Cowboys dud: Jalen Tolbert, WR
Jalen Tolbert was the gunner on fourth-and-two from the Philly 33. He was too far off his man, which allowed the Eagles's punter, Braden Mann, to throw to a wide-open Olamide Zaccheaus who gained 28 yards and gave them a fresh set of downs.
In Tolbert's defense, he's a wideout and doesn't play in coverage. But that would be more excusable if he were to be beaten by Zaccheaus for a reception. That wasn't the case since he wasn't even in the vicinity to attempt to cover — making it far too easy of a decision from Mann to fire the pass.
The Dallas defense was able to hold after that as the Eagles had to kick a 52-yard field goal. Even with that being the case, the Cowboys were about to get the ball with a 10-0 lead but instead, saw the score cut to a single touchdown after the gaffe.
Tolbert, a third-round pick from South Alabama was almost non-existent as a rookie in 2022. He came into this season looking to make a larger impact but due to a stacked receiving corps, he finds himself at No. 4 still and has been a regular on special teams. He's been vastly improved based upon what we saw from him last year but this was a play he needs to learn from.