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The Pro Football Now Team break down the Sunday Night Football matchup between bitter NFC East rivals -- the Eagles and Cowboys
Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) at Dallas Cowboys (2-5)
Sunday's schedule wraps up in Dallas as the Cowboys host the division rival Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football.
With only two wins separating the four NFC East clubs in the standings as the halfway point approaches, the division title is still up for grabs.
The primetime game marks the return of running back DE MARCO MURRAY to Dallas for the first time since signing with Philadelphia in the offseason. Murray, who was named the 2014 NFL Offensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press, set Cowboys records for rushing yards (1,845) and scrimmage yards (2,261) last season. Fresh off an extended break, the Eagles have an NFC-best 20-6 (.769) record after bye weeks.
"We have a really good football team," says Philadelphia safety WALTER THURMOND. "Even though our record says otherwise, we know what we have in our room and it really comes down to needing to execute in all three phases. We can't beat ourselves. That's the biggest thing."
The Cowboys lost a 13-12 decision at home against the defending NFC champion Seahawks last week, but Dallas is hopeful about its prospects with quarterback MATT CASSEL in a starting role in relief of an injured TONY ROMO.
"Obviously we didn't make the plays in the passing game at the critical moments -- down in the red zone and some of the third downs -- as the game wore on," says Dallas head coach JASON GARRETT of his offense's performance in Cassel's second start. "But we'll look at the tape. I think Matt's getting more comfortable running our offense."
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