Week 8 Fantasy Breakdown of Eagles vs. Cowboys: Playoff Hopes Will Be Slashed

October 30, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 8 Matchup:  Dallas Cowboys (3-3) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-4)
Rankings based on top 26 QBs, 50 RBs, 75 WRs and 30 TEs
Dallas Cowboys

Opponent Defensive Ranks
Philadelphia Rush Defense – 2011: 123.8 Yards Allowed/Game (23rd) || 6 TDs Allowed (T-21st)
Philadelphia Pass Defense – 2011: 217 Yards Allowed/Game (10th) || 11 TDs Allowed (T-20th)
Dallas Offensive Cast
Tony Romo (QB Week 8 Fantasy Ranking: No. 10)
2011 Season: 140/217 – for 1,756 yards, 10 TDs and six INTs
The Eagles may have the league’s best looking pass defense on paper, but games aren’t played in the books…they’re played on the field. Especially in divisional rivalries such as this one, you can expect all the norms (and sometimes a few players) to be thrown out the window as things tend to get just a little bit messy. 
Even though Philly’s pass D wa...

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