I've been screaming this for 25 years and why I believe a coaching change won't fix the underlying problem which is the jackass owner/gm who despises this type of work environment and is miserable when he has coaches that create this type of culture. Aikman knows this and its why he retired:Now THIS is how things should be.
played out as expected and while I didn't mention it, it was implicit that I expected the coaches to display confusion as wellI expect to see Cowboys players visibly confused at several points throughout the game
The Pats will outsmart, out-coach, outwit & out execute Dallas in what will likely be a blow out that will appear closer due to the Pats going into prevent in the last quarter or two. Should be something like 33-20 Pats when its all said and done.
Unless Garrett completely changes his MO and comes out gambling and aggressive and is successful with this atypical start but if it doesn't work, the rout might be ignited earlier
If the weather makes the field a mess and its raining, it could turn into a lower scoring affair I still expect the Pats to dominate but with a lower score, like 20-3
I just cant see any scenario where Dallas's approach to the game can compete with the Pats
"Hey, you know, when you ever you go after a big gorilla, you don’t EVER hit him lightly, you hit him with everything you’ve got!"
While Cooper was shut out, Gilmore had an interception before the day was out.
“It was fun,” Gilmore said in comments to reporters after the game. “I was just trying to get my hands on him every snap.”
Head coach Bill Belichick called it “another great effort” by Gilmore
The game received a 19.5 overnight rating and a 40 share nationally. That’s tied for the highest rating for any regular-season NFL game on any network since 2007. It tied for the most-watched Fox broadcast since 1996.
Probably more than half the audience was hate watching for one of these teams or the other, maybe both.Getty Images The Cowboys’ annual Thanksgiving Day game frequently ranks as the NFL’s most-watched regular-season game. But their game against the Bills on Thursday will have a hard time topping what the Cowboys-Patriots drew Sunday. The game received a 19.5 overnight rating and a 40 share...www.profootballforums.com