Sunday's NFL matchups included a huge game between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys. While the home team jumped out to the advantage for the first three quarters, it was Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay with a spirited fourth-quarter comeback. Here's a look at how the Green Bay Packers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 in today's NFC showdown along with a standings update and whats next for each of these teams.

NFL game recap

In today's game, the Dallas Cowboys grabbed the early 7-6 lead in the first quarter and went up 20-12 at halftime after two more touchdowns.

However, the Packers shut them out in the third while scoring a field goal and then had a ferocious 20-10 comeback in the fourth quarter for the win.

Aaron Rodgers finished the day for the Packers with a 19-for-29 passing performance that ended with 221 yards and three touchdowns. Aaron Jones rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries while Davante Adams had seven catches for 66 yards and two touchdowns in the big win.

On the other side, Dak Prescott played well as he threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns on 25-for-36 passing. Dak also had a rushing touchdown while teammate Ezekiel Elliott had 116 yards on 29 carries. For the receivers, Jason Witten was Prescott's top target of the day with 61 yards and eight catches on 10 targets.

However, Cole Beasley had two of the touchdown catches on four receptions. Dez Bryant had the other TD catch and finished with 52 yards.

For today's game, Green Bay had the ball for just under 25 minutes compared to over 35 for the home team. Green Bay also had just 342 yards compared to 408 for the Cowboys but the veteran Rodgers made the most of the time his team had the ball.

Dallas had three turnovers in the game today which led to their downfall as the Packers eventually made the comeback.

Standings and what's next

The Green Bay Packers are off to a hot start this NFL season as they now move to 4-1 overall and 1-1 on the road. Their only loss so far has come to the Atlanta Falcons in their second game of the season.

Next up, they'll have another away game next Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern Time against the Minnesota Vikings.

For the Dallas Cowboys, their 2-3 start to the NFL season has to be worrisome for the team and their fans. Dallas has now dropped two-straight games with a loss a few weeks ago to the Los Angeles Rams followed by this loss to the Green Bay Packers. They'll have a bye week to contemplate what's going wrong. The Cowboys will try to bounce back when they play at the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 22nd at 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time.