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Cowboys Hope Healthy Line Cures Run Game



    After returning to practice on Wednesday, it’s looking increasingly likely that starting left guard Kyle Kosier will play on Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers--which means that it’s looking increasingly likely that the Dallas Cowboys’ offensive line will be at full strength once again.

    Hopefully for Dallas, this will provide a spark to the team’s fledgling running game.

    The Cowboys currently rank 25th in the league in rushing, with 3.65 yards per carry, a stark change from last season, when their 4.28 yards a carry were good enough for second in the NFL. Wade Phillips has said several times that he believes his running backs are running hard, which suggests a problem up front.

    "And that's why we went back to our basic run blocking today," Phillips said on Wednesday, per the team’s official website. "We did a lot of extra drills run-blocking and playing against the run also, a lot of individual and group things together with those guys. We're emphasizing those fundamentals things that we need to do well, whoever is in there."

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