CultureMap Dallas: Cowboys prove running the football on the road is their pathway to playoffs

Postins' Postcards: A Life On the Sports Road

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray. Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray.

The last time the Dallas Cowboys lost a road game they were in Chicago to play the Bears on a frigid Monday night as the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area was dealing with one of the worst ice storms in years. That was December 9, 2013. The Cowboys were in the playoff race, albeit on the outskirts, and the Bears handed them a 45-28 loss.

Nearly a year to the day, the Cowboys returned the favor in the Windy City, beating the Bears, 41-28, in a game where the score didn’t necessarily indicate how much the Cowboys dominated the game or how much they’ve changed as a team in the last year.

It also proved that if the Cowboys are to make the playoffs in 2014, that road to January football will go through, well, the road.

In my latest story at CultureMap Dallas…

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