Eatman: This “Bus Driver” Thrives In Rush-Hour

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – As soon as the word “controversy” was uttered this week, most people initially thought about what this might do for Dak Prescott. What does this franchise quarterback think about his owner welcoming a situation like that.

For me, I wondered about Cooper Rush.

Here’s a guy that has still only played two full games in his career and he’s trying to keep this thing afloat before Prescott comes back. And now, because of a tongue-and-cheek comment made by Jerry Jones about wanting him to play well enough to create a potential dilemma down the road, Rush now had to answer about some kind of controversy between him and Dak.

Oh, and take that pressure with you on Monday Night Football against a 2-0 divisional rival.

I thought to myself in pregame, ‘Man, we’re really about to find out what Cooper Rush is made of.’

Well, maybe he’s made of steel. Or ice water, or whatever these playmakers are made of. Because Cooper Rush is indeed one of those.

Sure, he might seem like the “bus driver” type and maybe that’s the case. But if so, he was driving the hell out of that bus up and down the field. It just didn’t seem like his “passengers” wanted to cooperate for a while.

Yeah, the Cowboys didn’t score a touchdown until the third quarter and only had two for the game. But honestly, it wasn’t because Rush…

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