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Back in June, I gave you a handful of reasons why this is the most promising Cowboys season since the Aikman/Smith/Irvin era, and what took place in August didn't change my stance.
The defense looks as though it's going to be very good, and the offense is still loaded. This truly is one of the league's most talented teams.
Have the Cowboys been hit by a rash of injuries? Sure, but every team gets hit at some point. Maybe this is a perfectly-timed rash, sort of like the one the Giants endured last summer.
I'm not ready to give the Cowboys the division. The Eagles are too strong. But I am willing to give them a wild-card spot, and I wouldn't be surprised to see them make a run in January.
Predicted outcome: 11-5 (5th in NFC); lose divisional playoffs.