The 99-point bonanza between the Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos wasn't thrilling entertainment for everyone. Consider the thoughts of a certain television viewer, one who will face both teams in the next three weeks as a member of the NFL's worst-ranked defense.
''I'm glad that it's not just us. It's hard to play defense in this league nowadays,'' Washington Redskins nose tackle Barry Cofield said. ''There's a lot of points being scored, a lot of yardage. And the rules are tougher than ever, combined with the schemes being more advanced than ever, it's just hard to get stops, especially against a talented offense.''
Cofield and the Redskins (1-3) travel to Dallas (2-3) to face the Cowboys on Sunday night. Washington has a shot at moving into first place in the NFC East with a win, but only if it slows down - or outscores - an offense that produced a club-record 506-yard passing performance by Tony Romo in the 51-48 loss to the Broncos.
''We're going to try to make them one-dim...