What’s Wrong with the Cowboys Offense and How Is the Defense Saving the Day?

September 26, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When's the last time the Dallas Cowboys looked this good on defense and this bad on offense? It's only a three-week sample, but Rob Ryan's unit has been stellar thus far, while the offense has failed to deliver aside from one hot half in New Jersey back on opening night.
On Sunday in their home opener, we saw Ryan's guys bail out Bill Callahan's guys on multiple occasions as Dallas hung on to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a sloppy contest. 
Let's dissect some of the key plays that presented the offense with problems, as well as the keys to the defensive effort.
First Offensive Series a Sign of What Was to Come...All Day Long
The first possession sort of summed up the kinds of problems Dallas had on offense throughout the day. It put itself in a hole with a fake end-around on first down and gave Tony Romo a 2nd-and-10 to begin throwing. But the Buccaneers defense settled into a pattern like that all afternoon, and Jason Garrett's offense made litt...

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