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2008 Dallas Cowboys

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9-7-0, Finished 3rd in NFC East Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.6, Offense: 1.7, Defense: -1.2, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 362 points (22.6/g), 18th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 365 points (22.8/g), 20th.
 Differential of -3 points (-0.2/g), 19th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Wade Phillips (9-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jason Garrett
 Defensive Coordinator: Brian Stewart
 Other Notable Asst.: Dave Campo (Secondary)

Stadium: Texas Stadium
 Training Camp: River Ridge Playing Fields (Oxnard, California)

Team Info

Owner/President/General Manager Jerry Jones
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 3-4

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 362 5512 979 5.6 33 13 18 291 328 547 3789 29 20 6.6 171 401 1723 12 4.3 102 190 32.1 16.3 Own 29.8 2:32 5.27 28.9 1.83
Team Defense 365 4709 969 4.9 22 14 28 276 308 508 3003 19 8 5.3 163 402 1706 11 4.2 85 185 36.8 16.8 Own 32.5 2:35 5.5 25.4 1.75
Lg Rank Offense 18 13 31 26 19 8 9 4 29 11 25 21 22 12 22 6 10 22 27 15 14
Lg Rank Defense 20 8 20 5 9 14 5 10 30 5 7 12 8 20 13 25 5 11 11 7 13

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 7 boxscore W 1-0 @ Cleveland Browns 28 10 30 487 320 167 1 11 205 114 91 25.03 -0.66 -2.38
2 Mon September 15 boxscore W 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles 41 37 20 380 312 68 2 23 337 259 78 1 9.61 -7.01 -0.03
3 Sun September 21 boxscore W 3-0 @ Green Bay Packers 27 16 22 453 236 217 2 17 334 250 84 1 5.47 6.09 -1.57
4 Sun September 28 boxscore L 3-1 Washington Redskins 24 26 21 344 300 44 1 22 381 220 161 9.13 -7.16 -4.50
5 Sun October 5 boxscore W 4-1 Cincinnati Bengals 31 22 18 373 175 198 2 18 269 208 61 2 8.45 9.86 -8.34
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L OT 4-2 @ Arizona Cardinals 24 30 15 374 301 73 1 14 276 226 50 3 1.25 1.55 -9.86
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 4-3 @ St. Louis Rams 14 34 17 341 217 124 4 18 325 135 190 -8.22 -8.00 -1.42
8 Sun October 26 boxscore W 5-3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 9 17 172 102 70 15 262 213 49 1 -6.96 6.33 2.90
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 5-4 @ New York Giants 14 35 11 183 102 81 4 23 319 119 200 3 -19.15 -2.26 1.60
10 Bye Week
11 Sun November 16 boxscore W 6-4 @ Washington Redskins 14 10 17 315 198 117 2 14 228 136 92 1 3.02 5.83 0.34
12 Sun November 23 boxscore W 7-4 San Francisco 49ers 35 22 16 408 334 74 1 16 304 278 26 2 -0.26 2.85 7.55
13 Thu November 27 boxscore W 8-4 Seattle Seahawks 34 9 24 447 331 116 1 19 322 242 80 2 16.42 9.29 -2.97
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 8-5 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 13 20 15 289 194 95 5 13 238 168 70 2 -26.10 18.36 -1.00
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 9-5 New York Giants 20 8 17 321 221 100 17 218 146 72 2 4.05 11.56 -5.37
16 Sat December 20 boxscore L 9-6 Baltimore Ravens 24 33 16 327 235 92 2 20 388 123 265 1 -1.38 -7.89 1.77
17 Sun December 28 boxscore L 9-7 @ Philadelphia Eagles 6 44 15 298 211 87 5 16 303 166 137 1 -31.76 -7.09 2.07

