Cowboys can ground and pound

Against porous Carolina D, run game has prime opportunity to build on momentum

Updated: October 17, 2012, 1:15 AM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

It was an impressive showing by the Dallas Cowboys' running game Sunday afternoon in Baltimore -- a display of power, speed and finesse.

But it was against one of the worst run defenses in the NFL.

Still, the Cowboys rushed for 227 yards, the most the Baltimore Ravens have allowed in their history. Now, the Cowboys' rushing offense must show its performance wasn't a fluke.

In the season-opening victory over the New York Giants, the Cowboys rushed for 143 yards. Over the next ...

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