Defense struggles to create turnovers

Dallas Cowboys' defense drops the ball when it comes to taking it from the opposition

Updated: September 17, 2010, 1:17 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

There are many positives about Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips' defense.

The emergence of Jay Ratliff, Anthony Spencer and Mike Jenkins as outstanding young players to go along with an elite veteran like DeMarcus Ware make the Cowboys' defense fearful.

The Cowboys have an NFL-leading 148 sacks since 2007, Phillips' first year as coach. But here's the scary part (or maybe where the negatives come in): In that same time span, the Cowboys are tied for 26th in interceptions with 38. ...

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