While trying to remain calm during yesterday's Eagles-Cowboys roller-coaster game , I tried to figure out if a certain attention grabbing wide receiver had caught more passes or had more INTs caught in front of him because he didn't notice (or didn't bother) coming back to the ball. Too bad for him.
Fun game. Glad there were no serious injuries.
The game seemed to hinge on the Eagles ability to make big plays — both on offense and on defense. On offense the team seemed like it either had a bomb for a 50 yards or more, or 3-and-out. On defense it was seeing whether Dallas could methodically move the ball downfield before the defense would make a big play. Jim Johnson needs to be commended, he exposed the soft underbelly that is Drew Bledsoe. The rap on him is that he doesn't play well under pressure — and that came through in spades yesterday. I actually think the Cowboys are a pretty solid team, but I'm not sure how far they can get with him at the helm. Too bad for them.
On to New Orleans! (For a tougher game than it looked like when the schedule came out…)