Originally posted on NBC Cowboys Blog  |  Last updated 10/21/11
It isn't Occupy Wall Street, but the Cowboys have their own little protest going on these days. And, unlike the group up in New York, it is pretty clear exactly what the Cowboys are fighting against. They are dead set against throwing the ball to Dez Bryant in the red zone or during the second half of games. That might seem odd to you, but that's the only impression one can reasonably draw from the concerted effort the Cowboys are making when it comes to coming up with excuses for why Bryant doesn't get more passes thrown his way. Jason Garrett said it is about his conditioning and Jerry Jones pointed to his lack of concentration, but that just wasn't enough to convince the masses that it makes sense to ignore a talented receiver at key moments in the game. So the Cowboys got back to work. Tony Romo is harping on the defenses that the Cowboys see in the red zone, complaining that opponents are keeping safeties on Bryant's side of the field to thwart them. Romo says that coverage ...
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