When the NFL schedule came out, most viewed the week 2 matchup between the Cowboys and Chiefs as an easier win for Dallas.
After the Chiefs handled the Jacksonville Jaguars in week 1, many view the Kansas City defense as something approaching elite status. The Chiefs enter the game as three-point favorites at home.
Predictions from two sites have Kansas City winning by about three:
Kansas City 24, Dallas 21
Kansas City 23, Dallas 21
On the other hand, WhatIfSports thinks that the game will be the game of the week. The Cowboys won 63% of the matchups. The average score:
Dallas 29, Kansas City 24.
One of the more detailed NFL preview sources on YouTube—Football Gameplan—also predicts a Dallas win:
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The Cowboys are trying to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2008. However, that particular record hardly guarantees anything.
Six teams started the 2012 season with 2-0 records, including the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers (finished 11-4-1), the Atlanta Falcons (finished 13-3), and the Houston Texans (finished 12-4).
The other three? The San Diego Chargers (finished 7-9), the Arizona Cardinals (finished 5-11), and the Philadelphia Eagles (finished 4-12).
And how did those 2008 Cowboys do? They finished at 9-7 and missed the playoffs.