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Cowboys Weekly

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Cowboys Weekly is a periodic podcast discussing all things Dallas Cowboys. Hosted by for all of Cowboys Nation, ITS staff breaks down the latest news and views from The Star.
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CW Ep. 25 [Week 15 2019]: Pros and Cons of Cowboys Making the Playoffs, Garrett's Status, Maher Told to Kick Rocks, and Cowboys vs Rams on Sunday
Welcome back to Cowboys Weekly. On this episode, Jess and I will discuss: The notion that it would do more harm than good for the Dallas Cowboys to make the playoffs in 2019. A recent report by NFL Network's Ian Rapaport that Jason Garrett has been informed he will not return in 2020 without a deep 2019 playoff run. Kicker Brett Maher is released and veteran K Kai Forbath is signed. Is the upcoming week 15 game between the Cowboys and the Los Angeles Rams going to be as big of a nightmare as it looks like it could be? And please forgive the excess noise on my track near the end; the lawn crew decided to make an off-schedule winter appearance and my new mic just couldn't resist. But, on the bright side, I finally figured out how to use my new mic, so there's that. Have a wonderful day and GO COWBOYS!
December 12, 2019
CW Ep. 24 [Week 13 2019]: Situational Football Still a Challenge Against New England, Jerry's Growing Weary, and What We Need to Defeat Buffalo on Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving everyone and welcome back to Cowboys Weekly. On this episode, Jess and I discuss: The Situation with Situational Football in Dallas doesn't seem to be improving. Jerry Jones expressed his frustration after the loss to the New England Patriots last week leading many to wonder if Jason Garrett's time just got a little shorter in Dallas. What do the Cowboys need to do defeat the Buffalo Bills today? Which Cowboy must have a big game today for the Cowboys to win? And still working on that audio on my end with this new mic. But that's the nature of home offices, where things get put away and brought back out when needed - it takes a few times to commit the setup to habit. Thanks for sticking with us. Happy Thanksgiving and GO COWBOYS!
November 28, 2019
CW Ep. 23 [Week 12 2019]: Lions No Match for Cowboys, Patriots Present Huge Challenges for Dallas
Welcome back to Cowboys Weekly by On this episode: The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Detroit Lions in week 11 35-27 while Dak Prescott continued to roll through the air, and The Cowboys fly to Foxborough this Sunday to play the New England Patriots at home at 3:25 CST and will have their work cut out for them going up against the league's #1 defense Apologies if the audio is a bit off this week, I had a mic take a crap on me last week and the replacement is much more sensitive than I realized.
November 21, 2019
CW Ep. 22 [Week 11 2019]: Cowboys Give Vikings the Win; Colin Kaepernick a Cowboy? Jason Garret Runs Over Kellen Moore; And the Lions
Welcome back, Cowboys Nation. After taking a week off during a vacation and busier-than-usual schedule, we're back with you for another episode of Cowboys Weekly by Topics this week include: The Dallas Cowboys laid an absolute egg against the Minnesota Vikings at home on primetime, leaving us all to wonder what is going on in that lockerroom The Cowboys are having a look at QB Colin Kaepernick during an NFL-presented workout Jason Garrett steps way out of character and throws OC Kellen Moore under the bus following the loss to the Vikings The Cowboys travel this week for a matchup with the Detroit Lions That's all, folks. GO COWBOYS!
November 14, 2019
CW Ep. 21 [Week 9 2019]: No Jamal Adams but Michael Bennett's In Town, and the Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants on Monday Night Football
Welcome back to Cowboys Weekly. The bye week is behind us and it's time to see if DAL can hold their momentum from week 7 against Philly, but first, the trade deadline ended without a successful trade for Jamal Adams, but Michael Bennett is now a Cowboy. The Dallas Cowboys will head north this week to face-off against the New York Giants on Monday Night Football; what can we expect? Thanks for your continued patronage and GO COWBOYS!
