Jerry Jones has watched his team collapse before, and for at least a moment on Saturday night, he was concerned that it could happen again.
Dallas has allowed three fourth quarter comebacks, in which they were up 12 points or more, this season; in the previous 51 years in the history of the organization, that had only happened twice. And against both Arizona and New York, Dallas looked to be well in control of the game before it slipped away.
So Jones’ concern, after the Bucs scored a touchdown on a strip-sack to end the Cowboys’ first drive of the second half and get Tampa Bay on the board at 28-7, is understandable.
"Certainly there was no doubt in my mind that we were all thinking that," Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "That can happen to you. The good news is that didn't happen to us at the start of this game and we'd have a dogfight all night long and maybe a disaster."
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