Originally written December 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Context is something that is always required to understand what information you are looking at and how much of what seems real can actually be believed. Context tells us if all of this money that our paycheck contains is actually surplus, or whether it has been earmarked for other purposes already. Context tells us if losing 5 pounds is either the destination or the start of the journey. And that is why in this particular win over that particular team, it might require some context to examine what December may have in store for the 2012 Dallas Cowboys. Yes, it was a season sweep against a hated rival and a 3rd divisional win in 5 games. But, can we read anything more into it other than the fact that they beat a bad team that cannot wait for things to end in 2012 and a team whose fans now fear wins because it destroys their draft position? They beat a team who knows it is about to be burned to the ground and its remnants will be scattered. Can that truly tell us anything? Yes, it...
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