Bleacherreport is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys will have a bye week after losing a key defensive lineman and a starting quarterback to season-ending injuries.
That’s an interesting week for Cowboys fans, as they have been waiting to see how the team will handle injuries.
But for the first time in years, it seems like the team might be in better shape than they were last year.
The team will have to be careful about how it handles the injury concerns this week, as it could take a big blow from a major injury to derail the team.
The team’s bye week comes at a time when Dallas is currently 1-2 on the season.
But with their bye week looming, I thought it would be interesting to see if the Cowboys were a better team this year if they had an even worse injury.
For this analysis, I’ll be using Football Outsiders’ DVOA ratings to compare the Cowboys’ performance with their past three games and the average team’s performance with those same three games.
The Cowboys are averaging 17.9 points per game, which is actually down from their 22.7 points per contest from 2016.
They’re averaging a 5.7 yards per play, which means that they are averaging about 2.6 yards per carry.
But when looking at how the teams average plays, it’s easy to see why this team has been struggling to stay on the field.
Last year, the Cowboys played a lot of football, but their defense allowed a lot more than they allowed last year, which was a big reason why the team was a mess.
This year, they have allowed more points per play than any team in the NFL.
They also rank third in DVOA (a metric designed to measure a team’s defense’s efficiency), allowing a whopping 25.5 points per attempt.
The Cowboys rank fifth in the league in sacks (6.7 per game) and second in total yards per game (239.8), and are averaging 3.9 yards per pass attempt.
However, Dallas has allowed the most yards per rush (2.6), while they rank second in rushing touchdowns (3) and have allowed the second most yards to opposing quarterbacks (6).
The Cowboys also rank second to last in opponent scoring (24.2 points per team).
This is an incredibly impressive performance from the Cowboys, but it will be interesting how they handle this week.
They have a chance to rebound with a win over the Buffalo Bills and then a game against the Atlanta Falcons, which will be a tough test for the Cowboys.
But if the team struggles this week against a strong Seattle Seahawks team, it could spell doom for their chances to win the NFC West.
If the Cowboys are able to win against the Buffalo Seahawks, it would give them a 10-game winning streak against teams that currently hold a winning record.
This week’s game could be the start of a winning streak for the team, as the Cowboys have a great chance to pick up a victory against the Falcons.
But it could also be the beginning of a losing streak for Dallas, as I think it could be a disaster for the entire team.
On paper, the schedule doesn’t look that favorable for the Dallas offense.
Dallas has the worst offense against the pass, allowing just 20.3 points per passing attempt, and they’ve given up more than 2.0 yards per passing play to opposing defenses.
But they have the worst passing defense against the run, allowing 5.6 rushing yards per attempt and averaging 1.8 yards per rushing attempt.
The worst passing offense in the NFC East is the Atlanta Braves, who are second in the conference in rushing yards allowed.
Atlanta has allowed a league-worst 3.7 rushing yards and 5.4 rushing touchdowns per game.
In the run game, the Dallas defense is in the middle of the pack.
Dallas ranks second in rush defense DVOA, allowing 3.8 rushing yards for every rush attempt.
That is the third worst defensive DVOA in the division.
However, this week’s opponent is one of the league’s best teams.
The Atlanta Falcons have the league-leading No. 1 rushing offense, averaging almost 6.3 yards per run.
But the Falcons also rank first in rushing defense DVOOA, giving up 4.5 rushing yards every run.
Despite this, the Falcons have allowed just 6.4 yards per touchdown, which ranks third in the SEC.
Another factor to consider is that the Cowboys run defense is second in Football Outsider’s run defense DVPA.
The Dallas defense has allowed just 1.7 YPC on the ground, and that figure is the fourth lowest of any defense.
But I’ll still take this game over a loss against the Cowboys because I think the Cowboys will be better than their performance last year against the Seahawks.
I think the matchup between Dallas and the Falcons is going to be a toss-up, and the Cowboys can come out in a win