The Cowboys are in trouble. They’re coming off a heartbreaking loss to the Giants in which they clawed their way back from a 23 point deficit only to have Dez Bryant’s game-winning touchdown catch in the final minute called back because his fingertips were out of bounds as he landed. They have been anything but consistent all season; playing different football every different week. The problems multiply as the season goes on, and eventually you begin to realize that even if the Cowboys were to win their division and make the playoffs they would be as flimsy a threat as they were in 2008, when they were the no. 1 seed and were ousted (by the Giants) in the divisional round. It would be difficult for me to tell you that there is hope because, after all, I’ve seen this movie before. We all have.
However, there actually is hope for this team. They can turn it around and salvage what is rapidly turning into yet another completely disappointing season—which would make it arguably the 9th straight completely disappointing season for “America’s Team”. Here are 3 changes the Cowboys must make if they want to reverse the losing trend in Dallas: