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Only NFC East stadium where the Cowboys have a losing record against NFC East rivals......

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Red Dragon, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    ...............is, believe it or not, Cowboys Stadium.


    The Cowboys are 6-7 at Cowboys Stadium against the Eagles, Giants and Redskins - most of it due to the Cowboys being 0-4 against the Giants at Cowboys Stadium.



    The Cowboys are 5-5 against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

    The Cowboys are 2-1 against the Giants at Metlife Stadium.

    The Cowboys are 9-7 against the Redskins at FedEx Field.
  2. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Wow, that's pretty wild. A home-field advantage it certainly is not. It got a little bit better last season, and the crowd got more into it, but we have a long way to go.
  3. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    There actually seems to be very little homefield advantage in the NFC East in recent years. The Eagles were 5-0 against the Giants when playing on the road against the Giants from 2008-2011.
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    It always seems like the NFCE games in Dallas are primetime. Quick look has 8 of the 13 games being primetime (including a saturday game).

    I think the team could benefit from a little less attention at times.

    I hate the fact that that Dallas seems to be playing divisional openers every single year anymore. This year will make 3 of the past 4 seasons where Dallas has opened against a divisional opponent.

    One thing is for sure, Dallas definitely has a favorable schedule this year in terms of where the divisional opponents fall, even with the opener against the Giants. Catch all 3 of the divisional teams in the last 6 weeks of the season and finish with back to back divisional games.
  5. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita The Ultimate Cowbabe Zone Supporter

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    Ha ha, a trick question. That stat is more a reflection of the team's recent mediocrity more than anything else. I don't know the Cowboys record against other opponents at home, but I bet it's nothing to brag about. When we, yes we, start winning, all the records will improve, including this one.
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  6. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    Except that during the Cowboys' "recent mediocrity" (defined as the last 3 seasons,) they are....................

    ..........2-1 against the Giants, on the road;

    ..........2-1 against the Eagles, on the road.


    Doesn't make sense to blame the Cowboys' poor play at Cowboys Stadium on "mediocrity" when that same "mediocre" team played well on the road.
  7. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Isn't that the definition of mediocrity? Playing well at some times and playing poorly at others?

    I guess inconsistent is a better descriptor but not often does inconsistent deviate from average.
  8. DallasJ7

    DallasJ7 Active Member

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    That's a very small sample size though when you reduce it just to NFC East teams the past few years. And specifically against the Eagles, the 2010 game was a meaningless game played with back-ups, and in 2012 we caught them in a middle of a horrific 8 game losing streak.

    I mean really, you just have to look at the Cowboys overall record at home the past 3 years (11-13), which is basically reflective of their mediocrity and of having no home-field advantage.
  9. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    One of the few nice memories of the Campo 5-11 years was that that the Cowboys extended their winning streak over the Redskins to 10 games in a row.
  10. fatboygixxer

    fatboygixxer Active Member

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    We start dominating, and playing mistake free football and the noise will come..I just gotta believe..
  11. Califan007

    Califan007 Well-Known Member

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    Um, isn't that the same for all the NFC East teams? lol...I know it is for the Skins and Giants.
  12. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    it's not about the stadium, it' about the team.
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  13. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    The Cowboys are only 2 games above 500 at Cowboys Stadium. They've lost more games at home than they've won since 2010.
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  14. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Plus primetime games are usually matchups against good teams... NBC isn't going to schedule (or flex late in the year) a game against the terrible Rams of a couple years ago, for instance.
  15. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    If you want to be a playoff team, you have to beat good teams.
  16. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    Sometimes it is all about homefield advantage.

    Take the 1999 season, for instance. The Cowboys finished 8-8, a very mediocre record. But they were 7-1 at home and 1-7 on the road.
  17. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    You also have to beat teams at home.
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  18. MS17

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    At least Philadelphia has grass playing surface now. The green concrete was horrible back in the 90s, but I guess you expect that when you have night court and a judge at the stadium.
  19. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    The use to have a jail at the old Vet. Hopefully they remembered to release everyone before they imploded it. It's a wonder they didn't find Jimmy Hoffa buried between the seams in the turf when they finally pulled it up and replaced it.
  20. Red Dragon

    Red Dragon Well-Known Member

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    But that same team is 2-1 against the Giants at MetLife Stadium while 0-4 against the Giants at Cowboys Stadium.

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