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The Leftovers: Walk-Off Win

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Walk-off Win ... WR Jordan Matthews led the team with nine receptions and 133 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime on a 41-yard catch ... Matthews' score was the fourth overtime touchdown by the Eagles and the first since Clyde Simmons scored on a blocked field goal return on 11/20/1988 at NYG ... In their storied history, the Eagles and Cowboys have only gone to overtime on one other occasion, a 16-13 Eagles win on 11/5/00 in Philadelphia ... Overall, the last Eagles overtime win was on 10/24/04 at Cleveland ... The Eagles are 5-3 all-time at AT&T Stadium ... Chip Kelly is 10-6 in his career against NFC East opponents.

Establishing the Run ... The Eagles amassed 172 yards against the Cowboys, the highest total they have surrendered all season ... RB DeMarco Murray rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown and RB Ryan Mathews also contributed 67 yards and a score ... Murray and Mathews have each reached the end zone in three of the last four games ... Murray also contributed 78 receiving yards, including a career-long 44 yarder ... Over the last four games, Murray has 343 yards on 77 carries (4.5 average) and has amassed 477 yards from scrimmage ... Since Week 3, the Eagles have rushed 192 times for 903 yards (4.8 average), ranking second behind St. Louis at 150.5 yards per game … Mathews ranks second in the NFL in terms of yards per carry at 6.1, behind only Buffalo's Carlos Williams (6.6) ... The Eagles are one of three teams (Seattle, Pittsburgh) to feature two running backs with at least 350 rushing yards this season.

Sam's Club ... QB Sam Bradford threw for 295 yards and one touchdown on 25 of 36 passing for a 103.4 rating ... Bradford has 12 career games with a 100-plus rating and two as an Eagle ...  Bradford completed 15 of 19 in the second half and overtime for 221 yards and a touchdown, for a 132.7 rating ... For the season, Bradford's quarterback rating in the second half and overtime is 97.0 ... Bradford has thrown a 39-plus yard touchdown to four different receivers this year, which is the highest total of his career and leads the NFL this season.

Brilliant Backer ... LB Jordan Hicks scored on a 64-yard interception return, the longest by an Eagles linebacker since Shawn Barber's 80-yarder on 12/21/02 at Dallas ... In two games against the Cowboys, Hicks has a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and an INT-TD ... Hicks became the fourth rookie linebacker in team history to have two or more interceptions in a season and the first since Alonzo Johnson in 1986 ... Hicks has a sack, two interceptions, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble this season ... He became the ninth Eagles rookie with a pick six and the first since Bill Bradley in 1969.

I'll Take That ... The Eagles have forced 11 turnovers over the last four games and 16 over the last six contests ... The Eagles have forced at least one turnover in 14 straight games for a total of 33 during that span ... The Eagles rank fourth in the NFL with 12 interceptions this season.

The Eagles and Cowboys met for the second time this season in Dallas during Week 9. View the full gallery here...

Defensive Nuggets ... LB Brandon Graham recorded two strip sacks of Matt Cassel, becoming the second Eagle this season (Fletcher Cox) and just the fifth since 1994 with at least two sacks and two forced fumbles in the same game ... Graham has four sacks in the last five games and seven forced fumbles over the last two seasons ... LB Mychal Kendricks has a sack in back-to-back games after his return to the lineup … The Eagles have forced 12 fumbles this year, tying Denver and Tampa Bay  for the league lead ... LB Connor Barwin picked up his third sack of the season and now has 22.5 as an Eagle, tying Darren Howard for 18th on the team's all-time list ... The Eagles have at least one sack in every game this year and three or more sacks in four games.

Offensive Quick Hits ... Jordan Matthews' nine receptions and 133 yards are both the second highest totals of his career. Matthews has five 100-yard games in his young career ... The Eagles have scored five touchdowns on their first possession of the second half this season, while yielding just 10 total points to opponents ... The Eagles racked up 459 total net yards against the Cowboys, the most allowed by Dallas this year. Since 2013, the Eagles have eclipsed 400 yards of offense a league-leading 25 times ... Since 2013, the Eagles lead the league with 210 20-plus yard plays, including eight in this game ... RB Darren Sproles (17,246) moved past Eric Metcalf (17,230) and into 14th place on the NFL's all-time all-purpose yardage list.

Surging Sturgis ... K Caleb Sturgis nailed a 53-yard field goal, tying for the second-longest of his career and marking his eighth career 50-plus yarder and his second in as many games ... His 53-yarder tied for the fifth-longest in team history and gave the team the lead in the final minutes of the fourth quarter ... Sturgis became just the second Eagle ever with a 50-plus yard field goal in back-to-back games and the first since Tom Dempsey in 1971.

Donnie Longball ... P Donnie Jones placed four of his five punts inside the 20-yard line and still managed a 47.2-yard net average ... Jones has landed 81 punts inside the 20 during his Eagles career, which ranks fourth on the team's all-time list.

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