ARLINGTONThe same thing is only kind of on the line for the Cowboys and Redskins when they meet in Landover, Maryland for what basically amounts to The NFC East Championship game Sunday.
Yes, thanks to the strange world of NFL tiebreakers and the Giants getting their butts whipped in Baltimore, the Boys-Skins winner wins the division and the accompanying playoff berth. It is not right, however, to say they are playing for the same thing.
Because if the Redskins lose, it will be a sad day but they will get up and think Damn, but we are on the right track. We got this amazing quarterback who is going into his second year, his second freaking year. Things are only going to get better."
If the Cowboys lose, what they say will sound something like "Oh bleep. What the bleepity bleep now?"
The Cowboys are not young, nor is this their first rodeo with being close. They are the kings of close. Hell, on Sunday, they had engineered this amazing comeback and forced overtime after being d...