Running game stopped in its tracks

Updated: November 19, 2009, 5:43 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- There is this perception that Dallas Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett doesn't like to run the ball.

Helping that perception is the fact that the Cowboys ran only 14 times for 61 yards in Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers.

The reality is Garrett wants to run the ball, but the team's inconsistency pushes him to do something he loves: pass.

"I just go back to what our objectives are," Garrett said. "Our objectives every week are to be balanced, ...

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