How Do You Stop the Dallas Cowboys Offense?

January 14, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The approach may sound strange at this time of the NFL season, but there is a common theme to what defensive players say about facing the Dallas Cowboys offense this year.
Don't try to be a hero.
"That's exactly right," Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy said. He was on the field as the Cowboys put up 42 points in Week 16. "They have so many guys, they line up or they get rolling a little, and you start to think, 'I have to do this and that and all this other stuff.' What you have to do is play your rules and stick to it."
The Cowboys host the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the NFC playoffs on Sunday in a rematch of a startling early-season game. Dallas went to Green Bay in Week 6 and hammered out a 30-16 victory that included 157 yards from running back Ezekiel Elliott and 247 passing yards with three touchdown tosses by quarterback Dak Prescott.
Dallas was also a picture of offensive balance with 33 rushing attempts and 29 dropbacks by Prescott. Moreo...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments