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History repeating itself?

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

  1. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    The young no name defense will be just fine watch.
     
  2. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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  3. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    ?
     
  4. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I remember it well. I won $25 bucks off of a 49ers fan when that team made the playoffs. I don't see near the potential and excitement surrounding this team. Some of that has to do with Romo and Witten approaching the end of their careers. The core group of good defensive players are gone as well. By the time the defense is fixed, the team will be looking for a QB. In the past, Jerry has struggled in that area. The timing stinks for all areas of this team to come together at the same time.
     
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  5. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    I see some of the culture of how those Cowboys were built. This team will have some young guys on defense and one nasty on offense. Don't give up on them now...like a troll.
     
  6. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I think that was a post by my two year old grandson when he had my phone. He has strong opinions on the topic.
     
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  7. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Awesome.
     
  8. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    There is no telling where this team will end up. I really hope we have enough health to be able to evaluate the team.
     
  9. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    When this team starts beating winning teams....and stops beating themselves in games and the coach quits botching plays then I'll believe.
     
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  10. MikeT22

    MikeT22 Well-Known Member

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    Well then, if we're not comparing talent levels then I guess this team reminds me of the '92/'93 Cowboys teams. Both have a HC, an offense, a defense and special teams. Of course the talent levels aren't the same but other than that this years team is just like those SB teams!
     
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  11. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    And like that team, if we want to have any chance we'll have to bring in a new coach.
     
  12. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Very legit worry right there.

    But also the defensive core
     
  13. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    QB... coming off pretty serious back surgery. If health, I agree this is a "Check"

    Running game... it will be a "check" when the coaches commit to running the ball. Not a "Check" until they do.

    OL becoming a strength... agreed and HALLELUYA finally a "Check"

    Explosive receivers... I'd say we have 1 explosive WR. I'll give it a half check.

    A young and fast defense with something to prove... ummmm, check? But it doesn't mean they'll do anything. They might just prove that they do, in fact, suck. Technically a "Check" due to your wording, but the defense has a long long long long long long long long loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong way to go.

    I see 9-7 as our best case scenario.


    I just don't get excited anymore. Fool me once (Jerrah), shame on you. Fool me 17 times (years), shame on me.
     
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  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    That is probably closer to the truth than any wild speculation even the so called experts could come up with.
     
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  15. Coy

    Coy Well-Known Member

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    Two problems, Troy was about 24 years or so, Tony is 34.
    Jimmy vs Garrett is laughable to say the least.
     
  16. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Count me in with those so-called experts guessing correctly yet again that the Cowboys will not be a contender this year.
     
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  17. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    Nah, we're going to pull a Denver 97-98. :)
     
  18. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    OK but I've heard everything from 3-13 to 11-5 and a playoff appearance.
     
  19. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    espn can throw stuff up against the wall with the best of them, what you heard and reality are completely different. Much like i heard a lot of sunshine pumping last year, 8-8 was reality despite many people looking at it straight in the face.
     
  20. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I am with you on this. Garrett has coached his way to four wins over teams with winning records IIRC.
     
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