The Philadelphia Eagles faced the Dallas Cowboys last night in Arlington, Texas at 8:20 ET. The game turned out to be a stunning display of big plays, resolve and determined players. Although both teams brought their all to the Cowboys Stadium, the Eagles simply did better than the Cowboys in almost every aspect of the game. As a result, Philadelphia won this inter-division rivalry with a close 30-27 after regulation time. NFL scores.
This win strengthened the Eagles lead on the NFC East. Being the fifth win in six games, the team now stands with a solid 9-4 record and a half game ahead of the New York Giants. It was a night of big plays for Philadelphia, and the first time they had won at this particular stadium over the last three games. Michael Vick went 16 of 26 for 270 yards and two TDs. The QB also participated in one of the bigger plays of the game with a 60-yard pass to DeSean Jackson in the first quarter to open things up. Jackson also did well, delivering a career-high 210 yards receiving, and averaging 34 receiving yards in the last four games. Though a few players were injured in this game, including Vick [thumb], Jackson [ankle], and Strewart Bradley [right elbow], they carried on and refused to break form. In a combined and coordinated effort, the seven up front and big offense plays took this road match-up. As Coach Andy Reid put it, “We put the pedal to the medal in this one.” NFL spreads.
According to CBSSports.com Grades, “Everything the Cowboys did well, Philadelphia did it better.” The Eagle offense was just too strong, and handed Dallas its first losing season since 2004. With that the team is eliminated from the playoffs at 4-9 in the NFC East. They purposefully moved the ball on offense with Jon Kitna [24-35, 242], and banged Vick up with no mercy on defense, but it was not enough in the end. See how these two teams bring their seasons to an end at www.scoresandodds.com, your source for the best lines and bets for the NFL. NFL lines.