The Dallas Cowboys are as good of a pick as anyone. It’s not like Dallas is a balanced power on both sides of the ball. Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is protected well by a great offensive line and he has been remarkably efficient.
A.J. Green wowed 'em with incredible catches and showed the crowd in London what everyone back home knows - he's nearly impossible to cover. Tyler Eifert was back in the flow, getting into the end zone when the Bengals needed it most. Cincinnati's first visit to London summed up its season on a football pitch.
Dak Prescott will start against Cleveland after the rookie quarterback looked like Tony Romo in rallying Dallas past Philadelphia in the fourth quarter and overtime for his sixth straight win. Jones wasn't saying Prescott is taking Romo's job.
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden echoed Josh Norman's complaints about penalty calls in the team's 27-all tie against the Cincinnati Bengals, saying Monday that the star cornerback ''probably'' is targeted ''a little bit'' by officials. Gruden said on a conference call with reporters that he disagreed with some of the flags thrown during Sunday's game in London, which left Washington at 4-3-1 and last in the NFC East heading into its bye week. The Redskins totaled 15 penalties - eight more than the Bengals - and Gruden said: ''I think we gave them eight first downs via penalty.
Mike McCoy refused to second-guess himself for not putting the ball in Melvin Gordon's hands on four snaps from the Denver 2 in one of the worst decisions in Week 8. Gordon leads the league with 10 touchdowns. In McCoy's defense, cornerbacks Aqib Talib (back) and Kayvon Webster (hamstring) were on the sideline along with linebacker Brandon Marshall (hamstring).