Depending on which sportsbook you’re looking at, the Washington Football Team is anywhere from a one-point favorite to a one-point underdog against the Dallas Cowboys this weekend. In this game between two of the bottom-half teams in the NFL, there are a number of things that can happen, and it honestly wouldn’t be a shock to see either team come out on top, whether by blowout or grudge match.
When you put the matchup under a microscope, though, there are a few key areas on the field where the game will absolutely be decided. If a ball bounces this way or that could end up being the difference-maker, and both teams need to focus hard on these areas to make sure they can come out on top. Here are our four biggest matchups to watch.