4 bold predictions for the Cowboys vs. Buccaneers Week 1 game
3. Cowboys Pass Rush Success
After the loss of Randy Gregory, many wondered how the Cowboys would fare with one of the best pass rushers leaving in free agency.
The Cowboys seem to have covered those bases by bringing back Dorance Armstrong, signing free agent Dante Fowler Jr., and drafting Sam Williams in the second round this season. Oh, and let’s not forget about the Defensive Rookie of the Year Micah Parsons, who will be moved all over this defense as well. They will also have a fully healthy DeMarcus Lawrence, who battled back from a broken foot last season.
The Cowboys have the opportunity to make life very uncomfortable for Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who will be under a new center this season and battling a shuffling offensive line due to injuries. The key to the Cowboys’ success against Brady will be the pressure up the middle from Trysten Hill, Osa Odighizuwa, and Neville Gallimore. These three should be able to push the pocket and move Brady off his spot, allowing players like Lawrence, Fowler Jr., Armstrong, and Parsons to get the future Hall of Fame quarterback on the ground.