Featured News - Current News - Archived News - News Categories

Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dallas Cowboys visit Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and Philadelphia Eagles on 'Sunday Night Football'

by jmaloni


Thu, Dec 11th 2014 10:35 am

Coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. on NBC

NBC's "Sunday Night Football" presents a battle for first place in the NFC East, when Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and the Dallas Cowboys (9-4) square off against Mark Sanchez, LeSean McCoy and the Philadelphia Eagles (9-4). Sunday night's coverage begins with "Football Night In America" at 7 p.m. ET.

The last time the Cowboys and Eagles met this late in the season with at least a .690 winning percentage was more than three decades ago, on Dec. 21, 1980 (Dallas, 11-4; Philadelphia, 12-3). In addition, the Cowboys bring the NFL's only undefeated road record (6-0) to Philadelphia Sunday night, where the Eagles have posted a 6-1 record this season.

Sunday night's showdown between the Cowboys and Eagles marks the second meeting between the two teams in an 18-day span. On Thanksgiving Day, McCoy rushed for 159 yards and a touchdown, and Sanchez passed for 217 yards and totaled two touchdowns in a 33-10 win over the Cowboys in Dallas.

The Cowboys rebounded last Thursday night with a 41-28 win over the Chicago Bears, led by Murray's season-high 179 rushing yards, and three touchdown passes from Romo. The Eagles lost, 24-14, to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, as Seattle's defense held Philadelphia to 139 yards of total offense.

Murray currently leads the NFL with 1,606 rushing yards, while McCoy ranks fourth (1,068).

comments powered by Disqus

Hometown News