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Cowboys player gets into argument with Philadelphia reporter

Thin skin.

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Eagles-Cowboys week is here and the back-and-forth banter has already begun. Just not like you’d expect.

Following the Cowboys getting dominated in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, the one and only Howard Eskin fired off a tweet about the game.

Howard’s not wrong: Dak Prescott didn’t look very good against Atlanta. Dak went 20/30 for a mere 176 yards (5.6 average), zero touchdowns, zero interceptions, and a 82.1 passer rating. He did run for a touchdown, yes, but he also committed two turnovers by fumbling twice.

You can make excuses that Prescott didn’t have his left tackle (Tyron Smith) and his best running back (Ezekiel Elliott), but he was bad any way you slice it. Besides, Carson Wentz is also missing a number of key players but that hasn’t stopped him from being an MVP candidate.

This didn’t stop Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley from chiming in.

Look, I totally understand a player wanting to show support for his teammate. Especially his quarterback.

But this comes off as Beasley having thin skin. It’d be one thing if, say, another NFL player was trashing Dak. But, with all due respect to Howard, this is just commentary from a reporter. Beasley shouldn’t be concerned with Eskin’s opinion.

King fired back at Beasley on Monday morning.

Again, Prescott was legitimately bad on Sunday. Watch for yourself below.

Eagles-Cowboys week is just getting started. Sunday night’s game is going to be a fun one.

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