Want to know if Garrett is truly a red-headed genius?
This week's matchup against the Eagles' Asante Samuel will be an indicator.
A stock route the Cowboys love to run is the simple comeback or curl route. The curl route has the receiver run what looks like a go, straight up the sideline 10-15 (or whatever predetermined depth). They then curl and comeback toward the quarterback. The Cowboys like to have their receiver curl toward the sideline.
You better believe the ball-hawking Samuel knows this.
Look for Samuel to be eager to jump this route at the slightest hint of a shoulder flinch from Austin.
It will be interesting to see if the Cowboys anticipate this and incorporate some type of double-move to counteract and exploit Samuel's aggressiveness.
The Cowboys could utilize a stop n' go route which can get Samuel to bite on the initial move. Austin (or name your receiver) would then continue streaking up the sideline for a potential big play.
The Cowboys ability to capitalize on the Eagles' traditionally aggressive defense will be a key to victory.