Originally Posted by KDWilliams85
To have lofty expectations of any team at this point is irrational and unacceptable. You're not accounting for what could happen. You're taking into account events that already have.
Bottom line: Expectations at this point of the offseason are just stupid to have. Wait until after training camp to have expectations of the Cowboys.
"Irrational" or not, lofty expectations are the nature of fandom, and even the darkest of the darksider usually breathes unpolluted air before the season opens. "Unacceptable", laugh! Well to whom are lofty expectations unacceptable? Certainly not to Jerry Jones thru Bill Parcells on down to the rookies.
I have the expectation that at age 63 Bill Parcells will do everything possble not to suffer two consecutive losing seasons for the first time in his long career.
I have the expectation the money JJ threw around in offseason will result in more than last offseason's frugality.
I have the expectation what has been termed an A draft by even the perpetually cyncial like Rich Gosselin will bear reasonably ripe fruit.
I have the expectation injury will take its toll, breaks will fall against us as well as for us, our opponents will also be improved, and the unforseeable will raise its head a few times...but that the team will be improved, and demonstrate so.
The expectation that the franchise is on the right track, "stupid" tho it may be is borne of observing with something resembling a clear head and adequately functioning reason.
Enough has happened since January to logically expect a competitive year.