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“It Was Not The Coaches Fault” Thanks For The Insight!



Bradie James

Bradie James has decided this week to step out and defend his former defensive coordinator. While I think its commendable that he do that, I am to say the least, aggravated that he waited until the season was over to step up!

For an entire season Brian Stewart did everything he knew how to get this unit to play up to its potential. As we all know nothing he knew helped! Not until Wade Phillips took over play calling duties did this unit begin to come around. The lack of preparation and willingness to accept their role by the players, eventually led to his demise.

This sort of, after the fact admission to guilt it what drives me crazy about today’s players. Were these new thoughts that Mr. James just so happened to stumble upon? Or was he too gutless to stand up and defend his coordinator when the heat was being applied before the Tampa game? It seems to me that I remember one Bradie James making a comment sometime after the ass kicking in St.Louis. If I remember correctly he said something like “We are not running any of the things that we practice during the week” and “I just call the plays the tell me too” and “I just play what they send in, but we are not attacking like we should be”, does anyone remember these comments? Or am I dreaming this up?

Now I am no brain surgeon, but it sure sounds like to me that Mr. James was getting in on the “let’s take a shot at Brian Stewart” campaign, that ran rampant around Cowboy nation. I would assume however that Bradie’s comments back then were taken out of context by some knucklehead media person! Or he thinks that the fans are complete idiots!

Just like most every other player on this collection of individuals, Bradie would rather crawl away from the real problem, and at the same time lead everyone to believe he is accepting blame! Unfortunately much like a fly caught in a spiders web, the more he and the rest of the cowards with the Cowboys attempt to wiggle free, they just become more and more enslaved by the web! In this case he is caught red handed. Either he was lying to us back in week seven or he is lying now. Which is it Bradie?

These guys just cannot keep their mouths shut! I have a great idea for you Mr. James! How about you shut up, take responsibility for your failures and your teams failures, and fix the problems that you have control over! I realize that this would be entirely too much to ask of this eras athlete, but a guy can hope!

What ever happened to the days when athletes were athletes. You know the ones I am speaking of, those guys that just showed up and played as hard as they could possibly go! and when they were through they went home. Those days are looooong gone! Now we all have the pleasure of not only watching guys give half heart ed effort, but then get to listen to their bullshit afterwords.

At some point you would think these guys would get tired of having to weasel their way out of things, but apparently not!

Just shut up Bradie!


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Sanjay Lal Hired As Cowboys WR Coach

Sean Martin



Sanjay Lal Hired As Cowboys WR Coach

After hiring Paul Alexander to fill their vacant OL coaching position, the Dallas Cowboys are continuing to retool their offensive staff below Scott Linehan. Sanjay Lal has been hired to coach the Cowboys’ wide receivers, replacing Derek Dooley.

Lal has experience as a WR coach with four different teams, dating back to 2009 with the Oakland Raiders. He was promoted up to this position after serving as the Raiders’ quality control coach from 2007-08.

David Moore on Twitter

Sources: Cowboys have reached an agreement with Sanjay Lal to become the team’s WR coach. Lal was with Indianapolis last season and replaces Derek Dooley on the staff.

Most recently, Sanjay Lal coached the receivers for the Indianapolis Colts in 2017. He has also been with the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.

In this interview with the Colts, Lal mentions being very detail-oriented with a focus on the technical aspects of playing receiver.

Lal beats out former Cowboys WR Miles Austin for this position, earning the right to lead a room of receivers in desperate need of fresh talent. In an offseason that’s been about finding fresh ideas with the coaching staff so far though, the Cowboys have a new voice on offense.

Tell us what you think about “Sanjay Lal Hired As Cowboys WR Coach” in the comments below. You can also email me at, or Tweet to me at @SeanMartinNFL!


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Cowboys Losing Linebackers Coach Matt Eberflus to Colts

Jess Haynie



Matt Eberflus, Sean Lee

Multiple sources are reporting Matt Eberflus — who has been the linebackers coach and passing game coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys — will leave to join the Indianapolis Colts as the new defensive coordinator. Eberflus has been with Dallas since 2011, having joined Rob Ryan’s staff when Ryan become the coordinator for the Cowboys’ defense.

He has been the linebackers coach during his entire Dallas tenure and was also named passing game coordinator in 2016.

Tom Pelissero on Twitter

With Josh McDaniels ticketed for the #Colts, former #Cowboys assistant Matt Eberflus is expected to come along as defensive coordinator, I’m told. Lot of parts falling in place now.

If not the Colts, some thought Matt Eberflus might end up replacing Matt Patricia as the defensive coordinator in New England. Either way, it does not appear Dallas could have kept him around while Rod Marinelli remains in his current position.

Eberflus’ work in Dallas speaks for itself, and primarily through LB Sean Lee.

He has been Lee’s position coach for all but his rookie season, and in that time Lee has been one of the top defensive players in all of football.

Beyond Lee, Eberflus has also been able to get quality play out of mid-round picks like Anthony Hitchens and Damien Wilson. We also saw Jaylon Smith make significant progress this season.

Given Matt Eberflus has never worked with Josh McDaniels before, the fact he was on the Colts’ radar says a lot.

Make no mistake; the Cowboys lost a good one here.

Don’t panic, however. Coach Marinelli has cast a very wide net during his time in the NFL and there are a lot of potential guys, some with plenty of experience, that Dallas might look to.

It’s entirely possible that Eberflus’ replacement will be someone who Marinelli spends 2018 grooming to take over as the defensive coordinator.

Still, of all the coaching changes so far for Dallas, this one hurts most.


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Cowboys Hire Longtime Bengals OL Coach Paul Alexander

Kevin Brady



Cowboys Hire Longtime Bengals OL Coach Paul Alexander

Thus far the 2018 offseason has brought a plethora of change to the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Now it is being reported the Cowboys have hired a brand new offensive line coach, former Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Line Coach Paul Alexander.

Alex Marvez on Twitter

Source tells @sportingnews that Paul Alexander hired as new @dallascowboys offensive line coach

Alexander coached with the Bengals for over 20 years, and replaces the same man in Dallas who replaces him in Cincinnati, Frank Pollack. Alexander has also been the Bengals assistant head coach since 2003.

The Cowboys recently lost an assistant head coach when Special Teams Coordinator Rich Bisaccia left for Jon Gruden’s Oakland Raiders.

Per usual, the hire has been met with mixed reactions from Cowboys Nation.

Joey Ickes on Twitter

Since 2003, CIN has had only one season where they finished top-10 in Yards per attempt on the ground… They’ve been bottom-5 in the league 5 times in that span… That’s the OL Coach DAL just hired.

The hiring of an offensive line coach who’s rushing attack finished bottom five in the league in rushing yards per attempt five times since 2003 doesn’t look too great on paper. He will also teach with different techniques and styles than previous Cowboys OL coaches, which could potentially set back the offensive line early in the season.

Plus, respected Bengals’ writer Joe Goodberry did not exactly love the hire for the Cowboys.

Goodberry on Twitter

Pretty bad

Regardless, this is still a very talented offensive line and one which should lead an effective ground attack based on their talent alone. 2017 proved further that coaching matters a lot in the NFL however, and the wrong hire could set back even the most talented of units.

We will just have to wait and see how this 2018 season ends up playing out.


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