Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 12/9/12
One of the most maddening things about Jason Garrett may have been a source of strength to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Garrett's message on a day-to-day basis can be frustratingly repetitive, but I believe that approach played a large role in the Cowboys' come-from-behind 20-19 win in Cincinnati on Sunday. The Cowboys had to play a game following one of the most unthinkable tragedies in the history of the organization. A member of the club's practice squad, Jerry Brown, was killed in a single-car accident in the early hours of Saturday morning, and his former college teammate and Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent is in jail on charges of intoxication manslaughter. Garrett informed players of Brown's passing moments before the team charter departed for Cincinnati on Saturday afternoon. In that context, a game against a talented AFC opponent seemed incredibly insignificant, but also unavoidable. You hear people talking about teams rallying around tragic circumstances, but that sound...
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