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    Martin’s 5: What If Dak Prescott Remains The Starter?

    Welcome to this week's edition of Martin's 5!

    After completely manhandling the last week, the have a tough matchup against the on the road.

    This isn't the same dominant Packers team we have seen in the past, so it is definitely a winnable game for the Cowboys if things go as planned and they continue to play the way they have been playing.

    If you are new to reading my weekly edition of or maybe you've forgotten, let me explain that this is a space that I use to share the things that I'm wondering each week. They can just be things that are stuck in my head or things I'm wondering heading into the weekly matchup for the Cowboys.

    Below are my five weekly wonders, and trust me it wasn't difficult to do this week as it has in weeks past.

    One: The Dallas Cowboys have a tough game on the road against the Green Bay Packers this week. If Dak Prescott can come away with a victory at , I wonder if he remains the starting even once is back to 100%? I firmly believe that Tony Romo is the better of the two QB's at this point and gives the Cowboys best chance to win. But, I just don't know if I can sit Prescott if he is on a five-game winning streak. When your team is on a hot streak, how can you justify making a change to arguably the most important position in the NFL. I'm just glad I'm not the one that is going to have to make this decision. Whatever way the Cowboys decided to go will be deeply scrutinized.

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    Two: Speaking of Tony Romo, I wonder if he will actually be able to return to the field after the Cowboys Week 7 ? As things stand now, it looks as if Romo is on schedule to return Week 8. Of course, he hasn't really started throwing very much or practicing. Once that happens it will be interesting to see if he has any kind of setback. When dealing with back you have to take the cautious approach, especially for someone like Romo who has already had back problems in his playing career. I personally wouldn't be in a hurry to put Romo back on the field, especially if I have any kind of concerns about his health. allows the organization to take things slowly and make sure Romo isn't being rushed back.

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    Three: I wonder if Ezekiel Elliott can continue his streak of 100+ rushing yard games this week against the Green Bay Packers? Through the first five weeks of the , the Dallas Cowboys have the best rushing attack in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers have one of the best, if not the best, run defenses in the NFL. This is a strength against strength matchup and the winner will probably go a long ways in determining the outcome of this game. The Cowboys makes all the difference. They completely manhandled the Cincinnati Bengals defensive front, and I think they could do the same against the Packers. I could easily see Elliott hitting that 100 yard rushing mark again this week.

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    Four: The Dallas Cowboys has been one of the strengths of the , but I wonder if Morris Claiborne and company can continue to impress against a tough group of Green Bay wide receivers? Quarterback and his wide receivers have been among the best in the NFL for the past several years and will be a tough test for the Dallas Cowboys secondary. The Packers like to use three and four sets on , so that will definitely put pressure on the secondary to be at their best. Claiborne in particular has been playing lights out, but he will have to step up his game this week as well everyone else on the backend of the Cowboys defense.

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    Five: The for the was much improved last week against the Cincinnati Bengals. I wonder if that will carry over this week so they can continue to harass Aaron Rodgers just like they did ? Now, I don't expect the Cowboys defense to rack up four QB against the Packers, but applying pressure to Aaron Rodgers throughout the ball game will help keep the secondary from having to cover the Packers WRs for an extended period of time. DeMarcus Lawrence added a little juice to the pass rush last week and will have to do the same this week. The more pressure they can get on Rogers the better, but it will be difficult against the Packers offensive line, who are among the best in pass protection.

    Well, that does it for this week's edition of Martin's 5. Do you have anything on your mind that you would like to share?

    Please feel free to take advantage of the comment section below to share any of your thoughts or opinions.

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    Brian Martin
    Brian Martin
    Level C2/C3 quadriplegic. College graduate with a bachelors degree in sports and health sciences-concentration sports management. Sports enthusiast. Dallas Cowboys fanatic. Lover of life with a glass half-full point of view.

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