Cowboys Win If:
In my study of the Bears from the last three weeks, I feel itís going to be difficult for the Cowboys to successfully run the football against this front on first down. Where Jason Garrett is going to have to find a way to move the ball is through the air on early downs. Where Garrett has to be careful is putting his offense in second and longs which usually end up as third and even longer. In my view, Garrett needs to take the opposite approach when he calls plays, pass when he needs to run and run when he needs to pass but the bottom line is that he needs to stay ahead of the chains which is something he talks about every day.
For the Cowboys itís really not about balance, run or pass but finding a way to win on first down. Manageable down and distance will tell the tale of this game. Donít discount Jason Witten getting back on track in this game because there will be opportunity for him like there was in the Seattle game. The way that the Bears play their coverage, Witten can make some things happen in line and from the flexed position. I think that Jason Garrett and Tony Romo make him a big part of trying to stay ahead of the chains.
- Bryan Broaddus
See what the Bears has to do to win: http://www.dallascowboys.com/team/game/2012/regular4/