Cowboys/Patriots Preview – Vander Esch OUT
The Dallas Cowboys travel to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 3:25pm Central/2:25 Mountain.
Here are some notes to get you ready for the big match up.
- Dallas Cowboys - 6 and 4 - First place in the NFC East
- New England Patriots - 9 and 1 - First place in the AFC East
- Dallas leads overall series 7 to 5
- Last meeting New England (30) @ Dallas (6), October 11, 2015
- Last Cowboys win New England (6) @ Dallas (12), December 15, 1996
- New England has won the last 5 meetings
- 444.6 - total yards per contest Dallas' offense is averaging this season, good enough for first in the league.
- 249.9 - total yards per contest New England's defense is allowing this season, good enough for first in the league.
- +18 - New England's turnover margin this season, best in the league.
- 28.7 and 28.6 - New England and Dallas' points per game, ranking 3rd and 4th in the league.
- 10.8 - points per game New England's defense is allowing. First in the league and close to a record setting pace.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
DID NOT PARTICIPATE
- WR Mohamed Sanu, Ankle
- LB Ja'Whaun Bentley, Knee
- S Patrick Chung, Heel/Chest
- WR Phillip Dorsett, Concussion
- S Nate Ebner, Ankle/Back
- WR Julian Edelman, Shoulder
- RB Damian Harris, Hamstring
- DE John Simon, Elbow
- T La'el Collins, Knee/Back
- LB Joe Thomas, Illness
- S Donovan Wilson, Illness
- G Zack Martin, Back/Ankle/Elbow
- G Connor Williams, Knee
- DT Antwaun Woods, Shoulder
- WR Amari Cooper, Knee
- S Jeff Heath, Shoulder
- DE DeMarcus Lawrence, Neck