Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/2/13
If there is one thing that makes football special, it is the individual components that add together to create team results. It is a team game - maybe the best team game ever created - but, it relies on each member of the team to carry out his assignment in his particular area of expertise to assist in the greater goal. When there is a weak link, a smart opponent will continue to attack and attack that weakness until you either concede or remove that weak link and attempt to replace it with someone who might fare a bit better. And you might not see a better example of that than you saw Sunday, when the Cowboys had 2 of their most highly-touted pieces on defense treated as if they were an insult to the opponent. Philip Rivers and his offense, which is good, but never confused with great, made Sunday a day to forget for the Cowboys 2nd round pick in 2011, Bruce Carter, and their 1st Round pick in 2012, Morris Claiborne. In a way, it shows you that resumes and reputations mean ver...
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