Earlier this week, head coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, more or less gushed over Cowboys’ outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware. He lauded all aspects of Ware’s game. He said that Ware was the best player the Pats have faced this season. He even compared Ware to Lawrence Taylor, the Hall of Fame linebacker who Belichick himself coached as a member of the Giants.
After being told of the high praise, Ware was understandably humbled.
"That's a pretty big thing to say something like that," Ware said, per the Dallas Morning News, "especially because that's the guy that I idolized and I try to play like him."
Ware is coming off his only sack-less performance of the year against the Lions, but he still has five on the year--two each against the Jets and 49ers, and one against the Redskins. Nonetheless, as Belichick made clear this week, New England sees slowing down the all-world pass rusher as a major priority, if their high octane offense is to get going against Dallas this Sunday.
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