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Game: ***Cowboys vs Raiders post game thread***

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Nov 28, 2013.

  1. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Yep, a team that dares to play the Cowboys is doomed to be sitting on their couches come playoff time. That's two in a row.
  2. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Yes, but that's W, L, W, L, W, W. This is the first time this season we've broken the pattern, I believe.
  3. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    Yep. And when a team has their season on the line? They throw it all out there.
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Not really. I refuse to lower my acceptance bar and rejoice for coming back two scores to beat a bad Raiders team on Thanksgiving day.

    This was more a feeling of relief than an inspiring win. Thank God we were playing the Raiders.
  5. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Agreed.

    That opening kickoff/fumble recovery for TD was the equivalent of a heart punch.

    It seemed like it took the team a little while to shake off the affects.
  6. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    Yes, for the first time since the Denver game, I felt our offense finally found its stride ... although I think the effort was more comparable to the St. Louis game.
  7. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Without the opening kickoff snafu, the Cowboys would have won a laugher IMO.
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  8. ohiocowboysfan25

    ohiocowboysfan25 Active Member

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    I have to give credit where credit is do, I love the way the JG made adjustments at halftime and the boys came out to play in the 2nd half of the game. They came out to play in the 2nd half and did a great job making a come back and getting this win. I'm very happy with 7-5 and I can't wait for Chicago in 11 days. :)
  9. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

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    I agree. That takes the wind out of a lot of team's sails.
  10. vlad

    vlad Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I was most excited about the way the offense played in that 2nd half...balance, smart play design, good use of talent...getting Witten back in the mix. Hopefully that pace and use of both backs will continue.

    Now if we can only get the freaking play called earlier so we come to the line with like 15 seconds to go instead of 8!
  11. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Did we make adjustments? Did the defense play better? Or did we just play the Raiders?
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  12. Jammer

    Jammer Retired Air Force Guy Zone Supporter

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    I expected a low key, easy win. I didnt expect it happening until 4th quarter. I will take it; however.
  13. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

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    I wish they would open up the offense a little. We lead the league in fewest turnovers. Now a part of that is the conservative play. We're also losing some close games by not turning Romo loose.
  14. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    THere are no easy games in this league. Even against a bad Raiders team. They were primed and ready to play being that it was Thanksgiving. We could have easily crapped this game away but didn't. Give us credit for the comeback and give them credit for coming to play. There really isn't much separation in this league anymore between good, average, and bad. The bad can and have beaten the good. Seattle had to come back from 21 points down against a winless Tampa Bay at home to win. the Colts were blown out at home by a bad Rams team and on and on. We weathered the storm and won against a team that came to play. I like how we fought back.
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  15. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

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    Yes we made adjustments. We backed off press coverage while still playing some man under and we dropped the LBers deeper into coverage which cut off some passing lanes.
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  16. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Nope. I do not agree.

    The Dallas Cowboys used to stand for something. I will not be okay with simply being one of the pack.

    Hey, guys...it's okay. Look at the Bengals.

    Feh.
  17. landroverking

    landroverking Well-Known Member

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    I think we beat the Sheagles and forskins back to back.
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  18. 30yrheel

    30yrheel Well-Known Member

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    Most impressed by the running game. Murray and Dunbar both had some good runs.
  19. ohiocowboysfan25

    ohiocowboysfan25 Active Member

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    A bad Raiders team or not, the def held them to 3pts in the 2nd half which I can't complain about and never will. As I kept hearing about KC, you can only play the teams on your schedule, you don't get to play who you want, when you want. I'm not claiming that Dallas is now world beaters or anything but I'm happy with their adjustments during halftime and the way they played in the 2nd.
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  20. 30yrheel

    30yrheel Well-Known Member

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    Today s NFL. Parity is what they want

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