Stat Pack Week 9: Brain Dead Zombies in Big D?

Cold, Hard Football Facts for Nov 01, 2013

The Cowboys' crushing loss to the Lions could mark the end of the team's chances in 2013.


By Adam Dobrowolski
Cold, Hard Football Facts Chief Mathletics Advisor

Well, there's the Cowboys people know. Despite a game in which Dallas won the Intelligence Index battle by more than 11 yards per point, the Cowboys still find a way to make an epic collapse and grab defeat from the jaws of victory. It all came with a slew of poor game management mistakes and small, untimely gaffes that gave the Lions an avenue for the comeback.

Does this mean that Dallas is due for another late-season disappointment? Stat Pack host Adam Dobrowolski looks at what ailed the Cowboys and discusses the chances of the third-ranked team in the Intelligence Index suddeningly becoming of the league's dumbest teams once again.

Also he looks at the mid-season mark for Big D and compares the Cowboys (4-4 with a +44 point margin) to other mid-season .500 teams with a high scoring differential.

Finally, Dobrowolski gives his usual six pack of subjects. This includes what the CHFF Big Board has to say about the Seahawks' O-line and Steelers' pass defense, as well as Week 9's "tricks" and "treats" according to the Intelligence Index.

Onto the fun, only with this week's Stat Pack!


For those who are interested in checking out bits and pieces of this week's podcasts, every edition will include a "playlist" of sorts breaking down every segment from the podcast.

2:05 -- Mathletics from Week 8: Big D's Epic Collapse

12:15 -- Week 8 Big Board Highlights

16:55 -- Week 8 Review of the King of Props

19:40 -- The Six Pack Week 9 Power Rankings: Best Balanced Teams

27:55 -- Week 9 Preview via the Intelligence Index

29:30 -- Six Pack of Top Games for Week 9

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