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LeSean McCoy had a great night as the AT&T Stadium as he and the Philadelphia Eagles ran riot over the Dallas Cowboys.

The Eagles defence were the driving force behind Philadelphia's commanding 33-10 victory over the Cowboys on Thanksgiving.

McCoy himself had a great night and was the reason their offence was able to move the ball so easily against a sub par Dallas Cowboys team.

The Eagles limited an 8-3 Cowboys offense to just 10 points in the game as Quarterback Tony Romo was sacked four times.

Losing an overall of 25 yards across four sacks, Romo and the Cowboys were less than ineffective against a strong Eagles defense.


Sacked four times and two interceptions thrown capped off a terrible night for the Cowboys who were limited to just 267 yards of total offense.

In the battle of the two best Runningbacks, it was McCoy who triumphed over DeMarco Murray as McCoy rushed for 159 yards.

Murray struggled as he only managed 73 yards rushing in the game, bringing Dallas' only touchdown of the day.

McCoy also contributed with a score to the Philadelphia cause as he scored on an impressive 38 yard run to put the Eagles up by 20 points.

Philadelphia scored three touchdowns and four field goals as they ran riot over Dallas with Nate Allen looking promising on the Eagles defense.

There was a late clash in the game as the Cowboys Wide Receiver Dwayne Harris was penalised for a late hit on Nolan Carroll.

Mark Sanchez avenges his last Thanksgiving day start - the infamous 'buttfumble' as he dominates the Cowboys offense and the Eagles take control in the NFC East.

Philadelphia run away with it?

Despite Philadelphia having more rushing yards than receiving today against Dallas, they could be seen to be running away with it in more ways than one.

Currently top of the NFC East and winning the battle between the divisions top two teams, Philadelphia are looking good for a place in the post-season.

Both teams were tied on 8-3 in the division until the Eagles moved to 9-3 whilst the Cowboys slip to 8-4 and their first defeat in three games.

Previously on a two game winning streak, the Cowboys will now seek to find winning form once again when they visit the Chicago Bears who have won their last two at Soldier Field.

The Eagles however will now return home and host the Seattle Seahawks who play a big divisional match up against the San Francisco 49ers tonight.

The Cowboys and the Eagles will meet once again in two weeks for what should be the true divisional decider in Philadelphia.

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