Blame game: Offense betrays Cowboys, again
December, 24, 2012
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com
We all knew the New Orleans Saints' offense would dominate the Dallas Cowboys' defense. For Dallas to win, its offense needed to play well.
Dez Bryant caught a career-high nine passes for 224 yards and Tony Romo passed for 416 yards, but if you watched the game then it's pretty clear how inconsistently Dallas played on offense against one of the NFL's worst units.
Touchdown passes to Dwayne Harris and Miles Austin in the final four minutes sent the game into overtime and made us forget about DeMarco Murray's second costly fumble in two weeks.
Then the Cowboys' offense betrayed the team again.
To read how, click here.
Jean-Jacques Taylor joined ESPNDallas.com in August 2011. A native of Dallas, Taylor spent the past 20 years writing for The Dallas Morning News, where he covered high schools sports, the Texas Rangers and spent 11 seasons covering the Dallas Cowboys before becoming a general columnist in 2006.