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Cowboys' low football IQ is puzzling

Originally Published: December 17, 2013
By Gregg Easterbrook | ESPN.com

Multiple choice question on the entrance examination for Princeton University:

When holding a big lead in the second half, a football team should:

1. Keep the clock moving. 2. Run the ball. 3. Employ clock-management tactics. 4. Pass, pass, pass, pass!

Apparently Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett, a Princeton grad, chose Answer 4. How else to explain the Boys' epic collapse versus the Green Bay Packers? From the point at which Dallas took a 26-3 lead, the home team executed ...

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