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ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 21: Quarterback Shaun Hill #14 of the Detroit Lions scrambles with the ball under pressure by Demarcus Ware #94 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on November 21, 2010 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys beat the Lions 35-19. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Shaun Hill;Demarcus Ware
After the birth of his son, DeMarcus Ware, Jr. the day before the Cowboys’ victory over the Detroit Lions last week, a game in which Dallas linebacker DeMarcus Ware was credited with a half a sack, the proud new father made a kind of prescient statement.
“Half a sack--I’ve got to get him some more next week,” Ware said. “He’ll be at home watching.”
Predictably enough, on Thursday, Ware made good on his remarks, with his sack of the New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees. With that sack, Ware has 9.5 on the season, and is just a half sack away from making franchise history, as the first player to ever have at least 10 sacks in five consecutive seasons.
Ware is on pace for 14 sacks this season, which would tie his second career best--he had 20 in 2008. With 74 career sacks, if Ware met that projected number, he would surpass Greg Ellis on the franchise’s all-time sack list, to become the seventh most sackingest Cowboy ever.
We guess the point here is that DeMarcus Ware is awesome, at life and football. That’s all.
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