Dallas Cowboys Offer Reality in Arizona

December 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Was it not former head coach Bill Parcells that made famous the phrase “you are what you are?"
With only one game remaining in the 2010 regular season, the Dallas Cowboys are 5-10. It seems kind of ironic that in the years following those three seasons with Dave Campo as head coach, the Cowboys should likely find themselves earning their fourth 5-11 mark in a decade.
The Christmas Day matchup between Dallas and the Arizona Cardinals had the feel and mystery of a preseason game. A rookie named John Skelton would be starting for the Cardinals and Dallas had already grown used to backup quarterback Jon Kitna in his starting role. But after Kitna went down with an injury of his own, Dallas third stringer Stephen McGee got his first NFL action ever.
Here’s a fun fact: Over the first 59:50 of this game, the Dallas defense, while under the recent scrutiny it has been of late, only gave up 10 points. That’s it.
The Cowboys doubled the Cardinals rushing att...

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