NFC Divisional Playoff Preview - Cowboys vs Packers

By: Tony Corleone     Date: Jan 7, 2015


Two very good 12-4 teams face off in an NFC divisional playoff tilt this Sunday. This should be a very entertaining contest. The Cowboys have averaged a league-best 34.4 points on the road this season while going a perfect 8-0. Green Bay has averaged an NFL high of 39.8 points at home while also going a perfect 8-0. This will be the first time in NFL playoff history a team that went 8-0 at home will host one who was 8-0 on the road. Green Bay has won the last three meetings in this match up. DeMarco Murray will lead the Cowboys rushing attack. He rushed for an NFL-high 1,845 yards and 13 touchdowns this season. In his last match up vs the Packers he had 134 yards and a touchdown. The Packers have allowed 153.5 rushing yards per game in their first eight games of the season but are now only allowing 86.4 on the ground while they have won seven of the final eight games. Romo has been very good and consistent in his last 5 games as he has managed to throw for 14 TDs and one interception while posting a 129.4 passer rating. Romo has a league-best 121.8 rating while throwing 20 TDs and only two picks on the road this season. However in his playoff career Romo has lost both his postseason road games. For Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers threw for 4,381 yards with 38 TDs and five INTs this season. He has been banged up recently with an injury but he will be ready to go come Sunday. In his playoff career he holds a 5-4 record. Jordy Nelson managed to set career highs this season with 98 receptions and 1,519 yards. Who will emerge as the winner of the 8-0s and go on to play in the NFC Championship Game? Tony Corleone finished #1 overall in 2014 as well as #1 in the NFL. He has gone 81-50-3 (62%) this season in the NFL and has you covered for this anticipated match up with his NFL Sunday Divisional Game of the Year.


 
 
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