DALLAS (2-6) at TAMPA BAY (3-5)
Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox
OPENING LINE - Buccaneers by 1
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Dallas 2-6, Tampa Bay 4-4
SERIES RECORD - Cowboys lead 13-3
LAST MEETING - Cowboys beat Buccaneers 16-10, Sept. 23, 2012
LAST WEEK - Cowboys lost to Eagles 33-27, OT; Buccaneers lost to Giants 32-18
AP PRO32 RANKING - Cowboys No. 22, Buccaneers No. 25
COWBOYS OFFENSE - OVERALL (17), RUSH (8), PASS (24).
COWBOYS DEFENSE - OVERALL (15), RUSH (T18), PASS (T10).
BUCCANEERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (T14), RUSH (7), PASS (25).
BUCCANEERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (11), RUSH (T15), PASS (T10).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Cowboys have won five straight in series. Buccaneers last won 16-0 in Tampa in 2003. … Three players who helped Cowboys make playoffs last season - CB Sterling Moore, LB Bruce Carter, DT Henry Melton - signed with Bucs as free agents this year. … Cowboys’ six-game losing streak is club’s longest since six-game skid bridging 2000-01 seasons. … WR Dez Bryant coming off five-catch, 104-yard performance against Eagles. His 42 TD catches since start of 2012 most in NFL during that span. … Cowboys’ Jason Witten needs 13 receptions to join Tony Gonzalez as only tight ends in NFL history with 1,000 career catches. … Since returning from NFL suspension, Cowboys DE Greg Hardy has four sacks, forced fumble and interception in four games. … Bucs rookie QB Jameis Winston has four TD passes, zero interceptions over past four games, leading Bucs to 2-2 record. … Bucs have forced league-leading 12 fumbles, recovering nine. … Bucs RB Doug Martin is tied for second in NFL with Todd Gurley with seven runs of 20-plus yards, one behind Le’Veon Bell. … Bucs have gone three-and-out on just 10 of 91 offensive drives, lowest mark in league. Next in line are Patriots (11 of 92) and Bengals (11 of 91), who are both unbeaten. … Fantasy Tip: WR Mike Evans was targeted 19 times last week, finishing with eight receptions for 152 yards. He also dropped six passes, contributing to Bucs settling for field goals on three of four drives inside Giants 11.
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