The Dallas Cowboys got here up brief within the Divisional Spherical to the San Francisco 49ers by a rating of 19-12. Their kicking woes continued with a blocked further level on their lone landing, however poor play from many of the staff is what really sunk them.
That always speaks to teaching or an absence thereof. In his profession, McCarthy hasn’t been recognized to be a big-game coach. He did win one Tremendous Bowl, however his Inexperienced Bay Packers (and to this point it is the identical with the Cowboys) profession was characterised by big-game exits.
This one is not any totally different, and it has one fan calling him a “white Doc Rivers”, too.
Jeremiah Muhammad tweeted:
“Mike McCarthy a white Doc Rivers with much less drama. Is likely to be worse truthfully.”
Cowboys followers have not been handled to the identical degree of success they’d within the Nineteen Eighties and 90s regardless that their staff is routinely a real contender these days.
McCarthy’s play name on the remaining play, which might’ve been a Hail Mary or lateral play at greatest, was to have Ezekiel Elliott snap the ball and be the one blocker on all the line.
It was one of the weird play calls in current historical past and naturally, it did not work.
Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones mentioned this playoff loss means nothing for McCarthy’s job safety. Which may be disappointing to some Cowboys followers.
Dallas Cowboys 2023 free brokers set to depart Mike McCarthy with a job to do
The Dallas Cowboys are coming to a important offseason. It may be argued that they have been solely a few items away this season, however they’re probably about to lose loads of gamers.
Adam Schefter tweeted:
“Dallas’ key unrestricted free brokers this winter: TE Dalton Schultz, RB Tony Pollard, S Donovan Wilson, LB Leighton Vander Esch, G Connor McGovern, CB Anthony Brown, QB Cooper Rush, LB Anthony Barr, DE Dante Fowler, WR Noah Brown, WR TY Hilton, DT Johnathan Hankins.”
They may lose starters at loads of positions and loads of depth this offseason. Not solely do they should retain loads of these gamers however they nonetheless have holes to deal with regardless. It will likely be an important and fascinating offseason in Cowboys land.