Cowboys vs Steelers: Initial Post-Game Notes
At NBC, I published a few thoughts from the Cowboys’ 27-24 overtime victory in Week 15.
Okay, so the Cowboys didn’t exactly run rampant on Pittsburgh, but their rushing efficiency certainly helped the offense. I predicted that the ‘Boys would be able to run on Pittsburgh prior to the game despite the Steelers’ fourth-ranked run defense. The reason was that the Steelers had faced more short-yardage situations than normal, increasing their efficiency in terms of YPC allowed to improperly reflect their true ability as a run defense.
Read it all at NBC.