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Trolling The Nation During Ravens @ Cowboys: "Of all the teams this season it has to be the freaking Cowboys."

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Savor every last detail of Sunday's game as you read through what other fans had to say as they watched the Dallas Cowboys beat the Ravens to go 4-0 against the once mighty AFC North.

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This is the sixth Trolling The Nation post of the still young 2016 season, and with six of these posts we've already equaled the total number of posts from 2014. That's how special this season is.

If I had the time to put together a TTN post after every game, I would probably do it - who knows when we'll have another season like this?

What makes these posts so much fun is re-living the game from other fans' perspective, understanding how other fans view the Dallas Cowboys, witnessing the horror in people's reactions as they watch a couple of rookies shred one opponent after another, and reading how other fans grudgingly, angrily, or dejectedly realize that the 2016 Cowboys are pretty good.

Today's post is a little shorter than usual, but I hope not worse than usual; the early-game slot is not ideal for generating comments from other fans, as most of them are busy watching their own teams. Still, we do have some choice quotes on the menu today.

As usual, all quotes are taken directly from the open game threads from the SB Nation team sites indicated in front of every comment. Some minor edits have been made to improve the overall legibility of the quotes and to satisfy the site guidelines of our board, but no other changes have been made, no commentary added.

First Quarter
Ravens Dez is in and Jimmy is out?
Posted by sttopher315 on Nov 20, 2016 | 12:48 PM
Ravens We better double or triple dez
Posted by william.alexander.carter on Nov 20, 2016 | 12:48 PM
KICKOFF
Ravens Zeke bottled up twice.
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:04 PM
Ravens Great start D: They haven’t seen a front like this
Posted by Vasilis Lericos on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:05 PM
(13:15) PUNT DALLAS
Raiders Can we start calling Joe Flacco bad yet?
Posted by nubbin on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:07 PM
(10:45) PUNT Baltimore
Ravens The one hit got Dak flustered
Posted by El.Dude on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:15 PM
(8:48) PUNT DALLAS
Ravens Elliott arguably the best pick in the draft right now. And people in Dallas think Jerry Jones is crazy. This is a good football team. At least on offense. Cowboys have gotten some steals. Especially OL. Draft some LB’s. If Jaylon Smith can turn into the player he was before his injury, Look out!
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:19 PM
Texans Dak and Zeke may struggle some today, but I am sure they will adjust as the game progresses
Posted by TEXSON on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:20 PM
Ravens We're looking like the #1 rushing team on this drive
Posted by El.Dude on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:22 PM
(5:35) (Shotgun) T.West left tackle for 18 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Cowboys 0 - Ravens 7
Ravens TOUCHDOWN!!!!!!
Posted by mg2012 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:22 PM
Eagles The Ravens are giving the Cowboys all they can handle, on this drive.
Posted by Whoissantaclaus? on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:22 PM
Eagles Ravens doing work
Posted by phillyeagleGuy on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:23 PM
Ravens Is it 2008?????
Posted by Purple City Bird Gang on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:23 PM
Ravens I love being right. I’m right about everything. I said Ravens front seven was the most under-rated. I was right! Ravens killed a loaded draft. These experts make me PUKE!
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:24 PM
Ravens I told you. Here comes a SB run. People still won’t respect the Ravens after this game. Screw them!
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:25 PM
Seahawks Ravens running over the Cowboys.
Posted by King of the North on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:24 PM
Patriots Prescott commands that line like a 10 year veteran. What a special QB already
Posted by Questionablepatsfan on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:30 PM
Vikings Joe Buck, you are so annoying. "Uh oh Cowboys are losing Tony Romo in uniform," who cares Joe, you're calling the Vikings game.
Posted by Vikeforlife on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:32 PM
Ravens Man, if the offense keeps this up we'll be hard to beat, for anyone.
Posted by Purple City Bird Gang on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:33 PM
(:11) PUNT DALLAS
Ravens Field position is not our friend today
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:35 PM
Patriots Throw it up Joe makes an appearance
Posted by TFBismywingman on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:38 PM
Patriots I believe the term you're looking for is Jump Ball Joe
Posted by b1adesofcha0s on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:38 PM
Patriots No, he makes me want to throw it up
Posted by poindexterregan on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:38 PM

