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REPORT: Dallas Cowboys Contemplating Starting Cooper Rush in Week 9

And the bad news keeps coming for the . According to reports will miss yet another game after being added to the list, which is less than ideal considering they host the undefeated in Week 9.

This marks the second week in a row the Dallas Cowboys have been without their top two quarterbacks. Against the last week they turned to rookie QB and could certainly go that direction once again in Week 9, but word on the street is they are also seriously considering turning to the recently signed veteran .

Cooper Rush is already ahead of the game when it comes to knowing the Dallas Cowboys offensive system. He served as 's primary backup the past few seasons before being released this when Andy Dalton was signed. That familiarity is one of the reasons they signed him to the practice squad last week and are now contemplating him as a starter in Week 9.

on Cooper Rush last week…

“Cooper is someone that is fond of. So it's a natural move to enhance the quarterback room. He will be part of it next week if he makes it through COVID protocol.”

Cooper Rush's knowledge of Kellen Moore's system and familiarity with the Cowboys' personnel probably makes him the best option to start this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The playbook should be wide open for him, whereas it would likely have to be dialed back a bit for Ben DiNucci or .

It's unknown what the Dallas Cowboys will do right now, however, it certainly seems as if Cooper Rush is most qualified QB on the roster to start this week against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Whoever they decide to go with though won't have it easy against a very tough Steelers . After all, they pride themselves on making things as difficult as possible on opposing QBs.

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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