The Dallas Cowboys managed to walk away from Washington last night with a 19-16 win against the Redskins.
It was a vital game for the Cowboys to win, as it would provide them with an opportunity to stay within contention for the NFC East division title, and a chance to still play in the postseason come January.
It just hasn't been a season which has gone the way which America's team would have liked it to, especially after wide receiver Dez Bryant went down earlier in the year, and the consistent injuries to quarterback Tony Romo.
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Now, the team has to deal with Matt Cassel at the helm, and that visibly annoyed and frustrated Bryant throughout the first half of the game due to his inability to see better options on the field.
One specific incident, in particular, saw Bryant with a nice one-on-one match up on a 3rd-and-4 play late in the second quarter. With his receiving skills, he knew the odds were in his favor to score if the ball was thrown his way, and that prospect was evidently clear as seen in the tweet below.
However, Cassel decided to target Cole Beasley instead, which resulted in the Cowboys only kicking a field goal, instead of scoring a touchdown before the end of the half, leaving the 27-year-old rather frustrated.
Bryant was finally targeted later in the game, and he made a brilliant leaping catch to put the Dallas-based franchise in good field position. He only made three catches for 62 yards on the evening, but the poor performance is all down to Cassel, not him.
The two-time Pro Bowler was only frustrated because he cares so much for the team and how they perform. Some people have called him a child and told him to grow up because of his actions from last night, but it isn't his fault.
He wants to do well and help the team, but that isn't going to happen if he isn't targeted. If the Cowboys want to go to the playoffs this year, they have to target their best players more, which means throwing to Bryant.
Utilize your best players more in order to win games more easily and quickly Dallas, it's not rocket science.