The Cowboys were pleased with their run defense even though Arian Foster became the first running back to gain more than 100 yards against them in the last two seasons.
Foster had 106 yards on 17 carries but 61 of those yards came on three carries. In his other 14 carries, he averaged 3.2 yards a carry.
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In the season opener against
On Sunday, however, the Cowboys had 30 passes and 27 rushes, so there was much more balance.
“Our whole group, we played our best game on offense today, obviously,” offensive coordinator Jason Garrett said.
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After catching 10 passes in each of the first two games, wide receiver Miles Austin caught only two passes Sunday and was targeted only three times.
The distribution on offense was much more diverse. Jason Witten, who had only eight catches in the first two games, had seven receptions and, of course, Roy Williams had a huge day with five catches for 117 yards and a TD.
-- Jan Hubbard