Dallas Cowboys: Why the explosive offense will only get better

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 24: Ezekiel Elliott
ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 24: Ezekiel Elliott /

After only scoring a total of 36 points in their first two games, the Dallas Cowboys offense has exploded and it’s only going to get better.

The Dallas Cowboys started the season by defeating the hated New York Giants in a dominating and convincing fashion. The Cowboys beat the Giants on both sides of the ball, so bad that the Giants were no longer viewed as Super Bowl contenders.

Then the following week, against the Denver Broncos, the Cowboys were man handled. They only scored 17 measly points in a humbling 42-17 defeat!17 points! Come on man! But then everything changed…

Changing Tide

Since those first two games, Dallas’ offense has been on fire, scoring 28, 30, 31, and 40 points respectively. Despite losing to the Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers, Dallas scored 30 and 31 points, completely dominating those teams in the first half. The Cowboys lost those games in heart breaking fashion, but we all know it wasn’t because of the high scoring offense.

With Dallas averaging 32.5 points in its last four games, the offense is getting hotter by the minute and gelling at just the right time.

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The Dallas led the Rams 17-6 at one point, and led Aaron Rodgers and the Packers 21-6 before the major melt down. Basically, Dallas scored enough points to win those games, and should’ve won those games.

The point is this offense is hitting its stride at the right time. With each and every game, Dallas’ offense is simply getting better.

Dallas’ high octane offense put on a clinic in its victory over the winless San Francisco 49ers. Dallas scored 40 points, Ezekiel Elliott ran 147 yards on 26 carries, two touchdowns, and scored on a 72-yard screen pass, accounting for 219 all purpose yards.

Dak Prescott threw touchdown passes and looked like the Pro Bowl quarterback he is. Dak spread the ball around to eight different receivers, and drove Dallas up and down the field like as if it were a 7-on-7 drill.

The best part of Dallas’ offense is that the offensive line played their best game of the season. Dallas’ ultra-talented offensive line allowed its running backs to rush for over 260 yards. Even Rod Smith and Alfred Morris looked good running the rock.

That’s beyond awesome, regardless of the competition.

More importantly, Zeke finally played like the phenomenal Pro Bowl running back this team so badly needs.

After several games of wondering what was wrong with Dallas’ o-line, it looks as if its coming together at the right time. And if that’s the case, watch out NFL because Dallas’ offense will be even better than last season’s 13-3 team.

I don’t want to hear anything about Dallas beating down a winless 49ers team either. The 49ers  lost its previous five games by a total of 13 points. Also, the 49ers defense was allowing opposing running backs a stingy 3.9 yards a carry. Their front seven on the defense is about as good as there is in this league. Their offense may be a joke but their defense is no laughing matter.

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So don’t focus on the opponent the Dallas Cowboys whipped, but pay close attention to how well Dallas performed.

Everyone was waiting for Dallas’ offense to return to its dominant ways. And for the first time all season, Dallas’ offense clicked on all cylinders.

Since scoring 28 points against the Arizona Cardinals, Dallas’ offense has found its rhythm in each game, scoring a bunch of points to give this team the best opportunity to win.

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Dallas’ explosive offensive performance on Sunday was a statement game, a tell-tale sign of great things to come.

And with the offensive line coming together, everything is gelling at the right time.