7 Things the Cowboys Must Do to Change Playoff History

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The last time the Dallas Cowboys won a playoff game was the NFC Wild Card match with Minnesota on December 28, 1996. Since then, the team has played in six playoff games with no success.

In probably one of the toughest games in this playoff drought, Tony Romo was nabbed on the two-yard line by a shoestring tackle following a botched field goal set up. In the press conference following the game, the Big Tuna—clearly deflated—looked like he sniffed something foul. Romo said, "I don't know if I have ever felt this low," while owner Jerry Jones added: "I feel empty."

To help fans move forward and change team playoff history 13 years in the making, the Cowboys must do seven things on Saturday against the Philadelphia Eagles. If they fail to do just one of these, it's over.

1. Punish the Eagles for the Blitz

Whether Romo utilizes a quick snap count, a draw or screen to Marion Barber, a slant to Miles Austin, or a quick shot up the middle to Jason Witt...

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