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Cowboys en Español: Prediciendo el Récord de los Dallas Cowboys

Mauricio Rodriguez

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Dez Bryant, Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott

La temporada de la NFL 2017 ha comenzado. Y aquí estamos, a dos días de ver a los Dallas Cowboys enfrentarse a los New York Giants en el primer Sunday Night Football del año. Una vez más, sobrevivimos la larga e interminable espera llamada “offseason“. Así que antes de continuar, les deseo un muy feliz año nuevo.

Y antes de que los Cowboys busquen vengarse después de aguantar dos derrotas contra los Giants en el 2016, discutamos el calendario del equipo de Dak Prescott. Uno de los más complicados, sobre todo en la segunda mitad del año.

Pero antes de continuar, tengan en cuenta que esta predicción es diferente. ¿Por qué?

Porque mientras la mayoría de las proyecciones de victorias y derrotas allá afuera cuentan una suspensión de Ezekiel Elliott, esta no.

Mi primera predicción (antes de empezar con los juegos), y una que llevo compartiendo por un tiempo, es que Ezekiel Elliott jugará los 16 juegos de la temporada. Este viernes por la tarde, la corte anunciará que procede respecto a la petición que Elliott y la NFLPA pidieron para bloquear la suspensión de la NFL.

Y la verdad creo que Elliott y compañía lograrán conseguir que este caso se alargue hasta el 2018, similar a lo que ocurrió con Tom Brady.

Sin más, les comparto mi predicción de la temporada de los Dallas Cowboys. ¿Cuántas victorias? ¿Cuántas derrotas?

Ezekiel Elliott, Giants, Touchdown

Semana 1: New York Giants @ Dallas Cowboys

¿Qué mejor que empezar contra un rival divisional? ¿Qué mejor que empezar la temporada contra el equipo que nos venció dos veces la temporada pasada? ¿En Sunday Night? ¿En casa?

La temporada pasada, los Giants fueron el equipo que supo explotar el hecho de que Dak Prescott era un QB novato y lograron atacarlo y limitarlo. Esta vez, Dak viene con un año de experiencia y sabrá que esperar. Una mejor química con Dez le permitirá atacar a una secundaria que lo hizo sufrir.

La defensiva de Dallas tendrá problemas, pero con Odell Beckham lesionado, la tarea será un poco más fácil. Contra una línea ofensiva deficiente de New York, es un juego que hablará mucho de la presión al QB de Rod Marinelli.

Resultado: 27-24, Cowboys

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Semana 2: Dallas Cowboys @ Denver Broncos

Sólo pensar en la última vez que los Dallas Cowboys se enfrentaron a los Denver Broncos hace que me emocioné. Las cosas serán muy diferentes esta vez. En vez de ver a Peyton Manning y a Tony Romo… estaremos viendo a Dak Prescott y a Trevor Siemian.

La defensiva de los Broncos es una de las mejores que los Cowboys verán este 2017. Liderados por Von Miller, los Cowboys no podrán anotar muchos puntos. La clave de este partido será Ezekiel Elliott (recuerden que esta predicción incluye a Elliott jugando toda la temporada). Correr la bola contra esta defensiva permitirá al equipo anotar lo suficiente.

Al igual que con los Giants, nuestra línea defensiva tiene lo suficiente para hacer un buen trabajo. Los Cowboys no anotarán mucho, pero los Broncos anotarán menos.

Resultado: 21-13, Cowboys

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Semana 3: Dallas Cowboys @ Arizona Cardinals

Sin Ezekiel Elliott, este juego podría complicarse. Sin embargo, en un duelo entre un equipo lleno de jóvenes y uno lleno de veteranos, creo que los Cowboys serán demasiado para los Cardinals.

Lo que puede comenzar como un juego cerrado entre la ofensiva de Dak Prescott y la de Carson Palmer, puede ser un encuentro de muchos puntos. La mayor amenaza para los Cowboys es sin lugar a dudas el RB David Johnson.

