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Eagles-Cowboys Nuggets

Here are some Eagles-Cowboys nuggets to get you ready for Sunday Night Football in Arlington, Texas.

After taking back-to-back games from the Eagles to end the 2009 season, the Cowboys have won three straight and four of five in this series. Head coach Andy Reid, however, still maintains a 14-9 all-time record against the Cowboys.

New Dallas head coach Jason Garrett will be facing the Eagles for the first time. His record now stands at 3-1 after the Cowboys defeated the Indianapolis Colts last weekend in overtime.


The Eagles have won 11 of their last 12 games in the month of December. Head coach Andy Reid is 35-16 in the regular season after December 1.

In his last start vs. Dal. (12/16/06 with Atl.), quarterback Michael Vick completed 16 of 24 passes (66.7 pct.) for 237 yards with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for a 121.0 rating. He has 300 passing yards in 3 of his last 4 games. He leads the NFC with a 109.0 quarterback rating on 3rd down.

Running back LeSean McCoy had 130 scrimmage yards & 2 TDs last week. He had a rush & rec. TD in same game for the first time in his career. He has 100 scrimmage yards in 8 of 12 games this year. He leads NFL RBs with 67 catches.

Receiver Jeremy Maclin had 7 catches for 146 yards & TD (76 yards) in 2009 playoff game at Dallas.

Cornerback Asante Samuel has 6 INTs in his past 5 games. Since start of 2006, he has 36 INTs, most in NFL.


Quarterback Jon Kitna has completed 79 of 114 passes (69.3 pct.) for 954 yards with 7 TDs vs. 2 INTs for a 107.9 quarterback rating in his past 4 games. He passed for 446 yards in last game vs. Phi (9/23/07 with Det).

Receiver Miles Austin has a TD catch in 2 of past 3 vs. Phi (incl. playoffs).

Incl. playoffs, running back Felix Jones has 9 career TDs (7 rush, 1 rec., 1 KR) & averages 49.8 yards per TD (448 yards). He has 3 TDs (2 rush, 1 KR) vs. Phi & averages 73.3 yards per TD. He rushed for career-best 148 yards & TD (73 yards) in 2009 playoff game vs. Phi.

Linebacker DeMarcus Ware has 8.5 sacks in 11 games vs. Phi (incl. playoffs).

Linebacker Anthony Spencer has 3 sacks & FF in past 2 meetings vs. Phi (incl. playoffs).

-- Posted by Josh Goldman, 10:30 a.m., December 12

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