Last week the Dallas Cowboys avoided falling into an 0-2 hole by beating up on the Tennessee Titans on the road. In week three of the NFL season the Cowboys will try to stay above .500 when they travel to St. Louis to take on the Rams. The Rams are also a 1-1 team who are desperate to win at home. Only one team can come out on top (although I guess technically you could have a tie!).
Last week the Cowboys rode the legs of DeMarco Murray to victory. Murray has been a Rams-slayer in the past, racking up huge games against the team from St. Louis. The Cowboys will likely go back to that well to see if it still produces water. On defense, they will probably be without Rolando McClain, causing even more shuffling of the linebackers. They do get the services of Orlando Scandrick back.
The Rams have major issues at quarterback with Sam Bradford done, Shaun Hill injured and Austin Davis possibly starting only his second NFL game. On defense, they have an intimidating defensive line but they are missing Chris Long.
Date: September 21, 2014
Game time: 1:00 PM EST
Location: Edward Jones Dome - St. Louis, MO
TV channel: FOX (Do I get the game?)
Announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa
Online streaming: NFL Game Rewind (Watch only after Sunday broadcasts)
Dallas Cowboys record: (1-1)
St. Louis Rams record: (1-1)
OUT - DT Davon Coleman (knee), LB Justin Durant (groin), DE Anthony Spencer (knee)
DOUBTFUL - LB Rolando McClain (groin)
QUESTIONABLE - WR Dez Bryant (shoulder), TE Gavin Escobar (knee), RB Joseph Randle (concussion)
PROBABLE - DT Ken Bishop (illness), G Zack Martin (foot), QB Tony Romo (back), DE George Selvie (shoulder)
ST. LOUIS RAMS
OUT - CB Trumaine Johnson (knee), C Barrett Jones (back), CB Brandon McGee (foot)
QUESTIONABLE - WR Tavon Austin (knee), TE Cory Harkey (knee), QB Shaun Hill (thigh)
PROBABLE - G Rodger Saffold (illness), C Scott Wells (not injury related)
Odds: Dallas -1.5
Prediction: Cowboys 31 - Rams 20
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