Originally posted on CowboysBlog.Net  |  Last updated 11/2/12
The Cowboys haven’t had a durable back since Emmitt Smith was with the team, and the consistent injury back by committee continues. We know DeMarco Murray is out at minimum, one more game, and Felix Jones has a different nagging injury every week. I think the team is going to see if Felix will be a factor if he starts, but I think this is the week we finally get to see Lance Dunbar in action along side Phillip Tanner. The biggest concern from both Tanner and Dunbar is their pass protection. We’ve seen Tanner whiff on a few blocks and this is why he hasn’t had more snaps on the offense as we had hoped. What I like about Dunbar is his speed, he can hit the outside and burst up the field, but he needs the opportunity. One thing I want to see above all is ball security, I’m sick of the stupid, sloppy turnovers. Get them in the game, but they need to protect that ball when they get the ball. Skip Peete better be reminding them throughout the game, seriously. This also looks like the week...
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