The Philadelphia Eagles want to attend only a bit longer earlier than clinching the NFC East and the No. 1 seed within the convention.
The Dallas Cowboys have been capable of maintain off the Eagles’ potential game-winning drive and are available away with a 40-34 victory.
Trailing by six with two minutes to go, Gardner Minshew put the Eagles on the opposing 19-yard line, however after he spiked the ball on first down, the Cowboys stepped up and acquired three straight stops to clinch the win.
The Cowboys have been capable of struggle again from two separate 10-point deficits – Philly opened up the sport with a 10-0 lead, and the Cowboys answered with two touchdowns to guide by 4.
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Within the Eagles’ first drive of the second half, main by three, they went on a 10-play drive that completed with a 14-yard landing by DeVonta Smith on a 4th and three to take a 27-17 lead.
After Dallas kicked a discipline objective, they recovered a Minshew fumble and turned it right into a Michael Gallup landing to tie the sport. Smith scored once more, although, after a 13-play drive, however Dallas answered proper again with CeeDee Lamb’s second landing of the sport, knotting the match at 34 apiece with 5:49 to go.
Within the midst of one other good drive, Minshew then threw a pricey decide, which Dallas changed into a discipline objective. On the Eagles’ first play of their subsequent drive, Miles Sanders misplaced a fumble, and the Cowboys once more turned it into three factors with 2:07 to go.
The Eagles acquired into the pink zone rapidly, however have been unable to get any nearer.
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Minshew was greater than serviceable in exchange of attainable MVP Jalen Hurts, who’s out with a sprained shoulder – he completed with 355 yards by means of the air on 24-of-40 passing whereas speeding for a landing. Smith completed with eight catches for 113 yards and two scores. A.J. Brown added 103 receiving yards on six catches.
In the meantime, Dak Prescott was 27-for-35 for 347 yards, three touchdowns and a decide. Lamb caught 10 passes, two for scores, for 120 yards. Ezekiel Elliott additionally ran one in for a landing, completed with 55 speeding yards on 18 carries.
The Eagles are nonetheless only one win away from clinching the division and the highest seed within the convention, which is able to lead to a first-round bye. They host the New Orleans Saints subsequent week earlier than taking the New Jersey Turnpike north to pretend the New York Giants.
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The Eagles (12-3) must lose each of these video games, and the 10-5 Cowboys must beat the 7-8 Titans in Tennessee plus the 7-6-1 Washington Commanders in D.C. so as to snatch the division.