By The Associated Press
Sep. 14, 2017
DALLAS (1-0) at DENVER (1-0)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE — Pick-em
SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 7-5
LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Cowboys 51-48, Oct. 6, 2013
AP PRO32 RANKING — Cowboys No. 3, Broncos No. 14.
COWBOYS OFFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (6), PASS (9).
COWBOYS DEFENSE — OVERALL (7), RUSH (1), PASS (13).
BRONCOS OFFENSE — OVERALL (14), RUSH (5), PASS (5).
BRONCOS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (10), PASS (19).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Since '07, Broncos (.714) rank second and Cowboys (.686) third in September winning percentage behind New England's .735 mark. ... Dallas hasn't beaten Denver since 1995, but last four games decided by two, three, seven and three points. ... Cowboys one win shy of becoming first NFC team with 100 victories vs. AFC. ... TE Jason Witten will break tie with Ed Jones (224) for most games played by Cowboy. Witten (11,947) surpassed Michael Irvin (11,904) last week for most receiving yards in franchise history. ... QB Dak Prescott has 12 TD passes vs. three interceptions in eight road starts. ... Prescott is 5-0 with nine TDs, no interceptions vs. AFC. ... RB Ezekiel Elliott has 100 or more scrimmage yards in 12 of 16 career games, including 140 vs. Giants in Week 1. ... WR Dez Bryant had six catches for 141 yards, two TDs in last meeting. ... Since 2011, Bryant's 61 TD catches are most in NFL. ... WR Terrance Williams had 151 receiving yards, TD in last meeting. ... LB Sean Lee led team with eight tackles in opener, had 16 tackles in last meeting with Broncos. ... Even without sack in opener and final four games last season, Denver LB Von Miller ranks fourth in NFL history with .83 sacks per game since 1982. ... Miller has 18½ sacks, four forced fumbles, fumble recovery and pick-6 in 20 career games vs. NFC. ... CB Aqib Talib's 33 interceptions since '08 most among active players. ... QB Trevor Siemian had first career TD run in opener to go with two TD throws to Bennie Fowler III. ... RB C.J. Anderson has 431 scrimmage yards with four TDs in last five games vs. NFC. ... RB Jamaal Charles has highest career rushing average in NFL history at 5.44 yards per carry. ... WR Demaryius Thomas second in NFL behind Antonio Brown with 497 catches for 6,937 yards since '12. ... Broncos will honor former OLB DeMarcus Ware at halftime. Ware played most of career with Cowboys but won only Super Bowl ring in Denver before retiring in January. ... Fantasy Tip: Elliott rushed for 104 yards on 24 carries vs. Giants, but Broncos held Chargers RB Melvin Gordon to 33 yards on 17 carries after his 21-yard scamper on first rush.
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