Since it is Thursday, we have one last day to peel back another layer of the onion looking back at the previous Cowboys' game with our Xs and Os study. This is simply picking 2 major plays in the game and breaking them down from a purely strategic basis and seeing what we can find.
Play 1 - 3rd Quarter - 11012 - S12 - Inside pass to Bowe - Touchdown
On Monday, in his "day after" press briefing, Jason Garrett was being quizzed by the media about the wisdom of throwing a pass in the red zone that is well short of the end zone that required to make a number of defenders miss in order to find 6 points.
They were, of course, looking for reasoning that might explain passing on Dez Bryant in a 1-on-1 for the WR quick screen to rookie Terrence Williams amidst an ambush of Chiefs that turned into a loss of yardage, momentum, and perhaps the game.
Well, Garrett was ready. He cited the play we are about to look at as proof that the concept is a sound one. Observers of play d...