Hot start gives Dallas Cowboys shot at double-digit wins

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Week Fifteen: Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants

The schedule-makers did the Cowboys no favors as they play their third road game in as many weeks. Also, their second straight road divisional game.

Looking to avoid back-to-back divisional losses the Cowboys finish the road trip off in style. Dallas clinches the victory on a fourth-down stop of Saquon Barkley.

The conservative playcalling of Jason Garrett calls a dive play on fourth-and-one. Rookie Quinton Bohanna stuffs Barkley at the line and secures a huge win for the Cowboys.

Cowboys 27- Giants 23

Record: 10-4

Week Sixteen: Washington Football Team at Dallas Cowboys

One of the NFL’s best rivalries appears on Sunday Night Football. This will be the second time in three weeks playing Washington.

An offensive explosion on primetime including a Dak Prescott to Amari Cooper 40-yard touchdown leads the offense. The Cowboys avenge their week fourteen loss and improve to 4-1 inside the division.

Cowboys 33- Washington 23


Week Seventeen: Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray returns to Texas and gives the Cowboys all they can handle on defense. Cowboys have a let-down game after pulling off two huge divisional wins.

Murray rushes for over 100 yards and the Cowboys suffer their fifth loss of the season.

Cardinals 31- Cowboys 23

Record: 11-5

Week Eighteen: Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles

For the first time a week eighteen regular-season game will take place to end the season. Luckily for Dallas, they get matched up with an Eagles team that will most likely have nothing to play for.

The Cowboys should have the division locked up by this point but playoff seeding could have a massive impact on this game. So the Cowboys will have to decide if resting players or playing for a better seed is more important.

I think the Cowboys play all of their starters and end the regular season with a big division victory.

Cowboys 29- Eagles 21

Final Record: 12-5

The schedule sets up nicely for the Cowboys to have lots of success early in the season. But, the new-look defense will be put to test the first two weeks.

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As long as they can stay healthy there is no reason this team can not win double-digit games. This season sets up to be one of the most exciting ones in the Dak Prescott era.