What will it take to convince you Cowboys are for real this year?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by sjmike, Oct 5, 2021.

  1. Jipper

    Jipper Well-Known Member

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    In the last 20 years the cowboys have had 4 teams with defenses in the top 10 in points allowed and 7 in the top 10 in yards allowed....they still are not a shut down defense but they are much improved.

    We are 4 games in and directionally look much better, but we have seen the cowboys get off to strong starts many times before and blow it in the first round.

    Again, my point is this team has to show that it has the metal to win a divisional game or its not much different from what we have seen over the past decade...teams that are good in the regular season, dominant even at times, but that can't win when it really counts.

    I'm optimistic, but that's what I need to see to fully buy in
  2. JWeekender

    JWeekender Well-Known Member

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    As soon as I see Giants fans smashing their TVs and crying on YouTube, then I will know that the Cowboys are for real.
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  3. iRepDatStar

    iRepDatStar Well-Known Member

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    Can I ask... if everything is a check according to you then why is owner negative?.. wouldn't the owner be responsible for all the checks.. that's a contradiction no?
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  4. Whyjerry

    Whyjerry Well-Known Member

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    For real? If that means playoffs I am already convinced. If that means SB maybe 10 wins in a row will do it.
  5. Shane612

    Shane612 Well-Known Member

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    If I see Jerry Jones hoist the Lombardi at the podium.
  6. Hagman

    Hagman Put Niland and Green in the ROH

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    I will start to believe when the team begins to release over paid, under performing players and starts to get rid of the sense of entitlement that’s held this team back for too long.
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  7. Fontaine

    Fontaine Well-Known Member

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    This thread just got interesting:popcorn:
  8. starfan1

    starfan1 Well-Known Member

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    I believe already ! Defense needs to keep improving but they got me
  9. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    If they actually released Jaylon Smith
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  10. RicKospia

    RicKospia Active Member

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    If they keep winning !
  11. JoeKing

    JoeKing Diehard

    CowboysZone DIEHARD Fan
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    Beat KC in KC. Then I'll believe.
  12. Nova

    Nova Ntegrase96

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    I’m mostly convinced, still somewhat pending time and more proof.

    We finally have good safety and DT play. We haven’t had that combo since 2007, and you just can’t win without that.

    Not saying we will win the super bowl, but we look like a team that can survive the playoffs.

    We still have a massive Achilles heel with our kicker and HC though.
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  13. CowboyRoy

    CowboyRoy Well-Known Member

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    Jaylon Smith getting cut......................wait?
  14. doomsday808

    doomsday808 Well-Known Member

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    The release of Jaylon today for sure.
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  15. McKDaddy

    McKDaddy Well-Known Member

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    Not just giving a vet a spot on the team and trying to sell me that he deserves it. Oh dang, I'ma believer!!
  16. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    Because 25 years.
  17. Xeven

    Xeven Well-Known Member

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    Some games where we dominate. Have not seen that and most SB champs dominate at least some games in a season.We win a lot on flags and lucky turn overs which is fine as long as it is against good teams.

    We need to walk away with a win on occasion. Every game with Cowboys has me puckered up in 4th quarter.

    42-12 in 4th.
  18. RaZon

    RaZon Well-Known Member

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    It happened yesterday when Jimmy Johnson talked about us being legit SB contenders. That will work!
  19. Steve007

    Steve007 Well-Known Member

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    It depends on what you mean "for real" Winning the division? Winning a playoff game? Superbowl? They are for real if you are talking about wining their division or a playoff game. We have seen this before where they start out looking great even winning 13 games and chocking in the playoffs.
  20. sjmike

    sjmike Well-Known Member

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    Definitely looks like the team thinks they're for real by releasing Jaylon. If you don't perform, you're out of here, contract or not

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