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Andy Reid has probably told the story a dozen times since he got here a decade ago. He was at McDonald's near the NovaCare Complex picking up breakfast soon after becoming the Eagles' head coach when an 80-something woman cornered him and said that nothing else mattered, "Just beat the (expletive) Cowboys." And he has. Reid has defeated the Cowboys more than any coach in NFL history.

NFL Preview - Dallas (5-2) at Philadelphia (5-2) - Football -
Sole possession of first place in the NFC's East Division will be on the line when the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles renew their spirited rivalry with a Sunday night showdown at Lincoln Financial Field to highlight the Week 9 schedule.

Keys to winning: Dallas Cowboys must avoid Eagles' Sheldon Brown
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo hasn't thrown an interception in three games, the first time he has ever done this in his short starting career. To continue that streak, he'll have to throw away from Sheldon Brown, who has 21 tackles and 3 interceptions, while having the lowest completion rate against him of any other cornerback in the NFL.

Final Word: NFC East - NFC East - ESPN
The Cowboys believe they can attack the Eagles' defense in the middle of the field. I just returned from Valley Ranch, where two Cowboys offensive players said they thought the middle of the Eagles' defense would be vulnerable. In particular, the Cowboys believe Eagles safeties Sean Jones and Quintin Mikell could leave some holes in that area of the field.

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S.A.'s Demps overcoming ‘growing pains' with Eagles
Eagles free safety Quintin Demps' first career interception couldn't have come at a better time for the Roosevelt graduate. In addition to sparking a scoring drive, his theft of an Eli Manning pass in last week's 40-17 thumping of the Giants restored Demps' confidence in himself. "It let me know that I still got it," Demps said.

Dallas Cowboys Blog - Cowboys-Eagles key matchups - ESPN Dallas
We'll look at one matchup from both sides of the ball:

Brent Celek earning status as an elite tight end in NFL --
For years, the Philadelphia Eagles didn't have to look far to find some of the best receiving tight ends in football. They just had to glance around the NFC East -- Chris Cooley in Washington, Jason Witten in Dallas and Kevin Boss with the New York Giants. Now, the Eagles have one of their own.

Steve Young: Cowboys/Eagles Preview - ESPN Video - ESPN
Steve Young: Cowboys/Eagles Preview

Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid knows how to beat the Dallas Cowboys
Of all the coaches throughout the history of the NFL -- from Hall of Famers Vince Lombardi and Joe Gibbs to Don Shula and Bill Parcells -- guess who has beaten the Dallas Cowboys more than anyone else? If you said Andy Reid, go get a glass of pickle juice and start the game with an onside kick.

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