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  1. Could Ingram be the next Emmitt Smith?

    Matt Mosley

    ESPN's Todd McShay had high praise for Alabama running back Mark Ingram during a conference call Thursday: "He's one guy that really belongs in the first round. ...He is so instinctive," said McShay. "And the three things that really jump out, the i...

    Blog | February 18, 2011
  2. Aikman: Put Jimmy in the Ring of Honor

    Matt Mosley

    DALLAS -- Cowboys Hall of Famer Troy Aikman thinks owner Jerry Jones should someday put his former coach Jimmy Johnson in the club's famed Ring of Honor. Aikman, who entered the Ring with teammates Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin, made that comment to...

    Blog | February 05, 2011
  3. Cowboys' defense had no answers for Martz

    Matt Mosley

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A week after Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips and offensive coordinator Jason Garrett fought over who should take the blame for a bone-headed play call, they made it easier for all of us Sunday. Both coaches flopped in the Cowboys...

    Blog | September 19, 2010
  4. Emmitt Smith closes the speeches

    Matt Mosley

    I always enjoy the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, but this one seemed especially good. I didn't envy Emmitt Smith following Floyd Little's sermon, but the Cowboys' great nailed it. I think the classiest thing you can do is recognize your high sc...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  5. Grimm thanks Burgundy and Gold

    Matt Mosley

    I loved the way Russ Grimm closed out his speech Saturday night. He thanked the "Burgundy and Gold" for making RFK Stadium shake and shouted, "We want Dallas!" Nice shot of Emmitt Smith laughing when Grimm said those words. Grimm also said he woul...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  6. Live coverage from Canton

    Matt Mosley

    I'm on the road right now, but I wanted to point you toward a live chat from tonight's Hall of Fame induction in Canton, Ohio. Calvin Watkins and Tim MacMahon of will discuss Emmitt Smith's every comment and try to provide some local...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  7. Saturday Beastlines: Russ and Emmitt

    Matt Mosley

    I realize that Albert Haynesworth's the story of camp today, but we're going to focus on a truly special day in Canton, Ohio. Here are a few of the stories the Beast enjoyed reading today: Calvin Watkins of has a blog entry discuss...

    Blog | August 07, 2010
  8. Emmitt Smith's five best moments

    Matt Mosley

    It's been 20 years since a Dallas Cowboys scout had the audacity to suggest that a University of Florida running back named Emmitt Smith would be better than Hall of Famer Tony Dorsett. That's what Walt Yaworsky said about the 5-foot-9, 210-pound Smi...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  9. Wednesday Beastlines: Nicks' knee

    Matt Mosley

    BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- We'll be writing mostly about the Eagles today, but let's see what's going on around the rest of the division this morning: Cowboys Jean-Jacques Taylor of the Dallas Morning News says Wade Phillips is confident in Jon Kitna a...

    Blog | August 04, 2010
  10. Tuesday Beastlines

    Matt Mosley

    Let's take a quick look around the division this morning: Cowboys Ed Barkowitz of the Philadelphia Daily News thinks the Cowboys have a Super incentive. Emmitt Smith thinks that someone will eventually "approach" his NFL rushing record. Da...

    Blog | July 20, 2010
  11. Another prediction from Emmitt?

    Matt Mosley

    Some of you might recall Emmitt Smith predicting last summer that the '09 Cowboys would finish 7-9 and miss the playoffs. During a conference call Monday, I gave Smith the opportunity to make a prediction for this season. He stopped short of predicti...

    Blog | July 19, 2010
  12. NFC East Hall of Fame debate

    Matt Mosley

    A weeklong look at current or former players or coaches with Hall of Fame potential in the division. Cowboys: Cliff Harris, free safety Claim to fame: Member of the 1970s all-decade team. Wasn't drafted out of Ouachita Baptist University in Ark...

    Blog | July 08, 2010
  13. Best Cowboys Team Ever: 1993

    Matt Mosley

    Notable players: QB Troy Aikman, RB Emmitt Smith, FB Daryl Johnston, WR Michael Irvin, G Nate Newton, C Mark Stepnoski, OT Erik Williams, TE Jay Novacek, DT Russell Maryland, LB Ken Norton, DE Charles Haley Analysis: I could make the argument that...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  14. Jerry will present Emmitt at HOF induction

    Matt Mosley

    Emmitt Smith, the NFL's all-time leading rusher, turned to Twitter on Thursday to announce that Jerry Jones has accepted his request to present him at the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony this August. "Im real honored to have this person...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  15. Beast chat scheduled for noon ET

    Matt Mosley

    At noon ET today, please take a break from reading Joe Lunardi's "Bracketology" and join me for an exclusive NFC East chat. After taking last Tuesday off, we have a lot of catching up to do. Suggested topics: Has Cowboys' tight end Martellus Benne...

    Blog | March 09, 2010
  16. Why did Emmitt knee-cap Dan Snyder?

    Matt Mosley

    First of all, I thought SLAM was a basketball magazine. I recently canceled my subscription in favor of Dime Magazine, but perhaps that was a bit premature. For reasons that are still unclear to the Beast blog, the good folks at SLAM featured an inte...

    Blog | March 07, 2010