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  1. Tom Landry , AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas


    Thu, 5 Oct 2017

    Dallas Cowboys head coach, 1960-1988

  2. NFL Power Rankings, Week 3: Kansas City Chiefs hit No. 1 spot


    Tue, 19 Sep 2017

    level when it comes to overall success, but in Year 9, Stafford has definitely entered his prime. Legendary head coach Tom Landry used to say a quarterback was at this best after 30, around his 10th year in the league. That's precisely when the

  3. Why Dwight Clark means more to me than just 'The Catch'


    Fri, 8 Sep 2017

    the most significant plays in NFL history -- one that would all but end the Cowboys ' long run of excellence in the Tom Landry era and propel the Niners to one of the greatest stretches of sustained success the sport has known -- but it was also

  4. 2017 NFL season award predictions: Tom Brady favorite for MVP


    Fri, 1 Sep 2017

    competitive NFC East. (Spoiler alert: I'm gonna be right.) Gil Brandt: Belichick. He needs eight wins to surpass Tom Landry for third on the all-time list. Reggie Wayne: Dirk Koetter, Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Don't let me down, Dirk

  5. Gary Myers: Tom Landry was my favorite sports figure to cover


    Tue, 22 Aug 2017


    guy. Without question is my surprise to look at it was Tom Landry Louis I moved to Dallas in 1981. I'm a lifelong new ..... you're on a regular I don't know I guess that if Tom Landry is concerned about me. And have even covered a full

  6. Twenty playoff wins


    Fri, 18 Aug 2017

    Only two head coaches in NFL history have amassed 20+ playoff wins. Tom Landry was the first to do so, and Bill Belichick tied and surpassed him in the 2014 playoffs. Belichick now has 26 career postseason wins, 15 more than any other active coach.

  7. Revisiting late-summer trades: Greg Olsen, Sam Bradford thrived


    Thu, 17 Aug 2017

    Morton. So we had to make a deal with the Bears to bring in Jack Concannon in August. The second: In 1975, coach Tom Landry walked into my office and declared that he wanted to trade John Niland away. I asked if he was sure -- Niland was a

  8. Hall of Fame recap: L.T. inspires with American story


    Sun, 6 Aug 2017

    hemorrhaging Dallas regime he inherited and the great Tom Landry , who at the time had been the Cowboys ' only coach in ..... Cowboys . I wouldn't be here today if it weren't for Tom Landry , [owner] Tex Schramm and [personnel executive] Gil

  9. NFLN to air new seasons of 'A Football Life', 'The Timeline'


    Sat, 5 Aug 2017

    weather playoff game in sports history that featured the face-off of two legendary teams: the Dallas Cowboys , led by Tom Landry , and the Green Bay Packers , led by Vince Lombardi » The Helmet Catch ( Super Bowl Week; Exact Date TBD): The story

  10. Jerry Jones' Hall of Fame speech


    Sat, 5 Aug 2017


    gobble. It was very difficult it was very painful. Tom Landry . Narcotic coach only coached in that 29 year history ..... Landry. How would you be here today if it won't. For Tom Landry Tex Schramm and Gil Brandt who is sitting in the audience

  11. Who should be in the Hall of Fame? Picking the Class of 2020


    Fri, 4 Aug 2017

    comes to pass. Contributor Gil Brandt. The personnel guru of the Cowboys , and the man who shopped for the groceries Tom Landry used to lead Dallas to five Super Bowls in the 1970s, finally gets his day in the sun. While Brandt has long been known

  12. Hall of Fame contributor Jerry Jones accepts his gold jacket


    Fri, 4 Aug 2017


    say this. There's no substitute for winning. And one of his first acts his own ways to replace iconic head coach Tom Landry . But Jones and his handpicked new coach Jimmy Johnson pulled low what are the most audacious trades of old time swapping

  13. Elliot Harrison's 2020 Hall of Fame ballot


    Wed, 2 Aug 2017


    winning touchdown. In a long time and wait for him and in my contributor Gil Brandt. Helped build five Super Bowl teams the 1970s. And worked for the Cowboys for three decades alongside hall of famers Tom Landry and Tex Schramm blocks.

