The Patriots put a beating on the Dallas Cowboys yesterday at AT&T Stadium, improving their record to 4-0.
The game was over by the halfway point of the third quarter, so naturally, the Cowboys were humble during their post-game interviews after a week full of saying a bunch of unnecessary things that probably got the Patriots even more fired up than they already were.
Let's start with Greg Hardy. You all know him.
Stephen Hunt of The Boston Herald:
After his first sack, which came with the Patriots at the Dallas 31-yard line and looking poised to score on the game’s first possession, Hardy put his finger to his face in a “shhh” motion, a gesture which he declined to elaborate upon further during his approximately four-minute exchange with the media after the 30-6 win by the Pats.
In fact, Hardy declined to answer all but one question related to Brady, dismissing them by asking, “Any other questions?” The one Brady-related question he did answer came from one persistent reporter, who twice asked him for his thoughts on Brady as a player.
“A phenomenal player, they had a great game today,” Hardy said. “Everybody was just clicking on their team. They do what they normally do.”
Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett praised cornerback Byron Jones' coverage on Gronk:
Gronk was held to five catches for 67 yards and no touchdowns yesterday, which was seen as a pretty quiet day for the All-Pro tight end.
Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News:
"I thought [Jones] did a good job for the most part throughout the game," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said. "He competed with him. He challenged him. [Gronkowski] did have some receptions later in the game that were big, but we put [Jones] out there and gave him a chance to cover him. He did a pretty good job."
Jerry Jones thinks the Cowboys suck right now:
Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk:
“We’re not a good team right now,” Jones said, via Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “They were a much better team than we were out here today, a much better team. But lesser teams win ballgames. But they’re just a better team. They’re something for us to achieve. I think what we saw out there today was what New England was, more than what Dallas was not.
“We’ve got to get to be a better team overall, a better football team, a better everything.”
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