Mick Shots: Very First Take
Here is the official analysis of the very first Cowboys off-season practice open to the media, pointing out almost every one of the 90 players on the field for the "voluntary" OTA, updates on Dak, the offensive line, just where all the linebackers are lining up, number changes and the backup QB situation.
Mick Shots: California Here We Come
The guys put a bow on the Dallas Cowboys 2022 off-season program as they get set to turn their attention to training camp in Oxnard, CA.
Mick Shots: A Round Tripper
The guys hit this show out of the park, talking about not only Micah Parsons' Home Run Derby dingers, but how infectious athletes like him have on a team. Then Everson Walls reveals his discussion with Trevon Diggs for an upcoming Deep Blue doc and the ramifications of Dalton Schultz skipping OTAs this week.
Mick Shots: Eying OTAs
Two more OTA practices for the Cowboys this week, and the guys preview of what they'll be watching for during Thursday's media access workout, especially on the offensive line, restocking the tight end position and zeroing in on the wide receiver position. Also found time to talk Texas Rangers and what's to come in the NFC East.
Mick Shots: Football Activity
With the guys all back together again, they offer a comprehensive review of the first Organized Team Activity practice open to the media, including who lined up where and which players were missing in action from an injury standpoint. A quick assessment of rookie free agent Marquese Bell, the Cowboys scheduling training camp scrimmages and NFL IR adjustments.
Mick Shots: Scouting Around
The guys brought in special guest Cowboys college scouting coordinator Chris Hall to explain some of the team's scouting methods, positions of value, the thinking behind some of this year's draft choices and a few of those undrafted free agents. Then Chris and Mickey paid tribute to former college and pro scouting director Larry Lacewell, the longtime college football coach passing away this week.
Mick Shots: Mini Topics
Pretty fun podcast, the guys starting off talking about the upcoming Cowboys schedule, the strength of schedule and then moved into the upcoming rookie minicamp. Everson was able to recall his first day of minicamp back in 1981. Then a detailed discussion on a couple of the undrafted free agents, Mickey's tryout kicker and the safety Markuese Bell.
Mick Shots: Kicking This NFL Draft Around
The guys share a few notes from the draft, including the welcome of a bigger kicker, a solid late pick, the steal of the draft for Dallas, needy analysis and more!
Mick Shots: Draft Day 2022!
Don't miss the earliest pre-NFL Draft podcast on draft day, with Bill, Everson and Mickey previewing the potential picks of the Dallas Cowboys, if they move up, if they move down or just stay put. They discuss the most likely positions the Cowboys address in the first round and they also provide their Pick To Click in the first round.
Mick Shots: Feeling A Draft?
With the NFL Draft one week away, the guys zero in on several players the Cowboys could be looking at the first two days of the draft. Also, throwing cornerback into the mix of needs in light of potential problems with Kelvin Joseph's availability and the dire need for a kicker. Hey, even mixed in a phone call to conclude the show.
Mick Shots: Draft Intensive
With the NFL Draft just two weeks away, the guys became draft intensive today, pointing out what owner Jerry Jones meant by his "trading up" comment, the possibility of that and in more than just the first round. Also, what the Cowboys position priorities will be and going down memory lane on the life and career of Rayfield Wright.
Mick Shots: Previewing The 2022 NFL Draft
Mickey, Bill and and Everson start their preview of the 2022 NFL Draft and they share their expectations for the Dallas Cowboys and more,
Mick Shots: Call To Order
For like the first time in Mick Shots short history, Bill and Mickey took a couple of phone calls, which they would like to continue during the offseason. And with the calendar turning to April the guys took a deeper dive into the draft, listing Cowboys priorities, including kicker, and their views on the new playoff overtime rule.
Mick Shots: Filling In The Blanks
So much has taken place since the guys last met, so they went over Bill Jones' Cowboys grocery list, pointing out where they have shopped wisely and where they still need help. Then the guys debated, if the talent is equal, which position the Cowboys should target most with the 24th pick in the draft. Lastly, Mickey's playoff OT proposal.
Mick Shots: Free For All
One day into free agency, the guys had so much to talk about, from Randy Gregory spurning the Cowboys, to the Amari Cooper trade to Cleveland and what happens now at those two positions, not to mention the offensive line holes at guard and potentially tackle, along with ideas how to fix the linebacker position, and oh, who is kicking the football.
Mick Shots: Free Agency Preview
With the start of free agency around the corner Everson Walls and Bill Jones preview who is available and what the Cowboys could do next week.
Mick Shots: Ground Covered
Well, shots were flying. Topics covered. Starting with quarterback status in the NFL and the NFL Draft, hand sizes, the 1981 NFL Draft, quarterbacks in the 1983, NFL relaxing COVID protocols, the Grambling State coaching situation, a strange penalty flag correlation and a curious ranking of the Cowboys offensive line play, a little Combine and free agency.
Mick Shots: Offseason Begins
The guys take a heavy dive into the offseason, talking franchise tags and free agents moves the Cowboys shouldn't make. Also recalling 33 years ago to the day Jerry Jones bought the Cowboys and named Jimmy Johnson head coach and what they were doing that day. Everson pays tribute to former Oilers WR Kenny Burroughs who passed away.
Mick Shots: About Time
The guys made up for lost time, their previous podcast the Monday before the Super Bowl. That means they covered Hall of Fame selections, the Super Bowl, the plays that doomed the Bengals and point out how the Cowboys can restructure contracts to create salary cap space yet keep their star players.
Mick Shots: Super Show
Hang on tight, the guys had a lot of shots to fire since the last show, starting with the Pro Bowl, the possibility of the Cowboys heading back to Europe in 2022 for a regular season game and a realistic look at the Cowboys salary cap headaches. Then, too, DeMarcus Ware's Hall of Fame selection chances, NFL Honors and Super Bowl picks.
Mick Shots: Championship Show
The guys take a deep dive into the NFL Championship games, and just what they saw related back to the Cowboys. Everson focused on the matchups, and how you have to win those to win playoff games. Mickey focused on the importance of the offensive line play, especially the need to protect your quarterback. Plus, interpreting Jerry Jones.
Mick Shots: A Little Sunshine
With the offseason in full swing, there was a glimmer of sunshine on the Cowboys Thursday, with DC Dan Quinn revealing he would remain the Cowboys defensive coordinator. Then the guys delved into what we learned in the second round of playoff games and thoughts on this Sunday's conference championship games.
Joint Show: What's Ahead for Kellen, Dan & Dak?
A special, joint cast got together Wednesday to discuss the issues with the Cowboys' offense and what the future might hold for their offensive & defensive coordinators.
Mick Shots: Lance Dance
\Well, the guys are together for the last time this week, before Mick Shots moves to once a week on Thursday during the offseason, and they sure took a hard look at why the Cowboys were eliminated from the playoffs, focusing on the offensive line play and the number of big plays given up by defense. Also looking at what's next.
Mick Shots: That's All Folks
This is certainly not the way the guys expected the season to end, but they explained the Cowboys only had themselves to blame for being in such a precarious situation in the final seconds. Then a deep dive into the final 40 seconds of the game, what went wrong and what the Cowboys might have done differently.
Mick Shots: Let Playoffs Begin
The excitement is high for Cowboys-Niners playoff game. Health/injury report is good. The Everson-Dwight Clark association lived on. Cowboys on All-Pro team. Micah for Rookie of Year. Dak for Comeback Player of Year. What Tony Romo has to say. Skyrocketing ticket prices. And no doubt those ever-valuable picks and to click.