Dallas Cowboys: Team’s Biggest Weakness, Strength Heading Into NFL Season

July 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Today, the subject is the Dallas Cowboys.
Biggest Strength: Linebackers
Before I begin this article, I would like to point out that this was a tough call. Depending on opinion, you could have also picked defensive line or running back. 
The Cowboys' 3-4 defense features the second best group of linebackers in the league (Steelers). 
DeMarcus Ware is the best pass rush linebacker in the NFL. While he had an off year in '09 (by his standards), he is poised for another 15-20 sack season.
What really makes Ware stand out is his speed off the edge. There is no other rush linebacker that can match Ware's quickness and agility.
DeMarcus also has a great bull rush. The reason for that is his hand placement, not to mention his pure strength.
Anthony Spencer mans the other outside linebacker spot. While Spencer has taken awhile to develop, his pass rushing, run defending, and coverage skills are much better. Spencer reall...

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