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Looking in on the enemy: How did the remaining Cowboys opponents fare in Week 9?

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

New York Giants v Washington Football Team Photo by G Fiume/Getty Images

The Dallas Cowboys are losers of four straight games after a close affair with the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers. The Cowboys now drop to 2-7, and with each new week improve their draft position. In the process, they did actually play pretty good football for most of the game as it came down to the final series to determine the winner.

The Cowboys are on a bye this week, so they’ll have some time to rest up, and when they return they’ll have seven more games on the docket. Let’s take a look to see how some of their future opponents fared this past weekend.

Week 10:

Week 11: @ Minnesota Vikings

Last week: Beat the Lions 34-20, currently at 3-5

Key game notes:

  • Kirk Cousins threw for 220 yards on 13/22 passing with three touchdowns and no picks
  • Dalvin Cook rushed for 206 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns
  • Cook added another 46 yards receiving on two catches
  • Alexander Mattison had 12 carries for 69 yards
  • Justin Jefferson caught three passes for 64 yards

Week 12: Washington Football Team

Last week: Lost to the Giants 23-20, currently at 2-6

Key game notes:

  • Alex Smith came in for the injured Kyle Allen and was 24/32 for 325 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions
  • Antonio Gibson led all rushers with just 20 yards on six carries
  • Receiving back J.D. McKissic had nine catches for 69 yards
  • Terry McLaurin caught seven balls for 115 yards and a touchdown

Week 13: @ Baltimore Ravens

Last week: Beat the Colts, 24-10, currently at 6-2

Key game notes:

  • Lamar Jackson was 19/23 passing for 170 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions
  • Jackson added 58 yards rushing, including a touchdown
  • J.K. Dobbins led all rushers with just 30 yards on 12 carries
  • Gus Edwards rushed for 23 yards on 11 touchdowns, including a touchdown
  • Tight end Nick Boyle led the team in receiving with four catches for 46 yards

Week 14: @ Cincinnati Bengals

Last week: On a bye, currently at 2-5-1

Week 15: San Francisco 49ers

Last week: Lost to the Packers 34-17, currently at 4-5

Key game notes:

  • Nick Mullins was 22/35 for 291 yards with one touchdown and one pick
  • Jerick McKinnon rushed for 52 yards on 12 carries, including a touchdown
  • Richie James had nine receptions for 184 yards and a touchdown
  • Linebacker Fred Warner had 13 tackles

Week 16: Philadelphia Eagles

Last week: On a bye, currently at 3-4-1

Week 17: @ New York Giants

Last week: Beat Washington 23-20, currently 2-6

Key game notes:

  • Daniel Jones was 23/34 for 212 yards with one touchdown and no picks
  • Wayne Gallman rushed the ball 14 times for 68 yards
  • Alfred Morris had nine carries for 67 yards
  • Austin Mack caught four passes for 72 yards

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

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