Week one of football is in the book and the Cowboys came out victorious over their NFC East rival New York Giants. Though it’s only one week, let’s look at who’s stock is on the rise and who’s fell in week one.
In order for this defense to take the next step, someone has to emerge and get to the quarterback. Lawrence looked unbeatable against the outmatched Giants’ offensive line. It started with a sack before they could even get the Giants’ offense announced on Sunday Night Football.
Lawrence had two sacks on the night but he was a load to deal with all night long. He had five tackles on the night, two of them for loss, including this one right here:
Any time you can record two sacks and be that disruptive, that’s going to help the Cowboys defense grow very quickly.