Excerpt: "The Dallas Cowboys have a knack for losing in inexplicable ways that are somehow familiar. The script changes, but the sloppiness remains.
A team, an owner, a coach can only take so much.
"Our clock's running. It's running and we're starting to get very urgent. We're starting to run out of opportunities,"Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said after Dallas' 29-24 loss to the New York Giants.
A 3-4 record in the NFC is not the same as the AFC. Dallas can't afford to keep falling further behind the competition. Five of the Cowboys' final seven games are at home, but they are digging too big a hole. Their next "opportunity" comes at the home of the undefeated Atlanta Falcons.
Jones said the 2011 season was the most disappointing of his tenure as owner. We can only imagine what this one feels like. The Cowboys often control the action, but they give games away due to penalties, turnovers, game management, and bad coaching.
Coach Jason Garrett might be running out of opportunities, too." Read more...