News: DC.COM: Schiano’s Buccaneers Bringing A Chippy Style Of Their Own

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    Josh Ellis Staff Writer

    IRVING, Texas – No player or coach with the Cowboys really wants to admit it, but the Seahawks won Sunday’s game in large part because they were the more aggressive, physical team.

    They stunned the Cowboys with a hard-hitting style, turning the game into a boxing match, of sorts, for which the visitors simply weren’t prepared. If the Cowboys didn’t expect a fistfight, before during and after each play, they should each and every week going forward. Sunday’s opponent will be no different.

    New coach Greg Schiano, formerly of Rutgers, is emphasizing a “fight to the end” philosophy with his players that apparently doesn’t observe the normal end-of-game protocol. Specifically, he instructed the Bucs’ defense to plow over the New York Giants’ offensive line and into Eli Manning at the end of New York’s win on Sunday, when the quarterback was simply trying to execute a kneel down to run off the clock.

    For the Cowboys, Monday was spent going over corrections from the loss to Seattle, but coaches were already well aware of the Bucs’ new approach.

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