News  

 

Cowboys beat Eagles, stay alive in playoff race

  • By Associated Press
More Columns >

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Dallas Cowboys beat the Philadelphia Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.


Relive every game this season online and on-demand with enhanced viewing features, including the "All-22" coaches film. Get NFL Game Rewind.

The Cowboys (6-6) trailed 27-24 when Romo led an 86-yard drive that was sparked by a 35-yard pass to Dez Bryant on third down. Bryant gave Dallas the lead when took a screen pass from the 6 and got inside the pylon with 5:40 remaining.

The Eagles (3-9) lost their eighth consecutive game despite 169 rushing yards and two touchdowns from rookie Bryce Brown, one week after he set a team rookie record with 178 yards.

Dallas went ahead by 11 when Morris Claiborne returned a fumble by Brown 50 yards for a touchdown.

Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press

To re-live the Dallas Cowboys' Sunday night victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, get NFL Game Rewind.

Headlines

The previous element was an advertisement.

NFL Shop

NFL News
CONTENT
15