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Monday, August 5, 2013
Some Dallas Cowboys thoughts

By Dan Graziano

It was just one preseason game, and for the Dallas Cowboys this summer it's one of five instead of the usual four. So from a strictly mathematical perspective, it means less than even a normal preseason game would. These August games carry no predictive value whatsoever. Just because a team or a player is good at something in a preseason game doesn't mean they will be good at the same thing in a real game. They might, but if they are it could have nothing to do with the way they looked against the Dolphins in Canton on Aug. 4.

Those disclaimers out of the way, here are some of my thoughts after watching the Cowboys' preseason opener Sunday night: