Under further review: Five outstanding plays from the Cowboys preseason debut
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By Michael Sisemore

The Dallas Cowboys may have lost their preseason game in the end but there were tons of positives to take away. With one last look back at the game, here are five plays that really stood out as positive for the Cowboys.

Look at what Datone Jones, Tyrone Crawford and Antwuan Woods do to the right side of the SF OL. They totally re-set the LOS. Jones cleans up in the backfield. pic.twitter.com/Fxu81h2B7H

Here’s another look at the push these big guys got as they read this play from the start:

Nice play here by #Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford: pic.twitter.com/31yKEDMUd1

Analysis: What the Cowboys defensive line did here was downright dirty. Tyrone Crawford explodes through the right side with an assist from defensive tackles Datone Jones and Antwaun Woods. With legitimate concerns about the depth at defensive tackle, it was nice to see two guys battling for playing time handle their own against a first-team offensive line.

Woods is in a battle with Brian Price at the 1-tech position and both guys had nice debuts. Datone Jones has some real lower-body explosion and he seems to always show up when he’s in the game. Being able to stop the run is an art form and the Cowboys struggled with it from time to time last season. They may not have many healthy options at defensive tackle right now but the guys who are participating are proving they have a right to be...

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