offense ranked second in yards gained last year. The Saints had 6,461 and Dallas was close behind
But New Orleans outscored the
Cowboys by 149 points. The Saints ranked first with 510 points while Dallas was 14th with 361
surprisingly, in organized team activities, the Cowboys have spent extended
time working on their red zone offense.
things that Tony [Romo] and our receivers have done down there that are
consistent and we try to do more of those,” Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said. “[Jason]
Witten comes to
mind more than anybody. We had been getting it to him a lot in the red zone. We
didn’t do it quiet as much last year. We shouldn’t have gotten away from that.”
Witten caught 94 passes last year, but had
only two touchdowns. In 2008, Witten
had 81 catches and four TDs and in 2007 he had 96 catches and seven TDs.
-- Jan Hubbard