Thursday Quick Hits: Ellis, Newman Making Progress

One such modification was in Sunday's game against New York. The Cowboys had 5-11, 188-pound cornerback Jacques Reeves getting matched up on Giants 6-5, 230-pound wide receiver Plaxico Burrress. So the Cowboys had Reeves playing off in zone coverage mostly because of the size mismatch. The idea was to keep Burress in check by preventing big pass plays and keeping the yards gained to a minimum.
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The speakers and mixer board were set up between the south end zone and the track that runs next to the practice field. Phillips said there will be other ways the team practices with crowd noise in the future.
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"Some quarterbacks do it better than others. The ones that hold it are going to have some problems I think with us."
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