The ever-optimistic Jerry Jones remains optimistic about the Dallas Cowboys’ struggling offense.
Jones is as aware as anyone that the Cowboys offense looked atrocious in the 49-17 loss to the Saints last Sunday. After all, he was there, and watched on as his team went 0-for-9 on third downs in New Orleans and stacked up an uncharacteristically meager 104 passing yards.
But he seems to think the Cowboys are close to figuring it out.
“The real way to look at it is how far off the mark are we? We know that you can’t have a game where you don’t make third-down conversions,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. “How far are we away from being acceptable in that area, hopefully better than acceptable? I don’t think we’re far away.
“I think we’re an adjustment here or an adjustment there and I know firsthand that our quarterback, our coordinator, our head coach, the entire offensive staff are looking and evaluating and making adjustments and I think they’re making the kind of adjustments that are called for. Not dramatic, but the kinds that can make a difference in a little route, how we bunch them up, how we do a few things that I think will have us a lot more productive, keep that defense off the field. It needs some help to say the very least, and certainly the next couple of ballgames we need some help with the offense helping the defense and the other parts of the team.”
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