If you’re going strictly based on strength of schedule, the Dallas Cowboys have the second-easiest regular season schedule in football this season. The Cowboys’ opponents had a combined .452 winning percentage last season, so it looks like they have some favorable matchups. But as we all know, things change quickly in football, and last year doesn’t mean a thing once the new season kicks off.
As the season draws closer, we take a look at the Cowboys’ schedule and single out three non-divisional games that could have a big impact on their playoff hopes.
1) Week 2, Sun 9/19 @ Los Angeles Chargers 4:25 ET
Unfortunately for the Cowboys, they are one of the four teams this year that will start the season with back-to-back road games. To make things more challenging, Dallas has to kick off their 2021 slate by facing the defending