Why did the Lions play so poorly against the Cowboys?

Lions are 8-0 and the Cowboys are 1-3.

The Lions are averaging 34 points a game and they’re the only team with at least eight turnovers.

Lions QB Matthew Stafford is averaging 4.4 yards per attempt, his lowest total of the season.

It’s been a long week for the Lions and the offense has struggled.

The Cowboys have the NFL’s worst rushing offense, averaging just 5.8 yards per rush, including a paltry 4.7 yards per carry.

Dallas has the league’s third-fewest offensive touchdowns, averaging 10.5 yards per touchdown.

The Dallas defense has been fantastic against the run.

The unit is giving up just 24.9 points per game, second-best in the NFL.

The offense is averaging just 4.6 yards per play, third-worst in the league.

The Detroit defense has allowed at least 100 yards in each of its last three games.