Is this the Worst Defense in Cowboys History?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Blue Eyed Devil, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. Carolina Cowboy

    Carolina Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    At this point, who cares. Listening to the game on the way back to NC from Miami yesterday, after Sean went down, I knew every time the Saints had the ball they would score. This defense sucks, this team sucks and this franchise sucks. Listening to Jerry psuedo-bemoan the fact that Ryan was fired epitomizes our cancer. What the Cowboys are makes me sick.
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  2. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    This is the same healthy defense that gave up 478 yards to the Giants on week one and 433 yards to the Redskins on week 6, both home games. They gave up 393 yards to the Vikings. The Vikings actually had more yards than the Cowboys.

    I reserve "worst defense" in history until we get to the end of the season, but right now it does not look good.
  3. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    I dont really want to hear points scored talk the day after Payton took pity on this pathetic franchise. They could have scored 70.
  4. Venger

    Venger Well-Known Member

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    If you have to ask the question, you likely already know the answer...
  5. DallasJ7

    DallasJ7 Active Member

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    The Cowboys are currently on pace to give up 7,037 yards - 5 yards shy of the all-time record set by the 2012 Saints. They are also on pace to give up 5,008 passing yards, which would obliterate the all-time record set by the 2011 Packers.

    In the words of Magic 8-Ball: "All signs point to yes".
  6. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    Fair enough.
    I was also referring to Spencer and Crawford too, but really, every team has injuires.
  7. T-RO

    T-RO Well-Known Member

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    28th in points allowed
    32nd in yardage (20 yards per game worse than the 31st ranked team)

    Anyone want to bet we don't end up 32nd in both categories?

    Until Ryan lost Lee we had a top ten defense last year. Now Kiffie gets to see how he can go without Sean. 1st game returns weren't so pretty. New Orleans had zero punts and zero turnovers.
  8. CaptainMorgan

    CaptainMorgan Well-Known Member

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    They may be the worst of all time but this season isn't a total loss we still have plenty of secret sauce.
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  9. Matts4313

    Matts4313 Well-Known Member

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    Why would you use total points when some teams have had a bye week? We are 23rd in points/game. And we were ~15-17 before losing Hatcher and Lee last night. Take our defense and add the following Starters back too it: Healthy Ware, Lee, Hatcher, Wilcox and Claibone. Chances are we will finish up around ~20 this year.... Which would actually be an IMPROVEMENT over Ryan, with MORE injuries to the team.

    Also - it should be noted that we have played the #1, #2, #3, #6, #7 and #9 offenses so far.
  10. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Why ruin a perfectly good rant?
  11. Blue Eyed Devil

    Blue Eyed Devil Active Member

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    hahaha we may have the worst defense but this is the best reply!
  12. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    Like torching the Cowboys isnt part of the reason those offenses are ranked so high?

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  13. 30yrheel

    30yrheel Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the records will be there for better or worse.
  14. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    It's the worst defense that I've seen in my 38 years as a fan.
  15. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    By far the worst I've seen and on pace to be the worst anyone's seen. Don't miss a game, boys. You'll be telling your great grand kids about this.
  16. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    A. It is 5 QBs who have passed for over 400 yards (I am including Brees because he was 8 yards short when Payton called the dogs off and pulled him)......He would have easily got that if Payton didnt pity us so much.

    B. Until last night, no team in the history of the game, since it was invented, had ever given up 40 first downs in a game.

    This is not just franchise setting records, this is NFL All Time records being set.................................................we are on pace to be the worst defense in the history of the league.
  17. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Yea, I think he actually felt sorry for us.

    They could have set the NFL record for most points scored last night if they wanted to.
  18. AmberBeer

    AmberBeer Well-Known Member

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    By far the worst defense ever fielded by a Cowboy team.
  19. cowboyblue22

    cowboyblue22 Well-Known Member

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    this is not only worst defense in cowboys history and nfl history to and the offense is not far behind not sure this train wreck will ever be solved.
  20. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    You arent giving them enough credit. This is the worst defense in NFL history. No team, not the expansion Bucs or Saints gave up 40 first downs before last night. That is just the tip of the ice berg.

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