Falcons vs Cowboys: host the Cowboys in an NFC matchup on Sunday, Nov. 18. Kickoff from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET. The Falcons (4-5, third in NFC South) are coming off a 28-16 loss against the Browns. Quarterback Matt Ryan threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, which stunted a three-game winning streak. Atlanta enters the matchup ranked eighth in the NFL in scoring offense, averaging 27.1 points per game.
The Cowboys (4-5, second in NFC East) are coming off a 27-20 win over the Eagles in a primetime Sunday night bout. Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott tallied 151 yards and a touchdown during the win, which ended a two-game losing streak. The Cowboys are currently seventh in the league in total defense, relinquishing an average of 328.6 total yards per game.
How to watch Sunday’s game
Time: 1 p.m. ET
TV channel: FOX
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Offensively, the Cowboys are averaging 20.1 points and 327.4 total yards (194.0 in passing and 133.4 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Cowboys are yielding 19.0 points and 328.6 total yards (231.9 in passing and 96.7 in rushing) per game.
The Falcons (4-5) are coming from a devastating 28-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns in which Matt Ryan completed 38 of 58 passes for 330 yards and two touchdowns.
In rushing, Tevin Coleman ran for 44 yards in 11 carries while Ryan added 13 yards in three carries.
In receiving, Julio Jones posted 107 yards in seven receptions while Austin Hooper added 56 yards and a touchdown in 10 catches. Mohamed Sanu contributed 47 yards in six receptions.
Offensively, the Falcons are averaging 27.1 points and 408.9 total yards (319.1 in passing and 89.8 in rushing) per game. Defensively, the Falcons are yielding 28.2 points and 414.3 total yards (294.4 in passing and 119.9 in rushing) per game.
Prediction: The Falcons will rely on their offensive attacks through Matt Ryan. While the Falcons have the advantage offensively, the Cowboys showed in the previous game how to win. Thus, the Cowboys will pull off an upset.