Coming into their week 16 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles, the Cowboys still have a bad taste in their mouth from then last time the two teams met, way back on October 30.
Dallas was defeated--or more accurately, beaten down by the Eagles, losing 34-7 in a game that saw Philadelphia finally start to find their rhythm on offense.
“That was a humbling experience, there's no doubt. We watched that film a lot this week,” linebacker Keith Brooking said, per ESPN Dallas. “We know the problems they pose for us defensively. They have a lot of talent on the offensive side of the ball. We got to do our homework, we got to have our best week, no doubt.”
Philly is coming off a similar dismantling of the New York Jets, while Dallas, for now anyway, owns the division lead--this near the end of a season that’s seen Dallas, New York and Washington hold division leads.
“They're hot right now, I mean it's amazing ... the NFC East this year, how [they're] dead in the water a few weeks ago and...