I sat down with Darren Woodson in January 2017 for a discussion about the Dallas dynasty of the 1990s. The roughly 30-minute sit-down is part of a larger audio project on the Cowboys dynasty that should be completed and released later this year.
Here is the complete interview with Woodson, including timestamped topics.
WARNING: Some brief, strong language appears in the interview without edits.
3:09 Woodson on the vibe surrounding the Cowboys in 1992
6:47 Woodson on how the abundance of talent created some tension
11:09 Woodson on how competitiveness made everyone better
14:06 Woodson on the turning point of Super Bowl XXVIII
16:28 Woodson on the strong player leadership
19:23 Woodson on how aware players were of Jimmy/Jerry tension
21:25 Woodson on if Norv Turner or Butch Davis would have been a better successor to Jimmy Johnson
24:40 Woodson on the team’s approach in 1994 and 1995
30:11 Woodson on how free agency and the salary cap ended the dynasty
31:18 Woodson on whether Jimmy’s departure of free agency had a greater impact on Dallas’ decline in the 1990s