October 31, 2019
CW Ep. 20 [Week 8 2019]: Cowboys Make Eagles Look Silly on SNF, Maher Became More Frustrating, and the Bye Week Comes at a Perfect Time for Dallas
Welcome back to another episode of Cowboys Weekly! This week, Jess Haynie and I discuss some positives from the Cowboys vs Eagles on Sunday Night Football. We also look ahead to the bye week and some other contests around the league of interest to the Cowboys overall season. Thank you all so much for staying with us. GO COWBOYS!!!
October 24, 2019
CW Ep. 19 [Week 7 2019]: Has Jason Garrett Taken Back Playcalling Duties? A Brief Injury Update And Looking Ahead To The Cowboys Vs Eagles On Sunday Night Football
Welcome back, everybody. On this episode of Cowboys Weekly, Jess Haynie and I go over some things from the past week and the appearance that Jason Garrett's heavy hand is back on this offense; we cover some of the latest injuries and prospects for the coming week; we also look a bit at the Dallas Cowboys vs Philadelphia Eagles game coming on Sunday Night Football. With any luck, Jess was right and my return lifts the jinx because this isn't a lot of fun right now. Stay safe and GO COWBOYS!
October 17, 2019
CW Ep. 18: Reviewing Packers at Cowboys, Poor Redskins, Previewing Week 6 at the New York Jets, and What If They Lose?!?
Welcome back to Cowboys Weekly! On this episode, Jess Haynie is looking at the Packers and how the Cowboys lost a second straight game, then some musing on the NFC East and Washington Redskins, and finally, previewing the week 6 match-up at the New York Jets and what happens to the Dallas Cowboys - and Head Coach Jason Garrett specifically - if they manage to lose that game too...
October 10, 2019
CW Ep. 17: Cowboys - Saints, Injury Updates, and Cowboys - Packers
Welcome back to the show everyone! On this episode of Cowboys Weekly, Jess Haynie is on a solo mission to bring you up to date on the latest Cowboys news as I've been relegated to silence in a dark corner for a little while. First up is recapping the Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints, then some injury updates to the likes of Tyron Smith and others, a little NFC East rundown, then looking ahead to the Dallas Cowboys vs Green Bay Packers in week 5.
October 03, 2019
CW Ep. 16: Cowboys vs. Dolphins, Slow the Hype, Cowboys at Saints on SNF, and That Pesky CBA Talk Again
Welcome back! On today's episode of Cowboys Weekly, Jess Haynie and I go over some of the more notable takeaways from the Dallas Cowboys' week 3 tilt with the Miami Dolphins and wrap up segment 1 with some brakes for the hype train. In the next segment, a preview of the Cowboys at New Orleans Saints in week 4 gets derailed by more CBA talk on the way to our score predictions for DAL and the Brees-less Saints. Let's Go Cowboys!
September 26, 2019
CW Ep. 15: A Light Review of DAL @ Was, Injury Updates, and Planning for the Dolphins in Week 3
Welcome back! On this episode of Cowboys Weekly, Jess Haynie and I cover some of the notes from the Dallas Cowboys @ Washington Redskins in week 2, taking into consideration that it was a game we should've won and, in fact, did win, and the injuries resulting from that contest and how DAL will adjust going into week 3 against the Miami Dolphins. Note: We had to record this one a day earlier than usual due to scheduling conflicts, which is why the discussion about Taco Charlton doesn't include the news that he was cut late-afternoon on Wednesday. Sorry about the lag on that one.
September 19, 2019
CW Ep. 14: Recapping the Cowboys Win Over The Giants, Looking Ahead to the Redskins in Week 2
Welcome to the 14th episode of Cowboys Weekly! This week, Jess Haynie and I go over some key points from the Cowboys' week 1 bout against the New York Giants and preview their week 2 game against the Washington Redskins.
