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Chris Jones has partially torn ACL

October, 24, 2012
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IRVING, Texas – How tough is Chris Jones? He punted with a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Jones does not need surgery but he was placed on injured reserve Wednesday to make room for safety Charlie Peprah.

The Cowboys wanted to give Jones time to rehab the injury, but he was forced to punt at Baltimore on Oct. 14 after Brian Moorman suffered a groin injury in practice leading up to that game. He punted one time for 32 yards and held for Dan Bailey’s field goal attempts.

“Chris just had to really accelerate his recovery and punt for us, and that was really a challenge for him,” coach Jason Garrett said. “He went out there with a knee injury that probably was a challenge for him to punt as effectively as he did. He had only one punt in the game, so he wasn’t out there very much, but he punted well and handled the situation well.”

Jones suffered the injury Sept. 23 against Tampa Bay when he nearly had a punt blocked for the second straight game. He punted twice more in the second half.

Moorman will handle the punting duties for the rest of the season. He was able to return to action last week at Carolina. In two games he has averaged 44 yards per punt with a 42.3-yard net average.

Are the Cowboys gambling at safety?

September, 27, 2012
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IRVING, Texas – The Dallas Cowboys will go into Monday’s game against the Chicago Bears with two healthy safeties on their 53-man roster -- and one of them has only been with the team two days.

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Coach Jason Garrett said it's not safe to assume Gerald Sensabaugh will be able to play against the Bears after missing last week’s game vs. Tampa Bay because of a right calf strain.

“We’re hopeful that he can get some work done in practice today and see how he progresses as the week goes on,” Garrett said.

Maybe Garrett is using a little bit of gamesmanship to keep the Bears off guard or maybe he’s being truthful. If it’s the latter, then the Cowboys made a gamble in cutting Mana Silva to make room for punter Brian Moorman.

The Cowboys gambled last week when they cut cornerback Mario Butler, who can play safety, to promote linebacker Orie Lemon to the active roster. It nearly burned them when Church tore his Achilles but Tampa Bay’s passing offense was incredibly inept.

Silva did not start a game, but he did close the last two games because of injuries to Sensabaugh and Barry Church. Eric Frampton was signed Tuesday and will be force fed the defense, but he’s never been more than a special teams’ player in his career.

If you want to read more into the roster shakeup, then look for more Brandon Carr at safety Monday against Chicago in the nickel defense, like he did against the Buccaneers.

“We feel good about the combinations we have back there and the options available to us,” Garrett said.
Dez Bryant didn’t have the breakout game a lot of people anticipated against a Buccaneers secondary that allowed 510 passing yards the previous week.

Bryant was a total nonfactor in the first half against the Bucs, which frustrated him enough to have a brief sideline confrontation with Tony Romo, who had his hands full avoiding hits from the Tampa Bay defensive line all day.

After the dust settled, Bryant had a much more productive second half, when Jason Garrett gave him opportunities to make plays in the middle of the field.

Nevertheless, after three weeks of the season, we’re still waiting for Bryant to record his first 100-yard game or score his first touchdown. Heck, he hasn’t even been targeted in the red zone yet.

Our weekly throw-by-throw look at Bryant’s six-catch, 62-yard performance against Tampa Bay:

9-yard gain: Lines up wide left on second-and-13 from the Dallas 25 and runs a short in cut. He gets wide open by overpowering cornerback Aqib Talib, who got shoved out of the way when he tried to jam Bryant. He made slot corner Brandon McDonald miss after the catch.

Incompletion: Lines up wide left on third-and-18 from the Dallas 31 and runs and sloppy stop-and-go. Doesn’t get open against Tampa Bay’s soft zone coverage, which has three deep safeties. Romo throws the ball out of bounds.

Incompletion: Lines up wide left on second-and-10 from the Dallas 18 and runs a slant-and-go. That’s apparently not what Romo expected, as he throws the ball near the sideline.

