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Cowboys secondary tries to block a pass
A week after surrendering 400 yards and four passing touchdowns to the Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, the Dallas Cowboys cornerbacks played their best game of 2013 thus far against Robert Griffin III and the Redskins on Sunday night, at least according to defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin.
“Our corners played lights out,” Kiffin said after the 31-16 victory, per the Dallas Morning News. “They really played outstanding. That was their best game against good wide receivers.”
Against Dallas, Griffin went 19 of 39 passing for 246 yards, no touchdowns and an interception. His passer rating was 58.3.
Brandon Carr, who drew a massive amount of praise from NBC’s Cris Collinsworth on the telecast on Sunday night, finishes with three pass breakups. Second-year man Morris Claiborne had three breakups as well, and Orlando Scandrick recorded two and was responsible for Griffin’s lone interception.
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