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Nolan Carroll tackles a fan on the field during Eagles vs Cowboys game

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They may be 0-2 and have suffered two very demoralising defeats, but all the focus in Philadelphia is on running down the field.

The Eagles made headlines all off-season after some fairly big signings in free agency and a trade that no-one really saw coming.

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The Eagles traded out previously star runningback LeSean McCoy who made the move to the now 1-1 Buffalo Bills.


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Keeping hold of Darren Sproles and signing last season's top runningback DeMarco Murray in free agency made their backfield look like one of the strongest in the league.

However they have been anything but effective so far this season and particularly on Sunday night against Murray's old team, the Dallas Cowboys.

The Cowboys came out 20-10 winners on Sunday night with the Philadelphia runningbacks culminating for an incredible -2 yards.

Following a bad result against Dallas, a video has emerged however of one man in Philadelphia who can clearly gain more than -2 yards - until cornerback Nolan Carroll has his say.

A fan running on to the field isn't particularly unusual, but when he ran out at Lincoln Financial Field, he surely never expected to be stopped by an NFL cornerback.

That being said, he was probably just thankful that Nolan chose to wrap his arms around his shoulders rather than drop his own shoulder and plow through him.

More than Murray

Murray and Sproles had a very poor game against Dallas with the two combining for -2 yards and the Eagles having a total of just seven yards total rushing offense.

Murray scored two touchdowns and rushed for just nine yards against the Atlanta Falcons in week one and his less than effective performance last night has simply compounded the Eagles misery.

They can surely only hope that he former Cowboys is on top of his game when they visit the New York Jets next week.

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