2-yard loss: Lines up wide left on first-and-10 from the Dallas 20 and runs a quick screen to start the two-minute drill. He’s tackled immediately by Talib, who was playing press coverage and beat Miles Austin’s block.

8-yard gain: Lines up wide left on first-and-10 from the Tampa Bay 48 and runs another quick screen a few plays later. It works much better with Talib, who made the tackle, playing off coverage.

18-yard gain: Lines up wide left on first-and-10 from the Dallas 43 and runs a deep crossing route against man coverage. He gets enough separation to snatch the ball with no problem, but Talib tackles him immediately.

18-yard gain: Lines up wide right on second-and-5 from the Dallas 16 and runs another deep crossing route. Does a good job shielding Talib with his body and fighting for the ball.

11-yard gain: Lines up wide left on first-and-10 from the Tampa Bay 23 and runs a quick in cut. Breaks Talib’s tackle and drags safety Ahmad Black for about 5 extra yards before two other Bucs arrive to bring him down.

Cowboys sign safety Eric Frampton

September, 25, 2012
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IRVING, Texas -- Eric Frampton won the Dallas Cowboys’ safety sweepstakes Tuesday, earning a roster spot after a workout with the team.

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Frampton was one of five defensive backs to audition for the team at Valley Ranch. He will take Barry Church’s spot on the roster after Church had season-ending Achilles tendon surgery Tuesday.

Frampton has not started a game in his career, playing mostly on special teams. He was cut by Minnesota this summer after a five-year run with the Vikings. He led the Vikings with 22 special teams’ tackles last season.

The Cowboys also worked out Antwaun Molden, Aaron Rouse, Tyrone Culver and Don Carey.

Frampton’s addition could help the Cowboys’ special teams more with safety Danny McCray becoming a bigger part of the defense. McCray is expected to take over for Church in the starting defense. However, last week against Tampa Bay, the Cowboys used cornerback Brandon Carr at safety in their nickel defense and Mike Jenkins at cornerback.

UPDATE:

The Cowboys also signed cornerback Mario Butler to the practice squad.

He was cut last week from the active roster to make room for linebacker Orie Lemon.

Butler, who can also play safety if needed, spent all of last season on the practice squad.

Cowboys' special teams put 10 on field twice

September, 25, 2012
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Counting seems to be a problem for the Cowboys.

Their issues with snap counts, which have been a major factor in the Cowboys being the NFL’s second most penalized team, have been well chronicled. Left tackle Tyron Smith leads the league with five false starts, right tackle Doug Free is tied for second with four and tight end Jason Witten is tied for fourth with three.

The Cowboys also had a problem counting to 11 in a couple of instances on special teams Sunday. Joe DeCamillis' units twice had only 10 men on the field in the kicking game, as originally spotted by ESPN Dallas scout Glenn Smith, a former NFL assistant coach.

The first instance actually benefited the Cowboys. The Buccaneers took a delay-of-game penalty with 1:05 remaining before halftime when the personal protector on their punt team appeared confused while counting Cowboys to set their blocking scheme. After Sean Lissemore joined the rest of the punt return team on the field, Tampa Bay punted for a touchback.

The Cowboys also had only 10 men on the field when the Bucs kicked a field goal in the final minute of the game. Reserve receiver Dwayne Harris was on the field for the Bucs’ extra point in the first half but missing for the field goal.

5 Wonders: Can Cowboys pro department hit again?

September, 25, 2012
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IRVING, Texas -- Another Tuesday, another Five Wonders and we’ll leave the inter-touchdown-ception from last night’s Green Bay-Seattle game to some other folks. This is strictly about the Cowboys.

On to the Wonders:

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**I wonder if the Cowboys’ pro scouting department will be as successful in finding players this year as it was last year. Maybe one of the five players they try out today -- Don Carey, Antwaun Molden, Tyrone Culver, Eric Frampton or Aaron Rouse -- signs and becomes a big contributor to the defense and/or special teams in 2012. The Cowboys did a pretty good job last year finding players, including from Laurent Robinson, Montrae Holland, Tony Fiammetta and Sammy Morris. None of the players available are perfect so you have to accept some flaws, but the players from last year all helped the Cowboys win games. They hope to be as lucky this year.

