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Why the Dallas Cowboys have struggled in the red zone, and how they can improve it

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The Dallas offense has been struggling to start the season at converting in the red zone. This is what they should do heading forward to improve it.

The Dallas Cowboys suffered a brutal week three loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, falling 28-16. The Cowboys headed into that matchup as 12.5 point favorites, a spread that is more commonly seen in college football than in the NFL.

What went wrong for the Cowboys? It would be shorter to say what didn’t go wrong for them. It was that type of game for Dallas. They committed 13 penalties which accounted for 107 yards, they allowed 400 total yards to a Josh Dobbs-led Arizona offense, and they converted just one touchdown in five red zone trips throughout the game.

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