Why The Dallas Cowboys Will Win the Superbowl

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It is, of course, impossible to predict the future.
And betting on a team tied for the fifth best record among the remaining contenders is not exactly maximizing your odds.
But when I ask myself "Who is the best team in this year's NFL playoffs?" There is no question in my mind the answer is the Dallas Cowboys.
With a stellar passing game and running game, the Cowboys' offense is ranked second in the NFL. Yet, I actually think the strength of the team is its defense. 
Officially ranked ninth in the NFL, the Cowboys defense is seriously underrated. They finished second in the NFL in points against, only 14 points behind the Jets. If the Colts and Bengals had actually competed full-tilt against the Jets, Dallas would undoubtedly have finished first.
The only team that scored more than 21 points against Dallas all season long was the NY Giants—twice. And luckily for the Cowboys, the Giants aren't in the playoffs.
The Dallas defense is tough. I...

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