IRVING, Texas – The Cowboys are back to 2-2 and about to face the NFL’s hottest team, with the hottest offense and arguably one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. So do they have any shot of knocking off Peyton Manning and the Broncos Sunday at AT&T Stadium?
Here are the gut feelings for staff writers Nick Eatman, Bryan Broaddus, David Helman and Rowan Kavner.
I feel a lot better about this game now than I did on Monday, but I’m not sure exactly how good. The Cowboys were unable to fluster Philip Rivers last week, which doesn’t give me much confidence they’ll be able to get to Peyton Manning on Sunday. The linebackers’ performances in San Diego, combined with
Time to see just what this Cowboys team is really made of, in particular its defense. The Cowboys have let two teams pass for more than 400 yards through four weeks, and Peyton Manning hasn’t even come to town yet. The Dallas defense has to ready itself for the best passing attack it may ever see, and that’s with Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees still on the horizon. The linebackers and secondary have had their struggles against much lesser receiving threats than the ones posed by the Broncos. They’ll need to take their drops and their reads to another level to help their offense out, and both
The NFL is a crazy league and it always seems like we end up seeing the opposite of what everyone thinks will happen. But in this care, I just see the Broncos being too strong. However, Manning has not thrown an interception all year but I’m predicting he will throw one early in the game, maybe even on the first drive. And why not, why not say Morris Claiborne will get it? I really think the Cowboys will have some success on offense, particularly on the ground. And I can see where the Cowboys take a lead into the third quarter. But Peyton Manning continues to score and the Broncos pull it out in a high-scoring affair. I can see
This matchup for the Cowboys and Broncos could come down to two of the shortest players in the NFL. What Wes Welker and