If you only read about the game on social media and didn’t watch, you might be tempted to think that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot plowed right through Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor on Thursday night. Cowboys fans who have been misspelling Chancellor’s name have been perpetuating the myth. The breathless headline at Deadspin read “Ezekel Elliot kinda owned Kam Chancellor.” The truth of the matter is that the clash between Elliot and Chancellor was relatively even.
Dallas Cowboys fans had high expectations for their team this season - as long as quarterback Tony Romo could avoid injury. Three weeks into the preseason, looks like that idea is shot. Getting the start Thursday night against the Seahawks, Romo was slammed to the turf awkwardly and looked to injure his back. Immediate reports showed that Romo felt okay, but clearly the issues persisted. Last season, Romo broke his collarbone twice and played just four games as the Cowboys limped to a 4-12 record. The season prior Romo led the Cowboys to a 12-4 record and an NFC East title. In 2013, Romo dealt with herniated discs in his back and had a cyst removed. Without Romo, Dallas will likely turn to rookie
WFAA-TV (Ch. 8) sports anchor Dale Hansen joined Shan and RJ on KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan recently. Here are some highlights. Do you have a favorite moment at Cowboys camp? Dale Hansen: I've got a million of them. Every birthday I've had in camp since 1981. They all kind of lump together. As bluntly as I can tell you this without telling you all of it. The Iron Horse ... when we were in Thousand Oaks, California, there was a little bar called the Iron Horse and Tex Schramm held court in there, night after night. That's just about as good as my life's ever gonna get. All of the coaches would be there, a few of the players would pop in, back in the day. We'd end up overserved by an irresponsible bartender.