5 things to know before Falcons at Cowboys kickoff

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Here are five things to know before the Falcons (4-4) and the Cowboys (6-2) kickoff today at 1 p.m. at AT&T Stadium.

1. Gregory out. Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory suffered an injury Wednesday and is out. He’s tied for the team lead with five sacks.

2. Series record: This will be the 28th regular-season meeting between the Cowboys and the Falcons. The Cowboys lead the series 16-11.

The Cowboys have won the past two meetings, including last season’s 40-39 victory over the Falcons on Sept. 20. The Falcons blew a 26-7 lead and did not recover an onside kick that would have secured the victory.

3. Where to watch, listen and stream: Fox – Play-by-Play: Kevin Burkhardt. Analyst: Greg Olsen. Sideline: Pam Oliver. Click here for radio and streaming information.

4. Three key matchups: Click here for the three matchups to watch.

5. Injury report: Falcons cornerback Kendall Sheffield (hamstring) is out.

Tight end Lee Smith (back), defensive tackle Jonathan Bullard (concussion) and outside linebacker Steven Means (knee) were listed as doubtful. Defensive tackle John Cominsky (shoulder) was listed as questionable.

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Eagles 32, Falcons 6

Buccaneers 48, Falcons 25

Falcons 17, Giants 14

Washington 34, Falcons 30

Falcons 27, Jets 20

Bye Week

Falcons 30, Dolphins 28

Panthers 19, Falcons 13

Falcons 27, Saints 25

Next four games

Falcons at Cowboys, 1 p.m. Sunday

Patriots at Falcons, 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18

Falcons at Jacksonville, 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 28

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5