By Tyrone Starr
After a pathetic offensive output in Week One, the Dallas Cowboys head home to face the rival New York Giants. Can they bounce back this week?
Everyone in the Dallas Cowboys organization would probably love a do-over after last week. Sadly, that’s not the NFL works. The closest you get to a re-do is another week.
So it is. Week Two in the National Football League has the Dallas Cowboys coming home. If that was not enough excitement, their opponent will be a divisional rival. Need even more juice? It’s a primetime, Sunday Night Football matchup!
Here are the New York Giants, also 0-1 so far in the infantile stages of the 2018 season. Like the Cowboys, New York had some troubles getting their offense going last week. Both teams were horrible on third down last week.
Both could only muster one touchdown. As a result, both took losses. Now, both will be looking to change things around tonight and for one, the season could be in peril.
The facts are what they are. Teams that start 0-2 rarely, if ever, make the playoffs. In fact, just 11% of those who start that slow are able to recover. That pressure will likely add to the long and storied script of this historic rivalry. Many games in the 111 game history between the Giants and Cowboys have been for big chips. As such, it would make sense that this game will likely do the...