Jones: Improved Running Game In Cowboys’ Future

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  1. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Uhm, wut? Dez is a better blocker than our 2 new TE's, how are they going to help the running game?
  2. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    watch garrett run the ball 45 times and pass 15 times against the rams because of coach jones

    wait... i forgot.... garrett is incharge
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  3. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone sense a compensation game coming up? Clouds of dust on first and second down followed by an incomplete pass to Witten on 3rd and 7?
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  4. CowboysFaninDC

    CowboysFaninDC Well-Known Member

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    Mr. Jones. respectfully please shut up. this is not fantasy football. sticking a guard in there isn't going to make the running game that much better. unless waters can push 2 DL at the same time. not all the breaks and pressures came from Beardy's side. there is problem all across the line and its deeper than just one freaking guard.
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  5. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    To be fair, the Cowboys as a team in 2009 were eighth best in the NFL in rushing yards, and second best in the NFL in yards per attempt.
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  6. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    these are my favorite posts on this message board. Swear to God. Favorite posts. I wish I could give you 25 "likes" for this baby. A thing of beauty. A gem. One for the ages. A hall of fame post.
    And this isnt sarcasm either.

    But you DO know that this stuff irks those that think JG is really calling the shots, right? You are aware of this arent you? :D
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  7. Everlastingxxx

    Everlastingxxx All Star

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    Flawed logic. The point is that Callahan will abandon the run. You don’t want that kind of coach at the helm when you are trying to improve your running game. It’s the same mentality that Garrett has. You either commit to the run or you don’t. They both would rather pass the ball instead of making the running game work.
  8. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    1 1000+yd rusher in 11 seasons. With Jerry Jones, improvements are like staring at a lump of coal and waiting for it to turn into a diamond.
  9. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    great post
    even when presented with the context some will refuse to accept the reality and just come up with a different excuse
  10. davey999

    davey999 Well-Known Member

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    If you CANNOT run, might as well pass is the point.
  11. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Back when Felix was the second coming of Jim Brown?
  12. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    BIll C is that you?
  13. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    I listened to the interview live this morning. Honestly that might have been his worse one yet. If @Risen Star heard it he might just jump. Complete buffoonery when talking about the run game and offense in general.
  14. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

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    No doubt, at some point this season Jerry will be on the sidelines with a ball cap.:D
  15. dupree89

    dupree89 Well-Known Member

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    Or figure out WHY you cannot run and get it fixed. Someone miscalculated. Their belief (JJ and JG) was that the running game was going to be greatly improved coming into this season. And here we are heading to week # 3 and have no running game. There is a specific reason or reasons why the running game has continued to disappoint. I dont think just ditching the run game because they havent figured out the problem is very responsible. And certainly not a recipe for playoff success if you have to go to NY, Philly, Washington, Green Bay, Chicago in January and win a bad weather playoff game.
  16. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    I'll believe it when I see it.

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  17. kirkjrk

    kirkjrk Active Member

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    What did u just say, confusing? Clarify
  18. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I think the logic is sound. There are definitely situations within games where you do need to abandon the run, depending what the defense is doing to stop it, and how effective you can be passing it as a result. It's just not possible to say from the Gruden anecdote what Callahan was specifically referring to, but it's not hard to imagine situations where you wouldn't continue running the ball at a 1-yard-per-rush clip.
  19. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Oh I get it, if you can't run the ball do the next best thing, throw 2-3 yard passes and punt on 4th down.
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  20. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    A chip off the old block.

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