ARLINGTON, Texas – What would a postgame interview with Jerry Jones be without the Cowboys owner and general manager addressing his team’s playoff chances?
Jones did that after the Cowboys pulled to 6-6 with a 38-33 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night at Cowboys Stadium.
“I’m real hopeful, I’m very hopeful, but I’m realistic,” Jones said. “I’m proud of the team, but we really have to call on everybody and everything to do everything, whether it’s a coach or a player, we have to do everything we can do to get these next four ballgames.”
It’s no secret that the Cowboys won a game they were supposed to win. The Eagles had dropped their last seven entering Sunday night. The Cowboys’ last four opponents, the Bengals, Steelers, Saints and Redskins, won’t be nearly as winnable. Those four have a combined 24-23 record.
“We ought to take these four games and say, ‘Hey, we’ve got an opportunity here but let’s get in here and dedicate ourselves.’ That’s the way I feel about it,” Jones said. “I’m proud that we have an opportunity.”