As a team, the Dallas Cowboys haven’t exactly lit it up in the preseason. They’re 0-3, allowing 29.7 points per contest and getting outscored by a total of 32 points. There isn’t a strong correlation between preseason and regular-season records, but it’s not like the team can be excited about their preseason play either.
There are all sorts of things teams try to accomplish in the preseason though, with winning being fairly low on the list. The ‘Boys have tried out some new things both offensively and defensively, given playing time to guys who are low on the totem pole in order to assess them and so on.
For the players who are on the roster bubble, the exhibitions are huge for their future. Looking at the Cowboys' first three preseason games, here are the five biggest disappointments thus far.