Over four decades ago, Tony Dorsett broke loose after a quiet start to a rookie season that ended with he and his teammates hoisting the Vince Lombardi Trophy. A similar occurrence could be in the works now with current Cowboys running back Tony Pollard.
A Pro Bowler last year, Pollard has taken a supporting role in the Cowboys’ offense this year despite no longer sharing a backfield with Ezekiel Elliott. CeeDee Lamb, who has cut through defenses like a hot knife through butter as of late, feels that his teammate is line to have a big day on Sunday against the Panthers and their 26th-ranked run defense.
“With my explosion, then (Brandin Cooks) coming along, and we’re about to get (Pollard) going,” Lamb said. “Just putting all our pieces together, our weapons doing what they’ve got to do, our offense can be great.”
Cooks looked like Jerry Rice at times during last Sunday’s 49-17 win over the New York Giants. The former Pro Bowler caught a whopping 9 of 10 targets for 173 yards and a score.
“At some point, they’re going to start backing up,” Lamb said of…
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Author : Bryan DeArdo
Publish date : 2023-11-18 20:31:06
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