** After seeing what Seattle did to Green Bay on Monday night, sacking Aaron Rodgers eight times in the first half, I wonder if we need to re-assess the Cowboys offensive line a little. Or at least tip the cap to Seattle’s defense. Playing with that crowd noise certainly gives them an edge in rushing the passer. Ah, who am I kidding? I wonder just how much Chicago’s defense is licking its chops to get after Tony Romo. The Bears have a league-high 14 sacks in the first three games and have one of the most dangerous pass rushers in Julius Peppers and he doesn’t even lead the team in sacks. Last week marked only the fourth time Romo has been sacked at least four times and the Cowboys have won the game. I wrote this after the game, but the pass protection must improve in a hurry with teams like Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and the Giants on the docket.

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**I wonder if Jerry Jones will do a little “I told you so” to Mike Jenkins or the media and fans. While I’d hope Jones would back off his all-is-well notion regarding the replacement refs, I’ll give him a nod in the team’s thinking with Jenkins. Injuries happen and the Cowboys were without Gerald Sensabaugh, so the coaches came up with the idea of putting Brandon Carr at safety in the nickel defense. It worked out great. Now they have lost Barry Church for the season with an Achilles tear and there’s some thought that Carr might be able to play more safety. Why? Because the Cowboys have Jenkins. Jones kept saying the Cowboys would need Jenkins and they would not trade him, no matter how tempting or no matter how much Jenkins’ camp asked. Now the Cowboys need Jenkins and he played extremely well against Vincent Jackson. Jenkins’ style of play fits perfectly with what Rob Ryan wants to do and Jenkins knows he has to play well in order to get a big contract. It might be a perfect storm for the team and Jenkins. And I’ll add this wonder: Can the Cowboys keep Jenkins in 2013? I wouldn’t rule it out.

** I wonder what happened to Doug Free. In 2009, he showed he could play after taking over for Marc Colombo. In 2010, he moved to left tackle and was considered the best linemen on the team. After the lockout ended, the Cowboys signed him to a deal worth $8 million a year and if they hadn’t, they wouldn’t have had a tackle and would’ve seen him go to Philadelphia to protect Michael Vick’s blindside. Something is not right with Free. His best asset has been his athleticism. He could overcome a poor step or set and recover. He’s never been the strongest offensive lineman but he would play low enough and could move enough to be solid. Jason Garrett said Free has to be “firmer.” Too often he’s getting pushed back in the pocket or not generating enough movement in the run game. Confidence can be a funny thing and I wonder if he’s lost confidence as he’s moved back to right tackle.

** I liked the aggressiveness the Cowboys showed in attempting an onside kick in the second quarter against Tampa Bay. They should have shown just as much aggressiveness and faith in the defense the previous week in Seattle late in the first half on a fourth-down play. But on Dan Bailey’s attempt, I wonder if the field surface played a part in the Cowboys not converting. During the week, Bailey is attempting those onside kicks in practice on grass. Cowboys Stadium has artificial turf, so maybe the ball slid more on the turf than it did during the week on grass. Or maybe Bailey was so excited for the play that he just hit it too far. Tampa Bay was aligned deep and the play was there if Bailey didn’t touch the ball so far.

A look back: Bad all around for Cowboys O

September, 25, 2012
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IRVING, Texas -- Sometimes when reviewing a game, you see things that are not as bad as you thought. In this week’s "A Look Back," that was not the case for the Cowboys offense against Tampa Bay. It was just bad.

The run blocking: There’s a reason why the Cowboys had only 38 yards on the ground. There were no holes for DeMarco Murray to run. Heck, there were no places where he could make it up as he went. The Tampa Bay defensive line just dominated up front, and it wasn’t a case of one guy breaking down here and another guy breaking down on the next play. All five linemen had a hand in the poor running. Fullback Lawrence Vickers added little help as well.

