Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys: Full Report Card Grades for Eagles

October 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After playing a solid overall game, the Philadelphia Eagles fell in overtime, 29-23, to the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Doug Pederson will have to take a hard look at himself after some questionable decisions down the stretch.
The game swung after a Wendell Smallwood fumble with 13:05 left in the fourth quarter. The Eagles offense had the ball near their own 40-yard line with a 10-point lead and had been having success. Instead, the Cowboys got the ball in field-goal position and nothing was the same after that.
The Eagles offense continues to lack an explosive element. Carson Wentz threw the ball 43 times, yet only managed 202 yards passing. Darren Sproles produced timely plays and Wentz was accurate, but the Eagles need to find another element to make defenses pay.
The Eagles defense gave up 460 yards, but until the very end of the game they were stingy in the points department. Defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz had another uncharacteristically blitz-heavy game plan, w...

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