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Jerry Jones is 'scared' of Eagles right now

Posted on: December 20, 2011 10:11 pm
Edited on: December 21, 2011 9:03 am
Jerry Jones is 'scared' of Philly this weekend.(US Presswire)
By Will Brinson

The NFC East's been a wild, wild roller-coaster ride this season with every team but the Eagles (the prohibitive preseason favorite) holding sole possession of first place at one point in time.

To wit: Two weeks ago, the Cowboys had their dreams shattered by the Giants on Sunday night ... only to have the Giants pick up the pieces and put it all back together when they folded at home against the Redskins in Week 15. Like I said, crazy. So it's no surprise that Jerry Jones is "scared" of the Eagles when they come into Dallas on Christmas Eve.

"After the butt-kicking they gave us up in Philadelphia, I'm scared," Jones said on KRLD-FM Tuesday, via Marc Sessler of "It's that kind of feeling. The respect turns into being afraid of what they can do to you if you have some breakdowns out there -- so you can put that 'scared' there if you want to.

"I think sometimes I know I do my best when I'm scared."

Unfortunately for Jones, he won't be playing, so however he does may not matter. (Unless in light of recent clock management issues he's decided to wire his owner's box with a line to Jason Garrett's headset.)

It will matter how his players do, though, and they also have every right to be scared. One, the Eagles crushed the Cowboys the last time they played. Two, the Eagles are pretty warm right now and still -- somehow -- in contention to win the division.

And three, a loss would give the Giants a chance to steal first place in the division back and set up a win-or-go-home matchup in New York in Week 17. If they lose that game, the biggest fear for plenty of people will be losing their jobs. And that's reason enough to be scared right now.

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Since: Jul 26, 2009
Posted on: December 21, 2011 9:53 am

Jerry Jones is 'scared' of Eagles right now

Shocked that Jerry Jones would even make a statement like this. Seems out of character for someone who is so full of himself and his team.  I really would be surprised if the Eagles beat Dallas at home, and I'm an Eagles fan.  Dallas plays good at home, only two losses and both were collapses in the fourth quarter.  The Eagles can't play consistant enought week to week. they won two games in a row which leads me to believe that they could easily lose this one in a bad way.  I just want to see Jason Babin break Reggie White's sack record and Michael "Gap Tooth's" as well.  Especially since Strahans record was helped by Bret Farve just falling down at the sight of Strahan at the end of meaningless game. 

Since: Dec 21, 2011
Posted on: December 21, 2011 9:49 am
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Since: Aug 23, 2011
Posted on: December 21, 2011 7:45 am

Jerry Jones is 'scared' of Eagles right now

Fear the Redskins Jerry, Fear the Skins next year.

Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: December 21, 2011 12:57 am

Jerry Jones is 'scared' of Eagles right now

This game actually won't do much to the Cowboys even if they lose.  No matter what happens, if they beat the Giants next week they are in, period.  They will still be the 4th seed and have a home game the first week of the playoffs.  They can not get any other slot in the playoffs except 4. 

If the Giants beat the Jets, all they really do is knock off the Eagles.  If the Cowboys win, and the Giants lose, the Cowboys clinch.  However, with the Tony Romo led Cowboys, I doubt anybody actually thinks that will happen.

This is what will happen: The Eagles will butt rape the Cowboys silly.  The Giants may or may not lose to the Jets, it doesn't actually matter.  The Cowboys will then build up a big lead only to blow it to the Giants in the final few minutes of the game, probably courtesy of a trademark Romo game losing turnover.  Then the Eagles will probably lose to the Redskins, just to troll everyone.  They should make the Eagles-Redskins game the last game of the season, just to troll as many people as possible.

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