Top eight takeaways from NFL free agency tampering period

With NFL free agency officially set to begin Thursday afternoon, there’s already a whole heck of a lot that has happened around the football world. Such is the nature of the beast when teams are given a two-day window to negotiate contracts with the reps for impending free agents.From what has to be described as complete dysfunction in Washington to the San Francisco 49ers throwing...
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Aikman: NFL might have to rename Lombardi Trophy after Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick is an NFL legend, and another legend, Troy Aikman, believes the NFL might need to rename the Lombardi Trophy when Belichick is done. “Sounds to me they may want to think about renaming that trophy,” Aikman said, per Sam Farmar of the Los Angeles Times.Aikman isn’t wrong here. Belichick is about to be involved in his 10th Super Bowl…out of 51. That’s remarkable...
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January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan looking to join rare Super Bowl company

Matt Ryan is one game away from joining a rare group of playoff quarterbacks.According to ESPN Stats and Information, only six quarterbacks have ever thrown at least seven touchdowns and zero interceptions during a single postseason. Ryan brings those exact numbers—seven touchdowns and zero interceptions—into Super Bowl LI.The previous six—Joe Flacco (2012), Drew Brees (2009...
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January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman: Jerry Jones hasn’t ‘come to grips’ with Tony Romo situation

Troy Aikman believes one way or another, Tony Romo will be on another NFL team next season. The Dallas Cowboys icon and current FOX NFL analyst added that it’s clear Jerry Jones hasn’t yet “come to grips” with the realization Romo’s time in Dallas has all but come to an end.Aikman appeared on “The Rich Eisen Show” this week and suggested there’s no scenario where...
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January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Aikman adds to Cowboys' QB conflict with Romo praise

A full quarter of Sunday’s playoff game between the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers didn’t even pass before calls began for Tony Romo to replace Dak Prescott. The Packers got out to a hot start and led 14-3 when the calls for Romo came. Then when the score became 21-3, things really got out of hand, with FOX TV analyst Troy Aikman even talking about what Romo can bring...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Aikman ‘could not care less’ about Packers fans’ petition

Troy Aikman said he “could not care less” about a petition from Green Bay Packers fans calling for him and Joe Buck to be banned from calling the team’s games. Packers fan Andrew Dorff, of Brookfield, Wisc., launched a petition, entitled, “Get Troy Aikman and Joe Buck banned from announcing Green Bay Packer’s [sic] games” on It reads as follows: This...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman: ‘Unless practices change’ Cowboys might not win Super Bowl for another 20 years

Troy Aikman knows a thing or two about winning Super Bowls, but he’s not sure the Dallas Cowboys do these days. Speaking with The Musers in Dallas on 96.7 KTCK-FM and 1310 KTCK-AM The Ticket on the 20th anniversary of the last championship for the ‘Boys, Aikman provided some honest, stark commentary on the state of the franchise: “This team, for 20 years, really has been...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Aikman went too easy on Cowboys, Eagles with harsh assessment

The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys played one of the worst football games in NFL history on Sunday. The Eagles had 21 yards at halftime, having failed to convert any of their third down attempts. The Cowboys had a paltry 6-0 lead at the break despite dominating the entire first half thanks to double-digit penalties and their own third-down ineptitude. And yet, the 6-0 lead...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Aikman upset with Skip Bayless for questioning his sexuality

By Matt Birch ESPN "First Take" co-host Skip Bayless has a history of delivering controversial statements and opinions to generate buzz and elicit reactions from viewers. He recently called Johnny Manziel an “alcoholic” and a “liar.” It was quite ironic when you think about it—being that Bayless once lied about his high school basketball career. But that’s not the...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Aikman: I'd take Romo over any QB in playoffs

By Steve DelVecchio Troy Aikman believes the Dallas Cowboys have an advantage over every team remaining in the playoffs at the quarterback position. Before the first wave of divisional round playoff games on Saturday, Aikman was asked which quarterback he would choose if he needed a QB to make one play this postseason. “I’ll tell you, right now, from what I’ve seen this...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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