Dallas will open its 2006 schedule at Jacksonville, a playoff team a year ago, on Sept. 10. Kick-off is set for 4:15 on FOX.
Jacksonville finished the 2005 season at 12-4.
The Cowboys also discovered their Thanksgiving opponent Monday- Tampa Bay. The annual game will be played in Texas Stadium and will kick-off at 4:15 on FOX.
The Bucs also made the playoffs last year with a record of 11-5.
The rest of the 2006 schedule will be announced in April once it is finalized.