Caught in a Trap: Eagles 34, Cowboys 7

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Martellus Bennett flashes his Roy
Williams ”who me?” grin

The Philadelphia Eagles pole-axed the Cowboys last night, decking them with several early big plays that pushed Philly ahead 21-0 less than 20 minutes into the contest.

On the offensive side, the Eagles top-ranked rushing attack gashed the Dallas front with a pet play they used to torture Paul Pasqualoni’s D last winter, a bend trap that attacks the weakside end, usually Demarcus Ware.  Dallas could not stop it in Cowboys Stadium and last night, Rob Ryan’s over-zealous calls made it very easy for the Eagles to spring it on their first two series.  The first time it was called, LeSean McCoy ripped it for 28 yards.  The next time, it broke for 36.

The ease with which it worked suggest that the Eagles Andy Reid and Marty Morhinweg saw a clear tendency in Rob Ryan’s methods, because his defense ran itself out of both plays more than the Eagles blocked them out.

Play 1.  First series.  The Eagles have completed a slant to Jeremy Maclin to get near mid-field.  The Eagles set up in a one-back set, with three receivers and a tight end flanked on the right:

At the snap, the Eagles block right and McCoy starts in that direction, suggesting the sprint draw, a stock edge run.  The entire line will block that way, with the exception of TE Clay Harbour (82) who is pulling across the formation.  His task it to trap block Demarcus Ware.  The Eagles hope he’ll rush upfield and that Harbour can but him off.  If LT Jason Peters seals the DE in front of him, McCoy will have a cut-back lane when he runs bend action right to left to the lane between Peters and Harbour.

Note, however, how easy the Cowboys make it for them.  Their front slants yard to the apparent strong side. All the linemen cut across the face of their linemen.  Look at Jay Ratliff.  He’s on the right hash mark.  Also look at RE Kenyon Coleman.  He starts the play between the hash marks.  Where are both of them when McCoy gets the handoff:

Ratliff is upfield and a good 7-8 feet wide of the hash mark.  Coleman is also wide of the right hash.  Peters and C Jason Kelce didn’t have to muscle them there; they simply had to help the Cowboys go where they already started.  Harbour doesn’t even have to touch Ware.  The Cowboys have sold out to their left, and the Eagles have run a perfect play away from them.  Look at the space McCoy has when he clears the line:

Drive two.  Similar situation.  The Eagles are in 1st and 10 at the Dallas 38.  Ryan wants to take pressure at Michael Vick, and brings the house.  His slot corner Orlando Scandrick, ILB Sean Lee and FS Abe Elam all join the front five:

The Eagles are in the same formation and run the same play.  The max blitz gives McCoy even more room;  Elam is rushing outside of Ware, and when the OLB is trapped play-side, Elam is even wider of McCoy’s running lane.  Lee has run into the scrum in the middle of the field and Scandrick is behind the play the instant he crosses the line of scrimmage:

Again, the line has slanted to the strong side of the formation, making the blocking easy for the Eagles line.  When McCoy clears the line this time, there are only three Cowboys defenders with a shot at him and every one of them is engaged by a receiver:

No need to overpower the Cowboy in front of you.  Just let him do what he wants to and get out of McCoy’s way.  We talk about matchups, but on these two plays the matchups were won on the play-sheets.  Reid called a basic run that was the perfect antidote to Ryan’s pressure.

From there, the game plan was inside running and attacking the still soft-underbelly of the Cowboys pass defense, the inside linebackers and SS Gerald Sensabaugh.  Dallas could make a play or two and get the Eagles in a 3rd down, but they could not get off the field because Michael Vick could find a receiver or a tight end winning his matchup against Keith Brooking and Sensabaugh.  Lee was having a tough time as well, but the matter got out of control when he left the game with a wrist injury a couple of plays into the 2nd quarter.  Bradie James was badly overmatched, so the Eagles didn’t have to challenge the Cowboys corners deep.  Then ran crosses and TE seams and scooped up bushels of yards.

Brooking and James have long careers on their resumes, but both linebackers legs are shot.  Hope that Lee’s MRI turns out negative.  Bruce Carter isn’t far away, but he’s not ready to start.  If Lee is lost for any significant amount of time, it will be the grey-beards getting most of the reps in the middle of the D.  The season could slip away in the next couple of games.