Second Quarter
Ravens How…
Posted by El.Dude on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:41 PM
Ravens Did you see that!!!!
Posted by mg2012 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:41 PM
Ravens Wow. Great catch. Go waste the challenge!
Posted by rheemixed on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:42 PM
(14:21) J.Flacco pass short right to S.Smith ran ob at BLT 21 for 13 yards.
Dallas challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was Upheld.
Vikings Our run D is awful. Dallas is gonna rush for 280 yards against us
Posted by arizonaviking on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:47 PM
Eagles Is Joe Flacco much more than a punchline at this point? Dude is just stealing money
Posted by Paul Douglas "Doug" Collins on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:48 PM
(13:29) PUNT Baltimore
Ravens This Defense Is Legit
Posted by BmoreCareful on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:52 PM
Ravens We eat rookies up
Posted by El.Dude on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:52 PM
Ravens Man, Witten's a big boy. Makes Tavon look like an infant just bounced off him lol.
Posted by rheemixed on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:52 PM
(12:23) PUNT DALLAS
Ravens Why, why are our third down throws always short of the pick up line?
Posted by mg2012 on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:57 PM
(9:41) PUNT Baltimore
Texans Ravens are killing themselves with these penalties.
Posted by trutxfan on Nov 20, 2016 | 1:59 PM
(6:01) D.Prescott pass short right to C.Beasley for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Cowboys 7- Ravens 7
Bengals Cowboys finally scored a TD
Posted by Merse on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:06 PM
Patriots Cowboys tie the game with a TD to Beasley. 7-7.
Posted by b1adesofcha0s on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:08 PM
Eagles Love watching Dallas' 4th WR making catches not a single one of the Eagles can
Posted by GhettoVision on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:09 PM
Ravens Run game going nowhere. again.
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:12 PM
Eagles People need to stop hating on Dallas. Their 3rd best receiver is better than our ‘1st’. Their 2nd best receiver is better than our 2nd and 3rd combined— and their 2nd (Cole) receiver is average. They aren’t an elite team but they’re able to win the physical battles when it matters most, unlike our team (mainly offense). Gotta give respect where it’s due. They play with swagger while our boys are afraid to get hit.
Posted by rhudej22 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:14 PM
Eagles What the heck? Why would we stop hating on Dallas?
Posted by TheBigTicket21 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:14 PM
Eagles What's your point? It’s an Eagles board, hating Dallas is like breathing
Posted by SamHinkieLives on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:14 PM
Vikings I can’t even imagine how Elliott is going to make this D look when we play the Cowboys. My head hurts just thinking about it.
Posted by Byakhee on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:20 PM
Ravens Time for some Iron Maiden beer.
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:23 PM
(1:42) BAL 46 yard field goal is GOOD.
Cowboys 7 - Ravens 10
Steelers So... do we all want Baltimore to lose? I guess it helps with the division, but I caught so much crap last week from Cowboy fans, I almost can't help but want the Boys to lose.
Posted by kdsteel on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:25 PM
Eagles Sigh. Dez Bryant…
Posted by SamHinkieLives on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:28 PM
Ravens Dez Bryant. Yards after catch! UGH!
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:29 PM
(:08) D.Bailey 30 yard field goal is GOOD
Cowboys 10 - Ravens 10
Ravens This is a great game to watch for those who do not root for either team. But hot diggity, it’s not great for me right now. I’m gonna look like crap tomorrow morning
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:33 PM
Ravens We are hemorrhaging penalties
Posted by william.alexander.carter on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:34 PM
Ravens We NEED to pressure Dak, in the beginning we were getting there quickly and forcing some panicked throws
Posted by KB5 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:36 PM
Seahawks Really digging those Triumph of the Goddell "future of football" propaganda pieces
Posted by sexydeepballs on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:44 PM
Eagles So, can someone explain to me how the scheduling system works? Every team in the NFC east this year have been a beneficiary of favorable scheduling outside of the Eagles.
Posted by phillyeagleGuy on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:46 PM

