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History favors Philadelphia in Sunday's battle for NFC East supremacy
D.C. Sports Bog - Virginia TV stations bail on Redskins
As you've perhaps heard, the Fox affiliates in Richmond and Hampton Roads have chosen to go with Eagles-Cowboys over Skins-Chargers on Sunday afternoon. These are Redskins markets. That's not supposed to happen. "Honestly," said Bruce Rader, the sports director of Fox 43, "the Redskins are just unwatchable."
Dallas Cowboys want louder fan response for Eagles game | Dallas Cowboys News | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News
Cowboys Stadium is an architectural marvel. But when it comes to that ear-splitting cacophony of sound home teams use to their emotional advantage, well ... "Texas Stadium was louder," receiver Patrick Crayton said. "Maybe because the tickets were cheaper so the fans could afford to get there, the ones who got crazy off the Miller Lites."
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Ashley Fox: Beating 'Boys no big deal, right? | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/31/2009
The Minnesota Vikings apparently thought Christmas was on Monday, because they gave the Eagles the best gift possible - an opportunity to be the NFC's No. 2 seed in the playoffs. The Eagles needed the Vikings' help, and got it when Minnesota lost at Chicago in overtime.
Eagles, Cowboys will provide an NFC East instant classic
Eagles. Cowboys. Winner takes NFC East crown and a potential first round bye in the playoffs. The loser is on the road next week to start the playoffs. The Dallas-Philly rivalry has provided some big games throughout the years, but only the 1980 NFC title game was bigger than this.
Hot Cowboys, Eagles battle for playoff momentum | Houston Texans Football | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Dallas hasn't won a finale since the 1999 season.
Five keys to Eagles-Cowboys | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/03/2010
Losing Jamaal Jackson is huge for an offensive line that appeared to turn a corner after a disastrous midseason performance in Oakland. It's even bigger this week because Dallas nose tackle Jay Ratliff is one of the best pass rushers over center in the league.
Phil Sheridan: Much is riding on today's showdown | Philadelphia Inquirer | 01/03/2010
It promises to be the game of the three-day-old decade - Eagles at Cowboys in what amounts to a playoff game minus the threat of elimination.