La defensiva tendrá que encontrar una respuesta para poder ganar el partido. La línea ofensiva de los Cowboys es la clave para la victoria en esta edición de Monday Night Football.

Resultado: 28-20, Cowboys

Taco Charlton, Rams

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Semana 4: Los Angeles Rams @ Dallas Cowboys

Wade Phillips visita a los Dallas Cowboys, esta vez como el coordinador defensivo de los Rams. Los Rams sin duda alguna tendrán una mejor temporada que el año pasado, pero este 2017 no van a a estar al nivel de los Cowboys.

Los Cowboys se llevan una victoria fácil contra un equipo en reconstrucción. Dos rosters con mucha diferencia entre ambos.

Resultado: 24-10, Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers, Packers

Semana 5: Green Bay Packers @ Dallas Cowboys

Los Packers… El equipo que ha eliminado a los Cowboys de playoffs dos de los últimos tres años llegan a Dallas hambrientos por una victoria.

La ofensiva de los Cowboys tiene todo para atacar a la defensiva de Green Bay y seguramente lo harán. Dak Prescott y compañía estarán buscando una venganza muy deseada… pero quizá tenga que esperar.

Si este juego fuera más tarde en la temporada, creo que los Cowboys tendrían una oportunidad de ganar. Sin embargo, a esta altura Dallas seguirá definiendo su secundaria y no estarán en condiciones de frenar a Aaron Rodgers. ¿Será en playoffs?

Resultado: 35-27, Packers

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San Francisco 49ers starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert (2) is sacked by Dallas Cowboys’ Sean Lee (50) in the first half of an NFL game at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)

Semana 7: Dallas Cowboys @ San Francisco 49ers

Después de una semana de descanso para los Cowboys, enfrentarse a los 49ers no será una tarea difícil. Al igual que los Rams, un equipo en reconstrucción que estará en la pelea… por el primer pick del NFL Draft.

Diría que los 49ers pueden complicar las cosas con Brian Hoyer y compañía, pero los Cowboys vendrán de una semana de descanso y estarán listos para salir a jugar a otro nivel.

Resultado 30-13, Cowboys

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of the Dallas Cowboys during the Cowboys 20-17 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Photo by James D. Smith/Dallas Cowboys

Semana 8: Dallas Cowboys @ Washington Redskins

Esta puede ser la primera sorpresa en el calendario de los Dallas Cowboys. Tras vencerlos dos veces la temporada pasada, este año puede ser un tanto complicado. La defensiva de Washington no podrá frenar a la ofensiva de Dak Prescott.

Sin embargo, en un duelo de muchos puntos los Redskins se podrán llevar este juego en el último momento. Kirk Cousins y compañía sorprenden al equipo de Jerry Jones en su casa.

Resultado: 28-24, Redskins

Byron Jones

(Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports)

Semana 9: Kansas City Chiefs @ Dallas Cowboys

Los Chiefs tienen un equipo mejor de lo que parece, y será un duelo reñido para ambos equipos. Kareem Hunt emergiendo como un corredor de calidad, Tyreek Hill un receptor de velocidad y Alex Smith siendo mejor de lo que se espera serán una prueba dura para este equipo.

Además, la defensiva de los Chiefs no es cualquier cosa. Sin embargo, creo que los Cowboys encuentran la manera de mover el balón y limitar a Hill en lo profundo. Los Cowboys se llevaban una victoria, en otro encuentro cerrado.

Resultado: 20-17, Cowboys

Falcons

Matthew Emmons – USA TODAY Sports

Semana 10: Dallas Cowboys @ Atlanta Falcons

La defensiva de los Falcons viene un poco mejorada, pero lo que me sigue preocupando es su ofensiva. Soy de la opinión que, siendo objetivos, de haberle ganado a Packers en Playoffs la temporada pasada, Dallas no hubiera podido contra la ofensiva de Atlanta.

A diferencia del grupo de receptores de los Giants, siento que para los Cowboys Julio Jones y compañía van a ser demasiado para esta secundaria. Los Cowboys también tendrán sus momentos, pero caerán ante los campeones de conferencia.

Resultado: 42-30, Falcons

Predicting Cowboys Team Leaders for 2017

Philadelphia Eagles free safety Rodney McLeod (23) and cornerback Nolan Carroll (22) defend as Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) reaches up to catch a touchdown pass in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Semana 11: Philadelphia Eagles @ Dallas Cowboys

Dak Prescott y Carson Wentz nunca dejarán de ser un debate entre los aficionados. Sí, los Eagles traen un mejor grupo de receptores y yo espero ver mucha mejoría en Wentz. Sin embargo.

La defensiva de Eagles es decente, pero no se quien cubrirá a un grupo de receptores tan bueno como el de Dallas. Espero ver a Cowboys llevarse una victoria en contra de este rival tan odiado por todo Cowboys Nation.

No espero que sea fácil, como el año pasado tampoco lo fue. A pesar de que no creo que Wentz sea malo, estoy seguro que Dak Prescott es un mejor mariscal en la NFL.

Resultado: 24-17, Cowboys

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San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead [39] eludes Dalllas Cowboys safety Dallas Church [42] and scores San Diego’s first touchdown of the 2015 NFL season.

Semana 12: Los Angeles Chargers @ Dallas Cowboys

Otro juego complicado para los Cowboys. En día de acción de gracias, Dallas recibe a la ofensiva de Phillip Rivers en su casa. Llegando de una semana corta, el juego será uno muy pesado y difícil de ver.

Creo que ambos puntos anotarán muchos puntos, pero creo que los Cowboys harán más daño a la defensiva de Chargers. De parte de Ezekiel Elliott, la ofensiva controlará el reloj y se llevará la victoria en un muy cercano encuentro.

Resultado: 28-24, Cowboys

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Semana 13: Washington Redskins @ Dallas Cowboys

Tras sufrir una derrota en casa antes en la temporada, los Cowboys reciben a los rivales de Washington. Al igual que en su primer encuentro, este va a ser un duelo a morir.

El último equipo en tener el balón ganará el juego, mientras esto se convierte en un juego de posesión. Ezekiel Elliott logra mover las cadenas frecuentemente y finalmente, Dallas se venga de los Redskins.

Resultado: 35-27, Cowboys

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Sep 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) scrambles away from New York Giants cornerback D. Rodgers-Cromartie (41) at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Semana 14: Dallas Cowboys @ New York Giants

Quizá los Cowboys sorprendan en la primera semana, pero ganarle los dos enfrentamientos a los Giants no será fácil. Cuando los Cowboys vuelvan a visitar a los Giants, las cosas serán diferentes.

La defensiva de Giants pondrá trabas a la gran ofensiva de Dallas, y los limitará a un duelo defensivo.

Mientras Dallas busca mantener el juego cerrado, esta vez Odell Beckham estará en el campo al 100% y tendrá esa jugada que cambiará el rumbo del partido. Esto no sólo impactará el record de esa semana, pero la carrera por el título de la NFC Este.

Resultado: 17-14, Giants

Semana 15: Dallas Cowboys @ Oakland Raiders

Uno de los juegos que más batalle para decidir… los Raiders son de los favoritos en la AFC, y sin duda son contendientes. Cuando los Cowboys se enfrenten a ellos en Diciembre, las cosas se pondrán feas.
Aún con Mack en el equipo, este duelo será uno ofensivo. Un tiroteo de muchos puntos tomará lugar en la última visita de los Cowboys a Oakland. Con un mejor grupo de receptores y un mejor corredor, Dallas se lleva la victoria porque tendrá más jugadas grandes.