On a delay run that looked promising, Murray had some room but Mackenzy Bernadeau got stuffed at the line and could not get to the second level. If Bernadeau gets there, it’s a big run. Center Ryan Cook had a hard time getting off the line and to the linebackers because of all the slanting done by the Bucs up front.

Throwing more effectively could have loosened things up, but the pass protection wasn’t much better.

Tampa Bay brought five or more rushers 16 times, but none of the four sacks of Tony Romo came off Bucs’ pressure. Three came on four-man rushes and one came on a three-man rush when Michael Bennett bulled Jason Witten and Doug Free was looking to his left. I don’t know what the line call was, but the Bucs had three guys on the line. Bennett is lined up outside of Witten at the snap. At some point common sense should kick in and Free should know he needs to help Witten. He didn’t and Romo was sacked.

Romo was hit 11 times out of 39 pass attempts. He was sacked four times and scrambled once.

Let’s talk about the one running play that did work: Murray’s 11-yard touchdown run. This was blocked perfectly. Tyron Smith smothered Adrian Clayborn at the line. Witten dominated Brandon McDonald. Miles Austin got just enough of a rushing Ronde Barber to push him by Murray. Kevin Ogletree locked up Eric Wright.

The only player to touch Murray on the play was Austin.

Who says we can’t be positive?

Defensively, it’s hard not to be positive with that kind of game. Maybe Josh Freeman had something to do with it, but the Cowboys were aggressive. Just maybe not as aggressive as you would think

I had the Cowboys for nine rushes of five or more in the game. They had seven five-man pressures in each of the first two games. So Rob Ryan called two more blitzes. Both of DeMarcus Ware’s sacks came on five-man or more rushes.

How aggressive were the Cowboys outside? They lined up in press coverage 38 times out of 53 snaps. The jams provided by Mike Jenkins, Morris Claiborne, Brandon Carr and Orlando Scandrick just threw the Bucs wide receivers off. They could not beat the jam. Even Vincent Jackson’s only catch -- a 29 yarder -- came on a contested play by Scandrick.

Bruce Carter is a quick learner. On Tampa Bay’s only touchdown he never put his eyes on tight end Luke Stocker and was sucked in by the play-action fake, giving Josh Freeman an easy throw for a score in the first quarter. In the second quarter he perfectly read a Freeman throw to fullback Erik Lorig, who was sliding through the line, and made the stop for no yards on a big third and 3.
IRVING, Texas – Penalties have played a big part in the Dallas Cowboys' lack of success on offense so far this season, and coach Jason Garrett said a solution might be to make things easier at the line of scrimmage.

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“I think you try in some ways you simplify some of the conversations that are happening or clean up some of the conversations that are happening, that’s one thing,” Garrett said. “The other thing is you play more together. We’ll address those in practice. There’s a lot of specific ways we’ll get into to it to try to address it, but the big thing is it’s got to carry from the practice field to the game field. We’re working hard on it. We feel that if we address that we’ll move the ball more effectively and become the offense we think we’re capable of becoming.”

The Cowboys’ offense was penalized six times for false starts (three by Doug Free, two by Jason Witten, one by Tyron Smith) and had three holding penalties (Free, Nate Livings, Lawrence Vickers) Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Overall, the Cowboys had 13 penalties for 105 yards.

Some of the blame can be placed on new players on the offensive line. Some of it can be the quarterback’s cadence. Some of it is lack of concentration.

“It starts with the coach, me, the obviously all 11 guys on offense, we just have to do a better job with it,” Garrett said.

In the past in practices, if a player jumps early he has been replaced for a snap. Doing that in a game is not likely feasible, but Garrett knows the miscues must be cut down.

