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Randy Gregory wanted nothing to do with Jason Garrett after his end-of-first-half penalty


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We’ve gotten to see Randy Gregory play football a couple of times this season, and at one point that was thought to be impossible.

Gregory is in the middle of his comeback with the Cowboys, but it’s the team that could use some coming back. They’re fresh off of a loss in Seattle where things went south rather quickly, and those things included Randy Gregory.

Seattle was up 14-3 on Dallas at the end of the first half and the Seahawks were trying to eek out a few more points. While just out of field goal range and time ticking down, the Seahawks benefited from a Cowboys penalty. Randy Gregory got called for unnecessary roughness.

The penalty put Seattle in far more makeable field goal range (Sebastian Janikowski connected on a 47-yard attempt), and it was thanks to the 15 yards that Gregory gave them after the play was over.

Gregory trotted to the sideline after his penalty was clled, and he was visibly displeased. The FOX broadcast caught him getting there, and Jason Garrett seemingly calling at him only to receive no response.

We don’t know for a fact whether or not Gregory even heard Jason Garrett, but this is hardly a good look for a team that lost in overwhelming fashion. This looks like a case of Gregory not wanting anything to do with the head coach right before the half, but what Gregory did was quite costly to the team so he probably knew he was going to receive some criticism.

Dallas ultimately lost 24-13 and while they were unable to get close enough to do anything near the end, imagine if Seattle hadn’t pulled off that field goal at the end of the first half. Dallas would have only had one possession separating them from overtime, but if ifs and buts were candy and nuts we’d all have a very good time.

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