Eagles record, Eagles record again, Eagles win over Cowboys
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.
— The Philadelphia Eagles have won their last four games, beating the Dallas Cowboys 29-13 Sunday to claim their third straight NFC East title.
The Eagles are currently the only team in the league with a winning record and the only one undefeated since losing to the New York Giants in Week 3.
They now have a winning percentage of .922, their best since 2006.
They have a 9-1 record in their last nine games.
The Philadelphia offense, which has averaged 26.6 points per game and outscored opponents 45-18 in the second half, led by QB Sam Bradford’s 22-yard touchdown pass to WR Jordan Matthews in the first quarter.
After that, the Eagles were able to put the game away.
After the Cowboys’ defense came out with a two-minute drill to open the fourth quarter, they converted three third downs and had a chance to tie it up late in the fourth.
However, WR Riley Cooper fumbled in the end zone after a sack by LB David Irving.
The Cowboys converted a field goal, which they would have gotten, to take the lead and get within 7-6.
The Eagles, who had a 3-point lead at halftime, had an opportunity to tie the game when WR Zach Ertz ran in a 34-yard field goal.
However Ertz fumbled the snap and the ball rolled out of bounds.
The Cowboys had the ball at their own 15-yard line.
The final three minutes of the game were spent in overtime, when the Eagles got the ball back on their own 22-yards line and went on to win the game by a score of 29-12.