The Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins game that will decide the NFC East is moving to prime time.
Like all NFL teams, the Dallas Cowboys adhere to the “24-Hour Rule.’’ Following a game, the team is allowed 24 hours to celebrate a win or 24 hours to mourn a loss. Then, emotionally and psychologically, it must move on.
3-5. That’s where the Cowboys stood on Nov. 4 after a loss to the then undefeated Atlanta Falcons. Despite the poor start, the team is now in a three-way tie for the NFC East Division lead.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can’t help but think about the New York Giants going from 7-7 to a Super Bowl title last season
The Philadelphia Eagles will again be without Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy when they play at Dallas on Sunday night.
“Well I thought we’d be better than this,” said Jones. “I knew we were in a league that has a lot of competition, but I thought we’d be better.”
The Philadelphia Eagles’ game at the Dallas Cowboys will remain on Sunday night Dec. 2 even though neither team has a winning record.
All that talk of who might be replacing Cowboys coach Jason Garrett figures to be secondary — at least this week — to how the team can stay in the NFC East race.
Dallas scored big on all sides of the ball and pumped some life back into the NFC East race.
The Cowboys (3-3) embarrassed the defending Super Bowl champions 24-17 in the NFL kickoff Sept. 5, and the host Giants (5-2) readily admit it.
Without that imperfect win at Carolina after consecutive losses, the Cowboys really would have been in a scramble going into a stretch of four division games over the next six weeks.
Fans of America’s Team are going for the gold today, and it has nothing to do with the Olympics.