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Looking in on the enemy: How did the remaining Cowboys opponents fare in Week 7?

Let’s check in and see how some of the Cowboys future opponents did over the weekend.

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After a convincing defeat from the Washington Football Team, the Dallas Cowboys have lost two straight games and sit with a 2-5 record. They are no longer the cream of the crop in the NFC East, which didn’t hold much prestige anyway. While a postseason run isn’t making many wish lists these days, the attention now turns to - just how many games are the Cowboys capable of winning? To get a better idea, let’s take a look to see how the Cowboys future opponents fared this weekend.

Week 8: @ Philadelphia Eagles

Last week: Beat the Giants 22-21, currently 2-4-1

Key game notes:

  • Carson Wentz was 25/43 for 354 yards with two touchdowns and a pick
  • Boston Scott rushed for 46 yards on 12 carries, and added another 46 yards receiving
  • Tight end Richard Rodgers led all receivers with six catches for 85 yards
  • Travis Fulgham caught five passes for 73 yards

Week 9: Pittsburgh Steelers

Last week: Beat the Titans 27-24, currently 6-0

Key game notes:

  • Ben Roethlisberger was 32/49 for 268 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions
  • James Conner had 20 carries for 82 yards
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster hauled in nine catches for 85 yards
  • Diontae Johnson caught nine balls for 80 yards and two touchdowns

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Week 11: @ Minnesota Vikings

Last week: On a bye. Currently sit with a 1-5 record

Week 12: Washington Football Team

Last week: Beat the Cowboys 25-3, currently 2-5

Key game notes:

  • Kyle Allen was 15/25 for 194 passing with two touchdowns
  • Antonio Gibson rushed 20 times for 128 yards and a touchdown
  • Terry McLaurin caught seven passes for 90 yards and a touchdown
  • Sacked the Cowboys six times

Week 13: @ Baltimore Ravens

Last week: On a bye. Currently sit with a 5-1 record

Week 14: @ Cincinnati Bengals

Last week: Lost to the Browns 37-34, currently 1-5-1

Key game notes:

  • Joe Burrow was 35/47 for 406 yards, with three touchdowns and one interception
  • Giovani Bernard had 13 carries for 37 yards
  • Tyler Boyd caught 11 passes for 101 yards and a score
  • A.J. Green had seven catches for 82 yards

Week 15: San Francisco 49ers

Last week: Beat the Patriots 33-6, currently 4-3

Key game notes:

  • Jimmy Garoppolo was 20/25 for 277 yards with no touchdowns and two picks
  • Jeff Wilson led all rushers with 17 carries for 112 yards and three touchdowns
  • Brandon Aiyuk caught six passes for 115 yards

Week 16: Philadelphia Eagles

Last week: see Week 8

Week 17: @ New York Giants

Last week: Lost to the Eagles 22-21, currently 1-6

Key game notes:

  • Daniel Jones was 20/30 for 187 yards with two touchdowns and one pick
  • He also led all rushers with 92 yards thanks to his infamous long scamper brought down by the turf monster
  • Wayne Gallman ran the ball 10 times for 34 yards and a touchdown
  • Sterling Shepard caught six passes for 59 yards and a touchdown

Here are the NFL power rankings according to ESPN for all the Cowboys 2020 opponents.

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