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Monday, December 24, 2012
Blame game: Offense betrays Cowboys, again

By Jean-Jacques Taylor


We all knew the New Orleans Saints' offense would dominate the Dallas Cowboys' defense. For Dallas to win, its offense needed to play well.

It didn't.

The Cowboys kept the ball for just 22:28 because they converted just two of 10 third downs.

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.

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