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Hey guys this was my week 7 post from last Thursday. Expect a new post this Thurs!

From Kansas City, to bye week, to ambiguous demotions and finally, back to “Jerry World”… Week 7 is here!

Dallas Cowboys coaches have once again disappointed; not only within the fan base but in the locker room.

On Wednesday, Wade Phillips announced that Miles Austin will be starting as the number two receiver opposite Roy Williams. Patrick Crayton, the former number two starter, was demoted with no personal dispatch from Philips or offensive coordinator Jason Garrett.

Austin began working with the first team Wednesday during first string offensive drills.

"I would have loved it," Crayton said Wednesday in regards to the change. "It would have been real stand-up. That’s not what happened. Oh, well.

"It’s been a tough two weeks, but I mean, it comes with the territory. You’ve got to be able to respond and bounce back from it and go about your business. My job is to help in whatever way possible. It is what it is, man. It’s how it goes."

Although Austin had an outstanding record-breaking performance in week 5 versus the Kansas City Chiefs, (10 catches for 250 yards and 2 touchdowns) it was against a team that was ranked 0-5 and has shown no recovery so far this season.

Austin’s outstanding game-winning performance provided a great spark for the Cowboys offense. Personally, I am a big fan of Miles Austin and feel that Dallas should be better utilizing him due to his ability to get open downfield. All things considered, the Chiefs were ranked the 3rd worst team in the NFL in week 5 who LED Dallas in the first half! The Chiefs were also ranked 26th in offense as well as defense.

Most fans can agree that the Cowboys offense is capable of producing better numbers than what have been provided this season. Although it was against a mediocre team, the Cowboys proved in week 5 they had an offense that could gun-sling with ease.

The booming offensive performance was reminiscent of the 13-3 team from 2007. Hopefully it was no fluke and that is the actual case. The win still provided a morale boost even if it was from an 0-5 team that could easily consider fodder.
This week the Cowboys face a very “credible” team, according to owner Jerry Jones. The Atlanta Falcons come to town Sunday and provide the ‘Boys with a challenging Week 7 face off.

"Coming off this bye, I think we’ll be fresh, and certainly we all recognize we’ve got an opportunity here to really create some, perceived by our fans and by other people, some real credibility if we could come in here and beat the [Atlanta] Falcons," Jones had said Wednesday. "We should be prepared and we need to win it."

The Falcons are 4-1, second to the Saints (6-0) in the NFC South. Atlanta currently coordinates the 3rd best defense in the league in points allowed. That’s a considerable margin from the 26th ranked Chiefs.

Whether Austin starts or Crayton, the Cowboys have quite a bit to prove in this week 7 match up. It would be a hard earned win if they can get it. Another game like last week will show that they are a more than capable football team and could provide some much needed momentum for Phillips and the ’09 Cowboys

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