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History repeating itself?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by blindzebra, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Anyone else seeing some similarities in how this team is put together and the 91 Cowboys?

    QB...check

    Running game...check

    OL becoming a strength...check

    Explosive receivers...check

    A young and fast defense with something to prove...check

    If we get that wave on the DL working I can easily see 11-5 and a couple of playoff games.
     
  2. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    In before the Jimmy and JG comparisons begin.
     
  3. Cebrin

    Cebrin Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha. Stiff Hair Vs Fellow Ginger.
     
  4. Cebrin

    Cebrin Well-Known Member

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    I love your optimism. No sarcasm at all. Although, I'm excited to see all of the soul crushers that will soon give way to your post. Cheers! :D
     
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  5. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    I can see it on the offense but not the d. The coach is not even close.
     
  6. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    No. Let this team do something in the regular season, then maybe checked.
     
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  7. Mountaineerfan

    Mountaineerfan Active Member

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    gotta love the 2am post beverage post.
     
  8. DABOYZ

    DABOYZ Active Member

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    optimism..check
    reality....yet to be checked
     
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  9. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    You just listen to the Tony Romo NFL Network interview, zebra? Sounds like Tony might agree with you, though he thinks we might be a year or so away. Also sounds like he might be pretty sure we're on the right course and looking to maintain the status quo. That's a little reading in between the lines, but not all that much.
     
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  10. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 Hold The Door! Zone Supporter

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    I don't see it, but hey... I'm happy someone does... might sight ain't what it used to be.
     
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  11. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I definately don't see it with the D.
     
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  12. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I see it a little bit. What may be missing is that great DL although I'm not disparaging this latest version. I think they will be an asset esp if Spencer contributes. I think we're a player or two away on D.

    I'm thinking the O will average 30+ppg and the D around 20. That should make some waves if the turnover diff is a + one.
     
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  13. Bungarian

    Bungarian Butt Monkey

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    I am all for optimism but did you just compare this team to one of the greatest NFL teams of all time?
     
  14. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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  15. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    The Triplets were drafted back to back to back over three consecutive years. You could see the team progressing before your eyes year after year. It was 1-15, 7-9, 11-4, 13-3. Everything was pointing upward. It was undeniable and quite thrilling. Unfortunately, I don't feel that with this team, but if we're on our way to another special era, I don't care how we get there as long as the process begins.

    Ironically, before the 91 season all the experts were saying Dallas is two years away. So they don't know what the heck they're talking about, then or now.
     
  16. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    No. It's a little late to start doing this anyway with a 34 year old QB. Besides the defense is just awful. I don't see any similarities with the 91 team. That team you could tell was going up. This team is stuck in mediocrity.
     
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  17. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me? Zone Supporter

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    This coming form a guy called blindzebra.........You can't make this stuff up.
     
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  18. Califan007

    Califan007 Well-Known Member

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    Have the Cowboys ever averaged 30+ ppg in a season? (I obviously don't know lol)
     
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  19. DallasEast

    DallasEast Cowboys 24/7/365

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    Another year. Another season. Another opportunity to see if football fan predeterminism is validated yet again or the team can take the next step.

    Why is it taking so long for September to get here? Must hunt for a time machine on Ebay. :)

    Good OP BZ. I have my fingers crossed for improved defensive play in 2014.
     
  20. mitchell2254

    mitchell2254 Well-Known Member

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    I want to feel the same way as you, I really do - but, having JG tempers my expectations.

    I normally hate on Romo but he has all the weapons to have a fantastic season.
     

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