Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/27/11
Rookies DeMarco Murray and Phillip Tanner combined for 284 rushing yards on Sunday, Tony Romo announced his wife was pregnant on Tuesday, and the Cowboys are going to go to Philadelphia and upset the Eagles this weekend. How's that for a seven-day span full of pleasant surprises, Cowboys fans? Though Dallas talk radio would have had you thinking the Cowboys were done and dusted after their loss to the Patriots two weeks ago, the 'Boys are 3-3 and right in the thick of things in the NFC East. They're unbeaten (1-0) in the division; the Redskins are riddled with injuries and coming off two straight losses; and the Giants haven't exactly played a Herculean slate of opponents on their path to a 4-2 start. A win over the Eagles in Philly on Sunday night could very well bury the Cowboys' longtime rivals from the playoff picture, too. Dallas would be 4-3, a half-game behind the Giants, with wins over two of their three division rivals. There's a lot working in the Cowboys' favor heading ...
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