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We got 10 first downs on penalties

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by burmafrd, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    That has got to be a near record or something

    9 for 92 for us

    12-129 for the browns

    not often we have such an edge in penalties on OUR side
  2. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    We definitely played down to the competition.
  3. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    yeah. Talk about a trend that needs to be changed.
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Dallas played typical Dallas football.

    It's just not good enough half the time.

    This team isn't some awesome powerhouse. They're average and sloppy.
  5. Blitz88

    Blitz88 Member

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    Thank the Browns Secondary, that Scrine guy seemed like he was committing a penalty on literally every play, he was horrible.
  6. mmohican29

    mmohican29 Well-Known Member

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    I felt most of the penalties were legit. The officials also missed a clear hold on Otree.

    The officials also missed two false starts by the Cowboys one on a TD play. The officals also blew the horsecollar penalty that set the Browns up in fring redzone territory.

    All in all a wash. The Browns were holding our WR's from start to finish in this one.
  7. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    We're good enough to barely beat bad or mediocre teams. Not quite good enough to beat the good ones. It's really not all that much of a mystery what's going on with the Cowboys, our fans just don't want to accept it and prefer to live in a state of near-constant agitation.
  8. Blitz88

    Blitz88 Member

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    Good post, and I agree completely. The refs did miss our false start, but they screwed up the horse collar call as well. And the Browns secondary was literally holding our WR's all game long.
  9. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    Big deal Philly got 6 last week because of penalties.
  10. Bizwah

    Bizwah Well-Known Member

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    As I said in another thread.

    On at least two of those IC penalties...we score if the Browns don't commit them.
  11. elcowboi

    elcowboi Active Member

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    We give other teams first down a lot like that so I'll take it.
  12. percyhoward

    percyhoward Research Tool

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    Exactly. They were out of position, but still in good enough position to break the rules out of desperation.
  13. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Truth. Basically they committed a penalty and said "go ahead and try to have a 12 play drive without a mistake instead of scoring here." We couldn't do that.
  14. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    no doubt about that. As soon as they felt Dez make a move, they were grabbing on for dear life. Those 5yd penalties kept them in the game and prevented the big play.
  15. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    And don't forget the Browns lining up offsides not being called quite a few times. Neither team has anything to complain about except their own play, and coaching.
  16. dallasfan4lizife

    dallasfan4lizife Well-Known Member

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    very true
  17. crashintonickdm

    crashintonickdm Active Member

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    The passing plays are all flawed because of the oline.
  18. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    And it should have been more.
  19. jayhouston12

    jayhouston12 New Member

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    we didn't play down to the competition, it just showed we are even with the browns....

    the browns actually studied from the book of the cowboys on how to blow it when you actually outplay a team
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    It was a closely fought game.

    The Cowboys did lead in just about every statistical category though...and by a large margin in things like 1st downs and time of possesion.

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