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NFL Picks, Week 3: Peter Kings Picks Cowboys Over Buccaneers

The Dallas Cowboys may be coming off a disastrous 27-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday, but SI.com's Peter King doesn't expect another such outcome against the Tampa Buccaneers this weekend.

King picks the Cowboys to win, 30-16, in the 2012 home opener for Dallas at Cowboys Stadium, in what he expects to be a rather easy affair for the home team.

Pretty weird game when the thing we're most looking forward to is how the Fighting Schianos will play Dallas' victory formation in the final minute.

Through two games the Cowboys are No. 10 in the NFL in overall offense at 364.5 yards per game, while generating just 15.5 points against New York and Seattle. The Cowboys have generated 96 yards per game rushing, with DeMarco Murray putting up just 44 yards on 12 carries against Seattle in the loss.

The Cowboys will look to get back to a more balanced attack on Sunday, playing a team that allowed 510 yards passing against the Giants. The Buccaneers allowed 25 points in the fourth quarter against New York, blowing a 27-13 lead in in the 41-34 loss.

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