Carolina and Dallas were perhaps two of the NFC teams with the most questions surrounding them coming into 2021.

For Dallas, the questions were: How will star quarterback Dak Prescott respond from season-ending surgery five games into last year? How will new defensive coordinator Dan Quinn revamp that unit? What changes will Mike McCarthy make after going 6-10 his first year?

For Carolina, the questions were: Was Sam Darnold’s lackluster career up until now a product of Adam Gase or something else? Will star running back Christian McCaffrey be at 100 percent? Can Carolina capitalize on a division without Drew Brees and an aging Matt Ryan?

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There’s a small sample size, but so far, at least some of those questions have been answered, and in fairly assertive fashion.

Both Dallas (2-1) and Carolina (3-0) lead their respective divisions behind strong play from both Prescott and Darnold. The two teams have also gotten strong defensive showings as well — Carolina’s 30 points allowed through three games are the lowest in the NFC, while the Cowboys have six interceptions, four sacks and five fumble recoveries through the first three games.

That’s not to say everything has gone off without a hitch.

McCaffrey is hurt once again, this time for multiple weeks, while Dallas kicker Greg Zuerlein has struggled at points, missing several key field goals and extra points.

Carolina is one of just five undefeated teams remaining in the NFL, but its first real test is this weekend against a balanced and talented Dallas team.

Here’s all the information you need to watch this Week 4 NFL matchup between two division leaders. 

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What channel is Cowboys vs. Panthers on today?

    TV channel: FoxLive stream: Fox Sports App, fuboTV

    The Cowboys’ matchup against the Panthers will be carried by Fox. Kevin Burkhardt will lead the play-by-play duties while former Panthers All-Pro tight end Greg Olsen will serve as the analyst. The tandem are joined by longtime veteran reporter Pam Oliver on the sidelines.

    In Canada, viewers can watch Cowboys vs. Panthers on DAZN, which has rights to every NFL game.

    Cowboys vs. Panthers start time

      Date: Sunday, Oct. 3Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET

      The Cowboys are scheduled to face the Panthers at 1 p.m. ET from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.

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      Cowboys schedule 2021WeekDateOpponentKickoff timeTV1Sept. 9at Buccaneers (Thursday)8:20 p.m. ETNBC2Sept. 19at Chargers4:25 p.m. ETCBS3Sept. 27vs. Eagles (Monday)8:15 p.m. ETESPN4Oct. 3vs. Panthers1 p.m. ETFox5Oct. 10vs. Giants4:25 p.m. ETFox6Oct. 17at Patriots4:25 p.m. ETCBS7Oct. 24Bye——8Oct. 31at Vikings8:20 p.m. ETNBC

      9Nov. 7vs. Broncos1 p.m. ETFox10Nov. 14vs. Falcons1 p.m. ETFox11Nov. 21at Chiefs4:25 p.m. ETFox12Nov. 25vs. Raiders (Thanksgiving)4:30 p.m. ETCBS13Dec. 2at Saints (Thursday)8:20 p.m. ETFox/NFLN14Dec. 12at Washington1 p.m. ETFox15Dec. 19at Giants1 p.m. ETFox16Dec. 26vs. Washington8:20 p.m. ETNBC17Jan. 2vs. Cardinals1 p.m. ETFox18Jan. 9at Eagles1 p.m. ETFox

      Panthers schedule 2021WeekDateOpponentKickoff timeTV1Sept. 12vs. Jets1 p.m. ETCBS2Sept. 19vs. Saints1 p.m. ETFox3Sept. 23at Texans8:20 p.m.NFL Network4Oct. 3at Cowboys1 p.m.Fox5Oct. 10vs. Eagles1 p.m.Fox6Oct. 17vs. Vikings1 p.m.Fox7Oct. 24at Giants1 p.m.Fox8Oct. 31at Falcons1 p.m.Fox9Nov. 7vs. Patriots1 p.m.CBS10Nov. 14at Cardinals4:05 p.m.Fox11Nov. 21vs. WFT1 p.m.Fox12Nov. 28at Miami1 p.m.Fox13Dec. 5Bye—Fox14Dec. 12vs. Falcons1 p.m.Fox15Dec. 18/19at BillsTBDTBD16Dec. 26vs. Bucs1 p.m.Fox17Jan. 2at Saints1 p.m.Fox18Jan. 9at Bucs1 p.m.Fox