When quarterback Tony Romo went down with an injury in the preseason, it looked as if the Dallas Cowboys were destined for another disappointing season. However, with the way this group has looked through the first eight weeks of the new year, perhaps we spoke too soon. Behind a pair of dynamic rookies, quarterback Dak Prescott (pictured above) and running back Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys are putting up 26.9 points per game (seventh of 32), sit atop the NFC East with a 6-1 record, and look like the most complete team in the NFC. As long as owner Jerry Jones doesn’t meddle too much in the team’s affairs, Big D has a legit chance at playing on the game’s biggest stage.

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