The Dallas Cowboys scheduled eight obligatory minicamp practices starting Tuesday, however head coach Mike McCarthy canceled the second day of minicamp for staff bonding at Topgolf.
And contemplating the looming season is one the place “America’s Crew” must make an enormous turnaround, Colin Cowherd was essential of McCarthy’s determination to finish minicamp early, and in addition posited that Dallas’s third-year head coach is “making an attempt too exhausting.”
Mike McCarthy cancels Cowboys follow for staff bonding at Topgolf
The Dallas Cowboys scheduled eight of a potential 9 obligatory minicamp practices. Nevertheless, Head Coach Mike McCarthy determined to cancel the second day of minicamp for staff bonding at a neighborhood Topgolf. Colin Cowherd took difficulty with the choice.
“He is all the time type of making an attempt somewhat too exhausting, and I do not assume you possibly can ever idiot gamers,” Cowherd stated.
Cowherd singled out just a few cases the place McCarthy went, in his opinion, above and past. He recalled McCarthy smashing a watermelon to show some extent earlier than a sport in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings and having self-proclaimed “spontaneity mojo moments” throughout practices.
“If [the Cowboys] play the Rams tomorrow, of all these packing containers you examine, do you assume they’d win the teaching matchup?'” Cowherd stated. “No. You’d assume you don’t have any shot there. You would be praying that he does not screw it up.”
Dallas has a aggressive begin to their season, with 5 of its first 10 opponents being playoff groups from the 2021 season. Cowherd believes Dallas shall be sitting round .500 by its Thanksgiving matchup in opposition to the New York Giants.
“They begin with [Tom] Brady and Joe Burrow. Excellent news, they will get them at dwelling,” Cowherd stated. “Then they go to the Rams, to playoff Philadelphia, to Inexperienced Bay, and Minnesota. So by about Thanksgiving, you’ll have a solution for the Cowboys.”
Dallas’ schedule lightens up round Thanksgiving, with 5 of its final seven video games coming in opposition to non-playoff groups.
Cowherd believes, nevertheless, that Dallas can have already misplaced its momentum by that juncture of the season after struggling via its early-season gauntlet of a schedule.
“Jerry has all the time been a yr or extra affected person together with his coaches. He was very affected person with Jason Garrett,” Cowherd stated.
Cowherd predicts that Dallas will lose to each Brady and Burrow, the Rams, Philadelphia, Inexperienced Bay and Minnesota.
That defined, a tough yr may very well be on the horizon for McCarthy and the Cowboys — however will that be an instantaneous risk to McCarthy’s job?
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