Cowboys Staff Miffed by Randle's Risky, Over-the-Top Effort - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Cowboys Staff Miffed by Randle's Risky, Over-the-Top Effort

Joseph Randle finished with 26 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in the loss to the Saints



    Buck ‘Em: Bull Riding With Aaron Pass
    Getty Images

    Not that anyone had to wait until the postgame press conference to learn that the Dallas Cowboys’ staff was less than thrilled with Joseph Randle’s approach to what turned out to be a second quarter touchdown--even after the play was called a touchdown, coaches were visibly incensed--but Jason Garrett left no question when he took the podium.

    Obviously it worked out,” Garrett said, per Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas. “We scored the touchdown there. He got in before the ball came out. That is something we discussed with him and our other running backs how we want to handle that situation. It’s a dangerous play when you extend the ball like that. It worked out for us but we don’t want to do that in that situation.”

    The fury over Randle’s leap of faith comes in part from last week’s loss to the Falcons, when coaches saw Randle attempt to extend the ball over a plane and told him not to do that again--it’s just too dangerous. That he did the move again, a week later, had the coaches fit to be tied.

    Randle finished with a modest 26 yards and the touchdown on 11 carries.

    5 Things To Know: Cowboys OT Loss to Saints

    [DFW] 5 Things To Know: Cowboys OT Loss to Saints
    NBC 5's Pat Doney discusses Sunday's memorable moments in the Cowboys' loss to the Saints at the Superdome in New Orleans.
    (Published Monday, Oct. 5, 2015)

    Blue Star Blog:Stay on top of the latest Dallas Cowboys news with Follow NBC DFW on Facebook or have breaking Cowboys news sent directly to your phone with Blue Star SMS alerts. Text "bluestar" to 622339 (NBCDFW) to subscribe, text HELP for more info, and text STOP to end the subscription. Message and data rates may apply. Read more about it here.