Found September 18, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
A look at the defense in Week 2 finds a mixed bag of results. On one hand, they limited yardage and damaging drives to a minimum. They found 4 sacks and did a nice job of keeping the running game from causing issues most of the day despite playing a team with a running reputation. But, on the other hand, they caused 0 takeaways - Remember, since 2010, the Cowboys are 0-11 when getting no takeaways on the road - and most discouragingly, were absolutely demoralized with Kansas City taking the ball with 3:50 left and all 3 Dallas timeouts and running the ball down the throat of Dallas with almost no difficulty whatsoever. The 4-minute drill is something that is not often discussed by football fans, but teams put a fair amount of emphasis on it because it can and does win games. The 4-minute drill is the ability for a team to kill off the final 4 minutes by running the ball and moving the chains twice (assuming the opponent has its full allotment of timeouts. It is ideally done withou...

DeMarco Murray could get a ton of work this week

If you are a fantasy football guru and have DeMarco Murray this week is a must play. Today Jason Garrett said that they want to get the former college standout the ball more. “Obviously we want to have more balance, not only more balance at the end of the game but more balance throughout the […]

Will Cowboys rip the Band-Aid with position change?

IRVING, Texas -- A Dallas Cowboys transition from 10-year NFL safety Will Allen to fast-learning rookie J.J. Wilcox will not be executed the way Mom used to tell you to remove a bandage from a wound. You know, "Rip it off fast, so it stings less." This change figures to be gradual. And maybe painful. But in the end, it will hopefully be a permanent solution in the secondary...

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Philadelphia Eagles bigger than Andy Reid

Andy Reid (Photo credit: Ed Zurga-AP) The Kansas City Chiefs are traveling to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles in primetime Thursday night and what’s being talked about most is the fact that Kansas City’s head coach Andy Reid is making his return to Philadelphia after he spent the last 14 seasons coaching there. There is, however, a game to be played which features intriguing...

AccuScore Game Preview: Chiefs AT Eagles | Andy Reid Returns Home

While much of the attention in tonight’s Chiefs-Eagles Thursday Night Football game will be on the sidelines with ex-Philly coach Andy Reid, what we really care about is who wins and which players will produce for our fantasy teams. It is, however, important to note that the Chiefs come into Philadelphia with a man who made his name coaching the Eagles for 14 seasons before being...

Breaking Down the Touchdowns In Kansas City

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...

Dez Bryant held out of practice

Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was held out of today’s practice with a sore back. Cowboys WR Dez Bryant not practicing today with sore back. DE Anthony Spencer was on a stationary bike in the weight room. — Brandon George (@DMN_George) September 18, 2013 Bryant had a very good game this past week against the Chiefs.  He had nine receptions for 141 yards and 1 touchdown.  ...

Andy Reid gets warm welcome from fans in Philly

PHILADELPHIA -- Big Red is back in Philly, wearing unfamiliar red colors and standing on the opposite sideline. Andy Reid returned to a standing ovation Thursday night at the stadium where he led the Philadelphia Eagles to some of their greatest victories. Reid received a warm welcome from a sellout crowd at the Linc when he led the Kansas City Chiefs onto the field minutes before...

Preview: Chiefs tasked with stopping high-powered Eagles offense

Amidst the hype and emotion surrounding Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia this week, the veteran coach is doing his best to focus only on making sure the Kansas City Chiefs remain unbeaten. Facing the Eagles for the first time since they fired him after 14 years as coach, Reid looks to guide the Chiefs to a 3-0 start Thursday night. After leading Philadelphia to nine playoff...

What-If Wednesday: What if the Cowboys had beaten the Rams in the 1976 playoffs?

In the weekly What-If Wednesday posts, we review some event (draft, game, or whatever) and consider what might have happened if history had been different. This week’s post focuses on the 1976 divisional playoff game between the Cowboys and Los Angeles Rams. In real life… The Dallas Cowboys made the Super Bowl in 1975 and returned with a solid season in 1976. The team finished...

Sits and Starts: Andy Reid will make himself feel right at home in Philly

Welcome back, folks! It’s time for Week 3 of Rob and Penn‘s “Sits and Starts“! Again, to help you all out, we are going to shy away from the obvious picks. We have posted the detailed set of rules to which we will hold ourselves over on Pro Football Nostradamus (PFN), Robert’s personal website. To […]The post Sits and Starts: Andy Reid will make himself feel right at...

Things To Look For Vs. Kansas City

The Game of the Early Season is here! Andy Reid makes his return to the Linc! At the same time, Donovan McNabb’s number 5 will be officially retired among the Eagles greats. This game is important. Not for those previous reasons. The main reason it is important for this team to have a good game and win this early in the season. The offense has been clicking on all cylinders and...

Chiefs vs. Eagles Preview: Fantastic Four

With just a scant few days to prepare for the Philadelphia Eagles, the Kansas City Chiefs have a golden opportunity to lay claim to a 3-0 start on the young 2013 season. So can they defeat Andy Reid’s old team on the road? If they do, these four players must step up.

Charles wants to win for Reid in Philly

Jamaal Charles wants to make sure that Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia is a triumphant one. Thursday's game between the Chiefs and Eagles figures to be an emotional night for Reid who is in his first year with Kansas City following 14 seasons in Philadelphia. Reid who has coached the Chiefs to a 2-0 start this season has maintained a positive stance regarding his relationship...

Chiefs Eagles Primer: One for the Skipper

If there was one game on the Chiefs 2013 NFL schedule that caught the attention of KC’s fan base, it was Thursday nights contest against the Philadelphia Eagles. It’s going to be a homecoming for Andy Reid and I argue one that players want to win for their new head coach.
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