Whether it’s Tony Romo or Kyle Orton under center for the Dallas Cowboys, the Philadelphia Eagles are approaching Sunday’s game the same.
Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the Cowboys aren’t ruling Tony Romo out of a winner-take-all game against the Eagles Sunday.
Monday Night on 94WIP’s Player Lounge show, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy had a special Christmas message for Eagles fans.
It took nanoseconds for the Dallas talk to begin in the Eagles’ locker room soon after their 54-11 thrashing of the Chicago Bears on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
The last time the Eagles won 10 games was in 2010, which also marks the last time they won the NFC East title. The chances that the Eagles break the three-year drought of double-figure victories in a season and a division crown just became better with the news Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback Tony Romo could be out for the season with a back injury.
Game tickets range from $72 for standing room, to more than $21,000 for the field level. Then there’s airfare and hotel.
The Eagles got things right, Kelly made sure of that, in a thoroughly dominating 54-11 victory over the Bears.
Next weeks Eagles/Cowboys game, with the winner becoming NFC East champions, has been flexed to 8:30 p.m.
Before Sunday’s game, fans were fired up, despite knowing The Eagles have to play the Cowboys next week for the NFC East Championship.
The Cowboys 24-23 win sets up a winner-take-all regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles next week for the NFC East title.
This could be quite an offensive showdown. Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and DeSean Jackson vs. Jay Cutler, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery.
Philadelphia Police say they will be beefing up the deployment of officers Sunday night, just in case the Eagles clinch the NFC East and fans take to the streets in celebration.
Neither the brutal cold nor the league’s worst defense could stop Josh McCown and the Chicago Bears.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.