September 24, 2015

ATLANTA (2-0) at DALLAS (2-0)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Falcons by 4 1-2

RECORD VS SPREAD - Falcons 2-0, Cowboys 1-1

SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 16-9

LAST MEETING - Falcons beat Cowboys 19-13, Nov. 4, 2012

AP PRO32 RANKING - Falcons No. 11, Cowboys No. 6

FALCONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (22), PASS (3)

FALCONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (9), PASS (29)

COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (6), RUSH (20), PASS (5)

COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (1), PASS (9)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Both teams rallied from 10 points behind in fourth quarter to beat Giants. Falcons have rallied in fourth period for both wins. ... Both teams are 2-0 in same season for first time since 1986. ... Falcons QB Matt Ryan leads NFC with 661 yards passing. ... Ryan completed 71 percent of passes for 342 yards and no interceptions in last meeting with Cowboys. Falcons are 16-2 when Ryan completes at least 70 percent of passes without interception. ... WR Julio Jones leads NFC with 22 catches and 276 yards receiving. He has 889 yards and four TDs in past six games. ... Jones and WR Roddy White both had more than 100 yards receiving in last Dallas meeting. ... LB Justin Durant, who spent past two seasons in Dallas, leads Falcons with 18 tackles. ... With Tony Romo injured, QB Brandon Weeden making second start for Cowboys after losing to Arizona last season. He's lost eight straight starts going back to two-year stint in Cleveland. ... RB Joseph Randle leads Cowboys with 172 yards from scrimmage. ... Lance Dunbar is tied for second among NFL RBs with 11 catches. ... WR Terrance Williams leads Cowboys with 144 yards receiving, including clinching 42-yard TD from Weeden against Eagles last week. ... Sean Lee is tied for NFL lead with 23 tackles. He has most interceptions for LB since entering league in 2010 with 12, including one last week. ... Second-year LB Anthony Hitchens had first career sack against Eagles. ... Fantasy Tip: Probably best to bench RBs for both teams, with Falcons facing NFL's top run defense and Cowboys struggling without DeMarco Murray.

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