and losing back-to-back finales with the playoffs at stake.

“I’m going to spend a lot of time visiting with people outside of the organization that I have a lot of confidence in that will help us evaluate how to do the things that I know what our fans want to do, and that’s not be sitting here at .500,” Jones said. “There are a lot of teams that haven’t been at .500, but nobody hasn’t been at .500 and spent as much cash as I’m spending.”

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On Romo, he said, "“Tony is a tremendous asset and he’s an asset that is going to be with the Dallas Cowboys for, as far as I am concerned, a long time." But asked if it should be inferred he would extend Romo’s contract, Jones said, "You shouldn’t infer anything, I’m just saying what I’m saying."

His one theme was that "we need to look at the fundamental things" and spend more time on "how we line up," on blocking and tackling. Jones mentioned Garrett and Romo had been together six years, but indicated he wanted to change fundamentals and not focus on schemes.

Jones didn’t mince words on changing things: "I can tell you change is necessary at 8-8.  We’re going to have changes."

You can listen to Jones’ comments on KRLD here, or click on the button below:

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LIGHTNING ROD: What Jerry Jones says about Holmgren’s interest in the Dallas Cowboys

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PHILADELPHIA (105.3 THE FAN) – The best explanation for why Jerry Jones would attempt to sidestep last weekend’s rumors about Sean Payton as a future Cowboys coach but then this weekend talk fairly openly about rumors about Mike Holmgren as a future Cowboys coach has nothing to do with Payton, with Holmgren, or with sitting Dallas coach Jason Garrett.

It has everything to do with Jerry being Jerry.

“Of course, Mike Holmgren is a heck of a coach,” Jones said on Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan before Sunday’s Cowboys-at-Eagles kickoff. “But the facts are that Jason Garrett gives us an outstanding chance to be what we want to be. So, there you have it. I wouldn’t comment one way or the other there with Mike.”

Of course, he just did comment one way or the other regarding Holmgren, with whom Jones became friendly years ago when the Super Bowl-winning coach (then with the Packers) served with Jones on the NFL’s powerful Competition Committee. And Jones said more, explaining that when he heard about the CBSSports report about Holmgren harboring “serious interest’’ in Dallas if there should be a vacancy, he visited with Cowboys play-by-play voice Brad Sham of The Fan to catch up on the news.

“I was interested in why he said he would like to be the coach,” Jones said. “And that was good. We are good friends, have a lot of respect for each other, served on the Competition Committee together for eight years. He’s very familiar with how we operate the Cowboys, and does have a high appreciation for our talent that we have on the team right now. All of that is a compliment. Thank you, Mike.”

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As noted last week, Holmgren – not successful in his executive position with the Cleveland Browns – is among Jones’ confidants, a friendly advisor as Jerry runs his team as the owner, president and GM.

Jones also has a relationship with suspended Saints coach Payton. And with hundreds of other football names, some more headline-grabbing than others.

If a football person wants a job, or wants a raise, strategically, he might leak info about being interested in Dallas. Meanwhile, if a reporter wants attention, he might make certain to release inside info under the spotlight of an NFL Sunday … and to raise the profile of the story by including the lightning-rod Cowboys in the first paragraph.

It is not Jerry Jones’ plan to fire Garrett, though Dallas’ 3-5 start has placed the young coach the middle of these sort of stories.

“We need to win a game,’’ Jones said earlier this week. “I looked for an uptick when Jason took over (in the middle of the 2010 season). I look for that now. The arrow is going up.’’

So why is Jerry Jones willing to let himself be drawn into conversations like this? Because which ever way the arrow is pointing, Jones likes to make certain the TV cameras are pointed at him and his Cowboys.

BEHIND ENEMY LINES: Former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs inspires 2012 Dallas Cowboys (Bonus: Throwback photos)

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PHOTO: Jan. 22, 1983 – Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, center, is in the crush with members of his team after they beat the Dallas Cowboys for the NFC Championship at RFK Stadium

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) With their season hovering on the brink, the Dallas Cowboys turned to inspiration from former Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs.

