Sunday evening smothering: Cowboys high Eagles to take over NFC East lead

Dak Prescott threw for 2 touchdowns, Brandon Aubrey made 4 area objectives to start out his profession a report 30-for-30, and the Dallas Cowboys pulled even within the NFC East with their fifteenth consecutive house victory, 33-13 over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday evening.

The Cowboys (10-3) weren’t deterred by Jalen Carter‘s 42-yard fumble return for a landing, successful their fifth consecutive sport since a loss at Philadelphia that gave the Eagles a two-game division lead.

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The Eagles (10-3) misplaced three fumbles and did not rating an offensive landing as quarterback Jalen Hurts, who had the primary fumble, misplaced consecutive video games for the primary time since October 2021.

Whereas the Cowboys at the moment maintain the tiebreaker with an additional NFC East victory, the Eagles would take the division title on subsequent tiebreakers in the event that they win their remaining 4 video games.

Aubrey grew to become the primary kicker with two of at the very least 59 yards in the identical sport, connecting from 60 yards late within the first quarter. His 59-yarder within the third allowed Aubrey to surpass Greg Zuerlein and Harrison Butker, who every had a pair from at the very least 58 yards.

The 28-year-old rookie added a 45-yarder within the fourth and one other from 50 within the remaining two minutes, extending his NFL report for perfection to start out a profession.

Dallas offense places on a present

With Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy calling performs from the sideline simply 4 days after an emergency appendectomy, Prescott had a career-best seventh consecutive sport with at the very least two TD passes.

The Dallas offense slowed down after Prescott’s first-half TD passes, however two large completions for first downs to tight finish Jake Ferguson, together with a hurdling effort early within the fourth quarter, led to Aubrey‘s final two area objectives.

The Cowboys had been cruising when Prescott misplaced management of the ball whereas being sacked by Fletcher Cox within the third quarter, and Carter picked up the unfastened ball and ran untouched to get the Eagles inside 24-13.

Down two touchdowns late within the third, Philadelphia could not convert on fourth-and-8 from the Dallas 30-yard line. Stephen Gilmore made the open-field deal with on DeVonta Smith, who later had the third misplaced fumble for Philadelphia, ending any sensible hopes of a rally.

CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup had the scoring catches for Dallas, and Rico Dowdle had a 1-yard plunge that was initially known as quick however overturned when the Cowboys challenged.

Prescott was 24 of 39 for 271 yards, and the Cowboys restricted Hurts to 197 yards passing and 30 dashing.

Accidents

Eagles S Reed Blankenship was dominated out with a concussion after leaving the sport within the first half. … Cowboys DT Johnathan Hankins was helped off the sphere with an ankle harm within the third quarter.

Up subsequent

Eagles: At Seattle on Monday, Dec. 18. The Seahawks‘ loss at San Francisco means Philadelphia will not face a group with a successful report in its remaining 4 video games.

Cowboys: At AFC East-leading Miami subsequent Sunday within the first of consecutive highway matchups with playoff contenders from that division. The second is Buffalo.

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