Every week, we'll grade the Cowboys on the three phases of the weekend's game.
Darren McFadden put up 111 yards on nine carries, thanks to two long runs, but his first set up the Cowboys with a great chance to take a 7-0 lead before Matt Cassel threw a pick in the end zone. The Cowboys also failed, yet again, on short-yardage situations with just 1 yard needed for a first down in what has becoming an alarming trend this year. Now, the Cowboys are 30th in the NFL in scoring. That's pathetic, kind of like Dez Bryant's one-catch, 9-yard outing.
The Cowboys' defense showed some life, but ultimately they got worn down thanks to being on the field for more than 80 snaps — yes, 80! Is that their fault? Not entirely, but they just couldn't get off the field to save their lives as the Packers out-TOPed them to death. They did have a big goal-line stand mixed in.
Special teams: C
I mean, whatever... Chris Jones punted seven times and had three dropped inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Dan Bailey made an extra point. Hooray.