Atlanta Falcons vs. Dallas Cowboys: What’s the Game Plan for Dallas?

September 26, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This Sunday, the Cowboys begin the seven-game stretch without quarterback Tony Romo. The challenge of matching up with any NFL team is difficult, especially without a franchise quarterback, but the Atlanta Falcons will present a unique set of challenges on both sides of the ball.
First-year head coach Dan Quinn has brought the aggressive, hard-hitting style of defense that he coordinated while with the Seattle Seahawks. Meanwhile, new offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan brings a style of offense that has been successful with multiple franchises and has one of the premier weapons in the NFL in wide receiver Julio Jones.  
Let’s take a look at some things that could show up in the Dallas game plan as they take on the Falcons this week.
Offensive Game Plan
The plan on offense for the Cowboys has to begin with setting Brandon Weeden up for success. Of course, the simplest way to help a quarterback is to run the ball, and the Cowboys will enter thi...

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