Sunday Night Football for Week 3 of the 2016 NFL season will feature the Chicago Bears traveling to AT&T Stadium to play the Dallas Cowboys.
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Sunday Night Football on NBC takes another trip to AT&T Stadium, as the Dallas Cowboys will host the Chicago Bears on primetime in Week 3.
Dallas is fresh off its first win of the season by topping its NFC East rival in the Washington Redskins, 27-23. Chicago lost its first game of the season in Houston Week 1. The Bears hosted the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football in Week 2 at Soldier Field.
The Dak Prescott era seems to have the Cowboys faithful bursting with excitement. Though the Cowboys won their first game of the season in Week 2, the rabid Dallas fan base might want to slow down a bit on their love of Prescott.
Though Prescott is completing 62.7 percent of his passes, he has still yet to throw an NFL touchdown pass in two starts against NFC East defenses. He didn’t move the chains well enough to beat the New York Giants in Week 1.
However, Prescott’s yards per passing attempt in Week 2 against Washington was an impressive 9.7. Maybe he gets his first career touchdown pass at home against the Bears on Sunday Night Football?
According to OddsShark.com, the Cowboys are an early four-point home favorite on the Bears. Dallas should be favored to win on Sunday Night Football at home behind that raucous Arlington crowd and most importantly the best offensive line in football.
This should be a winnable game for the Cowboys, but there are two things that might end up helping the Bears in this one:
1.) While the Bears will be on a short week, having their Week 3 kickoff also in primetime might give Chicago a few more hours of much-needed rest.
2.) Chicago’s three NFC North rivals will have already played their Week 3 games. Knowing the results of the Detroit Lions, the Green Bay Packers, and the Minnesota Vikings might add a bit more urgency to how the Bears play on Sunday Night Football against the Cowboys.