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LANDOVER, Md. -- A few thoughts on the Washington Redskins' 17-16 comeback victory over the New York Giants on "Monday Night Football" at FedExField. What it means: There is now a three-way race in the NFC East with four games to go. The Redsk…Upvote Share Tweet
IRVING - The biggest throw in the Cowboys’ 38-33 over Philadelphia may have not been made by quarterback Tony Romo but rather his head coach, Jason Garrett. In the final play of the third quarter, Garrett tossed a red flag and challenged the spot of tUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys CB Mike Jenkins adjusting to playing the slotIRVING - Mike Jenkins’ expertise as a slot cornerback is limited. So there is room for improvement for the fifth-year veteran as he continues to familiarize himself with the role he adopted in wake of the fractured left hand Orlando Scandrick sufferedUpvote Share TweetIRVING - Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray played Sunday night for the first time since he suffered a sprained left foot Oct. 14 at Baltimore. After missing six games, Murray was in for 37 plays against the Eagles and touched the football 27 times. HeUpvote Share TweetNeither Tony Romo nor Jason Garrett wanted to spend much time talking about Romo’s recent record following the Cowboys’ 38-33 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Eagles Sunday night. The Cowboys quarterback became the franchise’s all-time leaderUpvote Share Tweet
TV ratings suggest Dallas viewers still interested in Cowboys seasonThe Cowboys’ 38-33 victory over the Eagles on Sunday night scored a 32.4 rating in Dallas-Fort Worth for Channel 5. That makes it the No. 2 game of the season behind only the 34.2 scored by the Wednesday night season-opening victory over the Giants. ThrUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 3, 2012PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid says rookie Nick Foles will be the starting quarterback even when Michael Vick returns from a concussion.Upvote Share Tweet
Breaking Down the ‘Boys: Four plays that changed the game for DallasJonathan Bales is a special contributor to SportsDayDFW.com. He’s the founder of The DC Times and writes for DallasCowboys.com and the New York Times. He’s also the author ofUpvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) The foundering Philadelphia Eagles have fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn as they try to fix a broken pass defense amid an eight-game losing streak.Upvote Share TweetSince Dez Bryant joined the Cowboys, the question has always been one about whether or not his obvious athletic gifts would be able to overcome lapses in concentration and judgment on and off the field often enough for him to fulfill his potential. The …Upvote Share TweetBeating the Eagles on Sunday night leaves the Cowboys within striking distance of an NFC playoff berth. But at this point, Dallas likely needs to run the table the rest of the way, in addition to getting some help, to make the postseason. And considerin…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Dec 3, 2012In his commentary segment at halftime of the Cowboys-Eagles game, Bob Costas spoke in favor of stricter gun control in the wake of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide.Upvote Share Tweet
Rob Ryan: We got to fix the defense; ‘Thank God for our offense’ARLINGTON — Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson weren’t on the field Sunday night for the Philadelphia Eagles. But you’d never know it by just looking at the total yardage and the final score. The Cowboys held on for a 38-33 victory at CowUpvote Share Tweet
Morris Claiborne’s first NFL touchdown the clincher vs. Eagles: ‘It felt amazing’Morris Claiborne scored his first NFL touchdown in the win over Philadelphia. The rookie cornerback picked up a fumble that has been knocked loose by nose tackle Josh Brent and returned it 50 yards with 3:50 left for the score that iced the Cowboys vict…Upvote Share Tweet
An emotional Brandon Carr talks about the loss of his former Kansas City Chiefs teammateARLINGTON — Cornerback Brandon Carr was one of the few Cowboys players who weren’t smiling after the team’s win Sunday night over Philadelphia. In fact, Carr had to fight back his emotions after the game as he stood in front of his locker and talkedUpvote Share TweetARLINGTON — One day after signing with the Cowboys, former SMU cornerback Sterling Moore was on the field in a game against Philadelphia. The Cowboys signed Moore off of the New England Patriots practice squad and had him active against the Eagles. DespUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys OLBs Anthony Spencer, DeMarcus Ware return after suffering injuries in gameARLINGTON - Cowboys linebacker Anthony Spencer injured his right calf on the first defensive drive of the third quarter Sunday. Spencer left the game after he and Dan Connor tackled Bryce Brown after the Eagles running back gained three yards. But he woUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys WR Miles Austin returns to action, makes most of limited opportunitiesARLINGTON - Cowboys receiver Miles Austin didn’t catch a lot of passes Sunday in Dallas’ 38-33 victory over Philadelphia. But he made the second of his two receptions count. Austin scored on a 27-yard catch early in the fourth quarter that tied theUpvote Share Tweet
Cowboys-Eagles postgame reportDec 3Todd Archer and Jean-Jacques Taylor of ESPN Dallas discuss the Cowboys victory over the Eagles on Sunday night.
Countdown Daily Insight: Cowboys In The PlayoffsDec 3Prim Siripipat and Eric Allen talk about the week 13 knee-jerk reaction that the Cowboys are headed to the playoffs
Cowboys postgame press conferenceDec 3Cowboys react following game with Eagles
Will the Dallas Cowboys make the playoffs?Dec 3The "GameDay" crew debates whether the Dallas Cowboys will be able to make the playoffs while going over the rest of the regular season schedule.
Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…Dec 3On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …