Things have already gone from bad to worse for the Cowboys, now it has started to go nuclear.
Things aren’t looking any brighter for the Dallas Cowboys after enduring another defeat on Sunday — this time a 25-3 loss at Washington — that saw quarterback Andy Dalton exit with concussion like symptoms after the team already lost Dak Prescott to a season-ending ankle injury earlier in the month.
DeMarcus Lawrence wasn’t afraid to voice his displeasure after the game.
“We need more belief and more high spirits around this team, and really, more fight,” Lawrence said after the game.
“That’s really, I feel like, one of our weaknesses. We need to build a stronger backbone, fight and also make sure that we brought everything possible to come out with a victory.”
Head coach Mike McCarthy also called out his team for not coming to Dalton’s defense after he was injured on a helmet-to-helmet hit by Washington’s Jon Bostic. The Cowboys trailed by at least 14 points in the first half for the sixth consecutive week.
“We talked at halftime about the ‘here-we-go-again’ mode on the sidelines,” McCarthy said. “You know, we’ve got to move past that. That’s part of making progress throughout the season. We need to learn from our mistakes. We can’t keep letting our mistakes hold us down and hold us back.
“The only ones who are going to get us out of the hole are us as a football team.”
The Cowboys have started 2-5 for only the fifth time in franchise history.