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A Statistical Look at the Dallas Cowboys Defense and Special Teams

Season Stats


Saints Offense
Dallas Opponents
Total First Downs 288 238
Rushing 95 66
Passing 180 148
Penalty 13 24
3rd Down: Made/Att 79/166 62/167
3rd Down Pct. 47.6% 37.1%
4th Down: Made/Att 4/13 5/9
4th Down Pct. 30.8% 55.6%
Possession Avg. 32:12 29:08
Total Net Yards 5539 4282
Avg. Per Game 426.1 329.4
Total Plays 848 807
Avg. Per Play 6.5 5.3
Net Yards Rushing 1806 1303
Avg. Per Game 138.9 100.2
Total Rushes 400 325
Net Yards Passing 3733 2979
Avg. Per Game 287.2 229.2
Sacked/Yards Lost 15/99 30/175
Gross Yards 3832 3154
Attempts/Completions 433/302 452/271
Completion Pct. 69.7% 60.0%
Had Intercepted 10 9

Scoring


Saints  Dallas Opponents
Touchdowns 59 26
Rushing 18 6
Passing 32 18
Returns 9 2

Score By Periods Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Pts
Saints 71 167 100 125 3 466
Dallas Opponents 27 77 34 95 0 233

 

 

Defensive Rankings and Comparisons

Team Yds / Game Yds / Play Rush Yds / Game Rush Yds / Play Pass Yds / Game Pass Yds / Play Int. Rate Sacks / Pass Att. First Downs / Game Punt Return Avg Kickoff Return Avg 3rd Down Pct 4th Down Pct Red Zone Pct Goal to Go% Pts / Game Point Diff./ Game Yard Diff./ Game
DAL 329.4 5.31 100.2 4.01 229.2 6.59 1.99% 6.64% 18.3 9.3 20.3 37.13% 55.56% 57.14% 86.67% 17.9 4.8 61.7
Rank 14 16 8 11 21 21 28 16 13 20 6 16 25 24 32 6 10 7
NO Offensive Rank 1 1 5 7 3 1 10 4 3 29 2 4 29 5 24 -- -- --


 

Individual Statistics

Interceptions No. Yds Avg Long TD
M.Jenkins 4 0 0.0 0 0
T.Newman 2 27 13.5 27t 1
G.Sensabaugh 1 0 0.0 0 0
O.Scandrick 1 0 0.0 0 0
A.Spencer 1 -3 -3.0 -3 0
Team 9 24 2.7 27t 1

 

Sacks:

D.Ware 9.0

J.Ratliff 4.0

K.Brooking 3.0

V.Butler 3.0

S.Bowen 3.0

A.Spencer 2.0

M.Spears 2.0

B.Carpenter 2.0

B.James 1.0

I.Olshansky 1.0 

Team: 30.0

 

Opponent Fumble Recoveries:

J.Ratliff 2

J.Hatcher 1

A.Spencer 1

O.Scandrick 1

V.Butler 1

B.James 1 

Total: 7

 

Field Goals 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+
N.Folk 1/ 1 5/ 5 6/ 7 4/ 11 1/ 2

Punting No Yds Avg Net TB In Lg B
M.McBriar 61 2738 44.9 39.8 1 33 63 0

Punt Returns Ret FC Yds Avg Long TD
P.Crayton 28 17 380 13.6 82t 2
T.Newman 2 0 -11 -5.5 0 0
K.Ogletree 1 0 0 0.0 0 0
Team 31 17 369 11.9 82t 2

Kickoff Returns No. Yds Avg Long TD
F.Jones 27 588 21.8 41 0
M.Austin 7 157 22.4 29 0
K.Ogletree 7 146 20.9 32 0
A.Rossum 1 16 16.0 16 0
D.Anderson 1 15 15.0 15 0
Team 43 922 21.4 41 0