Detroit Lions Week 4 scouting report: Dallas Cowboys searching for answers on offense The Detroit Lions are hoping to keep the good time rolling. After a win over the Patriots last week Womens Zach Zenner Jersey , the Lions have a second life. But to keep spirits high, the Lions will need to pick up a win or two before the bye week, and it starts on Sunday with the Dallas Cowboys. Here’s what you need to know about the Cowboys.Dallas CowboysLast season9-7 record (2nd in NFC East)14th in points scored, 13th in points allowedOverall DVOA: 13th (10th on offense, 25th on defense)2018 offseasonKey free agent additions: WR Allen Hurns, OT Cameron Fleming, WR Tavon Austin (trade) Key losses: RB Alfred Morris, WR Dez Bryant, WR Ryan Switzer, TE Jason Witten Kenny Golladay Jersey White , LB Anthony Hitchens, G Jonathan Cooper 2018 NFL draft picks:Round 1, 19 overall - LB Leighton Vander EschRound 2, Pick 50 - OL Connor Williams Round 3, Pick 81 - WR Michael GallupRound 4, Pick 116 - EDGE Dorance Armstrong Jr. Round 4, Pick 137 - TE Dalton SchultzRound 5, Pick 171 - QB Mike WhiteRound 6, Pick 193 - LB Chris CovingtonRound 6, Pick 208 - WR Cedrick WilsonRound 7 Womens Kenny Golladay Jersey , Pick 236 - RB Bo ScarbroughThe Cowboys offense took a pretty big hit this offseason. In between Dez Bryant’s divorce from the team, Jason Witten’s retirement and a bunch of preseason injuries to the offense line, Dallas entered the regular season with a lot of question about how they’d keep up their efficient offense from last season.To their credit, Dallas tried to mitigate the damage, drafting Michael Gallup in the third round and adding both Tavon Austin and Allen Hurns. They also made sure to keep their offensive line fresh by adding Cameron Fleming in free agency and Connor Williams in the draft.2018 season thus farWeek 1: Loss to Panthers, 8-16Week 2: Win over Giants, 20-13Week 3: Loss to Seahawks, 13-24The story of the 2018 Cowboys thus far has easily been their lackluster offense. They’ve scored just 41 total points through three games (31st), and their yards per play (5.0) ranks them 23rd in the NFL.The problem is pretty easily identifiable. Ezekiel Elliott is still as amazing as ever, but this pass offense is hurting without any proven receiving talent. No Dez http://www.lionslockerroom.com/authentic-dwayne-washington-jersey , no Witten, and you’re left with Cole Beasley as your leading receiver, with a mere 132 yards through three games. Tavon Austin has a couple of scores, but just 81 total yards. Rookie Michael Gallup is still getting his footing in the NFL.This all goes back to the play of Dak Prescott, who is facing an increasing amount of criticism as the offense continues to struggle. His passer rating of 74.9 ranks just 27th of all starting quarterbacks, as does his 5.66 yards per attempt. He hasn’t been helped out by the aforementioned beat up offensive line—he’s been sacked 11 times (fifth most)—but he’s also not making the players around him better.Defensively, this team is much more sound right now. They’re allowing just 17.7 points per game (seventh) and a mere 4.3 yards per play (second). They’ve got a feared defensive front with DeMarcus Lawrence (2.5 sacks) and Taco Charlton (1.0 sacks), but don’t sleep on their secondary, either. 2015 first-round pick Byron Jones has been Pro Football Focus’ best cornerback through three weeks, and Dallas is allowing just 6.6 yards per passing attempt (eighth). The loss of Sean Lee to an injury last week looms large Womens Tracy Walker Jersey , but first-round pick Leighton Vander Esch was phenomenal in his place against the Seahawks, racking up 11 tackles.It’s been a disappointing start for the Cowboys, especially racking up two losses in the NFC, but there is still enough talent here to be worried about.Outlook for 2018Vegas win total: 8.5 winsBlogging the Boys’ take: OVER 8.5 winsVegas line for Week 4: Cowboys by 3 Heading into his second season at center for the Detroit Lions, Graham Glasgow has lofty goals in mind.According to Justin Rogers of the , Glasgow has his eye on becoming the best center in the NFL.“It’s everybody’s goal to be the best at their positions — be the best at whatever they do,” Glasgow said. “So, I’d like to be the best center I can be.”A third round pick of the Lions in 2016, Glasgow moved to center after spending his first two years at guard. He took over as starter just six games into his rookie season and his started every game since for Detroit either at guard or center.The center position has been pretty deep across the league with many capable players handling the duties. Jason Kelce, Maurkice Pouncey Womens Da'Shawn Hand Jersey , Alex Mack, Travis Frederick and Ryan Kalil have been regulars on All-Pro teams and Pro Bowl rosters over the last six years. Rodney Hudson and Max Unger have been in the discussions as well. While Kalil and Unger have since retired, there are several good centers still in the league Glasgow will have to surpass to start getting league-wide recognition.Glasgow is entering the final year of his rookie deal with the Lions this fall. A Pro Bowl appearance or better in 2019 could lead to a better contract eventually as well.“I’m just going to leave that up to my agent and the organization,” he said. “I’m not too worried about it. There’s a lot of football to be played and a lot of time to pass before I really even kind of get into that.”
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