Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers Preseason Game: Final Notes

August 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I’ve already posted initial game notes, “DOs and DON’Ts analysis,” and what we learned from the Cowboys/Chargers game. Now that I’ve finally had a chance to completely break down the film, here are my final observations.
Play-Calling/Formation Notes
The Cowboys lined up in Double Tight Left (or Right) and Strong Left (or Right) seven times on Saturday night, running a strong side dive all seven times. They gained 22 total yards (3.14 yards-per-carry). I know it is only preseason, but this is getting a bit ridiculous.  However, all seven of the plays came with the backups in the game—perhaps not a coincidence. Here is my full analysis of the Cowboys’ play-calling out of the formation. Overall, the Cowboys have run a strong side dive out of the formation on 12 of 14 plays this preseason (85.7 percent). Last season, the Cowboys ran a strong side dive out of both the “Strong” and “I” variations of t...

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