Word on the Street: Jerry Jones' doubts fueled Cowboys

Word on the Street: Jerry Jones' doubts fueled Cowboys
November 18, 2011, 1:07 pm
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By Benjamin Standig
CSNwashington.comRedskins Roundup - Dallas weekThe Cowboys were among the teams this past off-season makinga hot-and-heavy run at free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. Just before the former Raiders star signed with the Eagles, the Cowboys were poised to land the Pro Bowler, but he slipped through owner Jerry Jones' manicured fingers. That left incumbent Terrence Newman as Dallas' topcorner and the veteranadmits his recent stepped up play stems from feeding offhis doubters, including the Cowboys owner. (San Antonio Express- News)Football analyst and former Cowboys fullback Darryl "Moose" Johnston talks Rex, Orakpo and Ware(Washington Examiner)The Cowboys are "mindful" that former running back Tashard Choice now plays for the burgundy and gold (Dallas Morning News)Tony Romo has tamed his reckless nature, of late anyway (Associated Press)...Personally I will reserve judgment until the Cowboys quarterback is back under the brightest lights. I'm guessing that will not be this week.It's good to remind folks screaming about the Redskins current quarterback woes what other passer options existed this past off-season. Yeah, not much. (Tandler - CSNwashington)Trying to staying positive about the Redskins chances this week (Hogs Haven)Breakfast BuffetThe University of Maryland and athletic department is dealing with significant budget shortfalls yet the Terps non-revenue generating programs makes multiple trips to non-conference destinations way more than a bus ride away (Daly - Washington Times)As the NBA season sits on the sideline, Wizards' Jan Vesley focuses on "plan B" (Washington Post)Tebowmania growing stronger after the Broncos quarterback leads a late 95-yard drive for the winning score (Pro Football Talk)On the heels of the Penn State child molestation scandal, police are investigating allegations thata Syracuseassistant basketball coach molested a former ball boy for years. (NBC Sports)