-- After the season's first seven games, the Cowboys are sixth in the NFL (fourth in the NFC) in total offense with an average of 359.1 yards-per-game. Dallas is 14th in the NFL (seventh in the NFC) in rushing (119.0 yards per game). With an average of 240.1 passing yards per game, Dallas is ninth in the NFL in passing (sixth in the NFC).
--Dallas leads the NFL in time of possession, holding the ball for 34:14
per game. Dallas is followed by Tampa Bay (34:02), Washington (32:59) and
Baltimore (32:10). Since the start of the 2003 season, Dallas is 9-0 when
holding the ball for at least 35 minutes.
--The Cowboys are currently fifth in the NFL in third down conversion
rate with a mark of 42.7 percent (44-of-103). Dallas is seventh in the NFL
in first downs per-game (21.1).
--Dallas has recorded at least 300 yards in six of its seven games this
year. The Cowboys have recorded more than 350 yards in four of the last six
--Dallas has made more trips into the opponents' red zone (27) than any
other NFC team. Only AFC clubs Cincinnati (29) and Indianapolis (27) have
been inside the opposition 20-yard line as-much-or-more than Dallas. The
Cowboys have scored touchdowns on 13 of their 27 trips inside the 20.
--The Dallas offense has turned the ball over 12 times in seven games.
Seven NFC teams have committed fewer turnovers.
--Dallas is the only NFL team to have three running backs with at least
125 yards rushing on the year: Julius Jones (407), Tyson Thompson (161) and
Marion Barber (126).
--The Cowboys are currently seventh in the NFL (fourth in the NFC) in
total defense, allowing an average of 292.6 yards per game. In rushing
defense, the Cowboys are seventh in the NFL (fourth in the NFC) with an
average of 91.7 yards allowed on the ground.
Dallas is 14th in pass defense (seventh in the NFC) with an average of
200.9 yards through
--Dallas is fourth in the NFL in fewest first downs allowed per game
--In the past four games, the Cowboys have allowed their opponents to be
successful on third downs at a rate of 15.6 percent (eight-for-51). Dallas
is currently fifth in the NFL in third-down conversion defense at 30.3
--Dallas is currently fourth in the NFL in total sacks with 21. The
Cowboys trail Indianapolis (26), Seattle (23), and Tennessee (22). The
Dallas defense is on pace to record 48 sacks for the season, which would be
its best showing since 1987 (51).
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