By Mark SnyderThe Dallas Cowboys are not in contention for the No. 1 spot in the latest USA TODAY Sports Power Rankings.
The Cowboys are tied with the New England Patriots at No. 3.
The Patriots are ahead of the Miami Dolphins at No, 3.
The Dallas Mavericks are now tied with Detroit Lions at No., 9.
The Lions are ahead the Houston Texans at No.
“The Dallas offense, however, is still in the spotlight as it continues to struggle with turnovers.
The Mavs are third in the NFL in turnover percentage (15.3%), according to ESPN Stats & Info.
They are seventh in yards per play allowed (4.4), according to Pro Football Focus.
The offense is also the most turnover-prone team in the league at 6.5 per game, according to PFF.
The Dallas defense has the sixth-lowest turnover percentage at 4.7 per game.