For one thing, rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have blossomed into Rookie of the Year favorites, and maybe even MVP candidates, while sparking Dallas (9-1) to the NFL’s best record.
Washington (6-3-1) has lost Jay Bruce Authentic Womens Jersey just once in its past eight games. Washington was 0-2 after the loss to Dallas and Cousins was catching heat after one of the final two drives ended with him missing a fourth-down throw to Pierre Garcon.
Now he’s the quarterback, playing under a $19.53 million franchise tag, they can’t let get away in the offseason.
“It’s a long season,” Cousins told USA TODAY Sports, recalling the mind-set of 0-2. “You’ve got to stay the course and keep playing.”
It was the familiar chant from the stands, screamed repeatedly over Joe Morgan Authentic Womens Jersey the years.
We want Dallas!
“I noticed that,” Washington’s big-money cornerback said on Tuesday.
He laughed when sharing his initial thought.
“Okay, go out there and take ‘em on,” Norman wanted to tell the fans.
Surely, a legion of burgundy-and-gold enthusiasts would relish the opportunity. Some would probably dress in battle fatigues like John Riggins and Co. did for the trip to Big D for one classic chapter during the 1980s. But Norman realizes it’s up to him and his teammates to represent on this particular mission, which plays out on the grand stage that is football on Thanksgiving.
Still, there’s nothing like a reminder about the temperature of one of the NFL’s most storied rivalries – with intensity that ebbs and flows depending on the won-loss relevance at any given time.