We are still a little ways away from the start of the preseason and the Cowboys have already been counted out in the always tough NFC East. The Philadelphia Eagles have signed a great deal of star free agents to bolster their roster and now they are expected to win the division and the conference.
But the Redskins tried this theory more than a few times and it never worked out for them. The Eagles are by no means the Redskins and have far better management and leadership to avoid that ditch sized hole Washington consistently stepped in, however, it does make on wonder.
Are the Eagles doing too much?
It isn’t often that the Cowboys play second fiddle to a team in its own division but that’s the role they find themselves in this off-season and that’s probably to their benefit.
The team has a new look defense, offensive line and backfield and fans are anxious to see the finished product take the field.
Dallas is looking to start fresh in 2011 after a disastrous 2010 and with the Eagles garnering everyone’s attention; they may just slip under the radar.
Here are five brave predictions for the 2011 Dallas Cowboys.