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Entries tagged with ‘Greg Ellis’

Ellis expresses thanks to Tuna

Greg Ellis fussed and grumped a whole bunch when Bill Parcells decided to move him to linebacker. Hindsight being 20/20, Ellis is glad that the Tuna didn’t listen. Ellis, coming off a career-high 12.5-sack season, during today’s press conference about…

Ellis added to Pro Bowl

The Cowboys’ odds of having the Pro Bowl MVP are getting better. Linebacker Greg Ellis was added to the NFC roster today, giving the Cowboys an NFL-record 13 selections for next month’s game….

Cowboys Awards: Defensive Player of Year

Fifth in a seven-part series … OLB DeMARCUS WARE With all due respect to the rest of the defense, this was an absolute slam dunk. Ware is one of the top 10 players in the game, regardless of position, and…

Ellis is worried

OLB Greg Ellis is looking over his shoulder, and he looks worried, again. Coming off a 12.5 sack season, and a selection as a Pro Bowl first alternate, Ellis sees the future (Anthony Spencer) coming. And if there’s any plan…

Failure? Disappointment?

Superstar columnist Jacques “The Ripper” Taylor pulled no punches in this morning’s paper. Here’s how his column started: IRVING – This loss represents abject failure. End of discussion. So don’t waste time trying to sugarcoat it. Or rationalize it. The…

Ellis on Comeback Player of the Year

AP Comeback Player of the Year Greg Ellis just released this statement through the Cowboys PR staff: “This is an award that is given to an individual player, but this recognition only comes along when a lot of people help…

Ellis named Comeback Player of the Year

OLB Greg Ellis, who was worried in August that his career might be over, was named the NFL’s Comeback Player of the Year. Ellis earned the honor with a career-high 12.5 sacks despite missing the first three games while recovering…

Can the Cowboys contain Plax?

Terence Newman was asked that question this afternoon. “The first game, we didn’t,” Newman said. “The second game, we did. The third game, we’ll see what happens.” Of course, the Cowboys had two pretty good defensive players sit out the…

Pressuring Eli the key for Cowboys D

Say what you want about Eli Manning being a bust, but he’s pretty darn good when he has time to sit in the pocket. He proved that by picking apart the Cowboys’ defense for 312 yards and four TDs in…

Opinions split on Roy’s suspension

How controversial is Roy Williams’ suspension? You can’t even get a consensus opinion on it inside the Cowboys’ locker room. Keith Davis, who will replace Williams at strong safety, said he understood Sheriff Goodell’s thinking in this case. “This is…

Over-under on Cowboys sacks vs. Kitna

Jon Kitna told Detroit reporters that he doesn’t think the Cowboys will hit him any harder because he provided Grade A bulletin-board material after the Lions’ win last season. He might be right, but the Cowboys should hit him often….

Canty campaigns for Ellis

LOUIS DeLUCA / DMN You can point to the new scheme and attitude at Valley Ranch as reasons the Cowboys’ defense won’t collapse in December again. Or you can point to the old dude. Would Bill Parcells’ tenure around…

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