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Week 1 vs. CLE
Receiving: 6 / 82 / 0 on 6 targets
Crayton was the main beneficiary of the Browns defensive backs concentrating on Jason Witten and Terrell Owens during the first half. With the defensive backfield concentrating on the two main receivers Crayton was able to get open and provide Romo with a good target. He was the third receiver when Dallas went to a three or four receiver offensive set.
Week 2 vs. PHI
Receiving: 2 / 23 / 0 on 3 targets
Despite a big day in the passing game, Crayton only caught two passes for 23 yards.
Week 3 vs. GB
Passing: 0 - 1, 0 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 3 targets
WR Patrick Crayton was held without a catch in the victory and his play was overshadowed by the big game of WR Miles Austin. Crayton also attempted a pass but it was incomplete.
Week 4 vs. WAS
Receiving: 7 / 87 / 0 on 10 targets
This was the most productive game for Crayton so far this year. He made several nice catches mostly of the short variety. He was used as a possession type receiver and helped keep a few of the drives going. It appeared that Washington was alright with him catching the short balls. In fact, Crayton was open the entire last drive of the half and helped set up a Nick Folk field goal.
Week 5 vs. CIN
Receiving: 1 / 15 / 1 on 3 targets
Crayton did not have a big role in this game. His fourth quarter TD catch came on a deflected pass intended for Miles Austin.
Week 6 vs. ARI
Receiving: 3 / 84 / 1 on 6 targets
Crayton benefited from the defense concentrating on trying to stop Terrell Owens. With Owens being well covered for most the first half Tony Romo found himself having to locate Crayton on deep routes. Crayton was well covered also, but did manage to find some open areas in the secondary to catch three passes, all in the first half. His most important reception was his last one as Tony Romo connected with him on a deep route down the middle for a 55 yard score.
Week 7 vs. STL
Rushing: 1 / 11 / 0
Receiving: 3 / 30 / 0 on 7 targets
Crayton looked to have the most chemistry with QB Brad Johnson. Most of his catches were of the short variety. He was used as a possession type receiver and helped keep a few of the drives going. Once again Terrell Owens was receiving double coverage all day so the ball needed to be spread around to the rest of receivers. Crayton was also used in the running game on an end around that went for ten yards and a first down.
Week 8 vs. TB
Receiving: 1 / 13 / 0 on 3 targets
Patrick Crayton saw limited action in the offense as he lost some targets to Roy Williams. His only reception was a key one as he caught a pass at the Tampa Bay four yard line with six seconds left in the first half that gave Dallas a first and goal from the two.
Week 9 vs. NYG
Receiving: 4 / 46 / 0 on 8 targets
Patrick Crayton led the team in receiving yards with 46. He had little time to get open as his quarterbacks were usually under pressure, or they were unable to get the ball close enough to him where he had a good opportunity to make the catch. Crayton was usually the second option in the passing game as the Cowboys tried to get the ball to Terrell Owens.
Week 11 vs. WAS
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Miles Austin cut into Crayton's playing time. He was targeted only once on a deep sideline pass that was over thrown by Tony Romo.
Week 12 vs. SF
Receiving: 2 / 16 / 1 on 3 targets
Patrick Crayton started as Dallas began the game in a three wide receiver set. He played in the slot, where he is the most comfortable, and made the most of his limited opportunities by scoring a touchdown on one of his receptions. The touchdown pass was on a play in which he split two defenders just short of the end zone and was able to easily score.
Week 13 vs. SEA
Receiving: 2 / 13 / 0 on 4 targets
Despite the fact that the Dallas passing game was hitting on all cylinders, Crayton played a very small role in it. There was little doubt that, at best, Crayton was the fourth receiving option, and with the continued emergence of TE Martellus Bennett, he may be slipping to fifth.
Week 14 vs. PIT
Crayton did not have a catch.
Week 15 vs. NYG
Receiving: 2 / 49 / 1 on 3 targets
Crayton's first catch came near the end of the first quarter on a third down play that went for a gain of 15 yards and a first down. His only other grab went for a 34 yard touchdown pass that put the Cowboys up 7---0 in the second quarter. Crayton also averaged eight yards on four punt returns.
Week 16 vs. BAL
Receiving: 3 / 58 / 0 on 5 targets
Patrick Crayton was the third receiver in the Dallas offense and did not see any passes thrown in his direction until the fourth quarter when the Cowboys were in the process of mounting their comeback. He made some big plays, gaining first downs on his first two receptions and coming up two yards short on a third and twenty play on his third one.
Week 17 vs. PHI
Receiving: 3 / 34 / 0 on 5 targets
Crayton had three catches for just 34 yards. He was a non factor in the game.