Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest
By MATT MOSLEY  |  Last updated 9/13/13

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 11: Andy Reid, head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles works on the sideline against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on October 11, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
Back-to-back losses to the Dallas Cowboys in 2009 caused Andy Reid to completely revamp his roster. I recall walking into GM Howie Roseman's office in the 2010 offseason and seeing only two teams' depth charts on the wall: the Eagles and Cowboys. Head coach Andy Reid, who had final say in all personnel decisions at that point, was disgusted by not being able to match up with the Cowboys. The Eagles had bludgeoned Dallas 44-6 in a winner-take-all game at the end of the 2008 season. And they advanced to the NFC Championship Game, where they lost to the Arizona Cardinals. Reid would never say it publicly, but he took a lot of pride in compiling a 17-11 record against the Cowboys. He was a master at exploiting matchups. Eagles running backs Brian Westbrook and later LeSean McCoy gave the Cowboys fits because of their quickness. The Cowboys didn't have linebackers who could cover Westbrook out of the backfield. And the Giants signed linebacker Michael Boley to a lucrative free-agent c...
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