After three straight losses as the Dallas Cowboys starter it seems that the Bradon Weeden era is a thing of the past in Dallas. It was confirmed by ESPNs Ed in the early afternoon.
@Edwerderespn: “Source says Brandon Weeden has been informed by #Cowboys coaches the team will start Matt Cassel after the bye week vs #Giants” Werder than added “I was told that if #Cowboys started Matt Cassel over Brandon Weeden, it would be to bring some positive energy to the offense”
Weeden was the starter after Tony Romo broke his collarbone in the teams week two victory over the Philidelphia Eagles. Weeden was able to play well enough to win week two ,but since he has failed to win a single game.
Weeden has played well as the Cowboys starter , but his lack of ability to throw the ball downfield and faluire to stretch the field are among a few of the reasons the Cowboys have decided to go in a different direction.
Cassel was acquired from the Buffalo Bills following the injury to Romo for a condoinital draft pick. Matt Cassel has won 10 games twice in his career and also has been named to a pro bowl ,but since 2009 he has struggled.
At this point in time it is unsure how effective Cassel will be ,but it is a known fact that teams usually play better around a quarterback they believe in.
The Cowboys have a bye in week six ,but come back week 7 to face the Giants for the second time this year.
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