Found November 17, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Tony Romo
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys are no longer in first place in the NFC East for the first time this season and are only a game from falling in to third place after the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants emerged victorious during the ‘Boys bye week. The NFC East Standings currently look like this after Sunday’s results: NFC East Standings Philadelphia Eagles 6-5 Dallas Cowboys 5-5 New York Giants 4-6 Washington Redskins 3-7 Since the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Washington Redskins, the Cowboys will begin their final six-game push looking up at the Eagles in the division. Today marked Philadelphia’s third straight win, and Nick Foles seems to be seizing the reigns in Chip Kelly’s offense. Uh-oh. The Cowboys do in fact still control their own destiny and their Week 17 game against Philadelphia is seeming to look more and more like a de facto NFC East title game. However, lets not forger about another familiar foe that is knocking at the heels of the Cowboys: the New York Giants. The Giants have won four games in a row after starting the season 0-6, and have a huge showdown looming with the Cowboys next week in the Meadowlands. If the Giants win that game, the Cowboys could drop all the way to third place in the NFC East after seeming in control for much of the season. If the Cowboys win that game, Romo and Co. can basically cement the Giants playoff’s aspirations and would be left competing with the Philadelphia Eagles for the chance to host a home playoff game. In rather concerning circumstances though, it seems as if the Cowboys ship is steadily sinking, while the Eagles and Giants are starting to soar. The Cowboys must right their ineffective offense and horrific defense in the bye week, otherwise by next Sunday, they could be on the outside looking in with a loss. The team should be looking at 7-5 after games against beatable opponents in the New York Giants and Oakland Raiders. But nothing is given in today’s NFL, and the Cowboys never make things easy on themselves. NFC East games are almost always close, and the Raiders aren’t a team that will just roll-over on Thanksgiving. They must capitalize on their rather soft schedule the last two weeks of November, before December matches loom with the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers (who might have Aaron Rodgers back by then), and eventually the Eagles again. The Romo-Coaster is about to take off after a week hiatus. Will it end up high or will it end up low? I’m not sure anyone could tell you at this point .The bye week has surely helped build intrigue in what will be a rather exciting six week chase for one playoff spot.

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