PHILADELPHIA - DECEMBER 28: Correll Buckhalter #28 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs the ball against Anthony Spencer #93 of the Dallas Cowboys on December 28, 2008 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Cowboys 44-6. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Considering the ear-drum-devastating, ever-present cacophony of the Linc, head coach Wade Phillips has said that the team practiced this week with loud music blaring across the field, in order to grow accustomed to making calls in the deafening environment, reports the Dallas Morning News.
This is a particular concern for Flozell Adams, who is given to untimely fouls due, in part at least, due to his being partially deaf in one ear. Adams has kept his nose clean, for the most part, in the wins over Atlanta and Seattle, and comes in playing quite arguably the best we've seen since 2007.
However, according to our old buddy Gerry Fraley at the DMN, "The Hotel" has committed at least one false start in each of the last two games in the hostile territory of Philadelphia. In Dallas's last road game--the win over Kansas City, which was the football equivalent of drunkenly kissing an attractive cousin--the big man committed three penalties.