The undefeated Carolina Panthers are taking on the Dallas Cowboys this Thursday in Week 12 of the NFL season on Thanksgiving Day on November 26, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Game time is 4:30 pm EDT and the game is on TV on CBS with announcers Jim Nantz and Phil Simms along with sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson.
This should be a great Thanksgiving Day game now that the Dallas Cowboys have Tony Romo back at quarterback. With Tony Romo playing last week for the first time since Week 2, the Cowboys won for the first time since Week 2 last week beating the Miami Dolphins. The Carolina Panthers come into this game with a perfect record, so can the Dallas Cowboys deal the Panthers their first loss of the season this week with Tony Romo back at quarterback?
- Carolina Panthers -1 at Dallas Cowboys (O/U is 46)
The Carolina Panthers are a perfect 10-0 on the season and they find themselves a slim one point favorite this week to beat the Dallas Cowboys on the road in Arlington The Panthers have wins this season over the Jaguars, Texans, Saints, Buccaneers, Seahawks, Eagles, Colts, Packers, Titans and Redskins. While 10-0 is a great record the combined records of the 10 teams Carolina has beaten this season is 45-55. Cam Newton’s record as a NFL starting QB is 40-31-1.
The Dallas Cowboys are just 3-7 so far this season. The Cowboys have wins over the Giants, Eagles, and Dolphins. Dallas has losses to the Falcons, Saints, Patriots, Giants, Seahawks, Eagles, and Buccaneers. With Tony Romo starting at QB the Cowboys are 3-0 this season but without Romo the team is 0-7. Can Dallas still make the playoffs this season? If they win all their remaining games and go 9-7 they can but that includes a win this week over the undefeated Carolina Panthers on Thanksgiving Day at home.
The over/under for the game is 46 points. The Panthers are scoring an average of 30 points per game and the Cowboys are averaging 19 points scored per game. The Panthers defense is giving up an average of 19 points per game and the Cowboys defense is is giving up 23 points per game.
Can the Dallas Cowboys beat the undefeated Carolina Panthers at home on Thanksgiving? This game is really a must win for the Cowboys if they want to make the playoffs this season and they do have quarterback Tony Romo playing and Romo’s record in the NFL is 78-48. The Carolina Panthers are undefeated but they have not played a particularly tough schedule so far this season. Historically in the NFL teams that are more motivated are usually the better bet and the Dallas Cowboys should be totally motivated this week on Thanksgiving.