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Cowboys vs. Eagles: Philly holds 24-17 lead after three

In a span of six minutes both the Eagles and Cowboys scored touchdowns, meaning that Philadelphia still has a seven-point lead as the teams go to the fourth quarter. The Eagles moved back in front 24-17 on a 15-yard pass from Nick Foles to Riley Cooper with 5:34 left in the third quarter,

That pass capped an 11 play, 80-yard drive that answered an earlier scoring drive from the Cowboys. Dallas was able to tie the game on a seven play, 80-yard drive to start the third quarter in under four minutes. Dez Bryant caught a short pass from Tony Romo and weaved his was 23 yards through the secondary for a touchdown.

Demarco Murray is nearing 100 yards rushing with 94 yards and a touchdown. Bryce Brown has already topped 100 yards on the ground for Philadelphia with 133 yards and two touchdowns.

Jason Witten also has five catches for 72 yards to lead Dallas.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.