After finishing the 2019 Season with a .500 record at 8-8 the Cowboys open up their 2020 season against a Rams team that finished with a 9-7 record a year ago. Mike McCarthy will start his career as Cowboys head coach on the road in the Rams new stadium in Los Angeles. In addition to Dallas opponents in the NFC East, they will take on teams from the NFC West and AFC North.
Week 1: at Rams
Week 2: vs. Falcons
Week 3: at Seahawks
Week 4: vs. Browns
Week 5: vs. Giants
Week 6: vs. Cardinals
Week 7: at Redskins
Week 8: at Eagles
Week 9: vs. Steelers
Week 10: BYE
Week 11: at Vikings
Week 12: vs. Redskins
Week 13: at Baltimore
Week 14: at Bengals
Week 15: vs. 49ers
Week 16: vs. Eagles
Week 17: at Giants
Sunday Night Football: Week 1 at Los Angeles vs. Rams
Monday Night Football: Week 6 at home vs. Cardinals
Sunday Night Football: Week 8 at Philadelphia vs. Eagles
Thanksgiving: Week 12 at home vs. Redskins
Thursday Night Football: Week 13 at Baltimore vs. Ravens
Sunday Night Football: Week 15 at home vs. 49ers
Cowboys Projected Win Total and Odds:
9.5 Wins: OVER -125/UNDER +105
Fun Facts from 2019:
- Dak Prescott led the NFL in completions over 40 yards (16), which came after delivering 25 passes over 40 yards over his previous 48 games. He also set a career-high in passes over 20 yards (68 – 39 was his previous best).
- Ezekiel Elliott only had four runs over 20 yards, which feel short of his success over his first three seasons (30 runs over 20 yards over 40 games).
- The Cowboys’ WRs gained the second-most receiving yards (3,475) in the league with both Amari Cooper (79/1189/8) and Michael Gallop (66/1107/6) gaining over 1,000 yards. Cooper was a much better player at home (52/869/6) than away (27/320/3).
- Dallas allowed only 46.2 percent of their completions to the WR position (171/2155/12 on 281 targets).
- The Cowboys were one of three teams in the NFL to give over 1,000 yards receiving to the TE position (104/1016/6), but they gained only 9.77 yards per catch.