2022 Record: 13-3 (7-6 this year)
Last Meeting: 11/28/2019, 26-16 Bills victory. (Cowboys lead all-time series 8-5)
Head Coach: Sean McDermott (69-41 as head coach)
Key Additions: OG, Connor McGovern, RB Damien Harris, TE, Dalton Kincaid (draft)
Key Departures: RB, Devin Singletary, OG, Greg Van Roten, LB, Tremaine Edmunds
The Buffalo Bills are a very talented team with the ability to beat anyone on any given Sunday. That makes the fact that they are 7-6, and largely have underachieved this season, so perplexing. An offense led by Josh Allen and Stefon Diggs has looked elite at times, but falters at other times. They have turned the ball over and have done a bad job of hiding their frustration.
Despite everything that has gone on to this point for them, they are fresh off an important win on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs and come into Week 15 very much still alive in the playoff hunt. The Cowboys should expect their very best on Sunday, and it will not be an easy contest for this Cowboys team that is currently on a roll.
Player to watch… WR, Stefon Diggs
Stefon Diggs is right up there as one of the NFL’s best wide receivers, and is certainly one of the most polished route runners the league has to offer. Every week in the NFL players are presented with new challenges and the dynamic duo of Allen and Diggs will be one that could very well decide the outcome of this game.
Diggs has been known to get frustrated in games if things don’t go his way and it will be up to Dan Quinn and the Cowboys secondary to get him into that mind state. Do not let him get going, do not let them find rhythm, and if they are successful in doing so, it may end up being a long day for Diggs and that offense.
Don’t forget about... RB, James Cook
With so much attention put on Allen and Diggs, some may forget that James Cook is a highly capable back. Any team that is able to control the ball, get first downs, and are able to grind you down, is going to win a lot of games. With Cooks added to the mix, the Bills are able to do just that.
The Cowboys perceived Achilles heel has been their inability to stop a rushing attack consistently. With them flying up north to deal with colder, outdoor temperatures and wind as a possible factor, this could be a game where the rushing attacks play a bigger role than we may think. Stop Cook from getting going and it’s another step in the right direction to their 11th win of the season.