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NFL playoff preview: Green Bay @ Dallas

On January 15, 2017 at 12:17 pm EST

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Sunday afternoon, the Green Bay Packers faces the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in the NFC Divisional Round. The game is slated to start at approx. 4:40 pm on FOX.

The Packers are 11-6 after their Wild Card Round win over the New York Giants last weekend. The Cowboys are 13-3. Green Bay is 4-4 on the road, while Dallas is 7-1 at home.

Jordy Nelson (Getty Images)

Jordy Nelson (Getty Images)

Their only loss at home this season was on Sept. 11, 2016 when they lost 20-19 to the Giants.

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Packers have a 63% chance to win this game.

The last time these two teams played each other was on Oct. 16, 2016 when the Cowboys won 30-16 at Lambeau Field.

The Packers last won in this series on Dec. 13, 2015. In that game, the Packers won 28-7.

In the past 10 meetings between these two teams, the Packers have won six times. Besides the Oct. 16, 2016 win, the Cowboys also won 27-16 on Sept. 21, 2008, 37-27 on Nov. 29, 2007 and 27-13 on Nov. 14, 1999.

The Packers are 33-21 all-time in the playoffs. They; however, are 8-10 in their previous 18 Divisional Round games.

In 34 games against the Cowboys all-time, Green Bay is 14-13.

They were defeated 26-20 in overtime to the Arizona Cardinals in the Divisional Round on Jan. 16, 2016.

Green Bay has not won a Divisional Round since they last played the Cowboys in the playoffs. On Jan. 11, 2015, the Packers won 26-21 at Lambeau Field.

The Cowboys are 34-26 in the playoffs all-time. They are 15-10 in their previous 25 Divisional Round games.

The last time Dallas lost a Division Round game was the aforementioned 26-21 loss to the Packers.

The Cowboys have lost their previous four Divisional Round games. They have not won a Divisional Round game since Jan. 7, 1996 when they defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 30-11.

The Packers have won seven straight games. They have not lost a game since Nov. 20, 2016 on Sunday Night Football when they lost 42-24 to the Washington Redskins.

The Cowboys lost their regular season finale, as they were defeated 27-13 to the Eagles. They have not won a game since Dec. 26, 2016 when they defeated the Detroit Lions 42-21.

Aaron Rodgers leads the Packers attack with 4,428 passing yards. He has 40 touchdown passes and seven interceptions.

Ty Montgomery had 457 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Jordy Nelson — who will miss this game due to injury — has 1,257 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns.

Dak Prescott leads the Cowboys attack with 3,667 passing yards. He has 23 touchdown passes and four interceptions.

Ezekiel Elliott has 1,631 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns. Cole Beasley has 833 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

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