The opponents for the 2013 season have been determined. The Cowboys will play the NFC North next season which it could easily be argued is the toughest division in the NFL. On the other hand, they play the AFC West arguably the weakest division in the NFL.
This season Greenbay and the Vikings made the playoffs from the North and the Bears (who crushed the Cowboys in a Monday night game) just barely missed a playoff spot. The Lions beat Dallas in 2011 after Dallas blew a nice lead when Romo threw two INTs for Tds. Don’t get me started on that topic.
In fact 4 out of the 8 home games next year are against teams that are in the playoffs this season.
In the AFC west, all teams had losing records except for the number one seeded Denver Broncos who could be on their way to a super bowl.
In addition, The Cowboys will host the Rams which is an improving team and play Drew Brees in New Orleans. (Oh no not again)
My early first impression? Another 8-8 season if I ever saw one!