ARLINGTON, Texas – Injuries prevented continuity on the offensive line in the preseason, but after three weeks of the regular season, the line still doesn’t look like the jelled product the Cowboys hoped for.
Six false starts and three more offensive penalties comprised the majority of the Cowboys’ 13 total penalties in an offensive struggle Sunday, which resulted in quarterback
The false starts weren’t limited to new Cowboys players. Right tackle
“I don’t have an answer to that other than that we need to focus on that and do better with it,” Romo said. “When one guy does it, it’s just not that guy’s fault. Someone else might have moved and the ref might have seen something and the call is made at the last second.”
The false starts were a problem in the opener, but appeared to be cleaned up in Seattle. Head coach Jason Garrett acknowledged that they’re clearly still an issue the Cowboys need to solve.
“We are going to work very hard to figure out why that’s happening,” Garrett said. “We have to make sure we eliminate those because it is putting us in some bad down-and-distance situations.”
Romo never had an opportunity to get comfortable in the pocket, but he still managed to throw for 283 yards, including 107 yards to wide receiver
The offensive line couldn’t create any running room for
“It’s not good enough,” said center
Ever since Cook took over for