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Tony Pollard’s Role Increasing: NFL World Reacts


ARLINGTON, TEXAS – DECEMBER 20: Running back Tony Pollard #20 of the Dallas Cowboys runs against the San Francisco 49ers throughout the first quarter at AT&T Stadium on December 20, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard showed a whole lot of promise throughout the 2021 season. Judging by the newest report, he’ll have the possibility to place his skillset on full display this fall. 

In accordance with Jon Machota of The Athletic, the present expectation is that Pollard’s touches will increase this upcoming season. 

Last season, Pollard took his game to a different level. He had 719 rushing yards, 337 receiving yards and two total touchdowns.

During OTAs this yr, Pollard revealed that he’s “open to anything” in the case of playing a job in Mike McCarthy’s offense. That will explain why he was getting more reps at wide receiver. 

Regardless that Dallas has a proven tailback in Ezekiel Elliott, there are many fans who’re able to see what Pollard can do in a much bigger role.

“It took his entire four-year rookie contract for the team to appreciate he’s a playmaker,” one fan tweeted. 

“Man we heard this several times last yr,” one other fan wrote. “Let the person eat, especially when Zeke is not at 100%.”

“Yes unleash Pollard,” a 3rd fan said. 

Pollard could really profit from a breakout season since he’s on an expiring contract. 

The Cowboys will start the 2022 season at home against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We’ll discover then what Pollard’s role look likes.

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