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Defensive End David Irving Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

All around the , young players are getting chances to prove themselves for . Many of them are doing just that for the East leading Cowboys at 5-1 on the season – coming off of wins against and the Bengals followed by and the Packers at Lambeau.

With three forced fumbles and a sack in the Packers game, explosive was named the NFC . One of these forced fumbles was recovered by Irving himself, creating a pivotal turnover for a Cowboys defense that took the ball away four times in week six.

Irving has seen increased work along the as the high-motor player that we saw in 2015 and has learned to play with even more technique and skill to couple with his freakish athleticism and size.

Even more impressively though, Irving turned in his disruptive performance against Green Bay with just 19 snaps, making a case for the bigger workloads that he has also seen this year to come his way more often.

The Cowboys are on quite the hot streak right now, and young star David Irving is doing his thing – destroying opposing quarterbacks and making big plays.

Use the comment section below to share your thoughts on what you've seen from David Irving this season – and how you feel about him earning the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award!

Sean Martin
Sean Martin
Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.

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