No, seriously.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said coach Jason Garrett invited the team’s former rival coach to speak to his players for the chapel service at the team hotel Saturday night in Charlotte before their game against the Carolina Panthers.

It must have helped because the Cowboys won 19-14 on Sunday.

Gibbs lives in Charlotte and owns a stock car racing team, Joe Gibbs Racing located just north of the city in Huntersville, N.C.

“He was saying to us that when they called him and asked him to speak he was like, `Are you crazy?’ knowing what that rivalry was like,” Cowboys linebacker Dan Connor said with a laugh.

Connor said Gibbs talked about “battling through adversity,” something the Cowboys (3-3) needed to do on Sunday against Carolina.

Dallas overcame a 14-13 deficit in the fourth quarter to break a two-game losing streak.

“He was talking about different situations he’s been in and how he fought through them,” Connor said. “He said when you’re in a situation you think it’s the worst thing ever, but when you have to have faith in God and push through it. That was the message. He was unbelievable.”

Jones said he and his players have “immense respect” for Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls with the Redskins. Jones said he even consulted with Gibbs when he was looking to hire a coach to replace Barry Switzer.

Gibbs’s message came after Garrett was criticized for poor clock management last week in Dallas’ 31-29 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

“He came into chapel, and talked about some of his low times,” Jones said. “He spoke about some of the coaching errors. He wasn’t directing it to the team at all, relative to our criticism this week of our sideline coaching decisions, but he talked a little about a couple that bit him.

“The players told me that when they hear Joe Gibbs talk about a few bad decisions, they know anybody can make them.”

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Nov. 28, 1974 – Cowboys rookie QB Clint Longley leaves Texas Stadium with game ball after bomb to wide receiver Drew Pearson in final seconds of game with Redskins.

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Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins throwback game – Superman closing in.

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Nov. 16, 1969 – President Richard Nixon watching Washington Redskins play Dallas Cowboys RFK. Charles Bud Wilkinson, presidential assistant and former coach, at left.

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Oct. 2, 1978 – President Jimmy Carter waves as he watches Redskins and Cowboys in Washington. Seated beside his wife Rosalynn and Redskins owner Edward Bennett Williams

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Dec. 16, 1979 – Fullback John Riggins is slowed down near the Dallas goal line by Cowboys cornerback Benny Barnes, left, and linebacker Bob Breunig

JERRY JONES IMPRESSED: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III

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Jerry Jones noted Tuesday that the Washington Redskins nearly beat the Cowboys twice last season, “without really acceptable quarterbacking.”

The Redskins’ defense made the difference, Jones said.

The Cowboys defeated the Redskins 18-16 in Week 3 and needed overtime for a 27-24 victory in Week 11.

In those two games, Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman was a combined 47-of-75 for 542 yards with three touchdown passes, one touchdown run and two interceptions.

After watching Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III on Sunday, the Cowboys owner and general manager is expecting better quarterback play when the Cowboys face the Redskins in November and December.

“Well, I was very impressed,” Jones said on 105.3 [KRLD-FM] The Fan’s New School show. “He certainly showed a lot of poise. They had him game-planned really well to do the kinds of things that he does good. His athletic ability, his speed, all of that is something that I don’t look forward to the Cowboys competing against for a lot of years.”

Griffin was 19-of-26 for 320 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions as he led Washington to a 40-32 upset victory in New Orleans on Sunday. The former Baylor standout and Heisman Trophy winner also ran for 42 yards on 10 carries.

Jones added: “The Redskins have needed a quarterback for a long time. They have an outstanding defense. … They’re going to be improved.”

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DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) – Even though the mere mention or utterance of the Washington Redskins anywhere in DFW could warrant a severe beat-down’ New School had to ask the Dallas Cowboys owner what he thought about the NFL debut of RG3 during his weekly “Jerry Jones Show” on 105.3 The Fan.

The question of RG3 was posed only after co-host Shan Shariff played a portion of the Redskins fight song and asked the Cowboys owner/general manager to sing along with him which elicited the response of  “he (Shan) is an idiot.”

