3 things the Cowboys must do the next two weeks to avoid another Cardinals disaster

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2. Defense needs to get back to creating turnovers

The Cowboys are at their best when their defense can do just as much scoring as their offense. After the blowout loss to the San Francisco 49ers, the defense looked right against the two Los Angeles teams. Dallas came up with a big 4th down stop in the third quarter and an interception by Stephon Gilmore that sealed the win against the Chargers. Against the Rams DaRon Bland picked off his third pass of the season that went for a touchdown.

The turnovers disappeared for the defense in Philadelphia. In fact, Dallas lost the turnover battle 1-0 with a lost fumble. Fortunately, the offense kept pace with the Eagles most of the game. Questions remain. Has the offense finally turned the corner on being consistent with Mike McCarthy calling plays? Can you bank on a performance like that from Dak Prescott week in and week out? The next two games could start to answer those questions.

Dallas has arguably the second best defense in the league will All-Pros at multiple positions. Despite the injuries to Trevon Diggs and Leighton Vander Esch, the group has beaten up easily on teams below .500. Facing DeVito and Young, Micah Parsons, DeMarcus Lawrence and the rest of the gang should be licking their chops. Dan Quinn should bring up the Arizona game at least once these next two weeks just to put it in this defense's mind that this is still the NFL and every team prepares.