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5 greatest Cowboys ever: name 'em

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by ehcrossing, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. ehcrossing

    ehcrossing Fan Zone Supporter

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    Roger
    Smith
    Irvin
    Lilly
    White
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  2. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    You list is pretty solid.

    But it is difficult to leave out Aikman, Meredith, Romo, Martin, Woodson, Howley, Jordan, Harris, D Pearson, Dorsett, and of course Landry and Johnson.
  3. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    B
    Bump Lilly or White for Dorsett. Not sure which one.
  4. Sarge

    Sarge Happy Holidays Staff Member

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    Lilly should never be bumped from the top 5.
  5. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    Landry
    Brandt
    Schramm
    Roger
    Meredith
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Man, you guys are big fans of Danny White.
  7. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    the problem is the criteria...what makes them a top 5 cowboy?

    I would go
    Roger Staubach
    Troy Aikman
    Larry Allen
    Randy White
    Bob Lilly
    apologies to next runners up (not in order): LR.Jordan, E.Smith, M.Irvin. T.Romo, D.Ware, T.Dorsett, D.Woodson, J.Witten, D.Pearson
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  8. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    sarcasm or maybe they meant Randy? can't be sure
  9. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    Marlboro Man
    Matt Dillon (Gunsmoke)
    Lone Ranger
    Gus Mcrae
    Texas Pete
  10. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    Mr. Cowboy, Bob Lilly
    Captain America, Roger Staubach
    The Rushing Champion, Emmitt Smith
    The NFL's Strongest man, Larry Allen
    The Manster, Randy White
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  11. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    Ok White has to be then. TD has to be in the top 5.
  12. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    My mom always said he was cute
  13. Sarge

    Sarge Happy Holidays Staff Member

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    I love Tony Dorsett as much as the next guy. He is one of my personal favorites but I can't put him in the top five. He's really not even the best running back in team history. With all due respect of course.
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  14. Carharris2

    Carharris2 Well-Known Member

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    Maybe. Dorsett behind those lines would've been fun to see. Emmitt was better though.
    I think the rb position, back then, was able to impact the game more. At least I sure remember him more then Randy.
    I was young though.
  15. udas

    udas Active Member

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    This list becomes tougher every decade, but below is who I see as the greatest during each time period. I had a hard time thinking of my top 5 from the most recent time period and left it at 3. I think any overall top 5 list starts with the first decade then you sub players out. Personally for me its Landry, Staubach, Lilly, R. White, and Emmitt as the 5 greatest ever.

    Landry, Staubach, Lilly, R. White, Dorsett

    Emmitt, Aikman, Irvin, Allen, Woodson

    Romo, Witten, Ware
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  16. jamez25

    jamez25 Active Member

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    Staubach
    Lilly
    Aikman
    Smith
    Irvin
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  17. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    cannot argue with any of those picks. IF this is just players.
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  18. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    You've clumped together quite a large time period with your first list. Lilly was great long before Staubach even joined the team. There is a definite time period difference from when Lilly retired and Randy White or Tony Dorsett joined the team. I would really consider them as different eras.
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Roy Rogers?

    Tom Swift?

    Any one of 50 roles by John Wayne?
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  20. Aikmaniac

    Aikmaniac Well-Known Member

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    Staubach
    Aikman
    E. Smith
    Lilly
    Dorsett

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