Communication will be key for fill-ins

Updated: November 17, 2009, 11:22 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- The two biggest injuries to the Dallas Cowboys' lineup could affect communication.

Whoever the replacements are for Ken Hamlin at free safety and Marc Colombo at right tackle, they need to be on the same page with their teammates, especially now with the Cowboys expected to see more blitzes and teams threatening to go downfield deep with the inexperienced players at those positions.

Starting free safety Hamlin, who will miss two to four weeks with a high ankle sprain, ...

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