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Big Facts: Dethroning Brady? Dak's Week 1 History

**Forecasting fireworks** _Both Dallas and Tampa Bay had explosive ability on offense in 2021. Dallas led the NFL with 254 total plays resulting in 10-plus yards while Tampa Bay was close behind with 247 (4_th). Dallas also led the NFL in points per game (31.2) and yards per game (407.0). The Buccaneers led their own category with 208 passes over 10 yards in length thanks to Tom Brady’s league-leading 5,316 passing yards.

After an offseason full of ups-and-downs, the time has finally come to play some real football. The season opener is here as the Dallas Cowboys look across to the other sideline and see the same team they began their 2021 campaign with, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tom Brady makes his seventh career start against the Cowboys with his 6-0 record on the line.

Here are 10 additional 'big facts' to note ahead of Sunday's 7:20pm CT kickoff at AT&T Stadium.

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