IRVING - Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett didn't have to go the Nick Saban route to shame the media into buying just how good his next opponent is, but let's slow down with this Russell Wilson stuff.
The Seahawks rookie quarterback made his NFL debut on Sunday in Arizona against the Cardinals, and he finished 18-of-34 passing for 153 yards with one TD and one INT. He was sacked three times. His yards per pass attempt was 4.5.
He led the Seahawks on a potential game-winning drive that started at the 4:59 mark of the fourth quarter and reached the Cardinals' 4-yard line with 30 seconds remaining. He threw three straight incomplete passes to end what was a pretty brutal afternoon of professional football watching in Glendale.
When Coach Process was asked about Wilson's performance on Monday, he said, "He was impressive in the ball game yesterday."
If what Russell Wilson did for the Seahawks was impressive than what Robert Griffin III did for the Redskins in New Orleans was science fiction.
What Wilson did was to play like an rookie on an average team against another average team.
There is no reason the Cowboys should not win by a touchdown in Seattle on Sunday. FYI: The Cowboys are 3-point favorites right now.
Making the four-hour flight to Seattle is not fun, and playing on the road is not easy, but considering the first two circumstances facing Wilson is a gift. The Cowboys have to expose him, and should win this game by a more than just three points.
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