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The Cowboys have dropped the past two games and it’s because their best players aren’t getting it done.
No opponent has done more damage to the Dallas Cowboys in the past two weeks than they have done to themselves. That’s not meant to discount two very good teams in the New Orleans Saints and the Green Bay Packers, but how many self-inflicted fatal errors can one team make in the span of two weeks?
Through the first three games, the Cowboys were one of the hottest teams in the league but the jets have cooled with two frustrating losses. Fans on social media are looking all over for reasons to blame coaching or officiating; both are contributors. However, the lion’s share of this goes to the players, who are simply failing to execute in a big way. What’s depressing is that the Cowboys worst offenders happen to be their best players.
We’re talking All-Pro’s and Pro Bowlers. Let’s start at the top...