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Allen Hurns on second interception in Houston: The worst play-call you can make against that coverage

The Cowboys wide receiver has some very pointed comments about the Cowboys offense.

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It’s been a rough week for the Dallas Cowboys. They’re 2-3 and just lost in overtime on the road against the Houston Texans, and to make matters worse the entire world is second-guessing Jason Garrett’s 4th and 1 decision to punt.

There’s a lot of second-guessing going on with the team actually, and some of it is even coming from inside the locker room. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, Allen Hurns believes the play that Scott Linehan dialed up on Dak Prescott’s second interception of the night (Deonte Thompson was the intended target) was the worst that you could dial up against that kind of coverage. Watch her explain below.

What’s particularly interesting to note is that Josina emphasizes a few times that what Hurns said was all on the record so he was very aware that what he said would be getting out. Did he want that message out in the world? Was that the intent? It’s hard to imagine not.

Hurns also told Anderson that sometimes things are on Dak, sometimes they’re on the play call. Additionally, he calls out the blocking and the wide receivers. He doesn’t seem to be isolating any particular person with his message, just stressing overall accountability for the offense.

Many will note that what Hurns is saying is similar to what Dez Bryant said about the Cowboys offense at the tail end of the 2017 season. He was eventually released. Are the Cowboys going to respond with Hurns the same way? Are they going to adjust what they do offensively?

There are only questions and no answers right now.

Update: 4:00pm ET

Allen Hurns met with the media following Wednesday’s practice, and he didn’t back down from his comments to Josina Anderson.

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