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
9 Tony Romo 28 QB 13 13 8-5-0 276 450 61.3 3448 26 5.8 14 3.1 75 7.7 7.4 12.5 265.2 91.4 48.38 20 123 7.07 6.84 4.3 2 2
14 Brad Johnson 40 qb 16 3 1-2-0 41 78 52.6 427 2 2.6 5 6.4 36 5.5 3.1 10.4 26.7 50.5 14.85 8 54 4.34 2.19 9.3
5 Brooks Bollinger 29 2 0 10 17 58.8 71 1 5.9 1 5.9 24 4.2 2.7 7.1 35.5 63.6 21.25 3 22 2.45 1.20 15.0
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 1.87 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
82 Jason Witten* 26 TE 16 16 1 1 100.0 42 0 0.0 0 0.0 42 42.0 42.0 42.0 2.6 118.7 100 0 0 42.00 42.00 0.0
Team Total 26.7 16 9-7-0 328 547 60.0 3988 29 5.3 20 3.7 75 7.3 6.7 12.2 249.3 84.9 31 199 6.56 6.00 5.4 2 2
Opp Total 16 308 508 60.6 3377 19 3.7 8 1.6 6.6 6.69 11.0 211.1 86.2 59 374 5.3 5.3 10.4

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
24 Marion Barber 25 RB 15 13 238 885 7 35 3.7 59.0 15.9 52 417 8.0 2 70 3.5 27.8 1302 9 7
23 Tashard Choice 24 rb 16 3 92 472 2 38 5.1 29.5 5.8 21 185 8.8 0 50 1.3 11.6 657 2 0
28 Felix Jones 21 6 0 30 266 3 60 8.9 44.3 5.0 2 10 5.0 0 7 0.3 1.7 276 3 0
9 Tony Romo 28 QB 13 13 28 41 0 15 1.5 3.2 2.2 41 0 13
81 Terrell Owens 35 WR 16 16 7 33 0 8 4.7 2.1 0.4 69 1052 15.2 10 75 4.3 65.8 1085 10 1
34 Deon Anderson 25 fb 14 5 2 3 0 3 1.5 0.2 0.1 2 7 3.5 1 6 0.1 0.5 10 1 0
14 Brad Johnson 40 qb 16 3 2 -1 0 0 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 -1 0 1
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 1 11 0 11 11.0 0.7 0.1 39 550 14.1 4 55 2.4 34.4 561 4 1
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 10 7 1 13 0 13 13.0 1.3 0.1 19 198 10.4 1 38 1.9 19.8 211 1 0
82 Jason Witten* 26 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 81 952 11.8 4 42 5.1 59.5 952 4 0
80 Martellus Bennett 21 TE 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 20 283 14.2 4 37 1.3 17.7 283 4 0
19 Miles Austin 24 KR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 13 278 21.4 3 63 1.1 23.2 278 3 1
89 Tony Curtis 25 te 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 32 4.0 0 8 0.5 2.0 32 0 1
86 Isaiah Stanback 24 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 24 12.0 0 15 0.3 3.0 24 0 0
Team Total 26.7 16 401 1723 12 60 4.3 107.7 25.1 328 3988 12.2 29 75 20.5 249.3 5711 41 29
Opp Total 16 402 1706 11 4.2 106.6 25.1 308 3003 9.8 19 19.3 187.7 4709 30 28

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
19 Miles Austin 24 KR 12 0 29 624 0 36 21.5 902
21 Pacman Jones 25 lcb/PR 9 6 21 95 0 18 4.5 7 155 0 41 22.1 250
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 15 143 0 33 9.5 1 11 0 11 11.0 715
28 Felix Jones 21 6 0 16 434 1 98 27.1 710
86 Isaiah Stanback 24 8 0 10 218 0 58 21.8 242
32 Orlando Scandrick 21 db 16 2 4 81 0 25 20.3 81
34 Deon Anderson 25 fb 14 5 1 9 0 9 9.0 19
35 Tra Battle 23 5 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
89 Tony Curtis 25 te 16 6 1 4 0 4 4.0 36
93 Anthony Spencer 24 12 0 1 18 0 18 18.0 18
Team Total 26.7 16 37 238 0 33 6.4 70 1554 1 98 22.2 7503
Opp Total 16 37 390 0 10.5 71 1510 1 21.3

