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News: MySA Blog: Cowboys run defense suddenly suspect

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    By Tom Orsborn on Oct 12, 10 10:26 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)


    IRVING - The Dallas Cowboys pride themselves on their ability to stop the run.

    But if Minnesota's Adrian Peterson gains 100 yards against them this weekend, it will mark the third-straight game the Cowboys have allowed a running back to top the century mark.

    "Our run defense right now is inconsistent," Cowboys linebacker Keith Brooking said. "We play great for 95 percent of the snaps in a game and then it seems they get loose on a couple of runs. It was something that happened in the Houston game. We were solid, I think they averaged 2 yards a carry and then with two runs they gashed us. We have to be more consistent, especially with a runner like Adrian."

    Read more: http://blogs.mysanantonio.com/weblogs/nfl/2010/10/cowboys-run-defense-suddenly-s.html

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