The Turning Point

The game snowballed early, on Dallas second offensive series.  With the Eagles offense leaving Ryan’s nose bloodied, the offense had to answer.  It had gone three-and-out on its first series, but now the score was 14-0 and Garrett’s guys needed to answer, to get points and to give the defense time to re-group and re-think their strategy.

They made one big play, springing DeMarco Murray for 29 yards on a pitch from an overloaded 22 set, with Tyron Smith and Tony Fiammetta making superb blocks on the edge.  On 2nd-and-8, Dallas went to the 12 set,with Martellus Bennett left and Jason Witten right:

The call was a play fake for Murray, with Miles Austin and Bennett running a scissor-like combo on the left side.  Austin cut inside and Bennett wheeled behind him:

Bennett got behind LB Moise Fokou up the left sideline and Tony Romo dropped a perfect pass into Bennett’s hands:

The pass went through Bennett’s hands and off his shoulder pad.  He flailed at the ball, only to bat it into Nnamdi Asomugha’s reach:

Dallas had another promising drive go three and out and the Eagles were set up for their third drive.

Sometimes, the key play needs to be made in the first quarter, instead of the fourth.  Bennett showed, as Tashard Choice did the last two games, that he’s a player who can’t be trusted.  He came up waving a hand across his face, to suggest that Fokou has facemasked him, and broken his concentration, but that was an exercise in butt-covering.  Fokou never saw the ball and never raised his arms.  Bennett simply bungled a perfectly thrown pass.

Bennett made much of his superpowers on his Cowboys debut, referring to himself as Aquaman.  Martellus again showed that he’s a cartoonish player, though he’s really a Telly Tubby (I’ll say Dipsy) instead of a superhero.   The rolling hills and the rabbits of Telly Tubby land seem a better place for him than an NFL field.

Perhaps he and Tashard can build a windmill there.

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Rafael Vela

Rafael Vela

Started covering Dallas Cowboys @ TheBoys.com in '95 and '96. Two more stops along the way and here I am. Senior Analyst for SportsTalkLine.com
  • Moghbelli

    I actually agree that Marty B’s tipped ball was the cause of everything snowballing on the Cowboys. If they go down and score on that possession who knows what happens with the ball game with momentum shift and all. That was a matchup that MartyB absolutely had to take advantage of but yet again he failed. It pains me as an Aggie to see a fellow Aggie fail time after time that he is given an oppurtunity. 

    I also don’t know why you arent mentioning our cornerbacks and LBs playing so off in coverage. If Celek and Maclin are going to gash you with simple seam routes and slants, why not play more bump and run coverage opposed to giving them all the space they want in the world? Considering Kevin Burnett’s performance yesterday does anyone wish we had kept him to play alongside Sean Lee?

    Also I think Rob Ryan did a very poor job of preparing for the Eagles offense. I understand the first drive or two which are pretty much scrypted but to not get any pressure on Vick was just bad. Again the best game plan to beat Vick is to hit him hard and often. Even if it draws some 15 yard penalties.

    • The Turk

      The Eagles played big

      We excpected the 4 losses in a Row Eagles

      The Do or Die Eagles Showed Up on Game Day

      Lets Hope The Do or Die Cowboys Show Up This Week

  • AustonianAggie

    Pretty much. Sorry to see Marty B struggle but that was just ridiculous. Johnny on the Spot for let downs. As for the Cowboys, I still think if they can make it to 4-4 we’ll have a good shot at the playoffs. Losing 60-0 vs losing 3-2 is still the same.

    • Kjd811

      Bennet needs to go what a joke he is. I was shocked to see the D get gashed like that, not good as other teams will no doubt study the tape. The schedule still looks favorable but the margin for error is gone, we need to rip off 4 or 5 wins in a row. Keeping fingers crossed on Lee.

      • davidh22

        I believe that was the third interception since 2009 caused by eminently catchable balls going off Bennett’s hands, please recall the Titans game seam down the middle int in the end zone.

        Bennett had a fine rookie season but since then, not much. The 2008 draft is looking worse and worse.

         

    • joey2zs

      No.  Losing 60-0 and losing 3-2 are wildly different.
      I’ll pay attention to the closer game throughout.  I didn’t watch the 2nd half of the Cowboys’ game last night.  I’ll drop a 60-0 team faster than you can say “other interests.”  I don’t like football so much I’ll watch a 60-0 game where I’m losing my entire investment.
      I’m a customer.  I purchase the product.  I’ll f’ing walk away with my merchandise purchases and ad space inventory.  I don’t care that much.  I’m not an employee of the Cowboys organization.

