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Cowboys are long shot to make playoffs

Updated: October 6, 2009, 2:33 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins

How about this statistic, which was shown during Monday Night Football: Since 1990, only 35 percent of NFL teams that started 2-2 reached the playoffs.

The Cowboys (2-2) visit Kansas City on Sunday.

Since 1990, the Cowboys have started with a 2-2 record seven times and reached the postseason four times, winning the Super Bowl in the 1993 season. In the last five seasons, the Cowboys have started 2-2 three times and reached the postseason just once -- 2006 (Bill Parcells' final year).

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