September 12, 2019
CW Ep. 13: Zeke Is Signed! Reviewing This Week's Contract Updates in Dallas & Previewing the Cowboys vs Giants Home Opener... Sort Of
Welcome back to Cowboys Weekly by This week has been chock-full of contracts, contracts, contracts for your Dallas Cowboys. The biggest news is Ezekiel Elliott's holdout coming to a record-setting end, but La'el Collins got in on the action too and there was some movement in the market for Dak Prescott as well. We go over it all. Then Jess and I look ahead to the home opener against the New York Giants in week 1, but there's a lot of side talk and deviation throughout. I guess we're just ready for the game! Apologies for the audio. Sinus and cold issues are hitting us a both this week. Enjoy the game and share the podcast. Thanks!
September 05, 2019
CW Ep. 012: Reviewing DAL vs HOU, News & Notes From This Week, A Quick Preview of DAL vs TB
Hello everyone! This week on Cowboys Weekly, Jess Haynie and I review the DAL vs HOU game from week 3 of the preseason, go over the news and notes from this week, and give a little preview of the Cowboys' next matchup - the final game of the preseason - at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Thanks for listening and, as always, please share, leave a voicemail, and even support the show, all from
August 29, 2019
CW Ep. 011: Cowboys @ Rams Review, News of the Week, and a Look Ahead to Week 3, HOU @ DAL
Welcome to another episode of Cowboys Weekly! This week, we're going over the Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams, running down the news this week featuring Jerry Jones vs Ezekiel Elliott, Jaylon Smith's contract extension, and some injury updates, and looking ahead to this Saturday's dress rehearsal game between the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans. Note: It's just me this week as Jess had some infrastructure issues at home. I go over it in the show. He'll be back though, don't worry. And sorry haha
August 22, 2019
CW Ep. 10: DAL @ SF Review, 53-Man Roster Projection, and Looking Ahead To The Rams
Good morning! This week on Cowboys Weekly, I go over the Cowboys' first preseason game from Saturday night against the 49ers, then Jess joins me to go over his current 53-man roster projection, and we talk quickly about the week ahead. Also, yes, I didn't say Marinelli's name right... oops! haha. Enjoy the show and, as always, share like crazy. Thanks. My apologies if I sounded off. The rains came into East Texas Tuesday and my sinuses have been totally jacked up. Took out the obvious stuff but I sounded a bit congested (already taking meds for it but not enough, apparently).
August 15, 2019
Cowboys Weekly Ep. 009: Cowboys Camp Updates, More Zeke Speak, and Jason Garrett's Future in Dallas
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August 08, 2019
CW Ep. 008: Cowboys Training Camp Notes and a Deeper Discussion on Ezekiel Elliott's Contract Situation, Jerry Jones's Comments, and the NFL's Problem
Well, well, well... it seems the Dallas Cowboys have officially started training camp and that's awesome because it means we're SO CLOSE to Cowboys football, but there are a few bumps in the road to get there. This week, Jess and I talk a little about camp and more: Sean Lee's latest injury only confirms what many of us have been worried about since his move to SAM linebacker was announced for 2019 TE Blake Jarwin is returning for his third season and, after bolstering his value to the team in 2018, he's moving nicely, but will Witten's return negatively affect him? The Cowboys signed RB Alfred Morris this week, raising concerns about the team's commitment to Ezekiel Elliott; should we be concerned by this? Ezekiel Elliott heads to Mexico during his holdout, Jerry Jones states in an interview that DAL doesn't need a "rushing champion to win a Super Bowl," and an extended discussion on Zeke's perspective, the team's perspective, and how the NFL may change in the coming years as a result of situations like the one Zeke finds himself in this year As we roll thru our second month of Cowboys Weekly, things are looking up. Our listener count is steadily increasing week over week and that's entirely because of you! We don't promote this podcast too much beyond sharing it to our flagship accounts on Facebook and Twitter, so our growth is most attributable to you, our listeners. Thanks for sharing and coming back each week as we figure this all out.
August 01, 2019
CW Ep. 007: This Week's News, Cowboys Training Camp Preview with Jess and Matthew
This week on Cowboys Weekly, Jess and Matthew join me to unfold the Dallas Cowboys training camp roster to look at vets with something to lose, top position battles, rookies to watch, and who's on the bubble. And yes, I did say Brandon Carr, but I meant to say Derek Carr. Gotta love the unscripted, right? Anyway, we rolled with a slightly different format this week as we look for a smoother production process and feedback is welcome.
July 25, 2019
CW Ep. 6: Zeke Elliott Might Hold-out, Previewing the New York Giants, 18-Game NFL Season?
This week on Cowboys Weekly... Jess and Bryson discuss the latest new in the seemingly ongoing saga of Ezekiel Elliott, look ahead at the New York Giants to conclude our NFC East division preview, and discuss the potential for the NFL to add another two games to the regular season.
July 18, 2019
CW Ep. 5: NFC East Preview of the Washington Redskins and Can the Cowboys Draft a Good Enough QB to Replace Dak?
Jess Haynie returns this week to join me in a quick NFC East preview of the Washington Redskins in which QBs Smith and Haskins as well as RBs Guice and Peterson take the focus. Then I draw a complete blank on the Redskins offensive line coach and spit out another, much funnier, less competent name; whatever (haha). Blame Windows 10 for sucking up all of my mental energy trying to get this SSD booted up, but I digress. Then Jess and I ask the question: Let's say the Cowboys don't extend or re-sign Dak Prescott, is it even possible to find another in the NFL Draft at least as good as Dak in the next two years? Tune in to find out.
July 11, 2019
CW Ep. 004: Zeke Meets With Goodell, Preview PHI Eagles, What's Next With Sean Lee
On this week's episode of Cowboys Weekly, myself and Junior Writer and Host of Primero Cowboys on Facebook Live, and the owner of the best Ford Fiesta ever (ask him for pics), Mauricio Rodriguez, discuss the latest details of Ezekiel Elliott's case with the league, preview a bit of what we like and dislike about the Philadelphia Eagles this year, and talk a little about Sean Lee's impact being moved back to the SAM linebacker position for 2019, the final year of his contract.
July 04, 2019
Ep. 3 - Vulnerabilities, Is Amari Worth It, PI Replay Finalized, and More
Welcome to another episode of Cowboys Weekly! This week, Jess and Bryson run down the top 3 positions where the Cowboys are vulnerable for the 2019 season, debate Amari Cooper's pending contract with the Saints' Michael Thomas nearing a deal bound to be a real whopper, the NFL finalized the Pass Interference Replay rules for 2019, and we take a stroll through modern history as things get off plan. It was fun. We hope you enjoy it. Thanks for listening!
June 27, 2019
CW Ep. 2: Late-Round Rookies, 2018 Contributors, Backup QB, and More
Sorry for the late posting everybody. We managed to get everything recorded yesterday evening but I lost power not 15 minutes later, followed by tornadoes and all kinds of tornadic havoc in my neighborhood (Greenville, TX) the rest of the night. Jess and I take a look at what's going on around Cowboys Nation this week, including how Dallas' 2019 late-round draft picks will fit into the already-stacked roster, which contributor from 2018 is most likely to not make the team in 2019, the backup QB situation and possible alternatives, a Clutch Points article on the 3 things the Cowboys must do to make the playoffs, and some back and forth on Dak Prescott and Tony Romo at the end ... Tune In!
June 20, 2019
CW 1:001 How Wentz Affects Dak, New Kellen Moore, Safety Defense, and Injury Rundown
Welcome to Cowboys Weekly everybody. My name is Bryson and I'll be your host. This marks the debut of a brand new podcast from, a weekly rundown of what's happening around The Star in Frisco and relevant news from around the league. This is a weekly show that we're planning to get out every Thursday morning. We may add some minutes here and there as warranted but at least once a week if the goal. Joining me today is Cowboys Weekly co-host and Senior Writer at Inside The Star, Jess Haynie.
June 13, 2019
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June 11, 2019