5 Bold Cowboys Predictions for Week 2 vs Jets

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Deuce Vaughn's rushing workload is part of the bold predictions ahead for the Cowboys' Week 2 matchup against the New York Jets.
Deuce Vaughn's rushing workload is part of the bold predictions ahead for the Cowboys' Week 2 matchup against the New York Jets. / Mitchell Leff/GettyImages
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2. Everyone Turns the Game Off in the Second Quarter

Part of the reason we'll be able to get after Wilson so aggressively? The Cowboys will be playing with a massive lead for most of the game, forcing the Jets into plenty of obvious passing situations. And that's when the pass-rush starts to get home.

When you start forcing 3rd and long, and when you force a guy to try coming back from a multi-TD deficit, he has to start holding onto the ball waiting for deep routes to develop. And your edge rushers can ignore the threat of the run and just get after him.

And that's going to be the case in Week 2.

Most people won't see it though, because everyone's going to turn the game off midway through the second quarter. They would've done that last week if we weren't the only game on, but other than Cowboys diehards who is really going to keep a game on the TV when it's already 20-3 with 6 minutes left in the second?

You and I might keep the game on, but Jets fans certainly won't. And neither will fans of other teams who are just looking to watch some good football in the late afternoon time slot after their team wrapped up earlier in the day.

The 49ers-Rams game is probably going to be more competitive, and even the Giants-Cardinals game has a neat "toilet bowl" kind of appeal. Heck, Denver-Washington could be interesting in an ugly, low-scoring kind of way. Fans aren't going to keep this blowout on their televisions. They'll miss out on some more jaw-dropping performances from the Cowboys, but we don't mind.

Those of us who do manage to stay tuned in will be in for a treat.