As the Cowboys navigate past the 10 game barrier in their season and in to the stretch drive, we now have enough data to begin to learn about this team based on what they do well and more importantly, it seems, what they don't do well at all.
We know that this team has the fewest 10 play drives in the NFL. Of the Cowboys 112 drives, only 11 have lasted 10 plays. That is lower than every team in the league, with the league average at 17 and the league leaders up at 25 (New England).
This statistic doesn't go well with the previous one, but the Cowboys also have the worst starting field position in the league following kickoffs. In fact, they are the only team in football that doesn't at least average the 20 yard line after kickoffs (19.8). That stat is amazing, and if you always have long fields and cannot string long drives together, that is a horrid combination.
Other horrible characteristics of a 5-5 team include being 2nd only to Washington in "Penalties Accepted Against". Wa...