Monday, September 28, 2009
Cowboys stuffed in the red zone
Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Cowboys raced the ball down the field thanks to running back Felix Jones on their opening possession, but they were turned away in the red zone. On the sack by Thomas Davis, Romo appeared to be waiting for a receiver to make an adjustment on his route. It never happened and Romo was slung to the ground.
Nick Folk is usually automatic from 40 yards out, but he missed wide right. To me, it looked like he never followed through on the kick. Now the Panthers are driving. The vaunted Cowboys pass-rush is still missing in action at this point. The Panthers are going with some quick-hitting routes along the sideline to counter the Cowboys' speed. And the Cowboys are once again having a difficult time making tackles. I've counted about 14 yards after contact so far.