3 Annoyances from the Cleveland game..

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by RoyTheHammer, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

    9,294 Messages
    3,657 Likes Received
    1. the defenders let up and also, he was actually pushed back at one point. it the officials hadnt blown the whistle and Dez had got hurt, you would be crying about the opposite.

    2. isnt it sort of his job to know 'where he is on the field' esp as regards to hash marks becasue last i looked , this is a game of first downs :rolleyes: . he has several screws loose, we know that, but it was a bad play.
  2. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

    13,865 Messages
    3,525 Likes Received
    That and they didn't blow the whistle before when Dez was in the same position before and allowed Cleveland players to pile on.

    Welcome to Cowboys football.

    I think he has problems locating the ball. It's a common theme for him in his career.

    I just couldn't think how nice it would be to have Thomas playing LT and Tyron playing RT with Alex Mack at center.

  3. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

    7,208 Messages
    160 Likes Received
    I agree, the whistle was simlutaneous to him breaking free!
  4. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

    7,685 Messages
    1,264 Likes Received
    Exactly, the whistle was too close to him breaking free for the defenders to have had any time to let up. Clearly should have been a TD.
  5. percyhoward

    percyhoward Research Tool

    10,004 Messages
    5,116 Likes Received
    I think the only reason the whistle was blown is that Dez is a WR. If that were a RB in the same situation--a player who is expected to have the strength/tenacity to win those battles--there is no way they stop that play. Remember Barber's end zone escape against the Pats?
  6. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

    11,230 Messages
    2,450 Likes Received
    LOL at people defending Dez for stepping out of bounds short of the first. Simply hilarious. :lmao2:
  7. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

    17,476 Messages
    2,517 Likes Received
    The one guy, maybe the LB, was trying to get the football it looked like. That should have been a touchdown.
  8. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

    22,763 Messages
    773 Likes Received
    I was there too... Section 135, Row 7.

  9. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

    1,926 Messages
    737 Likes Received
    those are nice seats. I bet you were not one of the people to leave early.
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

    22,763 Messages
    773 Likes Received
    No way. Stayed till about 30 minutes after the game was over. :D
  11. GoCowboysGo

    GoCowboysGo Well-Known Member

    1,041 Messages
    190 Likes Received
    Nooooooooo, I've never seen him run out of bounds a yard or two before the first down marker, I've never seen Witten do that.

    See, you may not understand what I'm talking about, I'm speaking on Dez's continuous mental break-downs. Witten may run out early, he's protecting himself for the next play, I have no problem when he does that because usually it's not a mental break-down on Witten's end, it's simply trying to minimize the punishment so he can have a longer career!

    Man, people just can't read between the lines anymore.
  12. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

    13,774 Messages
    682 Likes Received
    I respect your opinion, but if he let up.. why did he still lunge at him?
  13. Muhast

    Muhast Newo

    7,653 Messages
    356 Likes Received
    Hmm last year week 1 when Witten could have easily fought his way into the end zone against Leonhard but chose to run out of bounds on the 1 yard line. That play doesnt ring a bell? I love Witten but it happens. Im sure after watching film it ate Jason up last year, just like Im sure Dez felt after the fact
  14. sunbum

    sunbum Well-Known Member

    1,163 Messages
    481 Likes Received
    looks like he lunged at him out of instinctual reaction after Dez broke out of those tackles. It just doesn't look like to me #50 was running into the play at full speed.

Share This Page