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Postby linchao » 04 Jun 2019, 03:43

The Dallas Cowboys play host to the Seattle Seahawks tonight in front of what should be a raucous and roaring crowd inside AT&T Stadium. Both the Cowboys and the Seahawks pulled off midseason turnarounds that few expected. As a result Geoff Swaim Jersey , both teams are in the postseason thanks to strong running attacks and defenses that make life hard on their opponents.For Dallas, stopping the Seattle rushing attack should be the first order of business and biggest priority. The Cowboys defense has defended the ground game well this season, surrounding only 94.6 yards per game — good for fifth best across the league. However, Seattle found some success on the ground in the team’s previous matchup in September, as Chris Carson rushed for over 100 yards and a touchdown by himself. The Seahawks, as a team, totaled 113, so it is no secret that shutting down Carson will be a huge focus of Rod Marinelli, Kris Richard Anthony Brown Color Rush Jersey , and the Cowboys defense.Since then, the Seahawks have caught fire running the football — sitting atop of the league with 2,560 yards on the season and 160.0 yards on the ground per contest. The impressive 4.8 yards-per-carry average, which is among the top-five across of the league, shows how dangerous this team can be when running the rock. It starts with Chris Carson, but Russell Wilson and first-round rookie Rashaad Penny also contribute.However, as dangerous as the Seahawks are at running the football, the Cowboys must be wary of Russell Wilson and his dangerous connection with speedy wide receiver Tyler Lockett on Saturday evening.Because of how good Seattle is on the ground, big plays in the passing game open up. In fact , the Seahawks are among the best of the best in the play-action game across the NFL this season. Quarterback Russell Wilson has the second-best passer rating on play-action plays, trailing only MVP hopeful Drew Brees.Obviously, making a team one-dimensional — as the Cowboys plan and hope to make the Seahawks — makes things much more difficult in regards to the play-action game. It goes without saying that preventing Seattle from establishing a groove on the ground will help Dallas in defending Wilson and the rest of the offense. Wilson’s favorite target to throw the ball to is none other than speedy Tyler Lockett. Lockett, a third-round pick in 2015, has had his best season of his young career — catching 57 balls for 965 yards and ten touchdowns this season. The Seahawks signal caller has a perfect passer rating tossing the ball to his go-to wideout:Lockett’s season has been insanely impressive beyond just putting up the best numbers of his career, as the young wideout scores very favorable in the Football Outsiders analytics — having the highest DVOA in the data’s history:To make things even more important on Saturday, Lockett has had some success against the Cowboys’ secondary — making four grabs for 77 yards and a score in the September battle, including the 52-yard score down the sideline to put his team up 14-3 in the second quarter.While shutting down the ground game should be the focus for this Cowboys defense, paying special attention to Tyler Lockett and ensuring that the dangerous Wilson-to-Lockett connection does not get going will be extremely crucial if the Cowboys are going to be playing football beyond this weekend. L.P. Ladouceur has served as the Cowboys’ long snapper for 14 seasons. He has snapped for 212 regular-season games and seven postseason contests Mike White Jersey , without a poor snap in his career.He also entered Sunday’s game with five career penalties, according to Pro Football Reference. That’s five penalties. Ever.But referee John Hussey’s crew penalized the Cowboys 5 yards before the game’s final play, ruling a snap infraction pulled Washington offsides. “The illegal ball movement by the center causes the defense to come across the neutral zone and contact a lineman,” Al Riveron, NFL senior vice president of officiating, explained in a tweet. It made Brett Maher‘s game-tying try a 52-yarder instead of a 47-yarder. Maher hit the left upright, his first miss after 16 consecutive makes, and gave Washington a 20-17 victory.Ladouceur argued he did the same thing he’s done on every one of the past however many thousands of snaps he’s made in his career.“I just adjusted down so I could put my hands on the bottom of it, so I could snap it in the right direction Damien Wilson Color Rush Jersey ,鈥?Ladouceur said, via Todd Archer of ESPN. 鈥淓xact same thing I鈥檝e been doing for 14 years. . . . I鈥檓 not even trying to get him offside. I know the situation. Just too bad.鈥滻t was Ladouceur’s fourth career false start — his first since a 2014 postseason game against Green Bay — but Ladouceur told reporters that this one was different. He said officials previously had never called him for a snap infraction.“That’s what I was telling the refs,” Ladoceur said, via Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News. “I did the exact same thing [he’s always done]. The guy just jumped. . . . As long as I don’t pick up the ball, and the ball was on the ground the whole time [then it’s not a penalty]. That’s my understanding.”
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