IRVING – Safety Abram Elam is confident Sunday’s 44-7 pounding of Buffalo won’t lead to the Cowboys becoming overconfident.
Dallas (5-4) plays at Washington (3-6), an outing some observers believe could be a trap game for the Cowboys if they arrive at FedEx Field full of themselves after destroying the Bills.
“No, I don’t think so,” Elam said Monday in a conference call. “We are an experienced ball club. We have a lot of veterans on this team. We have good leadership, so everyone understands the importance of getting a win each and every week. The way we do it, if we win convincingly or if it’s a close game, we’ll take it.”
So who are the leaders?
“We have a great group of guys,” Elam said. “You can start with Keith Brooking, who has been in the league for 14 years, to Bradie James, even Jon Kitna. He helps get that scout team going each and every day, and Tony (Romo) takes strict charge of the offense.
“We have a long list of guys that step up and communicate and we all trust e