3 reasons why the Cowboys’ losing skid will end against the Saints

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1. Saints are struggling

After starting the year 5-2 the Saints looked like a playoff-caliber team. That is no longer the case, over the last four weeks the Saints are 0-4 and are allowing just over 30 points per game.

They even gave up 40 points to a bad Philadelphia Eagle team that just recently scored seven points against the New York Giants. The Saints have a strong number one cornerback in Marcus Lattimore but teams have still had success throwing the ball against them.

New Orleans allowed Bills quarterback Josh Allen to throw four touchdown passes last week while only having 5 incompletions. Going into Wednesday the Saints had 10 players on their injury report. So they are not very healthy either.

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It is important that the Cowboys get off to a fast start in this game. I mentioned last week how slow starts are hurting the Cowboys and they can not allow it to happen again. If the Cowboys can get an early lead and force the Saints to throw they should be in great shape.