If someone told you that
Broaddus: With the way that this game against the Broncos was playing out, I honestly believed that the only chance the Cowboys had to win, was if Romo out played Peyton Manning. Romo was outstanding with the exception of one throw, that he made at the end of the game. I understood what he was trying to do by getting the ball to Escobar in that situation because earlier in the game, he made the same throw and they were able to connect, for a nice gain.
The biggest problem with the throw was that the protection that had been outstanding all day, let him down and he was unable to get enough on the ball. If you want to blame Romo for that throw, just take a moment and think about the other 35 he made in this game, because without him, this one isn't even close.
Is the Cowboys defense really this bad?
Broaddus: When you don't get pressure, it is difficult to play good pass defense. The scheme of this defense is about getting four man pressure and dropping seven, then rallying to the ball to make a tackle. The last two weeks, they have faced two veteran quarterbacks that are currently playing at an elite level. When you don't put pressure on them and that coverage has to hold up against quality receivers and tight ends, you are going to have problems.
Peyton Manning and Philip Rivers are going to quickly get rid of the ball and not allow you to pressure them but with that being said, if you do cover on the outside, you can force them to hold the ball and that is not happening. It’s one thing for
What gives you hope about this Cowboys squad going forward?
Broaddus: If I were a Cowboys fan, what would give me hope is the play of guys like Tony Romo,
I thought Williams ran some outstanding routes in the game and could have made more than just four catches but those catches were big ones. Each week, he is getting better and you can see that the quarterback is showing confidence in him. With what you have injury wise with