The Dallas Cowboys are back from their bye
week, still in the thick of things.
The Cowboys put themselves at risk of getting left behind by
losing their first two games. Yet when they returned to work
Monday, their 1-2 record left them only a half-game behind everyone
else in the NFC East and 1 1/2 games behind the best record in the
Any team could seize control over the next month, and the
Cowboys are set up as well as anyone.
Their next four games are against teams at or below .500. Three
are at home, starting Sunday against Tennessee (2-2).
Plus, there's this tidbit: Dallas has won at least three
straight games coming out of its bye every season under coach Wade