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Cowboys too good for RB screens or playaction pass On the season, the Cowboys have run only 10...

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Cowboys too good for RB screens or playaction pass On the season, the Cowboys have run only 10 screens—four of which were quick screens to receivers. Thus, in seven games, we’ve seen six true running back screens from Dallas. The Cowboys have never been a big screen team under Garrett—the most they’ve ever run in a season is just under four per game. Still, to attempt just over a single screen pass per game—and not even one screen per game to a running back—is mind-boggling. Read full article here Pro Football Focus recently published stats on playaction passes for quarterbacks around the NFL, and their results fit with what we’ve seen from the Cowboys—Romo is asked to throw fewer playaction passes than any quarterback in the NFL. The lack of playaction looks is so dramatic that, using PFF’s numbers, the difference between Romo and the 31st-ranked quarterback—Philip Rivers—is greater than between Rivers and the next 11 quarterbacks. Read full article here
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