Originally Posted by Nors
Dallas was 9th in the league last year in kick return average coverage.
Hangtime versus distance is a coverage guys friend sometimes.
I would rather have a kickoff go 10 yards further and give up 5 extra return yards. So your kick return average takes a hit but the opposing offense has a longer field to work with.
This is a team who is battling several major injuries to
key players including Pro Bowl talents like Lee, Austin, Jenkins, Murray,
Carter and Ratliff. Other key starters missing include Costa, Smith, Church and
Coleman. That is 11 key players - that's half the starting lineup. Yet we still went 8-8.