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Here are our predictions for the Green Bay Packers' game against the Dallas Cowboys


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GREEN BAY – Our Packers coverage team predicts the outcome of Green Bay's game Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.

Pete Dougherty

Everything points to Dallas winning. The Cowboys are a good team (6-2) coming off their bye and facing a Packers team that has lost five in a row. So, of course, it wouldn’t be a surprise if the Packers win. They’re due, and Aaron Rodgers will be highly motivated to beat Mike McCarthy. Still, it’s a big step from thinking the Packers might win to actually picking them to win as 4½-point underdogs. The guess here is Dallas’ No. 3-ranked scoring defense will prevail against the Packers’ struggling offense, and the Packers’ losing streak will stretch to six games. Cowboys 27, Packers 17

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Kassidy Hill

Call me crazy, but between this game and the Thursday night game against Tennessee, I feel like the Packers split the two ... but they have a much better chance of beating the Titans. The Dallas Cowboys (6-2) are too strong, too physical and too smothering on defense. That's a death knell for a struggling Packers offense that can't seem to find any sort of rhythm. Aaron Rodgers has been uncharacteristically prone to turnovers this year, which means Trevon Diggs is going to be licking his chops. Micah Parsons is an every-down wrecking ball and the Packers will have to devote numerous resources to stopping him, likely taking Robert Tonyan and at least one running back out of the passing game. The Packers defense has been steadily becoming stronger, and has depth to survive the loss of Eric Stokes. But the Dallas defense will likely be insurmountable for this Packers offense. Cowboys 17, Packers 10

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Tom Silverstein

The Packers can keep their season alive with a victory over the Cowboys, but it just might be delaying the inevitable. They're going to need to beat Dallas on Sunday and probably Tennessee on Thursday to have any chance of getting back into the playoff hunt, so they better be at the top of their game in all three phases. The drop in temperature normally would work in the Packers' favor, but it's not like they've had time to acclimate to it. The Cowboys have similar issues with their passing game and run defense, but overall they aren't likely to give up a lot of points and should render the Packers' passing attack harmless. Cowboys 24, Packers 21

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Ryan Wood

Welcome to Mike McCarthy's vindication ceremony. And what a change of events this turned out to be. At the start of this season, the Packers were Super Bowl favorites and McCarthy was on the hot seat. Now he'll lead his resurgent Cowboys against his former team, which has spent the past five weeks circling the drain, in his first game coaching at Lambeau Field since being fired Dec. 2, 2018. He has the NFL's third-ranked defense, the better quarterback, and acknowledged lingering dissatisfaction with how his tenure as Packers coach abruptly ended after 13 seasons and a Super Bowl championship. It's hard to see Aaron Rodgers' offense mustering much of anything after it scored just 9 points last week against the Detroit Lions' last-place defense. Better believe McCarthy will enjoy every moment of what will likely be the Packers' sixth straight loss, their longest losing streak in the Rodgers era. Cowboys 24, Packers 10

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