Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/25/14
The Dallas Cowboys are close to being a Super Bowl contender. None other than Roger Staubach said so. Let's hope Jerry Jones wasn't listening. Staubach, the legendary Cowboys quarterback, told The Dallas Morning News that the Cowboys are "headed in the right direction" and referred to Tony Romo as a "franchise quarterback." Staubach, who has always been loyal to his former team, made his comments Monday night during a 40th reunion of the 1971 Cowboys who won Super Bowl VI. The Hall of Famer also praised the work of coach Jason Garrett, who was himself a former Cowboys quarterback. "I think he has the team prepared very well," Staubach said. "It's just a matter of everybody clicking." The 1971 Cowboys were famous for finally winning the big one and shedding the franchise's nickname of "Next Year's Champions." Staubach told The News the current Cowboys are in a similar situation as a team looking to get over...
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