      • Fan since 1966

           I turned off the TV myself after the Cowboys bungled again and failed to score on Philly’s goal line in the 4Q. How much time was left in the game — 5 minutes? Ten?

           I’m (almost) sure that wasn’t the first time I’ve done that in almost half-a-century of watching Dallas football, but I can’t remember the last time it happened….

          During the end of the Landry era and during the 1-15 and three 5-11 seasons, you KNEW the team sucked but still rooted for the Blue and Silver and the players out of sheer dog-cussed, die-hard loyalty. It simply was what it was (and it was BAD…..).

           Watching this collection of players and coaches in Dallas over the last half-dozen+ years has been a whole ‘nuther experience, however. They look so talented on paper, and show occasional flashes of promise like that 13-3 teaser of a season, yet the established pattern is: the bigger the game, the bigger the turd they dump in the punch bowl (that list is waaaay too long to recount here).

        You want to believe in them and trust them and have them take all of us fans back to the fabled promised land of Super Bowl glory — but mostly what you get is repeatedly having your heart torn out and stomped on.

           The .500 mediocrity of the this entire century to date continues with a morbid symmetry this season (L W W L L W L). Even the football genius Tuna took a run at turning this wretched franchise around — and failed. As he liked to say, “You are what your record says you are” — and this 2011 Dallas Cowboys team is an underachieving collection of choke artists and losers that apparently are going to continue to cost coaches their jobs and fans their hearts.

        Damn, but it gets and harder to harder to continue to root for these bumbling idiots with with every passing week…..

  • ManTab

    Cant blame the player…..he’s sucked ever since he got here, many drops. John Pillips catches almost everything thrown his way but we use Bennet because he “blocks” better………buncha BS. If bennet blocked a little better than anything our running game would actually exists……it didnt until Fiammeta came through and Murray. I think Cincy offered a 2nd round pick for this bozo about 2 years ago…..shouldve taken the deal. He’s an imbecile…..on and off the field.

  • oskieoskie

    Aquaman: “Glub, glub, glub.”

  • ym

    Maybe he’ll also find that alien again.

  • The Turk

    MARTY B…

    THE ROY WILLIAMS OF T.E.’S…

    I LIKE IT!

  • Moghbelli

    I can’t believe some people are blaming Romo.
    Why do idiots think that the world is a better place when Romo is blamed?

    • Davemhickey

      I don’t blame Romo for 490 yards of offense and 34 points the Eagles scored (and let’s face it they held back most of the 2nd half), but it would have been nice if he led a FG drive or something before the half, or started the 2nd half with a solid drive. The offense was almost as wretched as the defense and part of that blame belongs to the QB.

      • davidh22

        I’d like to find out wtf happened to Dez Bryant and Miles Austin. I guess the Eagles really focused on taking those two out (like the Cowboys focused on DeSean Jackson)

        • Dee523192

          Miles and Dez got open. I went back to watch the game because I was having the same thoughts. They got open. Dez beat nnamdi on a dig route. Miles beat drc in the slot several times in the slot. The play were tony threw a fade to dez, miles ran a slant in the slot. Miles got off the jam and if tony would’ve threw it to him it was a td. Miles beat drc on a zig route on that play laureny robinson can’t stay in bounds. With dez he ran good routes and got open. There were times they just doubled miles and dez with safties over the top and linebackers underneath. Thats why robinson and witten were the main targets. Pressure got there to force potiental big plays as sacks or early throws. The eagles front fout got pressure and they basically had all eyes on miles and dez. That was the eagles gameplan make robinson and witten make the big plays in the passing game. If the eagles offense wouldn’t put pressure on our offense murray wouldve helped mess that gameplan up. They would’ve had to bring a safety down to help. If you get a chance watch the game over and just watch miles and dez. See when theu get open and the type of coverage the eagles played

  • Este

    Bennett has been nothing but hype since his Aggie days. Chalk up anothe JJ draft bust.

  • Este

    The Cowboys of Oz no brains, no heart, no courage.

