Washington Redskins Key Stats Tracker: Game 1 (Dallas Cowboys)

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Welcome to the first regular season installment of the 2010 Washington Redskins' Key Stats Tracker.
This is a weekly feature that will run all season, focusing on three specific statistical categories: turnover differential, third-down-efficiency, and red-zone efficiency—plus any specific observations/anomalies that stand out from any given game. 
This week, we look at the Redskins' season-opening 13-7 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
Not a bad way to start.
Quick Notes:
● Few games will better support the theory that turnovers are the single most important statistic in football.
The Redskins got owned in areas commonly pointed to, like yardage (380-250), time of possession (34:03-25:57), and third down efficiency (38-23%). They scored just six total offensive points on two field goals.
But they won the turnover battle.*
Season record of team forcing more tu...

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