Found December 22, 2011 on Eagles Eye:
You may have seen a write-up a year or so ago on this subject by Jonathan Bales, the founder of the Dallas Cowboys Times who is obsessed with film study of Cowboys football.  I thought I'd try to put a new wrinkle on it and try to guess how the Eagles are identifying the most likely offensive formations they will face on Saturday, based on the degree of success Dallas has had with a particular formation in a given game situation.Not having the great Doug Free available at full strength will influence a lot of the Cowboys' formation choices.Bales has analyzed a few of the Cowboys’ tendencies when running plays from certain formations and with specific personnel packages.  For example, he noticed the Cowboys average nearly three yards less per play in “Empty Set” formations (as compared to all other formations), are much more successful with tight end Jason Witten in a route, and run a strong side dive play out of “Double Tight Right Strong Right” 71.6 percent of the time, inc...

An Open Letter to Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: Let Go

Many things have changed in the sixteen years since the Dallas Cowboys last won a Super Bowl. In those sixteen years the franchise has seen five head coaching changes and an innumerable amount of player personnel changes. Specifically, the quarterback position, which has been occupied by five separate “franchise” quarterbacks. The defense has been overhauled multiple times. Some...

Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones likely NOT to play on Sunday

Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones is not likely to play on Sunday when the Cowboys will square off against the Philadelphia Eagles in their 4:15 matchup. Jones has not practiced all week while dealing with hamstring issues. Various reports on Twitter are suggesting that if the New York Giants defeat the New York Jets in their 1pm matchup, Jones will not see the field. Dallas...

Revenge first, playoffs second for Cowboys

The many playoff implications will be left for others to sort out. For the Cowboys and Eagles, it's personal. Saturday's game is a rematch of a 34-7 thrashing by the Eagles back on Oct. 30. The Eagles were motivated by Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan calling them the "all-hype team." Now it's the Cowboys who are motivated by the embarrassment of that...

Predict Saturday's Cowboys-Eagles score, and you could win fabulous prize!

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Lufkin's John Outlaw, the high school football coach of Cowboys WR Dez Bryant, dies of apparent heart attack

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A look at how the Cowboys and Eagles match up

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on decision to place RB Phillip Tanner on injured reserve: 'Tanner wouldn't have been ready'

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Cowboys DC Rob Ryan on owner Jerry Jones: 'I think I made him scared'

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Cowboys' Jones misses second straight practice

Cowboys RB Felix Jones sits out second straight practice.

Felix Jones Returns To Practice (Kind Of)

Felix Jones was back on the practice field on Thursday, after missing practice on Tuesday and Wednesday as he recovers from a hamstring injury--well, kind of. Jones reportedly spent the portion of practice open to the media running and cutting on the sideline. The team is hopeful that Jones will be able to play against the Eagles on Saturday. If not, the Cowboys will have to hand...

A look at the keys to victory for the Cowboys in their matchup with the Eagles

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Displaced Super Bowl Fans Renew Fraud Claims

Super Bowl ticket-holders displaced during the February seating fiasco at Cowboys Stadium have filed court documents renewing fraud claims against the NFL and the Dallas Cowboys. The documents filed Wednesday in Dallas federal court accuse the league and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones of recklessness in efforts to set a new Super Bowl attendance record at the Cowboys' new stadium...

Felix Jones Remains Absent From Practice

Running back Felix Jones remained absent from the practice field Wednesday while dealing with his hamstring ailment, according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News. Fantasy Spin: Jones continues to have trouble staying intact, and Sammy Morris is taking first-team reps in his absence. If Jones cant go on game day, then Morris would have flier appeal for running back needy...

Fantasy Source NFL Week 16 featured matchup: Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

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