Dallas Cowboys early success the result of winning the offseason
By Matt Aaron
Having beaten division foes, the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins, the Dallas Cowboys are now off to their fastest start in years.
The Dallas Cowboys have now won their first two games in a row for the first time since 2015.
They must have done something right in the offseason to get off to such a good start. Indeed, they did. Let’s count off the ways America’s Team did the right thing over the offseason.
1. Ditching Scott Linehan, promoting Kellen Moore
It’s sad that football is a zero-sum game, that for one person or team to win, another must lose. But that is the fact, Jackson.
Though I don’t like to cheer the firing of anyone, first-year offensive coordinator and wunderkind Kellen Moore has been a revelation so far.
In these first two games, the Cowboys have averaged 33 points, 484 yards of total offense, with 333 of those in the air. That’s their average, people!
All of those numbers put America’s Team in the top five teams in the league. For the sake of perspective, last year Dallas averaged 21 points a game, with 343 yards of offense, 221 of those in the air.
The dramatic improvement is not all due to Moore, but he clearly deserves a lot of the credit. Moore’s offense is much more unpredictable and explosive than it was last year. This leads us to: