If Jason Witten records less than 85 receptions this season our record will be..

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  1. theranchsucks

    theranchsucks Benched

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    Lets say Witten has another healthy 16 game season and has less than 85 receptions, how many wins do you see us having?
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  2. 187beatdown

    187beatdown Lack of Big Plays

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    I don't see one having to do anything with the other, but I see us with 10 wins.
  3. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Has Witten even been targeted yet? It's been pretty much all Romo to Dez so far...which I think is a good thing. lol
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  4. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Honestly, I'd like to see Witten at no more than 70 receptions.

    Witten going for 110 reception on 150 targets at a paltry 9.4 yards per receptions again would mean that the WRs didn't emerge like they needed to.
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  5. Cumart21

    Cumart21 Well-Known Member

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    I'll second that. I want defenses to key on Witten so Romo can spread the wealth.
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  6. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    you don't want witten anywhere near 100 receptions.
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  7. sureletsrace

    sureletsrace Official CZ Homer

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    I love Witten, but he needs to get about 4 receptions a game. So, I'd say he should only get about 60-70 receptions.

    Any more than that and the talent at WR Is being wasted.
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  8. Gemini Dolly

    Gemini Dolly Well-Known Member

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    Has Romo thrown Witten's way, yet?

    I dont think its a bad thing if Witten has less than 85 catches as long as that means Dez is tearing it up.
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  9. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    We've yet to see much of Witten because of the basic play calling IMO. I think once we open up our play calling we'll be running more TE schemes to create mis matches, kinda like how New England does with their TEs. I think Witten will have fewer catches then his norm, but the TE group as a whole will have more catches this year.

    To answer your question, I think we'll be 10-6, though I don't think it(your question) really influences our record.
  10. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Holy correlation does not equal causation Batman.
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  11. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    if Witten is targeted that much again, it would show me that the running game and offensive line is a disaster, no balance on offense once again and that the Cowboys are playing from behind a lot and as a result they need to throw quick passes because Romo hasn't got any time in the pocket to go down field..
  12. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    100% agree. In fact, IF Dez is truly the new focal point of the passing game AND Austin somehow stays healthy, then I see the breakdown for the Top 3 like this:

    Bryant: 90-95 catches
    Witten: 65-70
    Austin: 65-70

    That STILL represents a balanced passing game, with (of course) your lead guy getting a couple more grabs a game.

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