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The Dallas Cowboys are claiming they are healthier than at any point of the season, which will likely result in wide receiver Miles Austin returning to the field.
It absolutely came at the right time, as the team was unable to hold onto a 20-3 first-half lead in Week 4, dropping a 34-30 decision to the Detroit Lions as 2.5-point home favorites.
The Cowboys will benefit greatly from having defensive coordinator Rob Ryan against New England quarterback Tom Brady.
He was the architect of Cleveland's defense last year that led directly to a 34-14 win over the Patriots in Week 9 of the 2010 campaign.
Brady completed just 19 of 36 passes and the offense was limited to only 283 yards.
Bettors need to realize that Dallas has lost its two games by a combined seven points, failing to hold a lead in each contest.
A bye week helps a team limit mistakes and regroup.
New England just gained revenge from last year's playoff exit with a 30-21 win over the New York Jets.
Let's just hope that Cowboys signal caller Tony Romo can get us to the finish line, leaving behind his patented late-game mistakes.
Pick: Dallas Cowboys (+7.5)