News: DC.COM: Penalty Problems Weigh Down Cowboys

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  1. WoodysGirl

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    Posted by jellis at 10/17/2011 1:19 AM CDT on

    On Sunday, the Cowboys snapped a streak that went back even longer than the Patriots’ run of 13 straight games scoring 30 points or more.

    But just like they were the ones limiting New England’s firepower, the Cowboys were themselves responsible for inflicting the damage to break this run of their own.

    It had been 15 outings since the Cowboys last recorded double-digit penalties in a game, dating back to their 11-flag day at Minnesota last year. The Cowboys’ third game with at least 10 penalties in 2010, it forced the club to enlist local officials to monitor practices and point out fouls to help the team avoid them in games.

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