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Witten, Cowboys Facing Forward

Jason Witten knows looking back on the team's close losses won't do them any good



    As much as the 49-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints sent Cowboys fans into a doom-and-gloom state, it’s important to remember that Dallas still has a very real chance to win a pretty bad (to this point, anyway) NFC East. Veteran tight end Jason Witten and his teammates are well aware of this.

    People always say you got to have a tunnel vision with your approach,” Witten said, per ESPN Dallas. “I agree with that 100 percent. But there is a big picture; you have to understand that and where you are at. There is a mentality that says we have to play our best football and here is what it comes down to. These next six games are going to determine a lot of stuff.”

    Coming off a much-needed bye week, Witten says the team has to guard against looking back on any of their four close losses and wondering what could have been.

    “The reality of it is you think about this game and that game, but I think you have to stay away from that as players and focus on now,” Witten said. “There are other end of the games that could have gone a different way too, looking at Minnesota. Just kind of build on what got you to this point, what we have done well, what we can improve on.”

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