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Cowboys Will Host Packers in First Playoff Game

The Cowboys now know who to prepare for in their first playoff game. The have advanced with a 38-13 victory over the

As the top seed in the , Dallas will face the 4th-seeded Packers next Sunday. The 2nd-seeded will be hosting the 3rd-seeded .

Brice Butler, PackersThe Cowboys defeated the Packers in Week 6, winning 30-16 at . This game came as Green Bay was struggling during the regular season, well before the six-game hot streak that got them into the . They are playing much better, more consistent football now than then.

Before this year's game the Packers had won five in a row against the Cowboys. The most notorious of these games was the 2014 playoff victory, where a controversial call on a catch may have cost Dallas the win. Another notable win came in 2010; a 45-7 beatdown that led to the firing of and the start of 's tenure.

From today's game, Green Bay may have suffered a major loss in personnel.   left with a rib and did not return. There was also a scare as /wide receiver Ty Montgomery limped off the field but he did return after a while.

While the Packers are a strong team, many will probably be happy to see them over the Giants. New York was the only team to defeat Dallas this year during meaningful games, sweeping the season series.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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