The Dallas Cowboys can make the race even tighter in the NFC East with a win over the New York Giants at home on Sunday.
The Dallas Cowboys snapped a two-game losing streak with their 19-14 win over the Carolina Panthers on the road in Week 7. Now they return home and turn their attention to the division leaders, as the first-place New York Giants come to town Sunday.
Dallas (3-3) can pull to within a half-game of the Giants (5-2) if they can pull off the win at home with a little more than half of their schedule remaining. A loss would put them 2.5 games back behind one of their biggest rivals. It's the second meeting between the two teams. Dallas beat New York on opening night, 24-17.
It's one of only two late-afternoon games Sunday, with most of the action taking place earlier in the day. The rest of the NFC East has their hands full, as the Philadelphia Eagles (3-3) host the undefeated Atlanta Falcons and the Washington Redskins (3-4) travel to play the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Here's the rest of the Week 8 NFL schedule. All times are Central:
- Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 7:20 p.m., NFL Network
- Carolina at Chicago, noon, FOX
- San Diego at Cleveland, noon, CBS
- Seattle at Detroit, noon, FOX
- Jacksonville at Green Bay, noon, FOX
- Miami at N.Y. Jets, noon, CBS
- Atlanta at Philadelphia, noon, FOX
- Washington at Pittsburgh, noon, FOX
- New England at St. Louis, noon, CBS
- Indianapolis at Tennessee, noon, CBS
- Oakland at Kansas City, 3:05 p.m., CBS
- N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 3:25 p.m., FOX
- New Orleans at Denver, 7:20 p.m., NBC
- San Francisco at Arizona, 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Bye weeks: Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Houston