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News: TLH: Is There Enough Talent In Dallas To Make A Super Bowl Run?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CCBoy, Jul 18, 2014.

  1. Reverend Conehead

    Reverend Conehead Well-Known Member

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    On offense, yes. On defense, not even close, unless this last draft turns out to be a major bonanza in which we did everything right.
  2. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    I actually think Dallas has played to their talent level the past few years. They didn't go further because they didn't have enough talent (especially on Defense). Talent also doesn't stand still - meaning Ware wasn't as talented as he used to be. For me talent shows up when the field gets smaller and things tighten up toward end of season and into playoffs. Until Dallas starts winning playoff games they don't have enough talent.
  3. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    Your post is so general and open that it's really meaningless. That's like saying all 32 teams have a chance of making a Super Bowl run.
    Yeah, okay.
    But that statement is meaningless.

    Actually only 12 teams have a chance of making a Super Bowl run because only 12 teams make the playoffs.

    The Cowboys were an 8-8 team. They did not make the playoffs.

    So what makes you think they'll make the playoffs this year?

    Here's what's working against them.

    1. The No. 32 defense last year that had no playmakers. Ware was the only playmaker, if you could call him that. He got by on reputation, and even his reputation didn't serve him last year. We have no Ware. We had no Lee last year, and we'll have no Lee this year.

    2. We didn't add any bonafide playmakers on this defense, and we're essentially fielding a defense with younger players and marginal players we're hoping will play better.

    3. We have Romo, yes, but he's returning from a back ailment. And he's returning a year older.

    4. DeMarco Murray hasn't played a full season without injury. And he's getting older.

    5. Jason Witten is a year older.

    6. We have the same head coach we did last year, a coach who gave away games because he wouldn't run the ball.

    Those are the negatives.

    The one positive the Cowboys have going for them is a young offensive line. And I don't know if that's enough to propel the team back into contention.

    And that's not taking into account the improvements other teams have made that may push them into one of six playoff spots.

    So your position that the Cowboys can make a run for the Super Bowl isn't logical. It's just the wishful thinking of a fan.

    Now, anything can happen, and the Cowboys could make the Super Bowl. But, again, that's still wishful thinking when you consider the evidence.
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  4. Tawney88

    Tawney88 Well-Known Member

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    A fan at TLH take it for what it is.
  5. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Civility please. Thanks.
  6. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    Hey..

    For you?

    Nothing but the best, bro.
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  7. HappyOnions

    HappyOnions Datwin

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    Who knows with this team. For the last half decade or so all I've heard is how much "talent" this team has.

    Individually, I think we have a lot of talented players but of course football is a game where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

    If Murrary and Romo can stay healthy, then I think this team has enough offense to at least make the playoffs. Whether or not the talent is utilized properly is a completely different story.
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  8. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Ah yes.

    The blinders of fandom strike yet again.

    Only at this time of year, when no games are being played, can someone state that this defense has 'better players all around'. After losing Ware, Hatcher, and Sean Lee, this team has 'better players all around'.

    :rolleyes:
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  9. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    I saw a game just last season against the Bears where it looked to be the 'complete opposite'.
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  10. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Did anyone else find it more than a little odd that this 'article' talking about talent and a Super Bowl run would focus entirely on the offense while completely ignoring the defense?
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  11. NickZepp

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    There probably is enough talent offensively. Defense is probably the worst in the league and we haven't seen any change there other than some of the best players aren't coming back this year. It's tough to make a SB run with ownership that doesn't care about defense.
  12. Jstopper

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    Demarcus Ware of the almighty 6 sacks. This isn't 2009 anymore in case you forgot. Hatcher one year wonder Melton will play close to or equal and possibly even better because he won't have a garbage 1 tech next to him *cough cough* nick hayden. We missed sean lee half the year last year anyway so it's not like this is something we're not used to dealing with before. And even better it happened before the season so we have time to try to get the best replacement instead of in the middle of the year like last year. We actually have quality players and backups not bums of the couch. So yeah this team does have better players all around then the corpses we had last yearo_O
  13. stasheroo

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    Thanks for contributing nothing based on facts.

    There is no proven candidate to replace the future Hall of Famer Demarcus Ware.

    But of course since he's no longer wearing a star, he's no good any more. Typical.

    And Melton, coming off major ACL surgery, is expected to do a better job than Hatcher did last year? Only with blue glasses on...

    And, again, there's zero proven talent to replace Lee, so much so that they're trying to salvage Rolando McClain's failed career.

    This 'record-setting' defense has even less talent than it did last season.

    But some will cling to the 'nowhere to go but up' mantra because they think that's what a fan is required to do.

    Please don't dig your hole any deeper. You've embarrassed yourself plenty here already.
  14. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    So you're thinking probably a loss in the NFC Championship game?
  15. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    If he would have told us last year we had bums and corpses, I'd respect his stance now a little more. Otherwise it's just a case of spinning the status quo at all costs.

    As a lifelong Cowboys fan, I'm embarrassed by the defensive "talent" on this team.
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  16. Jstopper

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    Sigh. I'm going to hate having to educate you. So I added nothing based on facts huh? So Demarcus Ware having 6 sacks wasn't a fact apparently. Nobody is being asked to replace hall of fame Demarcus Ware, they are being asked to replace he of the almighty 6 sacks broken down body Demarcus Ware. Have you not watched him the past 2 seasons? But whatever. We weren't pulling guys off the couch to go defend nfl quarterbacks later that week. Guess that's not a fact either. If Hatcher was able to do things with a bum trash 1 tech helping what do you think Melton is gonna do with a legit 1 tech next to him? Everett brown, jarius Wynn, Landen Cohen, drake Nevis, Caesar rayford. Those bums I just named off were forced into EXTENSIVE playing time because of injuries. There's more facts for you buddy. But somehow this new defense has less talent than last year? Lmao right okay. Your lesson is now over, if you would like to be embarrassed some more come back and see me sometime.
  17. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Well, they were really really cold.
  18. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    And the glaring omission of mentioning anyone proven capable of replacing him. Don't think we all don't notice.

    (You're not good at this)

    Dream scenario? As well as he had before, performance Hatcher eclipsed last season. What else ya got? And who is this 1 tech you keep speaking of? When did we sign this 'stud' as I must have missed it?

    If I need my fix of 'embarrassment' , I'll keep reading your posts. You've brought nothing to this topic.

    Funny how you'll try to bash the players from last year and never provide a candidate who could be a proven improvement.

    For the record, we've all noticed.

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  19. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Wait, we got a legit 1 tech? When?
  20. Jstopper

    Jstopper Well-Known Member

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