Atmosphere: Cowboys can't cover holes in zones on Seahawks' touchdowns

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Atmosphere: Cowboys can't cover holes in zones on Seahawks' touchdowns
Atmosphere: Cowboys can't cover holes in zones on Seahawks' touchdowns

The Dallas Cowboys' defense is much improved from recent years, and that was evident at times during their loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. But one constant has remained during the entire Rod Marinelli era: the Cowboys' secondary struggles mightily in zone coverage. While Dallas played decent man coverage for most of the afternoon in Seattle, Russell Wilson's two touchdown passes came against zone coverage. For a defense as improved as the Cowboys' and for a secondary with a newfound swagger under new defensive backs coach Kris Richard, these two plays never should have happened. For much of the first half, the Cowboys kept the Seahawks' offense in check. A pathetic roughing-the-passer

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