Dave Halprin

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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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User Blog

'Boys, Dez Talking Long-Term Contract Extension


In some good news, Dallas has begun the process of securing one of its biggest assets, Dez Bryant.

(Report) Sean Lee Tears ACL, Who Can Replace Him?


The Cowboys have already lost a key piece on a defense that was looking to re-build this year. Where can they turn to replace Sean Lee?

News From Today's OTA Not Involving Sean Lee


Of course the focus was on Sean Lee's injury in today's Dallas Cowboys OTA, but what else happened?

Garrett Says Lee Hurt Left Knee, Severity Unknown


Jason Garrett offers up a early assessment on Sean Lee's injury.

Cowboys Sean Lee Comes Up Injured At First OTA


The bad news on the injury front for Sean Lee keeps on coming. He was helped off the field at the first OTA practice.

Dallas Cowboys OTA Report: Day 1 (Open Thread)


A rolling open thread of important updates from the Cowboys first OTA practice.

Early Ranks On Cowboys Fantasy Football Prospects


How does the Cowboys offensive personnel look for fantasy football purposes?

Expanded Playoffs: Good Idea Or Bad Idea?


The NFL looks ready to add two more teams to their playoff format. We ask if this is a good idea or a bad one.

Cowboys Will Do Some Heavy Travelling In 2014


The Dallas Cowboys will rack up the frequent flier miles in 2014, will that affect their record?

Morris Claiborne: Will He Bounce Back In 2014?


The Cowboys really wanted Morris Claiborne in the 2012 draft, but does he fit their system now?

Cowboys Hot Seat: Is Jason Garrett On It?


According to everyone else, Jason Garrett is on the hot seat. But how do Cowboys fans feel about that?

2014 Draft Picks: Best And Worst Case Scenarios


How will the Cowboys 2014 draft picks do in their first season? We project best and worst case scenarios for each one.

Cowboys Sign Devin Street, Three More To Go


The Cowboys got their fifth-round draft pick under contract, now still have three more to sign from the 2014 draft class.

What's The Deal With Kyle Orton?


One NFL writer says that Kyle Orton has informed the Cowboys he plans to retire. But strangely, there is no followup anywhere. What does it all mean?

Tony Romo Feeling Very Confident About His Back


The Cowboys QB finally discusses his back, the 2014 season and his future in Dallas.

Cowboys Continue Their Frugal Offseason


The recent signings of Amobi Okoye and Ryan Williams continue the Cowboys offseason of trying to get the low-cost bargains.

Injuries Make D-Line Competition An Open Battle


The Cowboys defensive line is still feeling the effects of last year's injury wave, but they still have brought on more injured players. How will all this play out?

Cowboys, Raiders Trying To Schedule Joint Practice


The Cowboys are starting to get plans settled for training camp.

Football Outsiders Preliminary Win Projections


The stats analysts over at Football Outsiders are not impressed with the Cowboys, again.

DeMarcus Lawrence Vs. Jackson Jeffcoat


The Cowboys gave up a prime third-round pick to help secure DeMarcus Lawrence. Will he be worth it? Or should they just have waited on a player like Jackson Jeffcoat?

Catching Up With The New York Giants


Big Blue View managing editor Ed Valentine answers our questions about the Cowboys NFC East rival, the New York Giants.

Cowboys Can't Repeat The 2010 Draft


A re-grading of the 2010 draft points to the Cowboys recent problems

Three Cowboys Make A 2013 Top-100 Players List


Three Cowboys made the list and one of those is not even with the team anymore. But how did another Cowboy get passed over? Does it totally discredit the list?

Secondary, Linebacker Vets: Improvement Needed


The Cowboys defense hopes to improve through an influx of rookie talent, but a group of veteran holdovers really need to make the difference.

Cowboys Rookie Mini-Camp Review, Plus Roster Move


What are the impressions of Cowboys rookie mini-camp? Let's take a look.

Anthony Spencer Offers An Update On His Status


The injured veteran says it's possible he could practice at training camp, but not likely to see any pre-season work.

Zack Martin Lines Up At Right Guard


Some quick observations from the Cowboys first practice of rookie mini-camp.

Will Smith, Terrance Mitchell Signed


The Cowboys continue to make headway on signing their rookie draft picks.

Miles Austin Signed By Cleveland Browns


Miles Austin finally finds a home.

UDFA Bonuses Revealed; More Players To Tryout


The Cowboys first mini-camp for the rookies is almost here. Get the scoop on who is attending and how much some UDFAs got paid.

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