Found September 19, 2013 on
Football and Futbol:
We’ve all seen this movie before.
The Dallas Cowboys started the season on fire.
They forced the New York Giants to commit 6 turnovers. The last time the Cowboys forced that many turnovers in a game was 2003, and I was 9 years old.
Most of the time when a team causes that many turnovers it’s a blowout. However, the Giants still had a chance to win that game in the fourth quarter, but the Boys still got the win.
Obviously, no defense will force 6 turnovers every week, but I still liked their chances to beat the Kanas City Chiefs.
Then they went out there and dropped the ball, literally and figuratively.
Dez Bryant had a monster game, but he dropped a key pass. It could have potentially been a touchdown to give the Cowboys the lead.
The defense didn’t have any turnovers, but they still had a chance to make a key stop with a little over two minutes left. Morris Claiborne was called for pass interference on third down and that basically ended their chances.
Now this loss isn’t the end of the world. The Cowboys can still put together a solid season. Just look what the other NFC East teams are doing.
Their playoff hopes will probably come down to the last 2 weeks of the season again. I’d like to think that they’ll be able to get it done. But from what I’ve seen so far, it’s going to be another rollercoaster season.
But then again, when isn’t it a rollercoaster when it comes to America’s team.
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