Worrisome Cowboy: Should the Cowboys Preseason Performance Scare Fans?

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This past Saturday the Dallas Cowboys put some of their fans on life support with their poor performance against the Texans. The team rushed for a paltry 13 yards, averaging a meager 1.1 yards per carry, and the offensive line showed a few signs of worry when they failed to recognize a few stunts and twists by the Texans defensive line.
I guess Houston was out to prove that the saying “don’t mess with Texas” should be re-written to say “don’t mess with the Texans.”
We learned that Houston takes its preseason play pretty dang serious. Houston’s budding star running back Arian Foster rushed for 118 yards, Matt Schaub’s quarterback rating went north of 90, and the defense looked about as mean as Barry Bonds after a steroid injection.
Simply put, the Cowboys were hit by a freight train when they were expecting a San Francisco trolley. The Texans had a mid-season type of demeanor and form after their head coach Gary Kubiak sa...

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