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How the Dallas Cowboys Can Build a Winning Team

The Cowboys had one of their best-ever regular seasons in 2021, going 12-5 and claiming the Division title. This was their best regular-season record in years and the first time they had won the East Division title in three years. Unfortunately, Dallas came undone in the when they faced the . This was despite the fact that the Cowboys had the best scoring in the league and a that had scored the most turnovers in the NFL.

After failing to beat the 49ers, the Cowboys have now gone 27 years since they last reached the game. Despite this, the team has an excellent chance of becoming the last team since 2004 to successfully defend the division title. In addition, with the right changes, the Cowboys could potentially have a chance of reaching the . Betway has odds for the 2022 NFL season and the Cowboys may not be favorites, but they certainly have a chance. Here’s how they can build a winning team.

How the Dallas Cowboys Can Build a Winning Team(Photo by Adrian Curiel on Unsplash)

Replacing Big Departures

The biggest challenge for the Cowboys is replacing all of the outgoing talents during the . Several players who were instrumental in the team’s success last season have now left, leaving a big hole that needs filling. Among these outgoing players are who left for Cleveland, offensive lineman who signed in Miami, and who joined Denver.

These losses could dramatically affect how the team plays next season, so it’s important that each player is replaced. However, their offense still has the likes of , , , , and leading the way.

First-round pick and should help if they can get enough production out of him. The Cowboys have also brought in wide receiver who could be one to watch after being named the Sun Belt Conference’s in 2021.

While it’s unlikely that the Cowboys can match last season’s defensive output, some good trades could put them in position to limit opposing offenses. The emergence of rookie Micah Parsons was one of the most significant breakthroughs of Dallas' season. He quickly became known as one of the best defensive players in the league. However, the will see a very different supporting cast for Parsons.

After losing key players, it’s important that the Cowboys bring in defensive quality to keep things tight.

Improving Discipline

The Cowboys were the most penalized team in the NFL last season, something that potentially gives away a lot of points over the course of the season. While a lot of calls against them were harsh, they also need to be more disciplined if they want to build on their success last season.

at crucial times in big games cost the team dearly and it’s important to stamp these out and avoid gaining a reputation as an undisciplined team. This is something that the coaches need to address for the .

Addressing the Kicking Game

The Cowboys scored the most points in the league over the course of the regular . However, it could have been a lot more had their kicking game been better.

Last season, Greg Zuerlein missed twelve kicks, making him the worst in the league.

He had a success rating of under 50% for kicks over 50 yards and an improvement in this area could mean the difference in close games. This is especially important for the Cowboys which currently rely on kicks from deep.

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Cowboy Fan Ed

Bring Troy and Emmett in to replace Jerry and Stephen. Put Dion and Michael Irvin over football operations and within two years we will be dramatically a different organization

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