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Cowboys Vs. Eagles: Philadelphia Leads Dallas 17-0 In Third Quarter

The Cowboys, without Tony Romo, have been unable to do anything on offense so far in their Week 16 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles in Dallas. The Dallas defense has been able to stop the Eagles from scoring a touchdown so far in the second half but the hole is still getting deeper. After a 43-yard field goal from Eagles kicker Alex Henery, the Eagles took a 17-point lead.

The Eagles were set up by a long tight end screen pass from Michael Vick to Brent Celek. On the first play of the Eagles' last drive, Vick and the Eagles offense set up on their own 41-yard line. Vick dropped back and hit Celek on the screen and Celek was able to take the ball all the way to the Cowboys' 20-yard line for a gain of 39 yards.

The Eagles went backwards five yards after a failed bubble screen pass to Chad Hall, a backwards run by LeSean McCoy and an incomplete pass, but they were still in Henery's range. Rookie kicker Henery sent the ball through the uprights with just over four minutes left in the third quarter.

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