Turning back to the question of  Robert Griffin’s debut, “I was very impressed and he certainly showed a lot of poise” said Jones. “His athletic ability, his’s something I don’t look forward to the Cowboys competing against.”

When New School asked if Jerry would be doing any trash talking with Redskins owner Dan Snyder Jerry exclaimed, “I don’t give him (Snyder) much opportunity to trash talk me.”

The Cowboys owner also praised the efforts and leadership of his head coach and told New School why he decided to present Jason Garrett with the Cowboys vs. Giants game ball.

Jerry also previewed the Cowboys next opponent and asked his thoughts about heading back to Seattle since the the 2006 NFL playoffs.

Listen to the Jerry Jones Show, Mondays at 8:15 a.m. and Fridays at 10:00 a.m. on 105.3 The Fan.

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COMPROMISING POSITION: Jerry Jones laughs about glasses cleaned, says he wouldn’t sit by him at a game


Jerry Jones is laughing about it now, and he’s glad he can – the moment the NBC cameras caught his son-in-law, Shy Anderson, cleaning his glasses for him.

“Had you told me last week that we’re going to be able to laugh and smile about this and it be something fun and notable to talk about, I would have taken that in a minute,” Jones said happily on his Friday morning radio show. “I was about to die up there. About to swallow my tongue.”

Jones said his glasses were just dirty, and that Anderson – the husband of Jones’ daughter, Charlotte Jones Anderson – offered to clean them.

“Listen, those things were fogged over, dirty, they had all kinds of prints on them,” Jones said, still chuckling. “He just reached down there and said, ‘Hand me those. You need some help.’ ”

But then, anything done near the Cowboys owner during a game is likely to wind up on TV, also.

Jones said with a laugh, “One of the things that I would do if I were another human on this planet is not sit near me at a ballgame because you could get compromised by what really is happening.

“And, of course, that was Shy Anderson, my son-in-law, he’s a vital part of our organization. trying to just help his father-in-law where he could see the ballgame. He reached down and said those things need cleaning. He’s paying the price on it.”

Jones laughed again, heartily.

“We’ll figure it out,” he said. “I heard that somebody might need to be shining my shoes up there. Somebody else serving me hors d’oeuvres in between the huddle.”

Jones said Anderson is enjoying the attention.

“We’re having fun with it, too,” he said. “And one of the great things about him, he does have a big-time sense of humor. We’re having more fun about how ridiculous it is. But it’s fun. Let’s keep it going.”

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HOT SEAT: Jerry Jones sued by woman who burnt her buttocks

HOT SEAT: Jerry Jones sued by woman who burnt her buttocks

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has endured and created his share of headaches this offseason. Constant chatter of windows closing, "beating the Giants’ ass," and the typical drama from Dez Bryant have made for a colorful summer. And now this.

Jennelle Carrillo, of Cleburne, Texas, is suing Jones and the team after attending the Blue & Silver scrimmage at Cowboys Stadium way back in August 2010. Carrillo claims she parked herself on a bench outside the facility and endured third-degree burns on her buttocks.

The suit alleges there was no warning sign alerting fans that the benches could be hot.

Wash told KDFW-TV that Carrillo has "suffered mental anguish, physical pain and disfigurement as a result of her wounds."

"Prior to entering the seated area of Cowboys stadium, plaintiff sat down on a black, marble bench outside of and near entrance ‘E’ to the stadium," the lawsuit reads, via CBSSports, "The bench was uncovered and openly exposed to the extremely hot August sun. The combination of the nature of the black, marble bench and hot sunlight caused the bench to become extremely hot and unreasonably dangerous. … As a result of sitting on the bench, plaintiff suffered third degree burns to her buttocks."

Carrillo’s attorney, Mike Wash, couldn’t confirm how long his client sat on the bench. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported "when she got up to use the restroom, she discovered her burns."

Carrillo’s lawsuit hinges on her claim that the "defendants knew or reasonably should have known that the material used to construct the bench would become unreasonably hot when exposed to the August sun."

