Dallas Cowboy Thoughts

Oct 8, 2008

The success of the Giants and the Redskins could be a blessing in disguise for the Cowboys, its fans, and fantasy owner of their players.  Why you say?  Because they will likely be playing meaningful football games at the end of the year instead of coasting to the division lead like last year when they won the division at 13-3.  When the playoffs do come the Boys will be battled tested by surving a long season in the NFL’s toughest division.  Tony Romo and Co. won’t be thinking about taking vacations with girlfriends or anything like that as they wait for the season to finish up.  They will have to be sharp as they face a string of Pittsburgh, the Giants, Baltimore, and Philly to close out the year.

How does this impact fantasy players?  Glad you asked.  The Cowboys won’t have thoughts of resting starters for the postseason.  They won’t be coasting either.  They will have to bring their A game each and every week.  Even though their schedule is tough for the fantasy playoffs (PITT, NYG, BAL), it’s nice to know that they will be giving their all as you try to close off a succesful fantasy campaign.  Besides, guys like Romo, T.O., Marion Barber, and Jason Witten produce no matter who they are matched up against.  The one guy who probably loses out is Felix Jones.  If the Cowboys did run away with the division, Felix would likely see an increase in carries to close out the year. 

We’ll see if this translates in Championships for the Cowboys and fantasy owners.

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4 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Mo Morrissey
    October 8th, 2008 at 10:25 pm #

    NIce take. I think the entire league is in that “PARITY” place we’ve heard tell of…

  2. LestersLegends
    October 8th, 2008 at 10:39 pm #

    Mo – agree

  3. CK0712
    October 9th, 2008 at 6:18 am #

    well, newman has a sports hernia & is going to be out..but on the bright side, TO is happy (lol).

  4. LestersLegends
    October 9th, 2008 at 6:45 am #

    Funny CK

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