Cowboys Using Fewer Motions Than Ever
At NBC, I just posted an article detailing the Cowboys’ use of pre-snap motion. In 2009, the motion rate was as high as 42.5 percent. It has steadily decreased since that time:
Fast-forward to 2012, and the Cowboys sure seem like they’ve moved on from excessive motions, especially early in the game. The ‘Boys motioned only eight times out of 56 plays (14.3 percent) on Wednesday, including none in the final 25 snaps. They gained 57 total yards, including the 10-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Ogletree and the sack for -7 yards on the second play of the contest.