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NFL Through Week 3 is Predictably Unpredictable



    If you watch the NFL for its parity and unpredictability, through three weeks you must be thoroughly entertained.

    In other words, the Cowboys are 2-1 and the 49ers are 1-2. After San Francisco’s dominating Week 1 performance in Arlington, no one saw that coming.

    Other early oddities:

    *The only undefeated teams through three weeks would be the Eagles (who have trailed by 10 points in every game), Bengals and Cardinals (with backup quarterback Drew Stanton).

    *In this league where teams are so evenly matched home-field advantage has been minimized, with home teams going a modest 28-20.

    *The Cowboys’ DeMarco Murray leads the NFL in both rushing (385 yards) and fumbles (3).

    *The Cowboys’ offense has scored more points than the Packers, 49ers, Patriots and Broncos.

    *Take away two touchdowns allowed by their offense, and he Cowboys’ defense has allowed only (7th-fewest in the league).

    What does it all mean? Again, there is no better, dramatic “reality show” than the NFL

    A native Texan who was born in Duncanville and graduated from UT-Arlington, Richie Whitt has been a mainstay in the Metroplex media since 1986. He’s held prominent roles on all media platforms including newspaper (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dallas Observer), radio (105.3 The Fan) and TV (co-host on TXA 21 and numerous guest appearances, including NBC 5). He currently lives in McKinney with his wife, Sybil, and two very spoiled dogs.