ARLINGTON, Texas When the Cowboys led the Redskins, 3-0, in the first quarter Thursday, the skies were blue through the open roof at Cowboys Stadium.
Then dark clouds rolled in and a light rain began. Even if you're not into omens, it was pretty spooky that the darkness coincided with the Redskins taking the control of the game.
Washington scored 28 points in the second quarter of an eventual 38-31 win over Dallas.
With that loss, a dark cloud has grown even bigger over the Cowboys. Doubts have also grown just a little bigger about head coach Jason Garrett's ability to weather this storm.
The Cowboys aren't completely out of it at 5-6, but they are not far from it. The Cowboys are now tied with the Redskins for second place in the NFC East with the Redskins currently owning the head-to-head tiebreaker.
The Giants are 6-4 and on a two-game losing streak. It's conceivable they could come back to the field, but it's not conceivable the Cowboys are capable of ...