Why the Eagles Will Beat the Cowboys

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Delivering heartbreak to the Cowboys Saturday night and extending their playoff winless streak to a 14th season would be oh-so-sweet for every single Eagles fan.
Clearly, being faced with a road game against a team that has handled them twice is not an advantage for the Eagles but as my preseason pick to win the Super Bowl, I feel obligated to defend said prediction.
1.     Andy Reid & Donovan McNabb have never lost a first round playoff game – While Eagles fans enjoy a highly-publicized on-again, off-again, love-hate relationship with both Reid and Donovan, they have simply been winners. Detractors will point to the conspicuous lack of a Lombardi trophy but five NFC Conference Championship games this decade is second to none and a perfect 7-0 in their first playoff games of the season bodes well for the Eagles.
That level of experience is unmatched on the Cowboys sideline whose last playoff game victory occurred when Tony Romo was a 16-year old high school j...

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