Coming off the heels of their most complete game of the season, the Cowboys look to roll into Kansas City and go toe-to-toe with an offense led by Patrick Mahomes that has the capability of putting up points in bunches. The Cowboys have the team that can win in a variety of different ways, but do they want to even entertain the idea of getting into a shootout with one of the league’s best offenses?
The Chiefs have not had their best start to their season compared to what the league is used to seeing, however they are coming off a big division win on Sunday night as they put a beatdown on the Las Vegas Raiders and look to have turned the corner just in time to be the Cowboys problem this week. The Cowboys will head into this game as the rare underdog, but after seeing this team last week, they are capable of beating anybody and we are in for a possible game of the year candidate on Sunday.
Here are five things to watch this week:
1. Can the Cowboys contain Patrick Mahomes?
Everybody knows what Mahomes is capable of. The young phenom can catch fire and be a pain for opposing defenses at the drop of a hat. The Cowboys will need to find a way to get hits on the young QB and make him uncomfortable all game to force him to make some errant throws.
The Cowboys defense will be tasked with a difficult job, but if it is able to go out there Sunday and not let Mahomes get this game out of reach, there is no reason the Cowboys can’t get themselves a W.
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