Recapping the Cowboys' week

IRVING, Texas – With their only appearance on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," and their Thanksgiving Day win against the Oakland Raiders it seems as if it's been awhile since the Dallas Cowboys played a game.

It will be 11 days, but as we recap the week, we will stick (mostly) with the on-field discussions about the Chicago Bears and the ghosts of December past.

Jean-Jacques Taylor is ready to believe in quarterback Tony Romo.

The Cowboys know they have to finish the season strong to make a playoff push, unlike in 2011 and 2012 when they didn't get it done.

Calvin Watkins says there's a lot on the line for Monte Kiffin this month too.

Since last year's game against the Bears, things have been different for receiver Dez Bryant.

Adrian Peterson has wondered about coming back to Texas to play out his career. Tim MacMahon offers up the Herschel Walker deal in reverse to bring him back.

JJT remembers the loss of defensive end Jerry Brown and how it has affected the Cowboys.

ESPN's Bears reporter Michael C. Wright and I bring you this week's Double Coverage.