This Sunday the Dallas Cowboys travel to Bank of America Stadium to square off against the Carolina Panthers. There are quite a few unknowns in this game for both teams, making prognostication a bit difficult. However, I will do my best to shed light on what will transpire this Sunday.
The last time these two teams met, it was a Thanksgiving Day massacre. I mean, the Panthers whooped the ‘boys something terrible. The fact that they technically ended Tony Romo’s career only made matters worse. That said, I do not expect a beat down of biblical proportions this week.
On offense, the Carolina Panthers will be able to run the ball, which they will do frequently. Christian McCaffrey will finish the game with over 100 rushing yards and will have at least one touchdown. CJ Anderson will add at least 50 rushing yards to the total.
Cam Newton will have a solid day while throwing two touchdowns. I suspect he will end the game with somewhere near 300 yards passing. Greg Olsen will lead the team in receiving yards (no shock there).
The Carolina Panthers defense will see mixed results against the Dallas Cowboys offense. Dak Prescott will have some success throwing the ball to his new receivers, posting close to 300 yards himself. The Cowboys will have more luck through the air than on the ground, exploiting the Carolina Panthers questionable defensive secondary.
When it is all said and done this game will end as so many NFL games do, with a field goal. As such, my money is on the home team to squeak out a close but satisfying win. The streets of Charlotte will be rocking as rabid Panthers fans cheer while emptying the stadium.
Carolina Panthers – 27
Dallas Cowboys – 24Agree? Disagree? You can sound off right here with thousands of Carolina Panthers fans.