A wild Monday night game against the New England Patriots saw a wild final quarter in Dallas, with both teams scoring touchdowns in the last two minutes to give the Cowboys a 23-20 victory over the visiting Dallas Cowboys.
Here are the biggest storylines heading into Week 3.1.
Can the Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott get a big night?
Ezekiel Elliott is going to be a huge factor for the Cowboys.
Elliott has scored five touchdowns this season and has accounted for all but three of Dallas’ touchdowns this year.
He has five touchdowns and zero interceptions.
Prescott is just two of three quarterbacks in NFL history to have five or more touchdowns and three or more interceptions in a season.
The other is Eli Manning, who had five scores in 1999.
But Prescott’s success against the Cowboys is a key to the Cowboys winning the game.2.
Can Tom Brady make it six games?
Tom Brady has been stellar in the AFC South, going 4-0 with a 2.24 yards per pass attempt.
But it’s tough to say if he can pull it off against a Cowboys defense that has allowed the fifth-fewest passing yards per game in the league.
The Cowboys have allowed the second-fewth most points per game (16.4) and third-fewst passing yards (4,857).
They have also allowed the fourth-fewer yards per play (7.2).
They’re also tied for the most rushing yards per attempt (169.3).3.
Can Carson Wentz make it eight games?
Wentz was a huge part of the Eagles’ recent surge up the standings and is a potential game-time decision for the Eagles.
Wentz is 6-0 as a starter in the NFC East and has thrown for 3,534 yards with 24 touchdowns and four interceptions.
Wents is 7-0 this season in games decided by one touchdown or less and is 4-1 in games with two or more points.4.
Can Ezekiel Elliott beat the Cowboys?
Elliott has averaged 20.0 yards per rush in his past five games.
He averaged 25.3 yards per run in the past two games, and is 3-0 in games where he’s at least 14 yards from the line of scrimmage.
Elliott is also 8-1 against the Dallas Cowboys this season, which has been good for an average of 8.4 yards per carry.5.
Can Dak Prescott beat the Texans?
Dak Prescott is 6,813 yards away from tying him with Tom Brady for most career rushing yards.
Prescott has rushed for 1,898 yards and nine touchdowns this campaign.
Prescott’s rushing average of 15.8 yards per rushing attempt has him ahead of the next closest player at 5,829 yards.