9/5 at NY Giants. This is crack-pipe dumb, but the Cowboys are going to win this. 1-0
9/16 at Seattle. They should win this, but they won't. 1-1
9/23 v. Tampa Bay. Tampa's not ready yet, and its QB is never going to get it. 2-1
10/1 v. Chicago. A swing game. A game the Cowboys should lose but will win. 3-1
10/13 at Baltimore. Uh ... no. 3-2
10/21 at Carolina. The Panthers are better, but this is a must-have for the Cowboys. 4-2.
10/28 vs. NY Giants. Eli owns JerryWorld. 4-3
11/4 at Atlanta. Time to go out on a limb and say Cowboys win. 5-3
11/11 at Philly. Up there? Are you kidding? No. 5-4
11/18 vs. Cleveland. Another have-to win. 6-4
11/22 vs. Washington. RGIII or no, doesn't matter. 7-4
12/2 vs. Philly. Nope. 7-5
12/9 at Cincy. A should win, but who knows where the Bengals will be? Have to win. 8-5
12/16 v. Pittsburgh. No way. 8-6
12/23 vs. New Orleans. At home, the Cowboys can do this. 9-6
12/30 at Washington. It's the Redskins so the Cowboys can actually do this. 10-6
As you can see, finding 10 wins on this schedule takes some creative thinking ... and a lot of Jerry-like optimism.
* It should be noted that before the start of the 2011 season I predicted the Cowboys would finish the season 10-6 to make the playoffs. During the season I said Jason Garrett should be coach of the year. Playing the law of averages, I will forever stick with the first prediction until my passing.
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