Dallas Cowboys Have to Make a September Statement, Starting Sunday in KC

September 14, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the second consecutive September, the Dallas Cowboys have made a Week 1 statement with a win over the division-rival New York Giants. But that upset victory at MetLife Stadium wasn't enough to get the Cowboys over the NFC East hump one year ago, partly because they couldn't build off of it. 
In Week 2, Dallas fell flat on its face against the Seattle Seahawks, losing 27-7 in a physical beatdown. It was demoralizing, and it kicked off a trend where by the 'Boys continually failed to string wins together. They couldn't follow up a victory with a victory until mid-November. 
That's what makes this week's matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs so important. You might want to call it a trap game, because the Cowboys are coming off a huge win and the unfamiliar Chiefs had the NFL's worst record last year. 
I think Dallas knows it would be silly to overlook at the Chiefs, who sent six starters to the Pro Bowl despite a 2-14 showing last year and who entered...

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