The Dallas Cowboys fell to NFC East rival Washington Redskins, 38-31, on Thanksgiving. The Cowboys scored the first three points of the game, then surrendered 28 straight points to Washington in the second quarter. Dallas did mount a comeback, but ultimately fell short in the final quarter of the game.
This is not the first time Dallas has attempted an impressive second-half comeback only to fall short at the end of the game. KD Drummond at Blogging the Boys was clearly frustrated about another Dallas loss, simply stating:
What is there to say?
The loss pushes Dallas to 5-6 on the season, placing the team 1½ games behind the division leader NFC Giants as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the final playoff spot. Some Dallas fans believe the team can not recover from the current deficit. One commenter, who feels that sentiment is "It's your world, my universe," wrote:
Season is over boys. I'd say it's been fun, but well......
Other Cowboys fans want to look on the bright side of the situation. Commenter ThisSpaceForRent focused on the more positive aspects of the game, arguing:
I like the never say die attitude. Now it just needs to translate into success.