“We’ve tied to address it as coaches,” Garrett said. “We’re going to address it to the team this week and just make sure we get it right because it’s too hard to overcome those things to become a good offense. You don’t get many opportunities to drive the football in a game. When you’re behind the chains it’s much more difficult.”

Cowboys handled Bucs' victory formation push

September, 24, 2012
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IRVING, Texas – Whatever surprise Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano was hoping for with the Buccaneers’ defense exploding off the ball when the opposing team was in a victory formation was lost after their Week 2 game against the New York Giants.

The Cowboys kneeled down three times in the final moments of Sunday’s 16-10 win against Tampa Bay and were prepared for the Bucs' shenanigans.

“We told our team during the week that we’re hopeful we end up in that situation and they’re going to handle it in this particular way; we have to be ready for it,” coach Jason Garrett said. “First and foremost, you’ve got to take care of the snap and the linemen have to be a little firmer than they would be in a typical kneel-down situation. It’s a difficult play and Tony (Romo) got knocked back, Ryan (Cook) got knocked back. I thought we did a good job of handling it. We had to do it three times and we got out of it, so it worked out well for us.”

The Bucs were called for offsides on the final play but in reality could have been flagged for it on all three snaps.

Dez Bryant's emotional outburst is no big deal

September, 24, 2012
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ARLINGTON, Texas – Dez Bryant's sideline outburst Sunday, caught by the Fox cameras, really isn’t a big deal.

There’s no question Bryant was frustrated late in the first half, after a Cowboys drive died when scrambling Tony Romo fired an incompletion to Kevin Ogletree instead of giving No. 88 a chance to make a play in the end zone.

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Bryant, who had only one catch at that point of the game, demonstratively unbuckled his chin strap and made a beeline for Romo on the sideline. They had a brief, intense conversation that was broken up by receivers coach Jimmy Robinson, who got barked at a bit before Bryant calmed down.

“I really don’t want to say too much about me being upset,” Bryant said after the game, which he finished with six catches for 62 yards and a clutch 44-yard punt return. “It was just me being emotional and passionate like I always am. That’s just me. That’s just how I play the game. If I didn’t be that way, I wouldn’t be myself.

“I was just letting them know, ‘Hey, I can beat this guy.’ Basically, that’s just what that was.”

That’s all it was.

The temptation is to compare Bryant’s antics to those of another receiver whose relationship with Romo soured. But Bryant doesn’t have Terrell Owens-like tendencies to tear apart a team.

T.O. acted as if the quarterback worked for him. Bryant takes a completely different approach, considering it his job to earn Romo’s trust.

There won’t be any friction in the Romo-Bryant relationship. There might be heated moments on the sideline when things aren’t clicking, but that happens with competitors. It’s nothing that threatens the Cowboys’ chemistry.

Yeah, Bryant wants the ball. What talented receiver doesn’t? The difference between Bryant and that disruptive diva receiver who used to play in Dallas is Bryant he has immense respect for Romo.

Well, that and T.O. was a heck of a lot more productive. Bryant desperately wants to close that gap, so much so that his emotions will boil over occasionally when things aren’t going well.

Good special teams day could have been bad

September, 24, 2012
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IRVING, Texas – You see Dez Bryant's punt return for 44 yards to the Tampa Bay 6. You see Dan Bailey make all three field goal tries and have three touchbacks. You see Chris Jones have a 40.8-yard net average on punts.

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You think the Cowboys’ special teams had a rebound effort against the Buccaneers on Sunday.

In a way they did, but they also got a little lucky.

Lucky that they did not have a punt blocked for the second straight week. Dekoda Watson should have blocked Jones’ second-quarter punt after breaking through the line without being touched. Instead, Watson was flagged for roughing the punter and the Cowboys ended up kicking a field goal for a 10-7 lead.

On the play, personal protector Phillip Tanner moved wide to the right next to Barry Church. The Cowboys had three blockers on four rushers. Dan Connor blocked the guy in front of him. Church blocked the guy in front of him. Unfortunately, that left Watson alone. Was Tanner supposed to move wide like that? Were Connor and or Church supposed to pick up different rushers? Was Orie Lemon supposed to block to his right?

