Too Little, Too Late

November 12, 2008

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Too Little, Too Late


           The Cowboys have a big game coming up this weekend against the Redskins.  But aren’t they all big games?  Yes, but this is a defining game for the 2008 Cowboys.  If the ‘Boys lose…the season is all but over.  If they win…they are back in the hunt for the wild-card race.  The Cowboys were the pre-season favorites to win the Super Bowl…but that’s why they play the games!


           The Cowboys should be in better position (at-least one would hope) than they have been in the previous three games.  They will have most, if not all, of their guns a blazing, come Sunday.  The Cowboys went 1-2 in Romo’s absence and now they find themselves three games back of the G-Men.  The division race is all but done, but the ultimate prize, the Super Bowl, is still within reach.  A far reach…but a reach none the less!


           If the Cowboys can just win enough games (probably 10) to get into the tournament, they will be a wild-card team that no one will want to face.  When the Cowboys have all of their weapons on offense healthy, they should be unstoppable…at-least on paper!  Where does a defense start?  Marion Barber, Felix Jones, Terrell Owens, Roy E. Williams, Jason Witten, Patrick Crayton, Miles Austin…oh yeah…Tony Romo…that’s a nightmare for a defensive coordinator!


           But, first things first, is Romo going to come in after a 4-week lay-off and be at the top of his game?  Will Romo and Williams have their timing down considering they have only practiced a few times together?  No and no…but that’s okay!  Anything has to be better than what we have seen since Romo has been out of the line-up.  Let’s just hope, that it’s not…too little, too late!


Short Shots:


If you were an NFL player, what would be worse…playing for the Lions or the Raiders?  It’s a toss up…but at-least the weather is better in California!


Last night, Terrell Owens was on Dave Letterman to promote his new book.  Terrell is racking up some frequent flyer miles this week.  Dallas to New York, then back to Dallas, and then to Washington, D.C. for Sunday night’s game, and then back to Dallas again.



The Tennessee Titans are 9-0…can they go 16-0?  Probably not, but then again, that’s probably a good thing…just ask the Patriots!


The Jets and the Patriots square off tomorrow night in Foxborough, MA.  The winner will be in sole possession of 1st place in the AFC East.  I bet NFL Network is happy with this match-up!  The only person disappointed is John Madden, since he won’t be able to say “Brett Favre” 247 times on national TV!

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