Tucker Wyatt

How 'Bout Them Cowboys? Who Cares!

I am a Redskins fan. My birthday is in November and I can’t think of a better birthday present than the Dallas Cowboys starting the season 2-7.

However, I hate the fact that when I turn on any sports talk show, all I hear them talking about is the Cowboys this, Wade Phillips that. When will it ever end?

It is funny how the Cowboys have one of the worst records in the NFL, yet they are the subject of the most media attention. Last week, Cowboys owner/general manager/jack-of-all-trades Jerry Jones fired head coach Wade Phillips. Of course that’s news. But think back to other midseason, head coach firings.

Does anyone remember Scott Linehan and Lane Kiffin in 2008? What about Dick Jauron in 2009? All of these coaches were fired after just a few weeks of football. Just like Wade Phillips, their teams were just not winning. But unlike Phillips, they were a mere SportsCenter mention and an update to their Wikipedia page.

Even if you take Wade Phillips out of the picture, Dallas is getting way too much attention for losing. Like I said, I’m a Redskins fan and unfortunately we have been losing for a very long time. But the fact is, the Skins have won twice as many playoff games in the past 13 years as the Cowboys. “America’s Team” is just as mediocre as many other teams, yet the media is in awe of them.

It drives me crazy that I can’t even get sports news anymore without seeing or hearing about the 2-7 Cowboys. I’d rather hear about the miserable Bills or the hapless Panthers.

To make matters worse, the Cowboys won their first game under interim head coach Jason Garrett. Adding fuel to the fire, they beat the Giants, who many believe are Super Bowl contenders. A quick scan of the sports websites on Sunday evening proved my theory. Already, the pundits are blathering on about the Cowboys. Now we’ll have to spend at least the next week listening to sports analysts comparing Jason Garrett to the late, great Tom Landry. Oh brother!

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Awesome blog post!!!!! You're really good!!!! keep up the good work! ;)

the only reason dallas stinks is because the giants broke Tony Romo's collarbone. He's done for the season and now Dallas stinks! If the giants didnt breask his collarbone dallas would have been like 9-1....

GO COWBOYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

QUIET DALLAS IS AWSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i don't know if you noticed but dallas was 1-3 before that and the giants crushed the cowboys. GO EAGLES!!!!!

dallas has always stunk bbbbbbbbbbbbbaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaadddddddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sports is asome


You do have good points,but please stop exagerrating the cowboys, they are my favorite team and will crush the Lions to smithereens this week!!!!!!

agreed. Happy Thanksgiving Detroit. Ur present is getting killed. Lol

that wasnt good the cowboys are supoosed to be the super bowl winner in jerrys world they were good but no wades gone and everyone tallks duh there the most talked about team because of jerry you are completly wrong they talk about it 3 mins every hour. horrible

sweet post man! go skins! it is a birthday wish com true! the cowboys live in poverty by missing the play offs! that's a great post!

I sort of like the cowboys but, like you said, they are not doing so good. But my favorite team, the Panthers are doing worse so I don't bother to watch them anymore.

in theory, the pats should be america's team. the colors, the name, the awesomeness... get it? they just look american!! :D

cool blog post!

Great post man! You should've mentioned Romo's clavicle. Other than that great job. Im already a fan

Sweet post! The only thing ill say is you should've said something about Romo's clavicle. Great story. I'm going to start hating the coyboys now :D


Nice commentary Tucker. Never thought to compare Redskin playoff wins to Cowboys playoff wins. Since Jan. 2000, the Skins have exactly twice as many playoff wins as the 'Boys. - 2 for the Skins (Detroit in 2000 and TB in 2006) 1 for the Cowboys ( Just last year vs. Philly). Maybe next year the Skins can extend that mark...

GO PACKERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 6-3

This is awesome!!! :D Your so good at writing!

ewww redskins ha they got killed

cowboys were my favorite but im starting to dought.. dout... dowt.. awww forget it!! the are not good anymore.

dude you no that technically you are media sooo you are giving them attention to.

cowboys are awesome but theyve been off for quite awhile so.....

Awesome blog post!!!!! ;)

I like the colts but I'm still a cowboys fan the same as my uncle kelly who is from dallas. I actualy called him saying I was sorry about Tony Romo's injury so I am upset about the cowboys 2-7 record.

How could you possibly like the colts? Peyton Manning stinks!!!! I hate him so much! I'm a Patriots fan. We kicked Detroit's butt in the Thanksgiving game, but we are not the best team.But at least I don't have loyalty to any other teams but my own.

Terrific writing - better than lots of our newspaper sports articles! Keep up the good work!

Dude nice blog post!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm sick of hearing about the cowboys too but I dont really want to hear about my fave team the Bills!

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