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Hope is Where the Heart is

Updated: July 28, 2003, 11:55 AM ET
By Jim Murray | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: This column originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Nov. 17, 1996.

The Dallas Cowboys, who could use one, should sign a free agent this week. He'll come cheap, well under the salary cap.

He's no Jerry Rice. He can't run the 40 in 4.3 seconds. he can't get open in an end zone. He's not a pocket passer, can't pick up a blitz. He won't make a tackle, intercept a pass or recover a fumble. He's not a field goal kicker or even a punter. He'll be no threat at all to ...

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