The Cowboys’ 42 -17 loss against the Denver Broncos in Week 2 of the NFL was the first devastating loss for a team of first-year stars. If nothing else, it was a humbling moment for a team lead by last year’s NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, in Dak Precott, and league rushing champion, in Ezekiel Elliot.
Next week, the Cowboys will look to rebound in their Monday Night matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. 10-time Pro Bowl receiver for the Cards, Larry Fitzgerald, was uncharacteristically outspoken when asked about the Cowboys’ loss.
I would say they’re damn lucky, It took them 18 regular-season games to be humbled. I got my humble pie Week 2 of my rookie year – a big, big dose of it. Then it happened a few more times my rookie season.
WR, Arizona Cardinals
Zeke and Prescott will have a chance to respond Monday against the Cards. Both young players took ownership for the poor game in post-game interviews. In the past, the duo have fared well in the two ‘bounce-back’ games they played last season, taking decisive leads in the 4th quarter. For Cowboys fans, the hope is that Monday night’s performance is a far cry from the 2 interceptions and long returns from this week’s film.
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