Cowboys Reveal Captains for Entire 2024 NFL Playoffs

The Cowboys unveiled their team captains ahead of Sunday's playoff game against the Packers.

Dec 30, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA;  Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) reacts
Dec 30, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) reacts / Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
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The Dallas Cowboys’ playoff journey as NFC East champions begins on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers to continue Super Wild Card weekend. The Cowboys had a phenomenal regular season that saw them capture the No. 2 seed in the NFC and the NFC East crown.

Dallas will look to carry that momentum into today’s playoff game and hope that their captains can lead the way.

According to Michael Gehlkin of the Dallas Morning News, Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t change captains during the playoffs, so they will roll with Dak Prescott, Zack Martin, DeMarcus Lawrence, Stephon Gilmore, Brandon Aubrey, and Bryan Anger.

Most fans don’t take a lot of stock in who the Cowboys are before every game, but these players, in particular, will have a huge role in the team’s playoff run.

Cowboys fans will hope Prescott can shake off his playoff struggles on Sunday against Green Bay, as he’s only 2-4. Prescott has played like an MVP candidate this season, completing 69.5% of his passes for 4,516 yards, 36 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.

Prescott has also played well at AT&T Stadium this season, completing 73.3% of his passes for 3,353 yards, 29 touchdowns, and four interceptions. Along with Prescott, kicker Brandon Aubrey will play an integral role in the Cowboys’ postseason run.

The former USFL standout has been one the best kickers in the NFL in 2023, making 36-of-38 field goals and 49-of-52 extra points en route to being named to the Pro Bowl. 

The Cowboys are seven-point favorites and - 340 on the moneyline on FanDuel Sportsbook ahead of today’s game against the Packers. For Dallas to win and cover the spread, they’ll need a vintage regular-season performance from Prescott and the defense.

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