  • desus32

    I don’t want to go on any whichhunt here, but Raf clearly points out that the D didn’t seem prepared to stop a play that’s severely hurt the Cowboys in the past. Meanwhile, Rob Ryan’s commments during the week explicitly laid out the fact that the key to slowing the Eagles’ offense would be containing McCoy and the running game. To see the Boys’ front get gashed in this manner considering the rhetoric leading up to this game is pretty embarassing. Again, I don’t want to go crazy on Ryan as he’s been excellent this year. But, in this game his unit seemed woefully underprepared.

    • rabblerousr

      Well, the problem is that the Cowboys don’t have enough talented pass rushers, thus the outside guys need to get upfield in a hurry to limit opponents’ passing games. It was the perfect call against a tram trying to do that. When the Cowboys adjusted and paused before going upfield, Vick had all day to throw. 

  • Montecito Tex

    Breaking News… police now searching for Baby Jessica and Baby Romo.

    Was that McNabb pouting around the Vet while throwing bricks behind, and at the feet of tight ends just five yards away? Was Tony’s pain killer administered by an anesthesiologist? Dude didn’t even show up last night; let alone play with passion, emotion and enthusiasm. Romo’s most embarrassing performance to date. 

    • UrinalMint

      Who can blame him? He is surrounded by hapless clowns.

    • davidh22

      Romo doesn’t have the privilege of playing poorly and having the team win anyway, like Aikman did.

      Look at Aikman’s stats for games against the Eagles in 1993 (19-9-96-0-0), 1994, (23-12-165-2-1), 1996 (23-13-149-1-0), 1997 (36-17-205-10) and 1998 (23-10-123-0-1) – all Cowboy victories because of strong running games and great defenses, neither of which Romo usually has or had last night.

      • Jarhead

        dont kill yourself arguing with tex on romo, his mind is well made up.

        but since we’re talking aikman, he called the bills/skins game.

        he had plenty of praise for one chandler gaily, former head coach of the cowboys…………….something i thought was real interesting, considering i think aikman did everything he could to MF that guy when he WAS the HC of the cowboys, and aikman was the starting QB.

        i almost spit out my strawberry/bananna smoothie when i heard his comments on how great of a coach gaily is/was on sunday……..

    • Dub_TC

      Wow … just blame Romo for everyone … don’t ya?

    • Montecito Tex

      To compare Romo to a deer in the headlights would be an insult to the species. He’s been so emasculated and mentally scarred from a life-time of Ranger-like collapses that he can barely lift his chin. And like other turds, see Marty B and Tashard Choice, the Cowboys have waited too long to trade the beleaguered player and will eventually cut Romo without compensation.

  • Sergio Padron

    Rafa, was that a 6th round rookie center manhandling Ratliff, while Costa was being pushed all over the place?

  • Zeb

    Players who are starting to bother me:

    Miles
    Ratliff (more concern than bother)
    Bryant

    Players who continue to annoy me:

    Marty B

    Players who should have been done after the Minnesota playoff game:

    Brooking

    Players who I thought were going to be okay but aren’t

    Spencer
    Free?

    Players who I just don’t get:

    Costa

    I also think Romo looks to often to Witten.  I assume Dez runs crap routes, what about Miles? 

    • UrinalMint

      Miles was likely carrying Asomugha around in his back pocket all night. Dez was left to run crappy routes against bracket coverage.

      • Zeb

        Miles is free to get open against Nmandi.  He seems to have big games, or nothing games.

        • Dee523192

          Miles and Dez got open. I went back to watch the game because I was having the same thoughts. They got open. Dez beat nnamdi on a dig route. Miles beat drc in the slot several times on a slant route. The play were tony threw a fade to dez, miles ran a slant in the slot. Miles got off the jam and if tony would’ve threw it to him it was a td. Miles beat drc on a zig route on that play laureny robinson can’t stay in bounds. With dez he ran good routes and got open. There were times they just doubled miles and dez with safties over the top and linebackers underneath. Thats why robinson and witten were the main targets. Pressure got there to force potiental big plays as sacks or early throws. The eagles front fout got pressure and they basically had all eyes on miles and dez. That was the eagles gameplan make robinson and witten make the big plays in the passing game. If the eagles offense wouldn’t put pressure on our offense murray wouldve helped mess that gameplan up. They would’ve had to bring a safety down to help. If you get a chance watch the game over and just watch miles and dez. See when theu get open and the type of coverage the eagles played