Resultado: 38-28, Cowboys

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Semana 16: Seattle Seahawks @ Dallas Cowboys

En la penúltima semana de la temporada regular, los Cowboys se enfrentan con otro equipo que podrían volver a ver en Enero. Los Seahawks tendrán problemas ofensivos temprano en la temporada, pero para este punto ya serán considerados de los favoritos para el Super Bowl.

Con una defensiva de elite, tanto en la secundaria como en el frente, será un largo día para Dallas. Seattle es de las pocas defensivas que podrán neutralizar a Prescott y compañía y no espero que ganen este juego.

Resultado: 23-17, Seahawks

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Oct 30, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) meet with Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) after the game at AT&T Stadium. Dallas Cowboys won 29-23. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Semana 17: Dallas Cowboys @ Philadelphia Eagles

Cuando los Cowboys se enfrentaron a los Eagles en la última semana de la temporada pasada, el QB del equipo fue Mark Sanchez… Sí, ganó Philadelphia pero sólo porque el tercer equipo de Dallas estaba en el campo.

Esta vez, los Cowboys no tendrán el sembrado #1 asegurado así que los titulares estarán ahí adentro. Si Jason Garrett logra barrer a un rival en esta división este año, será a los Eagles.

Resultado: 27-14, Cowboys

Los Cowboys no tienen un calendario fácil. Y un récord de 11-5 sería algo ideal para Jason Garrett y su equipo. Una cosa que se puede olvidar, es que este equipo ya no es lo mismo de antes… este equipo es un contendiente al Super Bowl y lo seguirá siendo por una buena cantidad de tiempo.

Feliz inicio de temporada… Go Cowboys.

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Will Ryan Switzer see an Increased Offensive Role in 2018?

Brian Martin

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Will Ryan Switzer see an Increased Offensive Role in 2018?

The Dallas Cowboys clearly had a specific role in mind for Ryan Switzer when they drafted him 133rd overall in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Come to find out, that role didn’t include being involved much on the offensive side of the ball, at least not as a rookie.

After watching the way the Cowboys utilized Ryan Switzer in 2017, it’s pretty obvious the sole purpose he was drafted was to improve the special-teams play in the return game.

They clearly didn’t envision him being a part of the game plan on offense, despite the continuous outcry from fans.

Like most rookies, Ryan Switzer didn’t really get off to a fast start, and took a while to get used to the speed of the NFL. But, once he calmed his nerves and regained his confidence, he proved to be an upgrade in the return game.

Switzer ended up ranking third in kickoff returns, averaging 25 yards per return in 2017 and 12th in punt returns with almost 9 yards per return.

He also became the first Dallas Cowboys player to return a punt for a touchdown since 2013. He accomplished this against the Washington Redskins, in Week 13 when he took an 83-yarder to the house.

Surprisingly enough, using Ryan Switzer solely as a return specialist wasn’t enough for a lot of Cowboys Nation. A lot of fans wanted to see his talents utilized more on the offensive side of the ball as well, but were only left disappointed.

Ryan Switzer

Dallas Cowboys WR Ryan Switzer

Getting Switzer involved in the offensive game plan just wasn’t in the cards in 2017.

He only managed to catch six passes for 41 yards and rushed four times for 5 yards. This isn’t exactly what Cowboys fans envisioned after hearing Switzer was opening a lot eyes in training camp and organized team activities (OTAs). That was the main problem.

He was hyped up so much heading into the season that fans expected to see him involved much more on offense.

The Cowboys, on the other hand, had something else in mind, but I doubt that’s the case for the upcoming 2018 season.

I really think we’re going to see an increased role for Ryan Switzer next season.

The Cowboys coaching staff should have a much better understanding of his strengths and weaknesses now that he has a year in the system under his belt. And, they’ve seen firsthand how explosive he can be with the ball in his hands.

What the Cowboys coaching staff will have to determine this offseason is just how big of a role Switzer will have next year.

Should Switzer take Cole Beasley‘s job?

