The Cowboys are now 5-1 since Amari Cooper arrived, extending their winning streak to five games while giving them the season-sweep of the Eagles in a 29-23 overtime win and two-game lead in the NFC East.
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett went for it on 4th and 1 at the Philadelphia Eagles’ 19 in overtime and it paid off as Ezekiel Elliott picked up the first to set up Dak Prescott’s game-winning pass to Amari Cooper.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott threw two interceptions and fumbled but led his team to an overtime win Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. Prescott had a career-high in completions and passing yards.
The Cowboys, led by QB Dak Prescott and WR Amari Cooper, led a thrilling OT win over the Philadelphia Eagles. So what scenarios need to happen for Dallas to clinch the NFC East division and a playoff berth?
The Dallas Cowboys dominated the Philadelphia Eagles the entire first half but red zone failures and turnovers netted only a 6-0 lead. The Cowboys’ defense held the Eagles to four first downs and 70 yards.
Dallas Cowboys defensive ends Taco Charlton and David Irving won’t be available Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. Irving has played in just two games and has dealt with an ankle injury. Charlton is healthy.
Since Amari Cooper joined the Dallas Cowboys, Cole Beasley’s role in the offense has been limited. He’s hoping the targets come back around over the final four games, including Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith was fined $26,739 by the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara. Smith was not flagged during the game. Smith is appealing the fine.
The Dallas Cowboys can virtually wrap up the NFC East title with a fifth consecutive win Sunday against the rival Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium. The four-game win streak started Nov. 11 with a 27-20 in Philly.
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said the perception of head coach Jason Garrett would change with some postseason success or a championship. Jones said criticism is part of the job.
Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli says injured LB Sean Lee has had a hand in the Dallas Cowboys success during his absence and will return to the starting lineup when healthy, calling him the best LB in the NFL.
Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli is not ready to call his unit elite, although it ranks fifth in the overall and second in points allowed. But he does say its the best defense he’s in Dallas.