Just when everyone thought there would be this shootout between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning the Denver defense reminded everyone they are still playing. At the same time as everyone thought it would come down to Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson making a huge play with their legs to decide the game, Seattle’s secondary reminded everyone they were still the best in the league. Dallas Cowboy fans know exactly how 49er fans are feeling today watching their QB throw an interception to end the game. Funny how many Cowboy fans want a QB like Kaepernick, I wonder if some of that has changed today.
Watching the games it was evident that the pressure on the QB’s was dictating the outcome of the games. Sure, there was some really flashing secondary play, but it all started up front. It keeps the old mantra that defense wins championships. So why am I bringing this up? It shows the main problem with the Dallas Cowboys.
While there are many screaming to get some flashy rookie QB, another WR, and even OL help in the first round, I will take a quote from comedian John Pinette, “I say nay, nay!” This team has a glaring need on defense. There really shouldn’t even be an argument. Just watch the games yesterday over again if you think it should be anything else. When you can’t even get one punt in a game, ONE, it is not on the fault of the offense. And let’s be honest, it looked like Colin Kaepernick could throw an interception when the game is on the line, just like Kyle Orton did, or as many point out every week about Tony Romo.
This week is the Senior Bowl, and I am sure there are scouts from every team looking for the next guy. If the Dallas Cowboys are not trying to figure out who the next guys on defense are, they have failed themselves and this team. I am sure we will get an offensive player or two, in fact they need to. I would pay attention to the Senior Bowl and the Combine, the next DL and S are probably going to be in one or both.
Well, if we want to win another championship, there has to be.