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Dak Prescott Beats the Blitz but Struggles Under Pressure (vs DET)

Wright Perspective
This entry is part 25 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. My first look at the Detroit Lions game focused on the Cowboys newly achieved offensive balance when Dak Prescott lines up under center. (click here to read). 3rd & Short My decision to track Scott Linehan’s play calling on 3rd & short was premised on what I perceivedRead More


Small Wrinkle Significantly Alters Cowboys Offensive Balance (vs DET)

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This entry is part 24 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. General Observations and Stats The Dallas Cowboys played a spectacular game offensively. They scored an impressive 6 offensive TD’s against a Detroit Lions defense that was playing well their previous games. In addition to Dak Prescott throwing touchdown passes of 19, 21, and 25 yards, WR Dez BryantRead More


Dak Prescott Under Pressure and Play-Action (vs NYG)

Wright Perspective
This entry is part 23 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. My first look at the New York Giants game focused on the Cowboys lack of offensive balance and lack of success on 1st down. (click here to read). 3rd & Short My decision to try to track Scott Linehan’s play calling on 3rd & short was premised onRead More


Cowboys Struggles on 1st Down Disrupt Offensive Balance(vs NYG)

Wright Perspective
This entry is part 22 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. General Observations and Stats It is always harder to write a game review after a loss. Watching the Cowboys offense struggle for the 2nd week in a row creates some immediate questions. Do good defensive coordinators with solid defenses finally have enough film to neutralize what ScottRead More


Cowboys Struggle on 1st Down and With Play-Action (vs MIN)

Wright Perspective
This entry is part 21 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. My first look at the Minnesota Vikings game focused on the Cowboys use of the shotgun (click here to read). 1st Downs- History The Dallas Cowboys ability to stay balanced offensively is premised on their ability to run the ball for 4+ yards on 1st down, evenRead More


Analyzing Linehan’s Use of Shotgun & Prescott’s Success (vs MIN)

Wright Perspective
This entry is part 20 of 25 in the series 2016 Answering Questions - Dak & Coaching

        Before the season began, I posed a bunch of questions about how Dak Prescott would play and how Scott Linehan would call plays without T. Romo (click here to read to read that post). Each week, I continue trying to answer those questions. General Observations and Stats The Dallas Cowboys pulled off their most impressive victory of the season. Winning a game on the road when the offense struggles, players commit costly penalties, you lose the turnover battle and fail to control the time of possession is a luxury affordedRead More