          reply

      • Dee523192

        Miles and Dez got open. I went back to watch the game because I was having the same thoughts. They got open. Dez beat nnamdi on a dig route. Miles beat drc in the slot several times on a slant route. The play were tony threw a fade to dez, miles ran a slant in the slot. Miles got off the jam and if tony would’ve threw it to him it was a td. Miles beat drc on a zig route on that play laureny robinson can’t stay in bounds. With dez he ran good routes and got open. There were times they just doubled miles and dez with safties over the top and linebackers underneath. Thats why robinson and witten were the main targets. Pressure got there to force potiental big plays as sacks or early throws. The eagles front fout got pressure and they basically had all eyes on miles and dez. That was the eagles gameplan make robinson and witten make the big plays in the passing game. If the eagles offense wouldn’t put pressure on our offense murray wouldve helped mess that gameplan up. They would’ve had to bring a safety down to help. If you get a chance watch the game over and just watch miles and dez. See when theu get open and the type of coverage the eagles played

    • Dee523192

      Miles and Dez got open. I went back to watch the game because I was having the same thoughts. They got open. Dez beat nnamdi on a dig route. Miles beat drc in the slot several times on a slant route. The play were tony threw a fade to dez, miles ran a slant in the slot. Miles got off the jam and if tony would’ve threw it to him it was a td. Miles beat drc on a zig route on that play laureny robinson can’t stay in bounds. With dez he ran good routes and got open. There were times they just doubled miles and dez with safties over the top and linebackers underneath. Thats why robinson and witten were the main targets. Pressure got there to force potiental big plays as sacks or early throws. The eagles front fout got pressure and they basically had all eyes on miles and dez. That was the eagles gameplan make robinson and witten make the big plays in the passing game. If the eagles offense wouldn’t put pressure on our offense murray wouldve helped mess that gameplan up. They would’ve had to bring a safety down to help. If you get a chance watch the game over and just watch miles and dez. See when theu get open and the type of coverage the eagles played

      • jazzbo251

        Have you gone back and watched the game?

        ;)

  • Turbo

    Ugh! Correct me if I’m wrong, but we could have drafted Desean Jackson instead of Marty B!

    • Moghbelli

      Or Jermichael Finley.

      • Este

        I’ve always said if it’s a choice between A or B and A is the correct choice always count on Jerry and his flunkies to choose B.

        • jazzbo251

          Ware vs. Merriman?
          T. Smith vs. Solder, et al.
          Sean Lee vs. Jermaine Cunningham
          Orlando Scandrick vs. a dozen players.

          Jay Ratliff, Chris Canty, Dez Bryant, Kevin Burnett, etc.

          Of course Dallas has had bad draft picks, and maybe more than their fair share, but I don’t know that it’s fair to say that the Cowboys GM, coaching staff, and scouting department *always* chooses the wrong player. There are some very good draft picks on this team.

    • rabblerousr

      Jackson was gone by the time they drafted ‘Tellus…

  • The Turk

    ***********

    OLE MARTY B KNOWS HE WILL NOT BE BROUGHT BACK NEXT YEAR SO HE IS DOING ALL HE CAN TO MAKE THINGS WORSE FOR US….    

    JERRY JONES NEEDS TO SEND A MESSAGE THAT LACK OF FOCUS, POOR WORK ETHIC AND NO MOTIVATION WILL “NO LONGER BE TOLERATED”

  • Jarhead

    Speaking of Tashard,

    He has been claimed by the skins. No surprise, they lost hightower and didnt exactly tear it up on sunday.

    They play us on the 20th of Nov, so TC will be highly motivated this month and has probalby already prepared his notes on everything cowboy-related to spill to the skins.

    dont worry, i dont think he was paying much attention anyway.

    • FakeBillyTubbs

      I’m not sure Tashard is the sharpest tool in the shed, so I wouldn’t worry about any intelligence being passed to the enemy.

  • fiverings37

    Say goodbye Bennett, Brooking , James when the season is done.

  • JimmyJohnsonSB

    Is it just me…
    Or over the last few years (the Romo years), does dallas have the most tipped, batted, and kicked balls to defenders for INT’s of any team in history?

  • cowboyny

    Thoughts about last night’s blowout loss:

    -No team will be successful if they cannot stop the run. Not concerned moving forward as the team has not only been strong this season, but the last few yrs in that department. Blimp on the radar, if it happens this week, then we can start to get concerned.

    -Are the Eagles that good or the Cowboys that bad? No, the NFL Schedule is all about playing teams when they are hot and when they are cold. Unfortuntely for the Cowboys they faced the Eagles playing their best football of the season, being almost 100% healthy, having 2 weeks to prepare and were in a must win mode.

    -Every NFL Team even the elite teams, lay an egg throughout the year. Just ask the Saints, Patriots after their bad losses yesterday. What separates the good teams from the bad ones, is they do not allow a bad loss to linger and come back strong the following week.

    -We are all aware of the team’s shortcoming within the interior of the OL, but we also found out how important Sean Lee is to our defense. Bradie/Brooking are no longer quaity starters at the posiion and are playing out their final contracts. Lee needs to get back soon, along with fast trackig Carter into the lineup.

    -Give Rob Ryan a mulligan fo his playing callng/scheme last night as he has turned around this unit, without much personeel upgrades in the offseason. He had a bad night and was outcoached, but he will fix what when wrong last night, especially that poor run defense.

    -I always have used games through the Thanksgiving game to get handle if this team has what it takes to earn a postseason birth. A very managable mid-year schedule will let us know if this team will be playoff bound or not by the end of November. Lose just 1 and the team is in positon, lose 2 or more, no playoffs are in sight: Seattle, Buffalo, at Washington, Miami, at Arizona.

    • Fan since 1966

      “The NFL Schedule is all about playing teams when they are hot and when they are cold.”

      – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
      So true, ny, and that really bit us on the butt last year. It seems like we caught most teams when they were on big winning streaks. I’ve wondered what our W-L record might have been if our schedule had been reversed: we played the teams we caught in the first half of the season in the second half instead, and vice versa.

      With this collection of losers it very likely might not have mattered, and even if it did, that might mean that we’d still be stuck with Coach Cupcake as our HC and DC.

      So perhaps it all worked out well for us in the end, after all….

  • ym

    Garrett is saying they didn’t see anything from them that they didn’t expect.  But that doesn’t seem like it from your review.

    • Jarhead

      iggles first runs w/mccoy were mirrors of what they did against the skins prior to their bye week.

      there is no doubt in my mind this was coaches to the front 7. they over-purusued anyway.

      this is the stuff that drives coaches crazy, but it is a human element that comes into factor when players are keyed up at certain points in the game, they become susceptible to over-pursuit. Aggressiveness can be turned into a weakness (or maybe “over-aggressiveness” if there is such a thing).

      Sometimes you need to relax and just play your game with your assignment in mind.

  • http://vincedelmonteabout.com Wattas

    Funny, I thought the exact same thing when I saw Martellus’ dumbass grinning. I HATED it when Roy did it–and I thought we wouldn’t have to see it anymore–and I sure am hating when ‘Tellus the Telly Tubby (nice one Raf) does it. If you f up the play, don’t get up and freaking smile you idiot! How basic is that?

  • W_Strunk

    Give Ryan a bit of credit for slowing the Eagles as the game went on. The first three series were a disaster, but he eventually figured out how to slow their onslaught – otherwise the score would have been 50-7. And slowing them was no easy task without Lee.

    Expect every team from here on out to find ways to isolate Brady and Brookings in coverage. This was the undoing of the defense last year and will be the undoing this year if Ryan cannot scheme around the weakness.

  • Thebbwolf

    It is time for Bennett to be let go, same as Choice.  Phillips may not block as well, but Bennett is a liability in the passing game.  The team needs to let players know that being an ass-clown is not acceptable.

  • kameleon_o

    I’m so glad Jerry used a 2nd round pick on Bennett. And had to be restrained from moving up to get him!!!

    I listened to The Lunch Break monday and Eatman had the nerve to blame that throw to Bennett on Romo. Said it was a bad pass?? WTF was he watching???

  • The Turk

    Until Jerry Jones raises the minimum standard for FOCUS, MOTIVATION and WORK ETHIC by CUTTING MARTY B the Dallas Cowboy Game’s RATING WILL CONTINUE TO DROP  ** 
    The Dallas Cowboy Fans NEED REASSURANCE that the icon for lackadaisicalness will no longer drag down the bottom end of the team  **   
    Jerry can only prove to fans that he is ON THE JOB by CUTTING MARTY B  **   
    It Sends A Message