Originally posted on Blue Star  |  Last updated 11/3/11
In the wake of their 34-7 beatdown at the hands of the Eagles, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has spent all week in what some might consider a state of euphoric denial, insisting the loss didn't mean much and that the team will start winning lots of games. Now, I already posited that the Double J was saying this as a way of subtly making an ultimatum to Jason Garrett. But there's a reason that Jerry has cause to be legitimately optimistic, and that would be the Cowboys upcoming schedule. Have you seen it? Oh, people. Oh, what a gift. Here are the Cowboys' next five opponents: Seattle (2-5) Buffalo (5-2) at Washington (3-4) Miami (0-7) at Arizona (1-6) That's four games against losing teams over the course of five weeks. There's little doubt that Jerry looks at that schedule and sees a 7-5 record before the Cowboys close out with three divisional games in the final four weeks of the season. Meanwhile, the 3-4 Eagles have to face three winning teams in their next four, including the
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