Micah Parsons named Defensive Player of the Week against Rams

    For the second time in his career, has been named pass rusher earned the honor with a two-sack performance that helped the Cowboys win on the road over the reigning Champs, 22-10.

    In addition to his two , Parsons finished the game with five total tackles, one for a loss, three hits, and a forced fumble created by his strip sack at the end of the game, sealing the victory for Dallas on Sunday.

    He's the first Cowboys player to win the Defensive Player of the Week since he captured the award last year as a rookie. He recorded four tackles for a loss in the week eight victory over the Vikings.

    Parsons is off to a hot start leading the way for one of the best defenses in football. This award also helps his of winning , which he is currently the favorite to win due to other players battling to start the season.

    We are seeing Parsons dealing with one of his own, a groin , and he played through it against Los Angeles.

    He will be limited today in practice to help him become healthier. said they are being smart with him today to be safe. They need him to be near his best when they travel to Lincoln Financial Field and take on the undefeated Eagles on .

    Pro Football Focus ranks the Eagles' offensive line as better than anyone in football in pass blocking. Nick Sirianni, the head coach for the Eagles, says Micah Parsons will be accounted for on every play.

    Wouldn't it be great if Parsons earns the honor in back-to-back weeks and ruins the perfect season for the Eagles?

    Shane Taylor
    Shane Taylor
    Cowboys fan from the Midwest. Writing is fun, Staff writer for Inside the Star. Follow me on twitter @ShaneTaylor43


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    Cowboy Fan Ed

    The NFL ought to go ahead and name him defensive player of the year! This dude can’t be blocked without somebody holding him! The NFL wants to protect QB’s is the reason that defensive lineman have to just about be tackled before they can get a call !