In addition to redoing Tony Romo's contract, the
"I’ve never felt like this before," cornerback
Dallas was helpless against Drew Brees, who fell 8 yards shy of becoming the fifth quarterback to go over 400 yards vs. the Cowboys this season. The Cowboys are on pace to allow 7,037 yards, around the NFL record of 7,042 New Orleans gave up last season.
The Cowboys DST got a couple of positive plays.
Dallas gets a much-needed bye before visiting the Giants in Week 12.
Scandrick added five tackles on Sunday in the 27-23 win. He defended four passes successfully. Scandrick has 32 tackles this season and has also registered a sack.
Scandrick kept Robert Griffin III from scoring as he made an impressive catch in the end zone for the interception in the fourth quarter. He finished with four total tackles (two solo) and two passes defended in a 31-16 victory. He has four career interceptions.
"I think what you want on your football team are competitive guys," Cowboys coach Jason Garret said, per ESPN. “You want guys to embrace challenges. Covering Wes Welker is one of the great challenges for a DB or inside nickel back in the NFL. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. He is an unbelievable target for a quarterback who consistently gets himself open. He is quarterback-friendly. A guy like Scandrick, who comes where he comes from and has a little of that chip on his shoulder that we like, you embrace this kind of opportunity."
Scandrick is looking forward to the rematch with Welker.
"It’s going to be a great challenge for me," Scandrick said. "I think I competed and battled the whole way that game. I look forward to these kinds of games and these kinds of challenges."
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