Plain and simply put, the Dallas Cowboys were not supposed to be there today. They lost Tony Romo in preseason. Then they lost backup Kellen Moore. In comes Dak Prescott, a rookie. What now?
Fast forward to today.
The Dallas Cowboys were supposed to win tonight. They were well rested. They had a clear advantage at home.
But, none of that matters now. Aaron Rodgers pulled magic out of his hat and deflated the season high ride that we fans were on.
It was a great run but, of course, it hurts to lose when things look so great. But, that’s the NFL. You win, you lose, you move on.
On a really good note, though, the Dallas Cowboys have an even better foundation to work with. Two young guns in Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott are behind a young offensive line. Young players all over the roster that include: Byron Jones, Anthony Brown, and don’t forget Jaylon Smith. The draft class of 2016 ended up being one of the best in history because of Zeke, Dak, Brown, and J Smith (if he turns out to be a beast). We all know that defense needs work. I’m sure they will address that this offseason.
I hope they go after pass rushers and MOSTLY defense in the next draft class/offseason free agency. It is obvious that that’s where the help is needed. The defense did great with what it had but if a stable of pass rushers was added, this team could decimate its opponents next season. Only time will tell if this new era of Dallas Cowboys will win championships but the infrastructure and mind set is the there for this team to build on.
I will be here no matter what because, like all of you, I am a True #DC4L fan.