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
6 Nick Folk 24 K 16 0 1 1 8 7 11 10 2 2 22 20 90.9% 42 42 100.0%
2 Sam Paulescu 24 P 10 0 53 2213 70 0 41.8
1 Mat McBriar 29 p 6 0 24 1175 66 1 49.0
Team Total 26.7 16 1 1 8 7 11 10 2 2 22 20 90.9% 42 42 100.0% 77 3388 70 1 44.0
Opp Total 16 44 38 86.4% 33 33 100.0% 74 3278 44.3

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
56 Bradie James 27 LILB 16 16 8.0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 80 36
94 DeMarcus Ware*+ 26 RLB 16 16 20.0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 0 69 15
55 Zach Thomas 35 RILB 16 14 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 65 29
26 Ken Hamlin 27 FS 16 16 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 53 21
42 Anthony Henry 32 RCB 16 15 2.0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 2 0 0 40 11
90 Jay Ratliff* 27 NT 16 16 7.5 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 33 18
41 Terence Newman 30 LCB 10 10 4 2 0 2 11 0 0 1 0 0 32 5
98 Greg Ellis 33 LLB 16 16 8.0 1 11 0 11 1 0 0 1 0 0 25 11
99 Chris Canty 26 RDE 16 16 3.0 0 0 0 0 5 25 12
21 Pacman Jones 25 lcb/PR 9 6 0 0 0 0 7 1 3 3 21 0 26 5
96 Marcus Spears 25 LDE 16 15 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 23 12
32 Orlando Scandrick 21 db 16 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 4 26 1
93 Anthony Spencer 24 12 0 1.5 0 0 1 0 0 17 12
29 Keith Davis 30 SS 16 9 0 0 0 0 1 19 9
57 Kevin Burnett 26 lb 16 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 17 9
31 Mike Jenkins 23 db 14 3 1 23 1 23 4 19 0
95 Tank Johnson 27 dt 16 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 13 9
97 Jason Hatcher 26 16 0 1.0 11 6
25 Pat Watkins 26 8 0 10 5
72 Stephen Bowen 24 14 0 6 11
9 Tony Romo 28 QB 13 13 0 13 3 -29 0 2 0
24 Marion Barber 25 RB 15 13 0 7 1 0 0 5 0
35 Tra Battle 23 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 5
20 Alan Ball 23 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
27 Courtney Brown 24 db 9 1 4 1
76 Flozell Adams* 33 LT 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 3 0
54 Bobby Carpenter 25 13 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
38 Roy Williams 28 db 3 2 3 2
81 Terrell Owens 35 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
50 Justin Rogers 25 15 0 0 6
19 Miles Austin 24 KR 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
23 Tashard Choice 24 rb 16 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
65 Andre Gurode* 29 C 16 16 2 0
75 Marc Colombo 30 RT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
89 Tony Curtis 25 te 16 6 0 1 1 14 0
14 Brad Johnson 40 qb 16 3 0 1 1 -15 0
28 Felix Jones 21 6 0 1 0
52 Carlos Polk 31 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
71 Cory Procter 26 LG 16 11 1 0
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 10 7 1 0
82 Jason Witten* 26 TE 16 16 1 0
34 Deon Anderson 25 fb 14 5 0 1
53 Steve Octavien 24 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Team Total 26.7 16 58.0 8 36 1 23 60 17 29 27 -9 0 648 264 1
Opp Total 16 31 28 14 1

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
6 Nick Folk 24 K 16 0 42 20 102
81 Terrell Owens 35 WR 16 16 10 10 60
24 Marion Barber 25 RB 15 13 7 2 9 54
80 Martellus Bennett 21 TE 16 7 4 4 24
84 Patrick Crayton 29 WR 16 7 4 4 24
28 Felix Jones 21 6 0 3 1 4 24
82 Jason Witten* 26 TE 16 16 4 4 24
19 Miles Austin 24 KR 12 0 3 3 18
23 Tashard Choice 24 rb 16 3 2 2 12
34 Deon Anderson 25 fb 14 5 1 1 6
31 Mike Jenkins 23 db 14 3 1 1 6
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 10 7 1 1 6
52 Carlos Polk 31 10 0 1 2
Team Total 26.7 16 12 29 1 1 43 42 20 1 362
Opp Total 16 11 19 1 3 1 2 33 38 1 365