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FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys‘ season has been miserable.
At 2-7 and losers of four in a row, the Cowboys look headed for a top-five pick in the 2021 NFL draft rather than a playoff spot.
The good news is the Cowboys are on their bye in Week 10, but when they come back to work, they could be in last place in the NFC East should the New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
As much as coach Mike McCarthy, players, owner and general manager Jerry Jones and executive Stephen Jones say the Cowboys are in the playoff chase, that’s only because no other teams in the division are any good. The division is 9-24-1 entering Week 10 games.
While the Cowboys play only one team the rest of this season that currently has a winning record, they are on pace to finish 4-12. It would match the second-worst mark of the Jones era. In 2015, the Cowboys went 4-12. In 1989, Jones’ first year owning the team, Dallas