At one point this season, DeMarco Murray had rushed for more yards on first down than any other running back had totaled on all downs combined.
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Defensive coordinator Todd Bowles has received due credit for maniacal blitzes and a creative deployment of more than a half-dozen defensive backs this season. His game plan at Dallas offered more than just a subtle scheme adjustment.
"(Bowles) had told me during the week that he was going throw in a little different wrinkle," general manager Steve Keim explained, "from a schematical standpoint that they haven't seen yet."
"Todd Bowles is great," Dockett emphasized to Silver. "I hope he stays, because we're going to be so good next year."