The Dallas Cowboys offense is not playing the way it did last season, and Fox Sports’ Troy Aikman has an interesting reason as to why.
According to him it’s not running back Ezekiel Elliott’s weight gain or wide receiver Dez Bryant’s age. Aikman believes the issue is the Cowboys’ offensive line.
“I think that what’s probably struggled is the consistency of the run game. And I think that some of that has to do with two-fifths of the offensive line has changed from what it was a year ago,” Aikman said on KTCK FM 96.7, via the Dallas Morning News. ” I think that is maybe taking a little bit of time. I don’t consider it a huge concern at this point.”
Right tackle Doug Free retiring and guard Ronald Leary signing with the Denver Broncos in free agency doesn’t seem like a big deal, especially with the Cowboys’ best three linemen returning, but breaking in two new starters can take time.
The Cowboys’offensive line struggled mightily against the Denver Broncos, and did not dominate the Arizona Cardinals on Monday night. As the season progresses the unit should play much better, and as that happens their point totals will steadily increase.
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