Dallas Cowboys: Super Bowl XLVII

Jason Witten named Walter Payton finalist

January, 20, 2013
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten was named a finalist for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, along with Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas.

The award recognzies community service as well as on-field excellence. Witten was also a finalist in 2007.

the winner will be named Feb. 2 during the NFL Honors from New Orelans, site of Super Bowl XLVII.

Witten set an NFL record for catches in a season by a tight end in 2012 with 110 and also became the Cowboys' all-time leader in receptions, of which he has 806. He was tabbed to play in his eighth Pro Bowl next week.

The Jason Witten SCORE Foundation helps raise awareness of domestic violence in North Texas and in Tennessee.

Jason Witten to receive Bart Starr Award

January, 8, 2013
Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten will be honored with the 2013 Bart Starr Award, which recognizes one NFL player for outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community.

Witten will receive the award from Athletes in Action during the Super Bowl Breakfast in New Orleans on Feb. 1. Other finalists included Tennessee Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck and New York Giants DE Justin Tuck.

Here's his resume:
In his 10th season in the NFL, Witten has been active in numerous charitable projects. He founded Jason Witten’s SCORE Foundation, which supports a variety of outreach programs and building projects in Texas and his native Tennessee. Specifically, the Jason Witten SCOREkeepers program places trained male mentors in battered women’s shelters throughout Texas. In an effort to break the cycle of domestic violence, the mentors demonstrate positive male behavior for the children living in these shelters. Witten has also been involved in the Children’s Cancer Fund Fashion Show, NFL Play 60, Boys and Girls Club of America and the Make-a-Wish Foundation, among many other projects.

Cowboys to win it all in Super Bowl XLVII?

February, 6, 2012

SportsCenter posed the question: "Which team that missed the playoffs has the best chance of winning Super Bowl XLVII?"

Mike Golic from Mike & Mike in the Morning comments on what we saw from the Patriots and Giants in the Super Bowl.

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Analyst Tim Hasselbeck's answer: The Dallas Cowboys.

"Lot of talent on that football team," Hasselbeck said. "Miles Austin not injured. Defense, another year with Rob Ryan. I think the Cowboys could be that team. ... Dallas Cowboys. Tony Romo. They have the best shot."

Herm Edwards' prediction: "Fly Eagles Fly."