Friday, August 8, 2014
Garrett liked Weeden's performance
By Todd Archer
SAN DIEGO -- Brandon Weeden's first night as a Dallas Cowboy was some good, some not so good.
Coach Jason Garrett liked what Weeden did well enough. Weeden completed 13 of 17 passes for 107 yards and had a 4-yard touchdown pass to James Hanna in the second quarter. He had an interception overturned by a penalty on the scoring drive.
“I thought Brandon Weeden had good poise conducting some of those drives,” Garrett said
On the scoring drive Weeden completed all four passes for 54 yards, including 26-yarder to tight end Gavin Escobar on a third down. On the touchdown pass, Weeden showed arm strength by fitting the throw through a series of defenders and toughness after taking a big hit near the sideline.
"It was good,” Weeden said. “We made some good plays. The offensive line played well, and we were able to run the ball effectively which gives us an opportunity to throw effectively. We had some good plays and were able to finish it off.”