Dallas Cowboys: Why Dallas Will Surpass New England in Scoring in 2013

June 25, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys finished second in scoring in 2007, Jason Garrett’s first year as offensive coordinator. New England finished first that year. Since that time, New England has finished at, or near the top almost every year. Dallas, meanwhile has earned a reputation for racking up yards but not enough points.
In 2012, the Cowboys finished sixth in total yards but only 15th in points. Here are 10 stats that should improve in 2013, thus freeing up Dallas’ playmakers to score many more touchdowns this fall:
10-Play Drives: Dallas was dead last, due to horrible play along the offensive line. Dallas should field a revamped line, featuring a new guard, a new center and possibly a new right tackle. A better line will help maintain longer drives with a balance of runs and passes.
Giveaways: What do bad lines do? Put pressure on the QB. Dallas ranked 25th, but should reduce giveaways this year with a better line and more running plays.
Penalties: Dallas ranked ...

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