Stats-eye view of Cowboys-Titans

IRVING, Texas – A stats-eye view of the Dallas Cowboys heading into Sunday’s meeting with the Tennessee Titans, thanks to ESPN’s Stats & Information:

The last time: The Cowboys haven’t started a season 0-2 since 2010. That was the same year that Jason Garrett took over head coaching duties from Wade Phillips. The Cowboys finished 6-10 that season.

Moving on: Tony Romo threw three interceptions against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 1. The good news for Cowboys fans is that Romo has thrown multiple interceptions in back-to-back games only twice in his career, most recently in 2010 (Week 5-6). He had three touchdowns and two picks against the Minnesota Vikings after a three-pick game vs. the Titans.

A good clip: DeMarco Murray rushed for 118 yards in Week 1, averaging 5.4 yards per rush. Murray has one of the highest rushing averages since entering the NFL in 2011.

Most Yards/Rush – Running Backs Since 2011

Cool targets: Romo had no touchdowns and two interceptions t when targeting Dez Bryant in Week 1. From 2010 to 2013, Romo had a plus-26 touchdown-to-interception differential (34 TD, 8 INT) when targeting Bryant, best among any QB-WR duo.

The money down: The Cowboys defense struggled to get off the field last season, a trend that has continued into this season.

Highest Opponent Third-Down Conversion Percentage Since Start of 2013 Season

  • Falcons - 46.8%

  • Cowboys - 44.1%

  • Browns - 44.1%

  • Vikings - 43.3%

The Cowboys allowed San Francisco to convert on 7 of 12 tries in Week 1 (58.3 percent).