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Mailbag: Good Start For Byron Jones? Tyrone Crawford Playing At End?

MICHAEL EMPIZOALPINE, UT
It is hard to tell watching TV coverage versus seeing tape, but is Byron Jones having any impact at safety? I didn't see him anywhere except his backside running after the receivers or getting late to the scrum.

Bryan: You didn't see him carry Jordan Reed all over the field? His tackle of Josh Doctson saved a potential touchdown. His impact is not making mistakes and not being a liability in coverage. Jones has been fine. 

David:This is going to be a problem for Byron – from the fans moreso than the opposition or the coaching staff. Byron seemed to have a good day in coverage, and his instincts are awesome. But by moving him to safety, the Cowboys have upped the expectation for Jones to break up passes and get game-changing interceptions. Those haven't come yet, but it's been two weeks. He's been solid so far.

CHIP DENTONWICHITA FALLS, TX
Tyrone Crawford's move to the outside allowed him to get a sack and put pressure on Kirk Cousins, can we expect more of that?

Bryan: I believe you will see more of that, especially in the next two weeks with DeMarcus Lawrence out of the lineup. It was a great move by the defensive staff to get their best rushers on the field. 

David:I know Crawford got a sack in the dime formation, but I think I'd rather see him continue to work at three-technique than kick outside. The outside pass rush on this roster isn't great – we've known that since May. The interior of the line can be a real strength, and a good interior pass rush goes a long way in disrupting a quarterback. You can argue that moving Crawford helps Maliek Collins get on the field, but that's what a rotation is for.

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