The Dallas Cowboys have done a lot of work to help Dak Prescott on offense. But have they done enough to fix their red zone issues?
We all know that this team has the ability to move the ball at will when clicking on all cylinders. But, as of late the problem for the Dallas Cowboys has been their ability to get the ball in the endzone inside the 20-yard line. The question they have to deal with now is, have they done enough this off-season to fix their issues?
According to Teamrankings.com, last season the Cowboys ranked 26th in the league in scoring inside the red zone at 51.79 percent. That’s a pretty big fall from 2017 where they ranked 7th in the league scoring inside the red zone at 59.62 percent. Well, the Cowboys think they have solved their problems starting with the firing of offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.
The second piece to this puzzle was bringing back the wily veteran tight end Jason Witten. While Witten has maybe lost a step between the twenties on the field, inside the red zone he was a constant threat. So if he is able to play at the level he did in 2017 the Cowboys might be able to see better stats.
The last piece of the puzzle to fix their red zone issues were the additions of wide receiver Randall Cobb and drafting Memphis running back Tony Pollard. It’s well known that Cobb has the ability to be a problem for defenses in the red zone. When you add Pollard into the mix gives quarterback Dak Prescott two more threats that defenses will need to game plan for along with running back Ezekiel Elliott.
It still remains to be seen if the team will be able to put it all together but if they can then this offense will be able to score on anyone in the league. But with these moves, they are definitely moving in the right direction.
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