Cowboys' playoff fate likely to be settled on road

The Dallas Cowboys will have to be a good road team if they're even in position to end a four-year playoff drought in 2014.

Dallas finishes the season with four of six games away from home, including all three NFC East rivals. The finale is at Washington on Dec. 28.

The Cowboys open the season at their $1.2 billion stadium against San Francisco on Sept. 7. After going to Tennessee and St. Louis, Dallas plays five out of six games at home.

The bye will come after the trip to London to face Jacksonville on Nov. 9. The Cowboys play consecutive Thursday games on Thanksgiving against Philadelphia and the following week at Chicago.

The home game in the four-game finishing stretch is Indianapolis on Dec. 21.

Cowboys Schedule
Week 1: vs. San Francisco, September 7 at 3:25pm on FOX

Week 2: at Tennessee, September 14 at 12:00pm on FOX

Week 3: at St. Louis, September 21 at 12:00pm on FOX

Week 4: vs. New Orleans, September 28 at 7:30pm on NBC

Week 5: vs. Houston, October 5 at 12:00pm on CBS

Week 6: at Seattle, October 12 at 3:25pm on FOX

Week 7: vs. NY Giants, October 19 at 3:25pm on FOX

Week 8: vs. Washington, October 27 at 7:30pm on ESPN

Week 9: vs. Arizona, November 2 at 12:00pm on FOX

Week 10: vs. Jacksonville (in London), November 9 at 12:00pm on FOX

Week 11: BYE WEEK

Week 12: at NY Giants, November 23 at 7:30pm on NBC

Week 13: vs. Philadelphia, November 27 at 3:30pm on FOX

Week 14: at Chicago, December 4 at 7:25pm on NFL Network

Week 15: at Philadelphia, December 14 at 7:30pm on NBC

Week 16: vs. Indianapolis, December 21 at 3:25pm on CBS

Week 17: at Washington, December 28 at 12:00pm on FOX

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