The final play of the Dallas Cowboys season will be scrutinized for many years. In a crucial drive late in the game, trailing 23-17, the Cowboys inexplicably decided to call a quarterback sneak with 14 seconds remaining on the clock. Prescott and supporters of the Cowboys were hoping to spike the football for a chance at one final play to toss it into the end zone.
Vito Chirco and Adam Strozynski, two members of the Sports Illustrated/All Lions staff discuss issues facing the Detroit Lions at the start of the team’s offseason. What was your biggest takeaway from the Lions’ 2021 season? Chirco: The Lions didn’t belong on the same playing field as a lot of teams this past season, but fought until the final whistle on a weekly basis.
Safety Tracy Walker figures to be among the most coveted free-agent safeties on the open market this offseason. After proclaiming his desire to become one of the best safeties in the NFL, Walker finished the 2021 season with 105 tackles (72 solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and six passes defensed. I personally see us being one of the best safety duos in the NFL.