Image

7:49 AM / Thursday October 29, 2020

11 Jan 2010

Eagles lose to Cowboys

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
January 11, 2010 Category: Sports Posted by:

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys had their way with the Eagles on Sunday. Their reward was the NFC East title and the challenge of trying to do it again. Tony Romo threw a pair of early touchdown passes and the defense took over from there, sending Dallas to a 24-0 victory over Philadelphia and setting up a rematch at the Cowboys’ new palace next weekend.

 

The Cowboys (11-5) have quickly become a team nobody wants to face this postseason. This was their third straight impressive win and their most complete performance of the entire season. The shutout also made for a major milestone in the club’s storied history: First-ever back-to-back blankings. Only twice in the previous 49 seasons had they even had two shutouts the entire season.

Image

 

Philadelphia (11-5) hadn’t been swept by Dallas since 2005. The Eagles had two of their three lowest-scoring games against the Cowboys, with the common denominator being a lack of big plays. Their longest in this game was 32 yards on a first-half drive that ended in a fumbled snap.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News

Sun Report

For Trump, city where ‘bad things happen’ looms large

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Philadelphia resident Dexter Ayres talks with The Associated Press outside his...

Seniors

Five tips for managing high cholesterol

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email Family Features High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for...

Week In Review

Rush, Bacon introduce legislation to honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email WASHINGTON — On October 16, U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) and Don...

Health

Virus surges in key battleground states as election nears

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Voters line up at an early voting satellite location at the...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of October 25

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email All Signs: Halloween can be full of surprises, “Trick-or-treat!” However, this year Halloween...

Color Of Money

Budget-friendly tips for a safe and joyous holiday 2020

October 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email BPT Uncertainty continues into the 2020 holiday season, with limited travel, canceled events...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff