Eagles-Cowboys: NFL Wild-Card Weekend Preview & Predictions

January 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Wild-card Weekend
Philadelphia Eagles  @ Dallas Cowboys  (-4 )    Current Over/Under 45
Cowboys Stadium, 8:00 P.M. ET, NBC
The second game on Saturday of Wild-card Weekend pits two teams that are extremely familiar with one another as this will be the third time they meet this season. In the 8:00 P.M. start in Dallas, the 11-5 Eagles will try to avoid being swept by the 11-5 Cowboys after dropping the second game of the season series 24-0 last week.
This loss was devastating to Philadelphia, as it dropped them from the No. 2 seed and a week off to the No. 6 seed and another trip to Cowboys Stadium to face one of the hottest teams heading into the post season.
In last week’s game, Dallas relied on running back Marion Barber and a punishing rushing attack along with a stifling defense to completely shut the Eagles down. This game was never close as the Cowboys took the opening kickoff and marched 80 yards in nine plays for a touchdown.
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