• DeMarcus Ware and the pass rush

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 8, 2013
    With the 11th pick, the Cowboys drafted DeMarcus Ware. And in an interview with USA Today, Millen says he would have drafted Ware except that the Lions’ scouting staff talked him out of it. “DeMarcus Ware it wasn’t even close. "It's frustrating when we're not being able to make plays at the right time especially on third down," Ware told ESPNDallas on Monday. Williams was a bust who is now out of the league, while Ware is one of the best pass rushers of his generation. The Dallas Cowboys compiled 13 sacks through the first three weeks of the season but just two in the next two games which has raised concerns about the pass rush. In those last two games, quarterbacks Philip Rivers and Peyton Manning get rid of the ball quickly which frustrates defensive linemen who are a second or two from getting to the quarterback.
    Source: ESPN.com
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