Cole Beasley, like the rest of the Cowboys receivers, had a down year in 2017. We shouldn’t assume that his job is safe, especially with someone like Ryan Switzer waiting in the wings. But, is Switzer ready to take over full-time?

Tough decisions will have to be made eventually, but such is life in the NFL.

Will Ryan Switzer see an increased offensive role in 2018?

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Will Terrance Williams be Back with Cowboys in 2018?

Brian Martin

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Will Terrance Williams be Back with Cowboys in 2018?

Each offseason tough decisions have to be made by teams around the NFL, and the Dallas Cowboys are no exception. Teams have to decide who to promote, who to demote, and who to cut ties with altogether. For the Cowboys, Terrance Williams fits into one of those three categories, but which one?

It was plainly obvious that the Dallas Cowboys wide receivers all had an extremely disappointing 2017 season.

Everybody has their own opinion as to why this happened, but one thing is for sure, the Cowboys coaching staff will definitely look at ways to get more out of their receiving core. The one player who I think could be affected most by whatever decision the coaching staff ends up making is Terrance Williams.

Williams didn’t do much to make a case for keeping his starting job in 2017, let alone sticking on the roster.

To say he had a disappointing season would be an understatement.

Williams finished the 2017 season with just 53 receptions for 568 receiving yards and absolutely zero touchdowns. The Cowboys were likely hoping for more production from someone they just signed to a four-year, $17-million contract extension back in March [2017].

Now, you can make the argument Williams took a team discount in order to stay in Dallas, but that doesn’t carry much weight when your production leaves so much to be desired. This is especially true when there might be somebody on the roster who can do just as well, and possibly be an upgrade.

Noah Brown

Dallas Cowboys WR Noah Brown (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Yes, if you haven’t guessed it yet, I’m talking about Noah Brown.

I know I’m not alone here, but I think Noah Brown could easily replace Terrance Williams’ production. I understand that there’s not much evidence to back up that statement based on Brown’s rookie season, but he has all the tools required to succeed.

This is really all about potential, and Noah Brown simply has more upside than Terrance Williams.

We all know what Terrance Williams is as a receiver, and what he brings to the table for the Cowboys offense. I believe Noah Brown can do all the things Williams does and has the potential to be even better.

I already think Noah Brown is a better blocker, something the Cowboys coaching staff really values about Williams. I also think Brown is a better pass catcher. He is a natural hands catcher and has a large catching radius, something Williams obviously isn’t (body catcher).

Right now, Williams is only better than Noah Brown in a few areas. He is slightly faster, he’s more advanced as a route runner, and has more experience. That’s about it.

This will obviously be a tough decision for the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff to make. But, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if we see Terrance Williams playing somewhere else when the 2018 season kicks off.

Do you think Terrance Williams will be with the Cowboys in 2018?

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Are the Dallas Cowboys Building a Championship Defense?

Sean Martin

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Three of the four teams remaining in the NFL playoffs — a win away from the Super Bowl — ranked within the top four defensively in yards per game allowed this season. The other is the defending-champion New England Patriots, who of course were expected to reach yet another AFC Championship game, thanks to Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.

Somewhere between this field, losing their 2017 hopes at a deep playoff run to injuries, suspensions, and just poor execution at times, are the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys ranked eighth in yards allowed per game at 318.1 this season.

On the surface, all this provides hope that typically springs eternal around the league through the offseason.

It has been far too long since the Cowboys defense matched the skill level of the team’s offense, but Rod Marinelli’s unit (not exactly by design) outplayed that of Scott Linehan’s at times through this 9-7 campaign.

This defensive rebuild in Dallas began with the admission that this group had reached their ceiling in the offseason, as the Cowboys let long-time starters like CB Morris Claiborne, CB Brandon Carr, S Barry Church (now with the Jaguars), and S J.J. Wilcox go in free agency.

Are Dallas Cowboys Building A Championship Defense?

Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis, CB Chidobe Awuzie, S Xavier Woods (AP Photo / Ron Jenkins)

For a team with Super Bowl aspirations, looking to turn over an entire secondary in a division featuring Carson Wentz, Eli Manning, and Kirk Cousins as quickly as the Cowboys did was a risky move. Their confidence in hitting on draft picks paid off though.

The Cowboys’ bright future is predicated on the likes of CB Chidobe Awuzie, CB Jourdan Lewis, and S Xavier Woods.

With two young starters at cornerback, the sky truly is the limit the this Cowboys defense. And they’ll play in support of an offense with more than enough talent to return to form in 2018.

As it stands now under Rod Marinelli, the Cowboys defense is built to keep everything in front of them, and get bodies to the football. This coverage-friendly approach could be taken to new heights with Lewis and Awuzie on the outside, along with Anthony Brown finding a home in the slot. All three cornerbacks have excelled at using their speed, length, and technique to get their hands on passes.

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Dallas Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence

Of course, games are won in the trenches, where the idea of the Cowboys defensive line ever rising to the level of their offensive line was laughable until recently. Whether it’s with the franchise tag or a long-term extension, sack-artist DeMarcus Lawrence looks to be an all-important member of this entire team moving forward.

A healthy Lawrence was a nightmare for opposing right tackles in 2017. He earned a national spotlight each week on his way to the quarterback 14-and-a-half times. Making it look easy at times, Lawrence is a refined rusher with the speed and power to win inside and out.

The RDE position remains a sore spot in need of talent as this Cowboys defense looks to take the next step, but there’s hope for the likes of Randy Gregory, Charles Tapper, and Taco Charlton to get the job done, along with veteran starter Tyrone Crawford.

With Crawford at RDE for much of 2017, running the ball against the Cowboys front was a tall order. His ability to capture the corner against left tackles came as a pleasant surprise to many, and once in position, the defensive captain chased down plenty of plays.

Tyrone Crawford wasn’t the only pleasant surprise on the Dallas Cowboys defensive line this season.

Rookie Taco Charlton looked like an entirely different player to close a first year in Dallas that began with completely uninspiring results. Charlton — having the physical traits to play at the next level — was never a question out of Michigan.

He may never be a player to take over games for a defense, which the Cowboys couldn’t have expected to find at DE selecting 28th overall, but an improved player at DE and DT could be an incredibly valuable asset for the Cowboys in 2018 and beyond.

This leaves the Cowboys linebacker corps, where we find the best example of young potential on the entire defense. Amazingly playing in all 16 games, LB Jaylon Smith is in line to take a massive step forward in year two.

Smith closed his season looking enticingly close to the player he was at Notre Dame, an encouraging sign as the Cowboys look to become less dependent on Sean Lee on this side of the ball.

Lee and Smith paired together would give the Cowboys a middle-of-the-field presence to rival the best in the league. Both players have exceptional range and awareness to run down plays from sideline to sideline.

Anthony Hitchens, an impending free agent, is another valuable piece at LB with his ready ability to play all three positions at a relatively high level.

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Dallas Cowboys LB Sean Lee

Stefon Diggs racing to the end zone with no time left to send the Vikings to the NFC Championship game will be the lasting image of this past Divisional Round weekend, an offensive play that will live on forever.

A closer look at these games and the teams that survived them reveals a collective trust in defenses, a trust the Cowboys could be blissfully close to with their own young defense.

The Cowboys are likely losing one of the smarter minds behind their defense in recent years, with Matt Eberflus ticketed for Josh McDaniel’s staff, and are still in need of a secondary coach after not retaining Joe Baker. In a league where better talent typically prevails though, the possibility of the Cowboys building a championship defense for next season and beyond may not be far off.

With defenses in Jacksonville and Philadelphia providing the hope that both teams can pull off the impossible and reach the Super Bowl on Sunday, will defensive potential be enough for Dallas to get through this long offseason and start the even longer path back to their first NFC Championship game in 21 seasons?

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