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Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys open thread

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Cowboys vs. Seahawks: Game predictions and X-Factor players - who you got? - Blogging The Boys
As much as we’ve been talking about the playmaking ability of both Russell Wilson and Dak Prescott, as well as strong running backs in Ezekiel Elliott and Chris Carson, don’t be surprised if things start off slow offensively. With both defenses showing they can play well at various points in the season, this is a game where those units will bring the intensity. Expect to see more punts that you would like early on.

Why it’s good for Seahawks to face Cowboys in primetime Wild Card game - Field Gulls
This game, however, is different for multiple reasons, with the most obvious being that it is a playoff game and the season is over for the loser. For that reason, it may be a good thing that the teams are playing in the primetime spot on Saturday night for one simple reason: all the data seems to show that when two teams that are based at least two time zones apart are playing in primetime, the western most team has a better shot at winning.