Dallas Cowboys fans have been waiting for the perfect game for the team to take on the Houston Texans in the season finale.
And now, we finally have that perfect game, courtesy of the Dallas Cowboys defense.
The Cowboys are playing the Atlanta Falcons in a Week 17 game that will be the first of five against the Falcons.
The game will air on Fox Sports 1.
Dallas is ranked No. 3 in the NFL and No. 2 in the AFC South.
The Cowboys have won six of the past seven games.
It’s a big game, with the Cowboys having one of the best defenses in the league.
The Cowboys defense has been the focal point of the offense this season.
Ezekiel Elliott leads the team with 2,836 yards, the second-most yards by a quarterback in league history.
Ezekiel Elliot is a top-five running back in the history of the NFL.
He is averaging more than 4.4 yards per carry, which is second in the game in the passing game.
Elliott is also the team’s leading rusher, with 1,081 yards on the season.
The two running backs also have combined for a team-leading 13 touchdowns, including two games in which they both have had multiple scores.
Dallas is allowing only 34.3 points per game, second-fewest in the NFC.
On defense, linebacker Sean Lee is second on the team, with a team leading 20 tackles and nine sacks.
He has a team high seven quarterback hurries and is second among all defensive players with nine quarterback hits.
Lee is third on the defensive line in sacks (10), and he has two quarterback hits on the year.
In addition, linebacker Travis Frederick has recorded three sacks and five quarterback hits and has been a key member of the defense.
The defensive end has also recorded two tackles for loss and two quarterback hurrie.
Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has been on a tear in 2017.
He leads the league with 25 catches for 299 yards and two touchdowns.
He also has two touchdown catches and three kickoff returns for touchdowns.
Houston is No. 1 in the conference in total offense with 5,945 yards, but the Texans have given up an average of 9.2 points per contest.
Houston has won four straight games and is tied for the most wins in the division.
As for the defensive side of the ball, the defense has allowed only 31 points per outing, the best in the entire NFL.
The defense has also allowed just 20.8 points per play, the third-best mark in the SEC.
The Falcons offense has been struggling with turnovers.
The Falcons have allowed an average touchdown per game of 9, and have the league’s lowest rate of scoring opportunities per game.
Atlanta has allowed a team average of 17 points per touchdown pass.
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2 in points per possession.
The Dallas Cowboys are averaging a league-best 28.8 rushing yards per game and are leading the NFL in rushing touchdowns (4) with 7.3.
The team is averaging 3.5 yards per rush and is leading the league in rushing yards (1,937) with 1.5 per carry.
Dallas is the only team in the top five in total defense with an average score of 34.5 points per night, the highest in the nation.
The defending Super Bowl champions are No. 5 in total yards allowed per game (3,931.3 yards) and No 1 in passing yards per play (8.3).