4 major X-Factors to watch in the Cowboys vs. Seahawks matchup in Week 3

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The NFL world is still buzzing days later after the Dallas Cowboys’ historic comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons. The same can be said about the Seattle Seahawks who are coming off a goal line stop victory over the New England Patriots.

Both teams are coming off of momentum building wins that can translate into Week 3 when they face off head-to-head. This will be a matchup that features two quarterbacks who are playing at a very high level to start the season.

Dak Prescott was named NFC Player of the Week for Week 2 with his performance against the Falcons. He threw for 450 yards and one touchdown while providing three rushing scores to go along with it. He became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 450 yards and run for three touchdowns.

For the Seahawks, Russell Wilson also had a phenomenal performance in Week 2 as he hung five touchdowns on the Patriots and threw for 288 yards. Seattle’s defense stood tall on Patriots quarterback Cam Newton at the end of the game and secured a 35-30 win.

The 2-0 Seahawks are set to host the 1-1 Cowboys at 4:25 pm on the Fox Game of the Week. Let’s take a look at four major X-Factors headed into this NFC clash.