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Jake Kemp

Jake Kemp

StrongSide Contributor

Jake Kemp covers the Cowboys and Mavericks for StrongSide. He is a lifelong Dallas sports fan who previously worked for Sports Radio 96.7/1310 The Ticket and currently co-hosts the podcast "The Dumb Zone." He has cried at least once during every movie about football he's ever seen and enjoys celebrating life through sports.

Stories by Jake Kemp

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Football

Mike Zimmer’s Return to Dallas Is No Cowboys Nostalgia Act

Yes, he's worked here before. And yes, he's pushing 70 years old. But there's reason to believe the once and again defensive coordinator's schemes remain on the cutting edge.
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Basketball

Grant Williams’ Decline Has the Mavericks Back Where They Started

The 25-year-old was supposed to succeed where so many other role players had failed for Dallas. Instead, he has the Mavericks scrambling for solutions ahead of the trade deadline.
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Football

The Cowboys Have Never Looked Worse. When, If Ever, Will It Get Better?

Green Bay humiliated Dallas in a way no one saw coming. Now, after the worst Mike McCarthy playoff exit yet, it's time to ask what's next—and how much any of it will matter.
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Football

This Season Was Dak Prescott’s Master Class

Whatever comes next, it's worth taking a moment to appreciate a thirtysomething who bashed through the ceiling we thought he had.
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Football

The Bills Broke the Cowboys’ Run Defense. Can Dallas Rebuild it in Time For a Playoff Run?

Nobody ran through Dallas quite like Buffalo. That's quite the concern with two more run-heavy teams on deck.
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Stories by Jake Kemp

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Football

The Cowboys Are Fun as Hell, And Not Just Because of That Eagles Beatdown

Dallas is delivering something different from what I've experienced my entire adult life. Let's take a stock of what that is.
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Football

CeeDee Lamb Might Be the Best Receiver in Football Right Now

His emergence from good to great has given the Cowboys their best shot at contention in a decade.
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Football

The Cowboys’ Proving Ground Begins Now

The next five games will test Dallas in ways it hasn't faced all season. That starts with its quarterback and head coach.
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Football

The Cowboys Have Fixed Their Offense. Here’s How They Did It.

Over the last month, Dallas has looked more threatening than it has all year. Don't just credit a softer schedule, either.
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Football

Brandin Cooks Looks Like the Second Option the Cowboys’ Receiving Corps Needed

Dallas won't beat anyone in the playoffs with just one reliable pair of hands. Sunday's game showed they might already have another.
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