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Dallas COWBOYS
Paul Zimmerman
August 30, 1999
The talent is there to rule again in this weakest of divisions, but two straight late-season collapses make you wonder: Can this team of aging stars hold up?
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August 30, 1999

Dallas Cowboys

The talent is there to rule again in this weakest of divisions, but two straight late-season collapses make you wonder: Can this team of aging stars hold up?

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Defensive tackle Leon Lett was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance abuse policy—his third such suspension. The rumor around the league is that he'll be sidelined for four games, which infuriates other teams in the division, who feel he's getting off lightly. Michael Myers will hold down the fort until Lett returns.

So there you have it. In the weakest division in the NFL the Cowboys have a decided edge in personnel, and they should win the NFC East again. But when things get bitter and nasty in December, who knows?

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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