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Romo on Offensive Struggles

Dallas is currently ranked 24th in the NFL in terms of points per game



    The Dallas Cowboys’ offense has seemed out of sync on an alarmingly regular basis so far this season, but quarterback Tony Romo believes the unit is relatively close to hitting its stride.

    So much as a quick glance at the Cowboys’ 2012 stats provides a pretty telling illustration of the offense’s struggles through the first six games of the season. Romo and co. are in the top ten (10th) in the NFL in terms of total offense, with 374.8 yards per game. That’s good. But they are tied with the Oakland Raiders for 24th in terms of scoring offense, with 18.8 points per game. That’s bad.

    “We’ve had some passes that we either dropped, or I missed a guy on a throw, or we just didn’t block one guy when a guy was open,” Romo said this week, per the Dallas Morning News. “When you look at it closely, sometimes it’s just coming down with the ball. Other times, when you’re putting it there, it’s just close.

    “I think Dez (Bryant) has a fade route, and if he goes up and catches it, you score 25 points, or whatever it’s going to be. It’s a different feeling in our last game. Each game, it comes down to a play or two. I missed Miles (Austin) earlier in the game, on a throw that I would make nine out of (10) times. Those are what it comes down to, in order to score points in the National Football League."

    “We’ve been doing that well at different times this year, and we just have to go out there and do a better job of it.”

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