We wish her well, but this is absurd. We are trained as human beings to presuppose that sun-scorched objects tend to heat up during a summer’s day (in Texas of all places). Any adult sitting down on a black, marble bench in August has probably sat down on a black, marble bench in August before. They’re steamy.

Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys are an easy target. It’s hard to root against them this time around.

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2011 REFLECTION: Another lost chance for Dallas Cowboys veterans

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IRVING (AP) – Owner Jerry Jones has repeatedly said the Dallas Cowboys are just getting started with Jason Garrett as their head coach.

For a core group of veteran players such as Tony Romo, Jason Witten and DeMarcus Ware, losing yet another season finale with a playoff spot on the line is another chance lost.

An 8-8 season that raises questions about the future of some of the other players who have been around, and where the still-average Cowboys go next after Garrett’s first full season.

“We have to take advantage of their talent and experience, players like Romo and Witten, a lot of those players, because they’re not going to be around forever,” Jones said. “We have to accept this and move forward.”

That means accepting that Dallas lost four of its last five games, including 31-14 against the New York Giants in the finale Sunday night that determined the NFC East champion and sent the Cowboys home for another long offseason.

“Now we’re watching the (playoff) games this week. I encouraged them to remember the feeling that we had after the game,” Garrett said Monday after wrapping up individual meetings with each player. “You have to keep that feeling, you have to make that palpable as you go forward and use it as a motivation to get better, individually and collectively as a team.”

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This has been a very average team since winning three Super Bowls in a four-year period in the first half of the 1990s. The Cowboys are 120-120 in the regular season since the start of 1997, a 15-season span with one playoff victory in seven postseason appearances.

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Former Dallas Cowboy, Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg fighting Parkinson’s

Former Dallas Cowboy and Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (AP) Forrest Gregg, who earned the nickname “Iron Man” for playing in a then-record 188 consecutive NFL games during his Hall of Fame career, tells The Associated Press he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Although the cause of the debilitating neurological disorder is unknown, Gregg, his family and his neurologist say his disease may be related to numerous concussions he suffered during his playing career in the 1950s at SMU and from 1956-71 with the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.

The 78-year-old Gregg was diagnosed last month after being referred to Dr. Rajeev Kumar, a Parkinson’s expert and medical director of the Colorado Neurological Institute’s Movement Disorders Center in Denver.

Gregg’s symptoms include hand tremors, a stooped posture, shortened stride and softened voice.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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1971 Dallas Cowboys


Row 110 Ron Widby, P 12 Roger Staubach, QB 14 Craig Morton, QB 15 Toni Fritsch, K 20 Mel Renfro, DB 22 Bob Hayes, E 23 Margene Adkins, WR 26 Herb Adderley, CB 30 Dan Reeves, HB 31 Gloster Richardson, WR

Row 233 Duane Thomas, RB 34 Cornell Green, DB 35 Calvin Hill, RB 36 Joe Williams, RB 37 Isaac Thomas, CB 41 Charlie Waters, S 42 Claxton Welch, RB 43 Cliff Harris, S 46 Mark Washington, CB

Row 350 D. D. Lewis, LB 51 Dave Manders, C 52 Dave Edwards, LB 54 Chuck Howley, LB 55 Lee Roy Jordan, LB 56 Tom Stincic, LB 60 Lee Roy Caffey, LB 61 Blaine Nye, G 62 John Fitzgerald, C

Row 463 Larry Cole, DL 64 Tony Liscio, T 66 George Andrie, DE 67 Pat Toomay, DE 70 Rayfield Wright, E 71 Rodney Wallace, G/T 72 Don Talbert, DE/OT 74 Bob Lilly, DT 75 Jethro Pugh, DE

Row 576 John Niland, G 77 Bill Gregory, DL 78 Bob Asher, T 79 Forrest Gregg, G/T 85 Tody Smith, DL 87 Billy Truax, TE 89 Mike Ditka, TE

Row 6Don Cochren, Trainer Jack Eskridge, Equip. Manager Ray Renfro, Coach Jim Myers, Coach Tom Landry, Head Coach Ernie Stautner, Coach Jerry Tubbs, Coach Bobby Franklin, Coach Larry Gardner, Trainer

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