The Dallas Cowboys led the NFL in both yards and points scored in 2021. Pro Football Focus gave their offense the highest grade on the season. Football Outsiders ranked them 6th in DVOA, which takes into account opponent strength and game conditions. All in all, it was an outstanding year for the Kellen Moore’s group.
The Cowboys offense started out as gangbusters, but struggled mightily in several games after Dak Prescott injured his calf heading into the bye week. That was hardly the only thing that went wrong, of course. The line struggled with the reinsertion of La’el Collins and the left guard penalty fest. WR Amari Cooper was injured and also missed two games to COVID. Both running backs were hampered with leg injuries. Big scoring outputs in a handful of games masked the issues Dallas’ offense had but the calendar has changed and it’s time to begin anew.
In 2021’s draft, the Cowboys bombarded the defense, including double-dipping at the cornerback position despite having Trevon Diggs. In this mock, we moved around a bit and double-dipped at the receiver position despite having CeeDee Lamb, The results? A retooled offense ready to usher in the next era of Dallas Cowboys football.