Saturday, 21 October, 2017

Cowboys not seeking revenge but hope to stop cursing the Packers

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports
Spencer Simpson | 09 October, 2017, 00:38

Since the two rookies have been put into the lineup, essentially full time, the Packers defense seems better, faster and more athletic.

Dallas did not drop two in a row at home last season, and the team should learn from some mistakes made in last week's 35-30 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Following the victory, the Packers confirmed that he had suffered a concussion-the second of his career.

The Detroit Lions are 2.5-point favorites against the Carolina Panthers with a 42 total.

Favre then went on to play for the New York Jets in 2008, and the Minnesota Vikings from 2009 to 2010, but he never played for the boyhood team of the Cowboys.

This one could have an impact later on as well as each team hopes to be in the mix for a playoff spot at the end of the season. An injury in a dress rehearsal preseason game has cost him the first four games of the season. LaDarius Gunter, the cornerback that guarded Bryant for the majority of that game, is no longer on the roster, so one can expect different results from this Packers' secondary.

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Question: Will David Irving be in top form right out of the gate or do you think he'll need a few weeks to get acclimated to game speed again? Or Smith. If Hitchens is ready to play Sunday against Green Bay, he should start. He also has 18 receptions for 129 receiving yards and one score.

Rodgers has completed 107 of 160 passes for 1,146 yards and 10 touchdowns, with five scoring tosses to Jordy Nelson.

"I'm going to do my best to try to be out there (against the Cowboys)", the 24-year-old converted wide receiver said on USA Today's Clubhouse Live earlier in the week. So far Elliott has only broken the 100-yard mark once. Elliott added four catches for 54 yards and a touchdown. However, the low mark is in large part thanks to an eight yard performance against Denver.

Bulaga, who has played in one game this season (vs. Cincinnati in Week 3) because of a right ankle injury sustained during an August 23 training camp practice, and Bakhtiari, out since pulling his hamstring late in the Packers' win over the Seahawks, have yet to play a snap together this season.

Chances are the Cowboys learned something from that this week, as well as harped on the importance of protecting their home turf now that they've lost two of their last three home games dating back to January. His return couldn't have come at a better time. Stephen Paea is banged up and Irving could help generate inside pass rush next to Maliek Collins.

It's never an easy matchup with Green Bay but for the second consecutive week the Cowboys will be facing a team coming off ten days rest. Coincidentally, Irving will be making his return to the field against the Packers on Sunday. Lawrence has been able to generate his own havoc despite who has been lined up in front of him. Yes, I think Rodgers will give this team all sorts of problems but I'm betting on the Cowboys getting back into gear offensively.

While the Packers health has improved with 10 days since their last game against the Bears on September 28, it's still hard to get a read on how numerous wounded will actually return this week. "It's just something that it's definitely something, I mean, it's not a revenge thing it's just something that is in the back of your mind and I guess that might be useful when it's game time".

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