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Cowboys win over Seattle leaves open questions about contender status

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The Seattle win didn’t happen how we wanted, but that it happened is what is most important.

With Thursday night’s win over the Seattle Seahawks, the Dallas Cowboys finally beat a winning team and took a big step toward cementing their playoff spot. But while a win’s a win, we’re left with just as many questions as before about how Dallas will fare against the NFL elite.

Even before their recent slump when they were 5-2, Seattle was a second-tier NFC team at best. They have since gone 1-4 and haven’t looked like a playoff team in the process. They were blown out by Baltimore and San Francisco, beaten by the sub-500 Rams, and barely won against Washington.

Now, on the road against the Cowboys, the Seahawks had one of their best games all year. Geno Smith and DK Metcalf had their way with Dallas’ secondary most of the night. While Dallas gutted out the win with a few critical stops and another DaRon Bland interception, it took everything they had to escape victorious.

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