Jeff Cavanaugh of 105.3 Fan tweeted Dallas Cowboys defensive end Everson Griffen hasn’t played well in the first two games. The veteran responded in a series of profanity-laced tweets of his own that set to Cowboys fan base on fire. Tyron Smith is currently suffering from neck stingers, and DeMarcus Lawrence also has some ailments he’s working through, but Jerry Jones isn’t concerned about it.
After rookie WR CeeDee Lamb caught five passes on six targets in his NFL debut, he took it up a notch vs the Atlanta Falcons. Former Cowboys guard Ron Leary was close to being back with the team, but the deal fell through. How the Cowboys are expected to have more fans at home games, and why the decision to go for a two-point conversion early was the right call and more are covered in the news and notes.
In recent years the Cowboys, like all NFL teams, have had their fair share of players who search for themselves on social media, or perhaps have instigating followers who look to tag them whenever they are mentioned. Jeff Cavanaugh of 105.3 The Fan put out a tweet saying defensive end Everson Griffen hasn’t played well in the Cowboys first two games. The 11-year veteran was not pleased and fired back viciously.
His point is a solid one, that he’s just rounding into shape and that the pandemic is the reason he and many are starting slowly. How that means the assessment of his early play is wrong though is up for debate.
The Cowboys injury list, unfortunately, is increasing ay a rapid pace. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told the media on Tuesday that Tyron Smith, who is dealing with neck stingers, was held out of the Cowboys Week 2 matchup to make sure he’s available down the road. While DeMarcus Lawrence, who played just 33 snaps last week, is fine physically but “has some nicks”.
Coaching played a big role in Sunday’s win, but not everyone was (or should’ve been) happy with the decisions that were made. We go in deep into which ones worked, and which needed to be thrown out.
Why did the Cowboys go for 2 down 9 points against the Falcons? It’s all about knowing the future :: ESPN
It’s been debated since Sunday. Should the Cowboys have kicked the extra and then went for a two-point conversion later? Or did they handle it right by going for two first? ESPN’s Brian Burke explains why the latter was the right choice.
After a solid five catches on six targets in his NFL debut, CeeDee Lamb was the Cowboys top receiver in Week 2 with his 106-yard performance.
Cowboys Playoff Tracker: How the win over Atlanta improves Cowboys’ playoff chances :: Blogging The Boys
Since playoff realignment in 2002, 88 teams have started 0-3 with only three making the postseason. The Cowboys win Sunday not only got them to 1-1 on the season but greatly increased their playoff chances.
The Cowboys worked out veteran guard Ron Leary last weekend in hopes of reunion due to their offensive line injuries. However, late Monday night, the potential fell through
In an improbable comeback win vs the Atlanta Falcons, the Cowboys three-headed monster at wide receiver of Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, and CeeDee Lamb were all key contributors in making that possible.
NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks raves about Dak Prescott, encourages Mike McCarthy to cut back on taking risks, and gives his thoughts on several areas the Cowboys need to improve on.
COVID-19 restrictions only allowed 21,000 fans at the Cowboys home opener. However, that number is expected to increase going forward.
An ode to the uniform combination that never was.
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