Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/9/14
From an offensive point of view, Sunday was an odd game to evaluate. On one hand, they protected the ball relatively well (until the fumble into the end zone), protected the QB reasonably well, and ran the ball impressively. On the other hand, they only accumulated 317 yards of total offense, converted very poorly on 3rd Downs (3-9), and barely spent 25 minutes on the field. None of those generally lead to good things for an offense trying to win a road game. Since 2007, the Cowboys are 6-16 on the road when they don't get over the 350 yard barrier of total offense. 400 yards is generally the bar in pro football for having a "successful", productive day of offensive yardage, and 317 doesn't normally get the job done. Oddly, the Cowboys won 3 of those 6 games in 2012 on the road with very low offensive production. The wins were at Carolina, Philadelphia, and Cincinnati. The games against the Panthers and the Bengals were both won with 20 points or less and the Eagles game had 2 ...
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