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The cowboys shouldn’t have been written off.  Win over Bears shows why.


If you were written off the Dallas Cowboys after Dak Prescott suffered a hand injury in Game 1 of the season, shame on you.

Well, shame on us because I sure canceled them too.

As frustrating and at times predictable as Team USA has been on the field for the past three decades, the Cowboys deserve an apology.

After eight games and heading into their bye week, the Cowboys are 6-2 and in playoff talks after a 49-29 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon.

They could also be one of the best teams in the NFL. But it’s up to them to decide in the second half of the season.

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How the Cowboys deal with injuries and improve their run defense will be their biggest challenges as they continue to chase the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles (8-0) in an NFC East that has three teams with at least six victories.

But in a year the 49ers acquired Christian McCaffrey to stay in contention, while defending champion Rams, Tom Brady’s Buccaneers and Aaron Rodgers’ Packers struggle mightily, the Cowboys have a chance to make noise in the conference.

“I have a lot of faith in myself and in this team and what we’re capable of doing,” Prescott told reporters after his second game after hand surgery. He led the Cowboys offense to 42 of the team’s 49 points against Chicago, including scores on their first four drives.


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