Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/21/12
This week's game between the New Orleans Saints (6-8) and the Dallas Cowboys (8-6) could take many twists and turns with both teams playing some of their best football of the season.The Saints are coming off of a Week 15 41-0 dismantling of NFC South division rival Buccaneers, while the Cowboys pulled off a 27-24 dramatic overtime win against the Steelers.The past five games against the Saints have not gone well for the Cowboys with a 1-4 record dating back to December of 2003.The Cowboys' lone win came in December of 2009 by a score of 24-17 behind the running of Marion Barber. Wide receiver Miles Austin also stood out for the Cowboys scorching the Saints' secondary for 139 yards on seven catches and one touchdown.Since that win, Barber has all but left the NFL and Austin is fighting with star Dez Bryant and a crop of young talent led by Kevin Olgletree and Dwayne Harris.With DeMarco Murray as the feature back for the Cowboys, they stand a good chance for a repeat performance of th...
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