Dallas Cowboys Players Who Need to Improve
The Dallas Cowboys came up with the big victory against the Washington Redskins, but if they want to win next week, some players need to improve. The Boys managed to get back on track after three consecutive losses and score 38 points, allowing only 14. This is a breath of fresh air for the Cowboys offense that struggled ever since Elliott has been suspended. This win was good because it moved Dallas to .500 as they are now at 6-6. However, that Wild Card spot is still a long way to go and if they want it, these three players need to improve:
Cole Beasley – Wide Receiver
Last year when Prescott replaced Tony Romo, who came down with an injury, one of his favorite targets was Cole Beasley. This guy ended the fantastic season for the Cowboys with 75 receptions, five touchdowns, and 833 yards. After a 13-3 season, you would expect that the entire team would improve and at least have a similar score this year, but that is not going to happen, and most of the Cowboys players are struggling, including Beasley. The diminutive wide receiver has had just 228 yards so far with 7.6 yards per reception. He needs to step up.
Byron Jones – Free Safety
Byron Jones joined the Cowboys in 2015 coming from Connecticut. Even though he is athletic and versatile, he lost some of the snaps to rookie Xavier Woods. Jones has not lived up to the expectations, but he is not playing poorly either. Perhaps the coaches should put him at a cornerback and see how that experiment goes. If there is a perfect time for moves like this, it is this season.
Dak Prescott – Quarterback
You might be surprised to see Dak Prescott on this short list, but ever since Elliott has been suspended, Prescott’s game performance level is extremely low. In four straight matches he looked plain awful, and against Washington, he started off slowly, and he had to get off the field to get his hand x-rayed. After that, he was mostly a game manager, but he did complete 11 of his passes for 102 yards.