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Until further notice, the Cowboys main concern for their offense is to solve their issue in running the ball out of base-offense situations. That means, with a QB under center, can they run the ball on 1st and 10 and 2nd and 5-9 to a point where they are not "falling behind the chains" as the coach likes to say. It is vital to figure this issue out, and since so many of you seemed to enjoy the Tampa Bay report for the running plays that were destroyed, I thought I would continue to try to identify what is going wrong. The Cowboys feel like they have an elite RB, and frankly, I agree with them based on what we saw in 2011 and even opening night of 2012. However, DeMarco Murray is not having any success in these last 3 weeks, and finally the inevitable is starting to happen - it is affecting his performance in that he is not the same confident running back who knew where to run and how quickly to make his decisions. In other words, he is now becoming part of the problem on s...
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Well, we’ve been waiting for some roster changes, and the only significant one was the activation of RB Lance Dunbar to the 53-man squad. We all know this is to see if Dunbar can be more productive than 1st round bust Felix Jones. What we really wanted to see was a change at RG. Mackenzy Bernadeau has been a free agent bust, you can mark this up as the same category as Marcellus...
When Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built his billion dollar plus playpen, many skeptics felt it would ruin the team’s home field advantage. Well according to Cowboy legend and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, the fans might be the blame for lack of a stadium advantage. Aikman told the Dallas Morning News that now and when he played, there was no home field advantage. don’t think...
The 2nd in our two-part series, working to assign grades to each respective unit. Make sure to check out the offensive grades here and let us know how we did! Defensive Line: B These guys have looked good so far, and that's without all-pro NT Jay Ratliff. Players like Jason Hatcher, Tyrone Crawford, Sean Lissemore, and Josh Brent have all made a name for themselves throughout...
Jerry Jones must be getting to a point where his patience runs out. His hot and cold Cowboys can’t get untracked from inconsistency. However, Jones still has a lot of confidence in his team. The Cowboys are coming off their bye and know they have to start making noise. Falling behind New York or Philadelphia doesn’t bode well going down the stretch. Jones spoke to Elf &...
Here’s a look at LestersLegends sit and start advice as you set your lineups for the sixth week of the 2012 NFL season..QuarterbacksStart: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers: He’s coming off a win in which he threw for 207 yards without a touchdown. He threw multiple touchdown passes in the first three games. Mendenhall (knee) is back so it should be a more balanced attack...
It’s on the record that Players View feels that Terrell Owens can still play. There is also the feeling that he creates these weird stumbling blocks for himself that for instance kept him from making the grade in Seattle.
In looking at the film that he generated as a Seahawk he had no problem getting open which is why he was targeted so much.
He just dropped crucial catches.When...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) DeMarco Murray and the Dallas Cowboys' running game have been stuck in neutral since an impressive start.
The unit that ran for 143 yards in a season-opening victory is now 29th in the NFL, averaging just 68 yards per game. And the only reason the Cowboys (2-2) are even that high is because of what they did against the New York Giants in that first game...
Dallas Cowboys fullback Lawrence Vickers told the media that he isn’t scared of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, or any team in the NFL for that matter.“You see me. I stay ready for whoever,” Vickers said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Names don’t scare me, man. Teams don’t scare me. I’m a man before anything. So I let other men just talk. See me in between those lines...
According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis plans on reaching out to Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant to possibly offer him some leadership and advice.There’s no doubt that Bryant has a ton of talent. The only problem is that it seems like the Cowboys can’t get him to tap into it the way he needs to so he can fulfill...
For the Cowboys:
Did not participate: C/G Ryan Cook (hamstring), P Chris Jones (left knee), P Brian Moorman (right groin) and LB Anthony Spencer (shoulder)
Full participation: LB Alex Albright (neck), WR Miles Austin (hamstring), DT Kenyon Coleman (knee), C Phil Costa (back), S Matt Johnson (hamstring), NT Jay Ratliff (ankle) and DT Marcus Spears (knee)
For the Ravens:
It's a tough matchup because both teams are coming off games which left them questioning just how good is the sum of their parts...Questions of faith abound for both the 'Boys and the Ravens...not of a spiritual nature, of course, but of a tactical and personnel nature.The last time the Dallas Cowboys took the field, quarterback Tony Romo threw five interceptions and they...