Unless I've missed something over the years, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard isn't known for calling out opposing teams for their lack of desire. But following the Jags' 35-17 beat-down of the Cowboys in Arlington on Sunday, the quarterback seemed to agree with what I wrote last night.
Speaking to SI.com's Peter King on Sunday, Garrard made an interesting observation about the Cowboys' effort in Sunday's loss. Here's a portion of King's column, which has likely been delivered to owner Jerry Jones since he's not much for surfing the Internet:
"But everyone can see your Cowboys are not playing hard," writes King. "We saw it in the NBC viewing room Sunday, and Garrard saw it, too. He told me: "It just looked like they weren't into the game like an NFL team should be.'' Said he noticed a "woe-is-me'' attitude among some of [the Cowboys] players. You don't see that with a Baltimore or Pittsburgh. Andy Reid's teams don't do that. Your team's embarrassing. You said it yourself after the game. And at 1-6, there's no hope for the season. You've got to put Wade Phillips out of his misery, and you've got to do it now."
How can anyone disagree with Garrard's assessment? I think he's on the money, much like he was throwing the ball Sunday.