Final Off Asides On 2011 Dallas Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys forgot to yank on their boots for the final game of the 2011 regular season. Instead of kicking Giants butt and two-stepping into the playoffs, they now walk barefoot across the prickly, snake-ridden desert known as Palookaville.
The most disappointing play of the season: New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs scores, runs to the Cowboys star, dances on it, pretends to urinate on it — and the Cowboys do nothing.
Ah, the perfect metaphor for this year’s defense.
Anyhoo, before everybody disappeared into the abyss known as the off season, I made a few calls and got some departing quotes: