During the longest sackless streak since his rookie season, DeMarcus Ware predicted they'd come in bunches once he finally got one.
Ware was right. He broke a five-game drought, which dated to last season's finale, with two sacks against the Kansas City Chiefs. He followed that up with another two-sack performance against the Atlanta Falcons. Believe it or not, that marked the first time in the perennial Pro Bowl pass rusher's career that he had multi-sack outings in consecutive games.
Don't be surprised if that streak is extended Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.
Ware had three sacks in the Thanksgiving win over the Seahawks last season, repeatedly blowing by hobbled future Hall of Fame left tackle Walter Jones. That was the last game Jones played before undergoing microfracture surgery on his left knee.
While the 35-year-old Jones continues to rehab, the Seahawks seem to hold weekly auditions at the most important position on the offensive line.
Sean Locklear replaced Jones, but he hasn't played since suffering a high ankle sprain in the second week of the season. Brandon Frye and Kyle Williams got turns, but Frye injured his neck and Williams' poor performance earned a ticket back to the practice squad. It appears that Damion McIntosh will start at left tackle against the Cowboys.
McIntosh signed with the Seahawks two weeks ago. He was unemployed the previous six weeks after being released by the Kansas City Chiefs. So a guy who couldn't play for Kansas City, which has allowed the most sacks in the NFL, will probably be protecting Matt Hasselbeck's blind side.
The smart money is with the new $78 million man in that matchup.