Following a dismal performance in Atlanta, the Dallas Cowboys finally face the ultimate test: The Philadelphia Eagles. Can Big D stand and deliver at home?
Well, that was a bad game. There’s really nothing else to say about the way the Dallas Cowboys performed in Atlanta.
We could add a few words:
• Low point
But, no matter your poison, the truth is there are bigger problems on its way to Big D. You see, Dallas doesn’t have time to feel sorry for themselves, or pluck excuses from the excuse tree.
The Philadelphia Eagles, with a screaming 8-1 record, are on their way to Dallas. The game is set for a prime, Sunday night slot. This is where they could leapfrog our beloved Boys at 9-1, creating extra distance to capture the division crown. A loss, for the Cowboys, on the other hand, could be crippling.
Not only would America’s Team be kissing the NFC East crown goodbye, they’d be fighting an uphill battle for a Wild Card spot in the NFL Playoffs. You think the loss to the Falcons was bad? How about losing to a division rival, who are coming off a bye week? Great.
Here are other concerns I can’t shake off…