Nov 262010

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna throws against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of their NFL game November 25, 2010 in Arlington, Texas.  UPI/Ian Halperin Photo via Newscom

When the New Orleans Saints bolted to 17 points in just their first 15 offensive plays, the rude guests looked as if they would gobble up their hosts, the Dallas Cowboys, without so much as a “thank you,” belch contentedly, and maybe even take a nap somewhere around the fourth quarter.

But these Cowboys are no body’s turkeys, not since they fired the mascot-masquerading-as-a-head coach, Wade Phillips, and promoted the no-nonsense, never-say-die Jason Garrett.

These Cowboys bite back.

These Cowboys managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, taking an unexpected, almost unbelievable, 27-23 lead late in the fourth quarter. Continue reading »