Cowboys aim to stop slide against Jaguars

  Jon Kitna gets his first start since 2008. 

(Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press)

The storyline
The Jags' porous defense should be just what the erratic Cowboys need to feel good about themselves for another week. But a week ago, with David Garrard nursing a concussion, who would have thought the Jags would have the healthier QB situation?

Why you should watch
Well, a Jags win would certainly take the Wade Phillips firing watch to stratospheric levels, and provide for a memorable soundbyte from Jerry Jones, but as a meaningful football contest this is a tough sell.

Did you know?
All four games between the Jaguars and Cowboys have been decided by seven points or fewer. ... Jacksonville's Marcedes Lewis is second among all NFL tight ends with five touchdown receptions. ... Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware has a touchdown in five consecutive games. ... Dallas' Dez Bryant is tied for the rookie lead with five touchdowns.

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