The development of young secondary will be key, particularly cornerbacks Mike Hughes, Jeff Gladney, and Cameron Dantzler. But it is fun to watch. Washington kept the Cowboys to three points, and Green Bay dropped 35 on Houston, thanks to another strong day from Aaron Rodgers. • What if Rodgers played in NE? He was as great a player that's ever played the position, just like Aaron, just like Brett Favre. It remains to be seen if Kliff Kingsbury is the man for the job, given his limited overall success in his previous job at Texas Tech. "There's probably not many people that I've had a chance to talk to that go through a lot of similar experiences as I do, and he's probably one of those guys.". But if we’re being honest here, the numbers say that the year or stadium doesn’t matter — Rodgers dominates Big D. Of the nine meetings, the Cowboys have only intercepted the QB twice. This was a good win, but if it's just a one-game blip, it won't mean a whole lot. No team has done less with more recently than the Browns. The Cowboys have failed to advance to the NFC Championship Game since its last Super Bowl title in ’96. • What if Rodgers played in NE? He showed his trademarks of patience and vision on a pair of 16-yard runs Sunday. Randall Cobb had eight receptions for 116 yards for the Packers in that victory. PACKERS vs. COWBOYS PICKS:Pick against the spread | Straight-up prediction. Or the offense, which has scored one touchdown in two games without Dak Prescott and can't play a game without a turnover? Defensive linemen Geno Atkins and Carlos Dunlap are on the back nine of their careers, but Sam Hubbard appears to be a keeper and D.J. “So I forgot about that.’’. 36, pulled it off at a time when Detroit needed it the most, to get back to 3-3 and keep his team relevant toward midseason. The Seahawks were living on the edge so much that they were bound to fall over it eventually. So far, so good on Minshew's returns, and wideout D.J. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has thrown 209 touchdown passes and only 40 interceptions against the 13 opponents the Packers will face during the 2019 season. Rodgers and the Packers won the first one 26-21 in Green Bay on Nov. 30, 2014. This version of Mayfield is what could elevate the Browns into more than just a fringe playoff contender. Subscribe to Yardbarker's Morning Bark, the most comprehensive newsletter in sports. • Week 7 takeaways: Big day for Baker, Rodgers, The Eagles aren't a good football team, no matter their odds to win the NFC East, but the positive signs they're getting from quarterback Carson Wentz hold significance. “Those are special games,’’ Witten said. The defense took a huge step back when 2019 first-round pick Deandre Baker was released due to off-field trouble, but the Giants are hoping to buy time with free agent acquisitions Blake Martinez and James Bradberry. ET Sunday), With his job potentially on the line, coach Doug Marrone said he wanted to be more aggressive than he normally is against the Chargers. pic.twitter.com/VjbIhyraOP, — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 8, 2017. The Texans defensive strength is at linebacker, with three starters now signed for the next several years. The offensive talent remains strong, adding game manager Teddy Bridgewater to lead a group of good, long-term weapons that includes Christian McCaffrey, D.J. -- Paul Gutierrez, Standout performer for KC-DEN: Byron Pringle, 102-yard kickoff return TD, Le'Veon Bell appears to be more than a running back at the end of his career. Or the fourth meeting, if not for the Packers' meltdown in the 2014 NFC Championship Game at Seattle. McCarthy has come out and addressed the troubling allegations amid the Cowboys' inauspicious start after the bombshell reporting surfaced Tuesday, and Aaron Rodgers — who of course has a long history with the coach from their time together with the Green Bay Packers — reacted to the emerging firestorm in Big D. Making his weekly appearance on “The Pat McAfee Show,” Rodgers pointed out that despite their woeful start, the Cowboys are nevertheless in first place in the putrid NFC East. There was no guarantee that we were going to win the game the way Rodgers was playing.’’. Mike McCarthy’s debut season with the Dallas Cowboys could not have gotten off to a more disastrous start, but one of his former players attempted to put a positive spin on recent unflattering reporting about the already-embattled head coach. One came on Thanksgiving Day in ’94 when Garrett led the Cowboys to a 42-31 comeback win that earned him the NFC Player of the Week award. Things were looking up for the Colts entering last year, with GM Chris Ballard building an impressive team to surround Andrew Luck. And they still can't compete in a division that appears destined to be historically bad. I played against Peyton a lot. We are working with them to enable your sports experiences again as quickly as possible. The future Hall of Famer came back nine months later to beat Dallas in similar fashion, 34-31. I enjoy competing against great players and obviously Tom is right at the top.". Week 7 in the NFL was wild. ET Sunday), New playcaller, same result. He had the interim label removed after leading the team to a 5-3 record in the second half of the season. The Chargers had lost four consecutive games, and the Jaguars were on a five-game skid, but a strong finish to Sunday's game for Los Angeles -- after squandering a 16-point first-half lead -- potentially saved its season. With Rodgers, Green Bay's two playoff victories over Dallas knocked out Cowboys teams that finished with 12-4 and 13-3 records, respectively. “He’s Aaron Rodgers.’’. He’s the one quarterback, more than any other, who has kept the Cowboys from advancing to the conference championship game this decade.