1. Welcome to CowboysZone!  Join us!  Come on!  You know you want to!

News: DMN: Bob Sturm: Why Cowboys will lose to Texans

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by BrAinPaiNt, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

    60,442 Messages
    3,711 Likes Received
    Bob Sturm

    On September 8, 2002, the Houston Texans played their first game in franchise history in front of their home fans and their brand new stadium. The opponent and the result could not have been more perfect as the Texans stomped Emmitt Smith and the Dallas Cowboys, 19-10. In reality, it was two teams who were going to be really bad in 2002 (they would sport a combined record of 9-23) playing a game that only mattered because of the historic ramifications of having two teams back in Texas.

    Nine seasons and 130 games later, the two teams meet again back at the same stadium for a game of much greater stakes. It should be noted that the only other time the two teams have met in the regular season was in 2006 in Dallas, a game that the Cowboys won easily, and a game that is best known for being the game BEFORE the Tony Romo era began for Dallas.

    But this game is significant to the whole league. And for wildly different reasons.

    LINK to full article
  2. Vertigo_17

    Vertigo_17 Well-Known Member

    2,260 Messages
    37 Likes Received
    excellent analysis, even if you don't like some/all of it. this kind of article is a refreshing break from the usual "sky is falling" writers

Share This Page