I thought that this was going to be one of those games that sneak up on a good team. I thought that the Dallas Cowboys would come out flat against the New York Jets. This was the perfect “gotcha” game. The Jets have not really looked that good in any of their wins (all 3 of them). Next week the Cowboys play the Green Bay Packers. So, the Boyz could have been caught looking ahead.
In spite of parity, the league has settled into top tier, a middle tier and the bottom. While there can be a little discussion about where a particular team is in this classification, most teams will fit neatly into one category or the other. Therefore the league isn’t quite as exciting … I’m not sure that exciting is the right word. Unpredictable. That’s better. The Colts, Cowboys, Packers and Patriots are clearly the best teams in the league. (more…)