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Edward Valentine
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Edward Valentine

Edward is the editor-in-chief of Big Blue View, a New York Giants blog.

Worst season ever


Have the Dallas Cowboys hit rock bottom? With a 1-7 record and having just fired a head coach mid-season for the first time in franchise history, it is easy to say 'yes' to that question.

As a New York Giants fan, I have to admit a certain amount of smug satisfaction as I have watched Jerry Jones, Wade Phillips and the Cowboys implode this season. I mean, as a fan of a long-time rival how can I not revel in what is really the worst season in the history of the Dallas Cowboys franchise?

Yes, worst season is franchise history! Sure, the Cowboys were winless in their first NFL season, 1960. And, sure, they went 1-15 when Troy Aikman was a rookie in 1989. No matter how many games the Cowboys win, however, this season is already the worst the Cowboys have ever experienced.

Think about it. The Super Bowl is being held in Jerry's brand new palace, Cowboys Stadium, at the end of this season. Jones, and Cowboy fans, not only hoped they would be the first team to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium -- they expected it.

This was supposed to be the year the Cowboys won their first Super Bowl since 1995. Instead, Dallas has embarrassed itself week after week. They are already out of the playoff picture and will have to watch another NFC team represent the conference in their stadium.

The Cowboys have talent -- though maybe not as much as they, or Jones, believe. Have they hit bottom? Sure they have. Considering that they travel to New Meadowlands Stadium to face the Giants this week I hope they stay there for at least a little while longer.

By Edward Valentine  |  November 9, 2010; 11:01 AM ET  | Category:  Coaching , Dallas Cowboys , Jerry Jones , NFC , NFL Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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The game at the Meadowlands will be men against "the 'boys."

Posted by: sschlein | November 9, 2010 3:40 PM

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