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How The Cowboys Can Ensure A Playoff Berth

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The Cowboys need to come out swinging with winnable early-season games. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.
The Cowboys need to come out swinging with winnable early-season games. Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images.

Doubts about the ‘Boys making the playoffs can be reasonably justified until they prove themselves in win-or-go-home games. But a resounding Week 1 win at home against the New York Giants, the biggest competition in the divisional race, would be a huge momentum builder and statement of actual, not speculated progress. Coming out in winnable games against Kansas City, St. Louis and San Diego with a show of offensive balance and defensive playmaking will ease the pressure as the schedule gets tougher.