Third Quarter
Ravens This offense is embarrassing…Anyone who says make it to the playoffs and anything can happen, is clearly not watching closely…
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:52 PM
(13:27) PUNT Baltimore
Ravens They gonna eat us in the 2nd half
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:55 PM
Ravens Yup, you can see the wheels coming off already…
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:56 PM
Ravens Elliott, biggest run. He hits the hole as good as any.
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:56 PM
Seahawks Dak looks pretty good. Does not look like a rookie.
Posted by RicRcr on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:56 PM
Saints Elliott and Prescott are very good, but good Lord Dallas’ offensive line is just so incredibly solid.
Posted by BenDerDonDat on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:58 PM
Ravens This isn't looking good right now. Cowboys OL is solid
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 2:59 PM
(7:37) D.Prescott pass short left to D.Bryant for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Cowboys 17 - Ravens 10
Patriots Dez Bryant with a TD
Posted by Mindkrak on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:00 PM
Ravens Man Why Did Jimmy Have To Miss This Game
Posted by BmoreCareful on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:01 PM
Ravens And don’t let the score confuse you, this defense isn’t great either. There is zero pass rush.
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:01 PM
Ravens Well I doubt we win now because our offense is crap and our defense just got walked over
Posted by william.alexander.carter on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:01 PM
Eagles Giants and Cowboys take the lead. These early games are going to hell in a hand basket
Posted by HazyBird on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:02 PM
Broncos Dak's playing so well right now. I don’t see the Cowboys winning a game in the playoffs with such an inexperienced backfield, but the future is scary.
Posted by ballistikk on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:04 PM
Redskins Ravens and Bears lying down and dying right now.
Posted by SkinsNJ on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:05 PM
Ravens No run game, no candy
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:05 PM
Panthers Have we seen a single jump ball for KB or Funchess like Dez just got?
Posted by robobzzoy on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:06 PM
Panthers How about a redzone fade, while we are at it?
Posted by panthernation.forlife on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:06 PM
Ravens Why Is Every Darn 3rd Down Thrown Short!
Posted by BmoreCareful on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:10 PM
Ravens So when is it acceptable turn off the game, because you know how its going to end?
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:11 PM
(4:37) PUNT Baltimore
Raiders Can Baltimore hold up against Dallas? O-line is starting to impose it's will on them.
Posted by slvrnblkwurld on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:14 PM
Ravens Witten has more catches than Steve Smith
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:15 PM
Ravens Cowboys showing this defense is overrated/can only play against bottom feeder teams. Flacco is not being a smart qb. This team is going nowhere.
Posted by Martinezrudy on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:15 PM
Ravens Prescott has more time in the pocket than he knows what to do with…
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:18 PM
Seahawks Hmm. Really looks like the Cowboys will have HFA in the playoffs.
Posted by RicRcr on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:18 PM

Fourth Quarter
Eagles Is there a more annoying team in the NFL than the Dallas Cowboys?
Posted by Shyvv on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:20 PM
Ravens They go up 14 it's over
Posted by Purple City Bird Gang on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:21 PM
Eagles Stupid Ravens. Stupid Dallas. Stupid Cards and Stupid Bears. Can’t count on anyone to their job this week.
Posted by zracer71 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:21 PM
Ravens Both TE's are killing us right now
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:23 PM
(11:37) (Shotgun) D.Prescott pass short middle to D.Bryant for 13 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Cowboys 24 - Ravens 10
Ravens Tavon Young against Dez Bryant. Not a fair match up at all…
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:24 PM
Ravens Cowboys winning the Super Bowl. Can’t feel that bad
Posted by Landshark52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:25 PM
Raiders Dak just continues to play at a high level, impressive, 66%, 2,300 yards, 14 TD's, 2 INT's, 8 y/a. Liked him in the draft and happy for him, but wish he was on another team though. I hate the boys.

