IRVING, Texas -- After nine games, the Dallas Cowboys have issues.
The defense can't stop a topflight quarterback. The offense can't -- or won't -- run the ball. Injuries have affected the offensive line, defensive line and secondary.
Yet with seven games to play, the Cowboys lead the NFC East with a 5-4 record. Can they join the conference elite?
Before that question can be answered, here's a look at how the Cowboys have graded out so far: