Cowboys, Texans matchup set for Sunday Night Football

Cowboys, Texans matchup set for Sunday Night Football
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With the NFL draft a week away, the league announced their full slate of games for the upcoming 2018 season.

The Dallas Cowboys will move on from life with Lufkin's Dez Bryant. America's team will start the season on the road in Carolina on Sept.9. The have their home opener the next week when they play in prime time against New York. The team will have four more prime time games after that which includes a matchup with the Houston Texans on Sunday Night i week 5 (Oct.7) from NRG Stadium in Houston. The game will feature two of the best young quarterbacks in Dak Prescott and Deshawn Watson.

The teams annual Thanksgiving Day game will be against rival Washington and kickoff is set for 3:30 pm.

Here is the full schedule:

Sept. 9 at Carolina Panthers, 4:25 p.m. (FOX) 
Sept. 16 vs. New York Giants, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) 
Sept. 23 at Seattle Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. (FOX) 
Sept. 30 vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX) 
Oct. 7 at Houston Texans, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) 
Oct. 14 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 4:25 p.m. (CBS) 
Oct. 21 at Washington Redskins, 4:25 p.m. (CBS) 
Oct. 28 -- BYE 
Nov. 5 vs. Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. (CBS) 
Nov. 11 at Philadelphia Eagles, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) 
Nov. 18 at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (FOX) 
Nov. 22 vs. Washington Redskins (Thanksgiving), 4:30 p.m. (FOX) 
Nov. 29 vs. New Orleans Saints, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN) 
Dec. 9 vs. Philadelphia Eagles, 4:25 p.m. (FOX) 
Dec. 16 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (FOX) 
Dec. 23 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.M. (FOX) 
Dec. 30 at New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)

The Houston Texans will have three prime time matchups on their slate of games. Besides the Dallas game, the team will host Miami on Thursday Night Football and will host division rival Tennessee on Monday Night Football on Nov.26.

Here is the full Texans schedule:

Sept. 9 at New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Sept. 16 at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Sept. 23 vs. New York Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Sept. 30 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Oct. 7 vs. Dallas Cowboys, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)
Oct. 14 vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Oct. 21 at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Oct. 25 vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN)
Nov. 4 at Denver Broncos, 4:05 PM (CBS)
Nov. 11 -- BYE
Nov. 18 at Washington Redskins, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Nov. 26 vs. Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN)
Dec. 2 vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Dec. 9 vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Dec. 15 at New York Jets, TBD (NFLN)
Dec. 23 at Philadelphia Eagles, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Dec. 30 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)

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