Nov 28, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; General view of the playing of the national anthem with a United States flag on the field before a NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
The Atlanta Falcons (2-0) are preparing to face the Dallas Cowboys (2-0) in a battle to stay unbeaten. Dan Quinn’s Falcons hit the road for the second straight week and will face a Cowboys team sans Tony Romo and Dez Bryant.
There are no easy games in the NFL, particularly on the road, although the Cowboys finished a disappointing 4-4 in front of their home fans in 2014 while posting a perfect 8-0 record on the road. They will now be without their two most important players.
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This will still be an incredibly tough test for Quinn’s Falcons, who will need to find a way to break through the league’s best offensive line and force backup quarterback Brandon Weeden into mistakes. On offense, Atlanta will need to find a way to score against a strong defense, which is ranked first against the run.
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