The Cowboys are 8-4, but if the season ended today they would not be in the playoffs. After Thursday’s visit to Chicago, they go to Philadelphia, host Indianapolis, and finish at Washington.
Colt McCoy directed Washington to Kai Forbath’s 40-yard field goal in overtime and Dallas was unable to answer after Tony Romo returned from an apparent injury, sending the Redskins to a 20-17 victory on Monday night that snapped the Cowboys’ six-game winning streak.
The immediate future doesn’t seem bright for the Dallas Cowboys, so to pile on, NFL commentator Sean Salisbury says “they’re a Tony Romo injury away from being 2-14.”
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Despite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America’s team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.
For many football fans, Week 16 of the season is even bigger than the Super Bowl because it is their personal Super Bowl. It is the week with money on the line. Week 16 is the week fantasy football champions are crowned.
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
One week after combining for 99 points in a shootout loss with the Denver Broncos, the Dallas Cowboys were held to 14 points in the first half against the Washington Redskins.
If the NFL has borrowed anything from the NBA, it’s the concept that a league generates more revenue when fans can identify with star players. Subsequently, the NFL has created an illusion that the position of quarterback trumps all other positions on the field.