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Not a good week to be missing WRs

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DFWJC, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Austin is out
    Harris is very limited

    This looks like double coverage for sure for Dez and possibly for Witten too.

    T Williams and lil Cole Beasely will have to step up!

    Meanwhile, Denver trots out....
    Demaryius Thomas (their version of Dez)
    Wes Welker (unguardable slot)
    Eric Decker (very good too)
    Julius Thomas (their version of Jimmy Graham)

    Out 'Boys are going to have to play out of their minds.
    Nothing is impossible though.
  2. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    This needs to be a redemption game for Williams and a huge one at that.
  3. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Pressure,Pressure, Pressure!!! Seeing as how Peyton is about as mobile as an iceberg.
  4. 03EBZ06

    03EBZ06 Need2Speed

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    Our odds are stacked against us, but as the saying goes...on any given Sunday...
  5. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    I missed it, what happened to Harris? Last week he just had a hip pointer and played... Did something else happen to him?
  6. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    I think he's got an ankle, too. And the pointer was pretty bad.
  7. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think we need big games out of either of those guys really.

    We just can't tip our hand to the defense with the assumption that those guys can go out and beat their man straight up... because that's just asking for trouble.

    Use play-action. Run out of passing formations to keep the safeties honest.

    And use Williams how he should be used-- as a deep threat to stretch the field or clear out space for Bryant/Witten underneath. And if the decoy doesn't work, trust Williams to beat his guy downfield and take a shot. If it's intercepted, it might as well have been a punt.
  8. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

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    WR and LB were two positions we were deep going in to camp and coming out of camp. Now they are somewhat a question mark. Injuries to both Harris and Austin are hard to handle when you only have 5 WRs on the roster. At LB we have Carter struggling and Durant with a groin strain.

    I don't think McCray is very comfortable right now. If the Cowboys need to make a move for either a LB or WR, I would expect McCray to go.
  9. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    So is Miles OFFICIALLY out? Or is this assumption?
  10. nake

    nake Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    We could bring Tim Benford up from the practice squad, but he'll have to stay for three weeks.

    Oh, and someone would have to be cut or go to IR to make room.
  11. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    I like Beasley. I think he could be a player if the Cowboys ever figure out how to implement a reliable passing game.

    Same for Harris.

    Miles being out isn't a factor in my opinion. I think he's way overvalued by the public.
  12. nalam

    nalam The realist Zone Supporter

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    Good activate all running backs , give them each one or two series and repeat it , keep the Denver D grasping for air and keep Peyton on sideline.

    And when he gets on field , hit him every occasion possible.

    Use Dunbar in space as WR
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  13. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Why are we not getting Escobar and Hanna more involved? I expected them to have more than 5-8 or so catches combined at this point in the season
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  14. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    Prediction: Dallas will unveil new formations and plays they have been saving just for the Broncos. Or not.
  15. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    It should be: "On any given Sunday, if Jason and Callahan are not calling plays . . ."
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    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    More passing opp for Te's and even Rb's - Murray and Dunbar.
  17. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    Just keep in mind that the single game passing yard record is 554yds set by Norm Van Brocklin.

    Despite 5 takeaways, the Dallas D still gave up 450yds to Eli Week1. This could get ugly.

    BEST way to keep Manning from doing this is to keep Manning on the sidelines. The Dallas offense MUST control the clock and score TDs, not settle for FGs.
  18. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Thankfully it looks as if Selvie will be back in the linup, Dallas needs all the help they can get to put pressure on Peyton
  19. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    I hope so. It seems Jones is injured and may not play; Wilber would take his place. Not that I dislike Wilber, I just don't think he can hold the edge on running downs.
  20. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Selvie is working full pads today and expected to play

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