Dallas Cowboys enjoying an amazing turnaround season!

After the first 13 games of the 2016 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys are sitting atop the NFC East Division with an 11-2 record. They lead the second-place New York Giants by two games with three to play. Surprisingly, it’s the Giants who have handed the Cowboys their only two losses on the season. Most recently this past Sunday with a slim 10-7 loss. But let’s step back a bit and try to figure out how Dallas has been able to get to this point. I mean, they were coming off of a 4-12 season in 2015 that saw quarterback Tony Romo get injured twice. Romo suffered a broken collarbone in week 2 and was able to return in week 11. But the following week in the Thanksgiving game he injured his shoulder again and was lost for the season. Romo returned healthy in 2016 but in the 3rd preseason game he suffered a compression fracture in his back that would sideline him for two to three months. Unfortunately for the Cowboys, backup quarterback Kellen Moore had suffered a broken tibia earlier in training camp and the team had to turn to rookie Dak Prescott out of Mississippi State. Prescott had been drafted in the fourth round and was looked at as a developmental prospect. But a strong showing in his preseason appearances gave the Cowboys hope that he could hold the position until Romo recovered later in the season. And Prescott didn’t disappoint. After an opening day loss to the Giants, the rookie led the team to 11 straight wins and performed with skill and poise beyond his...