Make that 15, just threw another TD.
Posted by njccc on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:25 PM
Eagles They're such losers. WHY COULDNT THE RAVENS JUST WIN?!!!
Posted by TheBigTicket21 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:25 PM
Redskins Prescott changes plays at the line of scrimmage unlike any rookie I have seen
Posted by eblake98 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:26 PM
Ravens Ozzie Newsome is overrated
Posted by Landshark52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:26 PM
Bears Dak's offensive line just threw for another TD
Posted by Roman F on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:28 PM
Ravens Stop mentioning Jimmy! Since the first Q they are doing what they please, be that run or pass
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:28 PM
Seahawks I'd vote for the Cowboys' offensive line for NFL MVP.
Posted by HawkHearted on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:29 PM
Bears Dak was able to go through his progressions and find Dez ... Meanwhile ... Cutler was sacked within 2 seconds of taking the snap.
Posted by MarkTd33 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:29 PM
Eagles The only two games I'm getting are Giants vs Bears and Cowboys vs Ravens. I couldn’t take it anymore and switch to gameday live and get … Cowboys highlights.
Posted by Competitors by 2018 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:31 PM
Vikings Flacco just took fingers to the eyes, just like the old Three Stooges eye poke! Whoop Whoop Whoop! :smile:
Posted by 1B4IdieVikes on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:34 PM
(8:21) (Shotgun) J.Flacco pass short middle to S.Smith for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
Cowboys 24 - Ravens 17
Ravens Dak Is Bound To Throw A Pick
Posted by BmoreCareful on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:36 PM
Ravens They figured out our D by now
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:37 PM
Eagles CURSE DALLAS AND THEIR TWO CHEATING FRAUD ROOKIES. I honestly hope they both are punched in the mouth in the playoffs and have their butts kicked. Of all the freaking teams this season it has to be the freaking Cowboys. Unbelievable.
Posted by jakems97 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:38 PM
Ravens Think they can kill 8 minutes in one drive?
Posted by GoPoe on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:43 PM
Vikings Prescott having a nice rookie year but man does he have time to pass…
Posted by Nick Granite on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:45 PM
Raiders Brice Butler moves the chains again.
Posted by 80sR8dr on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:46 PM
Ravens Prescott. 10/10 and two TD’s
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:47 PM
Giants Dak...last 10 passes..10-10...106 yds
Posted by wunhedlite on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:48 PM
Giants That's what happens with a good OL - all day back there
Posted by masterballer on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:48 PM
Giants Best OL in football can do that for you.
Posted by LakerSpartan117 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:48 PM
Ravens Time of Possession is disgusting
Posted by concretejimmy52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:50 PM
Raiders Dallas is getting a little scary, they got over 100 on the ground on the Ravens #1 rush D.
Posted by 80sR8dr on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:51 PM
Ravens Start the 10 year rebuild right now
Posted by Landshark52 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:51 PM
Steelers Dallas is going to win. There should be no Tony Romo discussion anymore, other than who they are going to trade him to
Posted by The Gif Sgt on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:51 PM
Ravens 400 yards, nice job D. Proud.
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 3:55 PM
(1:54) (Field Goal formation) D.Bailey 21 yard field goal is GOOD
Cowboys 27 - Ravens 17
Ravens Good bye playoffs
Posted by waryou303 on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:00 PM
Texans I hate to say it but Dallas looks really good. This is the first time I’ve watched them this year, and they make me envious.
Posted by trutxfan on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:06 PM
Bengals Thank u Dallas
Posted by CharlesSimmons24 on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:07 PM
Redskins Time to watch the Seahawks curb stomp the Eagles.
Posted by iH8dallas on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:15 PM
Ravens Any offensive coordinators out there we can pick up?
Posted by mg2012 on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:19 PM
Ravens I liked that throw with 13 seconds left, a five yard check down to the full back when we needed a shot at the end zone.
Posted by Mr_One50 on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:19 PM
Ravens Not gonna lie , seeing Dak command his offense made me jealous, and wonder how much a guy like him could change the Ravens
Posted by KB5 on Nov 20, 2016 | 4:26 PM

If you are unfamiliar with these Trolling The Nation posts, here are some previous editions that you may want to check out:

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