Posted: 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013
Dez Sees Big Week Coming For Williams - Rowan Kavner, DallasCowboys.com
Bryant said Williams demonstrated the explosiveness he can bring to an offense on Saturday.
"He didn’t really look too nervous to me, it was just probably a little bit too excited," Bryant said. "But he’s going to find his way. We all do. I’m pretty sure he’s going to go off this week."
Phillip Tanner: 'I'm a company guy' - Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas
Tanner offers some very nice soundbites on his approach to the game and to not having played on Saturday:
"I wasn’t really all into, ‘Why didn’t I play?’" Tanner said. "It was a coach’s decision. They tell me J-Ran is going in and I say, ‘Yessir, coach.’ I’m a company guy."
"My job is, when they say, ’34, go in,’ go in and do it to the best of my ability."
"I always tell my kids about the dinosaurs all the time," Tanner said. "People say they were the biggest and baddest, but they couldn’t adapt. If you can’t adapt to change, you see what happened to the dinosaurs. So that’s just my mindset, being able to adapt to whatever the situation is."
"It’s always disappointing not being able to go out there and do what you love to do, but it’s the coaches’ decision, so I’m just adapting to the situation. Whatever they need me to do, whatever role they need me to fill in, I’m going to do it and I’m going to do it well."
53-man roster projection - Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas
MacMahon offers up the fifth iteration of his roster projection following the Cardinals game. No major surprises, but MacMahon is still banking on a veteran addition at guard, goes long on the DL (9) and short on linebackers (6).
NFL Fan Equity: Maybe the Cowboys are America’s Team? Emory Sports Marketing Analytics
A team at Emory University comes to the quantitative conclusion that the Dallas Cowboys have the most loyal and supportive fan base. This of course isn't news to Cowboys fans, but it bears repeating. The story even made headlines in the UK.
ESPN.com launches individual team sites for all 32 NFL teams - ESPN
ESPN.com is creating a dedicated digital home for each of the 32 NFL teams, and for the Dallas Cowboys they've promoted Todd Archer into the lead blogger role. Dan Graziano, who ran ESPN's NFC East blog, will focus exclusively on the Giants.
Former Dallas Cowboys star DT Bob Lilly (HOF-1980): "I think the Cowboys will do pretty well. I think they'll be in the playoffs."— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 18, 2013
Talked to Ronald Leary today and he was not walking like guy who had scope on Friday. Maybe he can get back sooner than later.— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) August 20, 2013
Outside NFCE, is there a matchup where you hate the teams more than tonite's WAS-PIT clash? I'd request a meteor, but I'm too close to FedEx— Blogging The Boys (@BloggingTheBoys) August 19, 2013
Yes, Ben Roethlisberger "won" a Super Bowl at age 23. Of course, his age was larger than his passer rating (22.6) that day, but he "won"— Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) August 20, 2013