ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 31: Mercedes Lewis #89 of the Jacksonville Jaguars catches a 9-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter against Keith Brooking #51 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on October 31, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
On Sunday, before the calendar turned from October to November, the Dallas Cowboys fell to 1-6, and all but eliminated from so much as a playoff appearance. This was just the latest chapter in what has been an unthinkably bad season for Dallas thus far, and it’s left everyone at Valley Ranch in a state of shock.
Speaking to reporters, it’s clear that those around the organization want to give some answers as to what’s gone so wrong this season--but it seems that, for them as well as everyone else in Dallas, there are no clear answers.
"Obviously, this wasn't our plan,'' said Cowboys’ chief operating officer Stephen Jones, per the Dallas Morning News. "We certainly didn't think this would happen to this team. We feel like we've got good players, I think we've good character on this team, guys who football means a lot to them. It's just hard to explain right now.
“But I will say this. I think the same group of guys and staff and everybody is going to work hard. Our goal is to win a football game.''
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