FRISCO, Texas — What Dallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb is doing in the 2023 season can be described with many different words or phrases: “locked in” … “in the zone” … “playing on another level.” Another word that is now appropriate at the halfway point of the 2023 NFL season: historic.
He has over 100 receiving yards in each of his last four games, including setting and resetting his career high in receiving yards in two of the last three weeks. He totaled 117 yards on seven catches in a 20-17 Week 6 win at the Los Angeles Chargers, 158 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns on 12 catches against the Los Angeles Rams in a 43-20 Week 8 win, 191 receiving yards on 11 catches at the Philadelphia Eagles in a 28-23 Week 9 defeat, and 151 receiving yards and a receiving touchdown on 11 catches as well as a 14-yard wide receiver reverse rushing touchdown in the Cowboys’ 49-17 Week 10 home win against the New York Giants in Week 10.
“Absolutely,” Lamb said postgame Sunday when asked if he is currently in the zone. “I’m one of one. I’m a top receiver in this game, and there’s no question about it. Competitors, see y’all again next week.”
His three-game stretch with 10 or more catches and 150 or more receiving yards makes him the first player in NFL history with those numbers in three games in a row. His 617 receiving yards since Week 6 are the most in the NFL, 127 more than the next closest player — Detroit Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown (490 receiving yards) — and they are the most in a four-game span by any player in Cowboys history.
“I really can’t and obviously I shouldn’t because it’s a historical thing that just happened,” Cowboys offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said Monday when asked if he has seen someone play the way Lamb has during his record-breaking run. “He’s just amazing. [Against the Giants], he made a big play when…
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Author : Garrett Podell
Publish date : 2023-11-17 22:41:18
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