Jerry Jones Heaps Praise on Dallas Cowboys Secondary After Recent Displays

Published 12/29/2020, 1:58 PM EST
Dec 8, 2020; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper (19) celebrates with quarterback Andy Dalton (14) after scoring a fourth quarter touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports


What a season it’s turning out to be for Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys. The Texas-based franchise looked doomed after star quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a season-ending injury in Week 5. But as we approach Week 17 of the season, the Jerry Jones-owned franchise still find themselves in the mix to make the playoffs.

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They remain in contention for the NFC East crown after beating the underperforming Philadelphia Eagles last weekend. If they manage to make the playoffs, it will nothing short of a miracle for all parties involved.

So what does Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have to say about his team’s improved displays?

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With one game left to go in the regular season, the Cowboys fate rests in their own hands. Franchise owner Jerry Jones heaped praise on his team’s secondary who have improved over the last four weeks. Here’s what he said on a recent weekly appearance on a radio show.

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“I think our coaches (have) learned about some of the good things that each player brings to the table. I really do. And I think we’re incorporating that, and that’s how you’re seeing some of those turnovers,” Jones said on The Fan via Jon Machota.

Nov 8, 2020; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy and offensive coordinator Kellen Moore look at the playbook in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The Cowboys are unbeaten in their last four league outings. They are on a 5-9 record but could still win their division by beating rivals New York Giants in Week 17. They will be guaranteed the NFC East crown if Washington Football Team loses to the Eagles. Who do you think will win the NFC East? Tell us in the comments below.

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