They're the teams within the team - those cohesive little units bound together by their shared responsibilities within the larger team context.
Whether it's the offensive linemen firing off time after time into those familiar blocking sleds, or the defensive linemen drilling repeatedly on how to shed blockers, or the defensive backs breaking on ball after ball - these teams in miniature hone their tasks on the practice field until those tasks become second nature.
Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon are back to torment the Big 12 one more time.
by John Helsley
Justin Blackmon spent a wintry evening chillin’ at a friend’s house, watching TV and lounging on the couch, when his cell phone buzzed with a tempting text message.
The words delivered a simple suggestion from the person at the other end — Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden — yet spurred a dizzying decision that dramatically altered the future of both players, as well as the Cowboys, who hope to ride their premium pair to new heights … again.