Dave Halprin

  • joined Apr 18, 2008
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Creator/editor of Blogging The Boys. BTB was started in 2005 and soon became part of the SB Nation network. Basically, I started it because I was an obsessive Cowboys fan. It has grown from a small vanity project that no one read into one of the most widely-read Cowboys sites.

Edited Maple Street Press Dallas Cowboys Annual: 2009 - 2011
Edited eBook Dallas Cowboys 2012 Season Preview

BTB representatives have appeared on numerous ESPN Network radio shows and the site was recently featured in a segment of ESPN's NFL Live TV show.

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  • NFL Dallas Cowboys
  • NCAAF Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
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User Blog

Orton Absent On Tuesday, Weeden Gets His Shot


The backup QB position for the Dallas Cowboys is in flux. With Kyle Orton missing mandatory mini-camp, Brandon Weeden gets his shot at the #2 spot.

Marion Barber Taken By Cops For Mental Observation


It's a disturbing story about a former Dallas Cowboy and a fan favorite. Marion Barber was taken to a hospital by the cops for mental observation.

Carr, Claiborne Working Off The Field To Improve


The Dallas Cowboys are expecting much more out of Brandon Carr and Morris Claiborne, considering they gave up a lot to get them.

BTB Is Looking For New Front-Page Writers


If you want to write for the front-page of BTB, now is the time to apply.

Dez Bryant Being Compared To Michael Irvin Again


Dez Bryant is not only one of the Cowboys leaders off the field, he's becoming one on the field, too.

Jason Witten On Close Games & The Running Game


The Cowboys elder statesman sounds off on a few Cowboys subjects, including his wish to run the ball a bit more.

Will Zack Martin Be Best Rookie In The NFC East?


A look at some of the prominent draft choices in the NFC East for 2014 and who will end up being the best.

Cowboys Have Lowest Payroll, Biggest Dead Money


According to a financial assessment of salary cap, payroll and dead money numbers, the Cowboys are leaders in a couple of different categories.

Romo Says He Needs To Improve For Cowboys To Win


Tony Romo is trying to recover from back surgery and fight off Father Time in an effort to win big with the Dallas Cowboys.

Cowboys OTA Report 6/10/2014


The media is back at practice today, giving us a view into what is happening out at Valley Ranch.

Cowboys Defense: Growing Chips On Their Shoulders


The Dallas Cowboys defense is getting tired of hearing how bad they are going to be in 2014. A few have chips on their shoulders, ready to prove doubters wrong this season.

Romo Says He Could Play This Sunday If He Had To


The Dallas Cowboys quarterback is well down the road to recovery and claims he could play this week if he had to do it. Fortunately, he still has a few months until he has to play.

Cowboys "Front Seven" Ranked Worst In NFL


The Dallas Cowboys defense is getting hammered in offseason evaluations. Is there any hope for them in 2014?

Garrett Mentor Zampese Honored For Coaching Career


Ernie Zampese was a very influential figure on the Cowboys in the 90s, and his influence is still being felt today through Jason Garrett.

Five Cowboys Who Are On The Hot Seat


We look at five guys who are playing for their Cowboys-lives in 2014.

Cowboys Roster Rated 18th Best For 2014


The Cowboys high-powered offense plus their porous defense ranks them about middle of the pack as an overall roster.

Still America's Team, Other Fanbases Heads Explode


Even with all the mediocre play lately on the field, the Cowboys fanbase still reigns supreme.

Cowboys Trying To Avoid Injury Bug Epidemic


Sean Lee has already gone down, but the Cowboys are working hard to limit the rash of injuries they have seen over the last few years.

Draft 2015: Four Day Draft? In Dallas?


The 2015 NFL draft is likely to look very different. It's possibly going to be a four-day event, and it could end up in Dallas.

For 2014 Success, Marinelli Needs To Work Magic


One man has the biggest responsibility in his shoulders for the Cowboys to succeed in 2014. Rod Marinelli has done wonders before, but can he work magic on the Cowboys 2014 defense?

Running Backs Will Also Line Up As Receivers


The Cowboys will be using their running backs in multiple ways this season. Expect DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar to catch a lot of passes.

Cowboys Going 3-13? One Scribe Says So


The Cowboys sure aren't inspiring a lot of confidence from sports writers lately.

Cowboys 2014 Training Camp Schedule Released


The dates and times of the Dallas Cowboys training camp practices in Oxnard, CA.

Cowboys Position Battle: Offensive Left Guard


The Cowboys have opened up the competition at left guard, so which player will come out on top?

The Cowboys Defense Could Improve - Here's How


The Cowboys are facing an uphill battle on defense, but there are reasons to believe they will improve.

Garrett Press Conference: Dez Like Michael Irvin


Head coach Jason Garrett discusses some of his players after today's practice.

Cowboys OTA Report: 6/2/2014


Some tweets and notes from today's practice.

Rumors: Looking At Urlacher Or Vilma At Linebacker


Could it be true that the Cowboys are looking at Brian Urlacher or Jonathan Vilma for help at middle linebacker?

Why The Cowboys Are So Patient With Matt Johnson


It's been two years and no return on investment, but the Cowboys continue to hold on to safety Matt Johnson.

Source: Cowboys Reach Deal With Anthony Hitchens


The Cowboys draft pick was supposed to be insurance, now he may be thrust into a very important role on defense.

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