Aug. 11, 2021

Dallas Cowboys Daily Blitz – 8/11/21 – Hard Knocks Episode One Reaction

What you missed and why you should absolutely figure out a way to watch - The Cowboys Daily Blitz Podcast

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The season premiere of Hard Knocks featuring the Dallas Cowboys started with a kick to the football crotch. A replay of the gruesome, season-ending injury to starting quarterback Dak Prescott. Welcome to the Daily Blitz by DSP Media in partnership with, presented by! The show went deep on Prescott’s ankle injury and rehashed a ton of emotions that we, as fans, struggled with after that week five matchup with the New York Football Giants. But it was more than that. And it should be a priority for any Cowboys fan to watch moving forward. If you don’t have the HBO Max app, I would strongly suggest investing the $10 per month to get it, even if only for Hard Knocks. After that opening sequence, there was nowhere to go but up. One of the bright spots featured was the genuine friendship between Prescott and staring running back Ezekiel Elliott. Some of it was purely fun, like watching Elliott try to wrap Prescott’s birthday present or steal his bicycle, but it was also football related. It showed the way they work together on the football field and the absolute intensity both share while playing the game. Not surprisingly, rookie linebacker Micah Parsons was also a prominent feature, showing off his athleticism and energy, as well as his propensity for trash talk. Of course, head coach Mike McCarthy and owner/general manager Jerry Jones had their share of screen time, and it was fun to learn that McCarthy is somewhat of a Mike Myers fan. The episode closed with the Hall of Fame game and some motivational talk from McCarthy, as well as more Parsons discussion with his mother. The episode was truly educational and entertaining as well as a little nostalgic for some, as it was reminiscent of the old days of NFL Films with its capture of the spirit and humanity behind the NFL. Let’s discuss! Please join us daily for the Daily Blitz at,, or the Dallas Cowboys Blitzcast YouTube Channel. And make sure to subscribe for all the latest videos and visual content! Then continue the conversation on our new forums, Twitter: @BlitzcastNFL and @IndyCarTim. To submit a question for the show please email us, or to submit your joke of the day to be considered for use on the air, email the show at with “Joke Of The Day” in the subject line. If we use your joke on the air we’ll send you a free DSP Media / Cowboys Blitzcast t-shirt or hat!