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No discernible strategy for Cowboys

Franchise has to find some level of continuity if it wants to be consistent winner

Updated: May 8, 2013, 6:02 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Once upon a time, the Dallas Cowboys had a football identity.

They played a 4-3 defense composed of small, fast players who terrorized offenses with their speed. On offense, they used a timing-based passing attack with a power running game and an offensive line that mauled defenses.

No more.

These days, the Cowboys have no identity. Or direction.

After playing the 3-4 defense for nearly a decade, they decided to switch to the 4-3 defense less ...

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