"You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take." Anybody who has ever played sports or been within 50 feet of a cheesy self-help "life coach" has heard this maxim fed to the hesitant like an elixir that will turn the meekest of the meek into Kimbo Slice. However, I believe that this oft-referenced axiom is greatly over simplifying one fact: You might not make any shots by not taking them, but you aren't exactly missing any either. Ladies and gentlemen, your 2009 Dallas Cowboys, who, for the first time all year, gained decisive ground on their rivals in the NFC East. How did they do it you might ask?á The strategy was ingenious: simply don't play. The fact that it took the Cowboys sitting this Sunday out to finally gain ground on both the Eagles and the Giants is hilarious enough for ...
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Article written by Mike Carley