Dallas Cowboys Ballad: Mommas, Don’t Let Your Cowboys Grow Up To Be Babies

February 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the past month, I have been privileged to talk to such legendary Dallas Cowboys as Randy White, Emmitt Smith and Jimmy Johnson. When the conversation turned to what went wrong with the 2010 Cowboys, the answer was this: they were too soft, too undisciplined and just plain sloppy.
Here is what Jimmy Johnson had to say about the 2010 Cowboys: "Talent-wise, I think the consensus is that the Cowboys were talented last year. I thought they were a sloppy team. They had too many penalties. They had too many crucial turnovers. That’s why they lost some of their close games."
The great Randy White, Hall of Fame defensive tackle and one of the fiercest competitors ever to wear a star on his helmet, also gave me his two cents on last year's Cowboys team.
"You have to make players work hard," White said. "You’ve got to make them accountable. You make them be there on time. Make them wear a coat and tie, like Coach Landry did. Little things like that add up a...

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