  14. 43 days until football countdown


    Wed, 26 Jul 2017


    guys gaining 43 seconds on the clock and it tell you everything you need to know. About a report 343 is a prime number Tom Landry meant to the 43 defense to Montgomery has 43 career rushing touchdowns and Ron Amadon oracle CEO is worth 43 billion

  15. The All-Time Bill Belichick Team


    Fri, 14 Jul 2017

    direction. Basically, he and Belichick have formed the best coach-quarterback combination of all time, edging out Tom Landry and Roger Staubach. And while Brady clearly has an abundance of inherent talent, I was surprised by just how great

  16. 'The Timeline': How Cowboys became America's Team


    Mon, 3 Jul 2017


    were going to come riding into save the fourth. We know works. Kinda rough for me. Defend the Alamo. Then they come back again. Coach Kelvin Williams riding off into the sunset with the school moral. Lose were Tom Landry scout Boris.

  17. Revisiting notable NFL MVP races: When did voters get it wrong?


    Wed, 28 Jun 2017

    first by game, then play by play. Read that last line again. After Dallas sputtered to a 4-3 start, head coach Tom Landry (mercifully) decided on Staubach. Voila! Staubach led Dallas to 10 straight victories, including the triumph in

  18. Philip Rivers heads players who could make great head coaches


    Tue, 27 Jun 2017

    coaching prospects than great players, who often don't really need help from anyone to thrive. As someone who watched Tom Landry -- who played for the Giants -- rack up wins and trophies while prioritizing teaching as coach of the Cowboys , I can

  19. Bob Stoops steps down, Lincoln Riley tabbed as Oklahoma HC


    Thu, 8 Jun 2017

    executive Gil Brandt had high praise for Riley on Wednesday , writing that Riley reminds him of legendary Cowboys coach Tom Landry . Follow College Football 24/7 on Twitter @NFL_CFB .

  20. Drew Pearson on his podium heel turn: 'I decided to embrace it'


    Thu, 4 May 2017

    Eagles in Philly. My knee was in bad shape. I hyperextended it. It was a big game, and I couldn't go. Coach ( Tom ) Landry gave me every opportunity to play. But it was Veterans Stadium, [which had] the hard field, the hardest field in

  21. Free Agent Bargain: Dwight Freeney


    Tue, 14 Mar 2017


    physically. Actually we have missed the air in this modern times of the player coach Dan Reeves used to do it Tom Landry used to the Tom Landry player coach. That is what you're getting from Dwight Freeney. It's not just that mentor thing it

  22. Tom Brady vs. Joe Montana; too much heat on Kyle Shanahan


    Wed, 8 Feb 2017

    Montana, point to his peril-strewn road to the Super Bowl through Bill Parcells' Giants , Joe Gibbs' Redskins , Tom Landry 's Cowboys and Mike Ditka's Bears . Highlight the brutal hits Montana absorbed in the 1980s compared to the free ride

  23. Where does Super Bowl LI rank all-time?


    Tue, 7 Feb 2017


    had was exciting play. Controversial plays the biggest drop in Super Bowl history Roger stall back vs Terry Bradshaw Tom Landry vs chuck no. The only thing this game didn't have the 51 did. Was that way if it Dallas tried to make a furious comeback

  24. Tomlinson, Warner, Terrell Davis selected for Hall


    Mon, 6 Feb 2017

    Jerry Jones took over as owner (and personnel chief) of the Cowboys in 1989 and found quick success after firing Tom Landry and hiring Jimmy Johnson. Jones won his third Super Bowl after the 1995 season and has been chasing that level of success

  25. LaDainian Tomlinson, Terrell Davis should enter Hall of Fame


    Sat, 4 Feb 2017

    note on the senior and contributor finalists Growing up in Dallas, I watched Jerry Jones get vilified for his firing of Tom Landry . And in the last 20 years, I've seen him get blamed for the failure of the Cowboys to win a Super Bowl since 1995