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Analysis: Tony Romo ‘nearly flawless;’ Cowboys D, Doug Free hav…

Analysis: Tony Romo ‘nearly flawless;’ Cowboys D, Doug Free have poor showings

dallasnews.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 2, 2012
ARLINGTON — It hasn’t been the case often this season, but the Cowboys found a way to play their best football in the fourth quarter Sunday night. They scored 21 points during that 15-minute stretch and outlasted the division rival Philadelphia Eagles
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  • Jerry Jones Scratching His Nuts: Eagles-Cowboys, And Much Of Mo…

    Jerry Jones Scratching His Nuts: Eagles-Cowboys, And Much Of Modern Culture, In One GIF

    deadspin.com ESPN.com Dec 2, 2012
    Dallas 38, Philadelphia 33: Peering down from the suite at the top of his shiny monument to excess, billionaire oil plutocrat Jerry Jones, insensitive to the fact that he might be on national television at that very moment, scratched his nuts, probably,…
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  • Sunday night wrap-up: Eagles can’t stop Bryant

    Sunday night wrap-up: Eagles can’t stop Bryant

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    He can be a headache at times. But what a glorious headache he can be. Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant did it again Sunday night, showing why the Cowboys have hugged him, coddled him, given him so many chances. Bryant took over at times during the Cowbo…
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  • Tampa Bay DE Adrian Clayborn: ‘Doug Free can’t block a soul unl…

    Tampa Bay DE Adrian Clayborn: ‘Doug Free can’t block a soul unless he holding’

    dallasnews.com Dec 2, 2012
    With the Cowboys and Eagles battling it out on primetime, more eyes than usual were on the Cowboys. Among those apparently watching the game: Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Adrian Clayborn. It’s not exactly clear who Clayborn was rooting for during
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  • Rapid Reaction: Cowboys 38, Eagles 33

    Rapid Reaction: Cowboys 38, Eagles 33

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Cowboys again were faced with rallying from a double-digit hole. But unlike the Thanksgiving Day loss to the Washington Redskins, Dallas managed to catch up to the Philadelphia Eagles. Dallas defeated Philadelphia, 38-33, to end …
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  • Cowboys begin comeback early, but trail 17-10

    Cowboys begin comeback early, but trail 17-10

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    The Cowboys decided to start coming back sooner than normal. Of course the Eagles had plenty to do with that. DeMarco Murray’s 1-yard touchdown made it 14-10 just before halftime, after the Eagles defense continued to forget to cover people running acro
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  • Deadspin Up All Night: It's Too Late

    Deadspin Up All Night: It's Too Late

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    Thank you for your continued support of Deadspin. There's still the Eagles and Cowboys coming up shortly so we'll be around. More »
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  • Ratliff inactive for Cowboys tonight

    Ratliff inactive for Cowboys tonight

    The Cowboys will again be without Jay Ratliff, as their nose tackle continues to be bothered by a groin injury which has now cost him two games. Ratliff leads the Cowboys’ inactive list for tonight’s game against the Eagles, along with wide receiver A
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  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray active for game against Philadelphia

    Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray active for game against Philadelphia

    dallasnews.com Dec 2, 2012
    ARLINGTON - DeMarco Murray is active for the Cowboys’ Sunday night showdown with Philadelphia. The second-year running back had missed the previous six games after spraining his left foot Oct. 14 against Baltimore. While Murray will available to play,
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  • Why the Cowboys Should Move to No Huddle

    Why the Cowboys Should Move to No Huddle

    cowboysgab.com Dec 2, 2012
    You were just hired as a general manager and you have to choose one quarterback, so which one is it going to be? Player A: 71.0 quarterback rating, 1391 yards, 4 touchdowns to 9 interceptions. Player B: 99.2 quarterback rating, 1900 yards, 12 touchdowns…
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  • Ex-Cowboy Charles Haley, DeSoto’s Tim Brown headline 2012 Texas…

    Ex-Cowboy Charles Haley, DeSoto’s Tim Brown headline 2012 Texas Black Sports Hall class

    dallasnews.com Dec 2, 2012
    Tim Brown slips on the hall of fame jacket at the enshrinement luncheon of the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame in Dallas, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. (Ron Heflin/Special Contributor)
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  • Video - GameDay: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights 04:22

    GameDay: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys highlights

    Dec 2
    The Dallas Cowboys stay alive in the playoff conversation, knocking off the Philadelphia Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne returns fumble for the score 00:55

    Dallas Cowboys CB Morris Claiborne returns fumble for the score

    Dec 2
    Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne recovers a Bryce Brown fumble and returns it 50 yards for a touchdown to increase the team's lead to 38-27 over the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant 6-yard TD catch 00:21

    Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant 6-yard TD catch

    Dec 2
    Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant takes a short pass from quarterback Tony Romo and bruises his way through the opposing defense for a 6-yard touchdown and a 31-27 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter.
  • Video - Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin 27-yard TD catch 00:32

    Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin 27-yard TD catch

    Dec 2
    Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo hits wide receiver Miles Austin for a 27-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter.

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    Dec 2
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