Within the remaining minutes of the Dallas Cowboys’ 34-17 loss to the Ravens on Tuesday night time, Troy Aikman tore the franchise down in a brutally sincere second during which he puzzled the place this group goes from right here as a result of it has so many points to be mounted within the offseason.
As he spoke, Fox Sports activities began taking part in Lynyrd Skynyrd’s basic tune “Tuesday’s Gone” as they confirmed unhappy Dallas Cowboys defenders sitting on the bench earlier than going to business.
It was all so good and all so unhappy for a franchise the continues to be thrust upon is in primetime slots as a result of a lot of folks watch and so they usually see a lot of Cowboys losses.
This Cowboys crew has change into like so many different Cowboys groups prior to now – completely irrelevant to the larger image of the NFL and the race for the playoffs and the Tremendous Bowl.
The loss to Baltimore drops the Dallas Cowboys to 3-9 and whereas the NFC East is unquestionably gross this 12 months, there simply can’t be a manner during which this listless Dallas crew can contend for a division title down the stretch.
Let’s take a look at the NFC East for a second, we could?
In Week 13, Colt McCoy led the Giants to a win over the Seahawks in Seattle. In Week 13, Alex Smith led Washington to a win over the beforehand unbeaten Steelers in Pittsburgh.
In week 13, the Eagles, nicely, they stunk.
In Week 13, Andy Dalton and all of the expertise he has as a beginning QB couldn’t lead the Dallas Cowboys to a win over the Ravens. The success of McCoy and Smith means it can save you it with any discuss in regards to the Cowboys lacking their beginning QB. Sure, lacking Dak Prescott is brutal for Dallas within the general image. However Dalton nonetheless may have completed one thing in opposition to the Ravens.
As a substitute, the Dallas Cowboys usually seemed misplaced on protection and couldn’t do sufficient on offense to pose any severe risk to Lamar Jackson and the Ravens.
This franchise hasn’t been an element within the race for the Tremendous Bowl for fairly a while. They haven’t received a divisional spherical playoff sport for the reason that 1995 season, which can also be once they final performed within the Tremendous Bowl.
Through the years they’ve had plenty of seasons that started with such excessive expectations, solely to see these seasons finish nicely earlier than Week 17.
Right here they’re once more and, as Aikman stated, who is aware of how they even begin to repair this factor.
Talking of the Cowboys, Tony Romo went on Jimmy Kimmel and did some hilarious impersonations of Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, and Brett Favre.