It will be called a miscommunication one some level, but they can’t keep having these failures to communicate.

“We’ve got to make sure we get that cleaned up,” coach Jason Garrett said after the game.

The Cowboys were a little fortunate on Bryant’s return, too. Tampa Bay should have considered taking a safety with 4:59 to play while trailing 13-7. Punter Michael Koenen had little chance to get the ball deep and high enough, and the coverage team had to stay solid. That meant the Bucs could not get to Bryant as quickly as they would have liked. The result was a big return, but had the Bucs taken a safety the score would still have been within one possession and the defense could have gotten a stop, especially with the way the Dallas offense was playing.

Some might criticize the Cowboys' onside kick attempt in the second quarter, but the play was there. Tampa Bay had two players lined up outside the hash marks and lined up at the 50. Dan Bailey just pushed it too far, giving the Bucs an easy recovery.

“We were looking for the opportunity to do it because of how they were aligned,” Garrett said. “We felt like it was there. It was there maybe even more so (Sunday) than we saw going into the game, so we felt like it was the right time to do it. Our defense was playing well. What you are trying to do in that situation is be aggressive and steal a possession. At the same time, you are injecting some confidence into the defense and saying, ‘Hey, we can do this,’ and if it doesn’t work out you’re going to make a stop, and sure enough they did.”

Postgame audio: Cowboys-Buccaneers

September, 24, 2012
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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones discusses the positives and negatives after Sunday's win against the Bucs, Mike Jenkins' return and more.

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Cowboys safety Barry Church says he has to keep his chin up and stay positive even though he'll miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon.

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Cowboys DB Brandon Carr talks about making the move to safety, how the defense performed overall and more.

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Cowboys WR Dez Bryant on his punt return, getting the win against the Buccaneers, keeping composure throughout the game and more.

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Cowboys WR Miles Austin on the offense trying to find a rhythm, how good the defense played, Dez Bryant's performance and more.

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Cowboys LB says the defense played consistent against the Buccaneers but there is still room to improve.

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Cowboys LB DeMarcus Ware comments on the difference between this week's game and last, the defense being versatile, players stepping up when others went down to injury and more.

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Jerry Jones: Defense 'won the game for us'

September, 24, 2012
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Near the end of the fourth quarter, outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware got down in a catcher's stance and slammed both fists to the ground.

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His strip sack of Josh Freeman fired up a crowd of more than 80,000 at Cowboys Stadium and sent the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback and the rest of the Bucs' offense staggering off the field.

It was the whipped cream to the Dallas Cowboys' 16-10 victory Sunday.

Dez Bryant's 44-yard punt return was the cherry, but it was the Cowboys' defense -- unlike last week in Seattle -- that had a solid performance against a young and inspired Buccaneers team.

"They just bailed us out, just one of the best days," Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said. "It's a shame (Tampa Bay scored on) that last drive, but that's to their credit. They were still competing. Our defense was just outstanding all day and arguably won the game for us."

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Cowboys' run game struggles rank among worst

September, 24, 2012
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ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Cowboys ran the ball 23 times for 38 yards in Sunday’s 16-10 win against Tampa Bay.

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It tied for the 13th fewest rushing yards by the Cowboys in a game in their history. It was only the second time they have won a game when rushing for so few yards. The other was Nov. 2, 1987, when they had 26 yards on 24 carries in a 33-24 win against the New York Giants.

“I think the biggest thing is not getting behind the chains,” Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said. “I think it goes to penalties and mistakes we made. When you are consistently behind the chains it makes it difficult. You are trying to survive in drives.”

The Cowboys did record their first rushing touchdown by a tailback in 10 games dating to last season when DeMarco Murray ran 11 yards for a first-quarter score. Murray’s 17 other carries would go for only 27 yards the rest of the day.

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