Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 10/26/11
The Philadelphia Eagles’ secondary will have their toughest test of the 2011 season against the Dallas Cowboys’ receivers in their Week 8 contest.  This will be one of many key match-ups of the game and how they fare will likely coincide with either a win or a loss. Miles Austin at 6′ 2″, 215 lbs, and Dez Bryant at 6′ 2″, 218 lbs, are easily the biggest and most physical wide receiver duo that the Eagles will face this year.  And let’s not forget about Eagle-killing tight end Jason Witten who is a sizable player at 6′ 6″, 265 lbs. Those three players are why the Cowboys are ranked No. 4 in passing yards in the NFL. Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha, at 6′ 2″, 210 lbs, is the Eagles’ biggest player in the secondary.  He’ll likely be covering Miles Austin for most of the game.  Asomugha likes to be physical at the line so this will be a good matchup. Asante Samuel, on the other hand, is not a physical cornerback.  He’s only 5′ 10″, 185 lbs and will be covering Dez Bryant for the m
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