Ranking Packers 3 possible playoff opponents in wild-card round

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1. Dallas Cowboys

It doesn't get much tougher than a road game against the Dallas Cowboys. Mike McCarthy's team is undefeated at home this season and is dominant on both sides of the ball. Dallas has a top-five scoring offense and defense.

The Cowboys are perfect at home this season, outscoring their opponents 299-127. They are scoring an average of 37.4 points and allowing 15.9 at AT&T Stadium. No opponent has scored more than 20 points at Dallas this season.

Their offense is also excellent at home. Dak Prescott is playing at an MVP level this season, and he has 2,470 yards, 22 touchdowns, and three interceptions, with a 120.0 passer rating in eight home games.

The way to win? The Lions almost upset the Cowboys in Week 17. They limited the Cowboys' offense by generating consistent pressure on Prescott. Detroit made three sacks and seven QB hits, and should've had a sack for a safety, but Derrick Barnes missed the tackle and Prescott escaped to hit CeeDee Lamb for a 92-yard touchdown. It was a game-changing play.

None of the Packers' three potential playoff matchups would be easy. Forget Green Bay's incredible recent record against Dallas. This is a different challenge. The Packers would aim to become the first team to beat the Cowboys in their own stadium this season, which is a big ask.

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