Cowboys vs. Eagles final score: Philadelphia takes control of NFC East

first_imgMORE: Watch select NFL games live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)Quarterback Carson Wentz was stellar for Philadelphia, going 31-for-40 passing for 319 yards and a touchdown, leading an offense that didn’t commit a turnover. The Eagles scored on each of their first two possessions, taking a 10-0 lead to the second quarter.Dallas kicked a pair of field goals to cut the deficit to four points at halftime, but couldn’t pull any closer. A touchdown just before the end of the third period put the Eagles up 17-6, and the Cowboys offense never got it together.VIDEO: Cowboys-Eagles highlightsAfter not throwing this week due to an AC joint injury, Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott was a bit erratic Sunday. There were plenty of missed open receivers in his 25-for-44, 265-yard line.For the Cowboys to avoid total disaster and sneak into the playoffs, they will need to beat the Redskins and have New York upset Philadelphia next week. If not, it seems the Jason Garrett era in Dallas will come to an unceremonious end.Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from the NFC East showdown in Week 16 below.(All times Eastern.)Cowboys vs. Eagles final score Q1Q2Q3Q4FCowboys06039Eagles1007017Cowboys vs. Eagles live updates, highlightsFinal: Eagles 17, Cowboys 97:30 p.m.: Wentz hits Goeddert for a first down, and that should do it. Philadelphia is in the driver’s seat to win the NFC East.7:25 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, Cowboys. Dallas stalls just inside the 20. A sack on second down, incompletions on third and fourth. The Cowboys still have three timeouts left, so a three-and-out would extend the game.Sidney Jones with the big pass breakup in the end zone! #FlyEaglesFly📺: #DALvsPHI on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/csMF3GLW6Z pic.twitter.com/9qasdDdCIg— NFL (@NFL) December 23, 20197:21 p.m.: Two-minute warning hits as the Cowboys enter the red zone.7:17 p.m.: Dallas takes over at its own 8-yard line following an Eagles punt. Less than five minutes to go.7:08 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Cowboys. A 49-yarder makes it an eight-point game with about eight minutes left. Eagles 17, Cowboys 9.7:00 p.m.: MISSED FIELD GOAL, Eagles. Elliott misses his second of the game, this time from 55, this time shanked quite badly.End third quarter: Eagles 17, Cowboys 66:44 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Eagles. Philadelphia with a pretty routine drive just before the start of the fourth quarter, highlighted by a 38-yard pass to Greg Ward and capped by a 1-yard run from Miles Sanders. Dallas trails by two scores. Eagles 17, Cowboys 6.Miles Sanders scores to put the @Eagles up 17-6! #FlyEaglesFly📺: #DALvsPHI on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/csMF3GLW6Z pic.twitter.com/rIc1pplw6R— NFL (@NFL) December 22, 2019Greg Ward down the sideline for 38 yards! #FlyEaglesFly📺: #DALvsPHI on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/csMF3GLW6Z pic.twitter.com/evXa4hM186— NFL (@NFL) December 22, 20196:24 p.m.: Malcolm Jenkins recovered the fumble, evidently, and Philadelphia takes over.6:21 p.m.: FUMBLE, Cowboys. Tony Pollard coughs it up on a third-and-1, though he’s ruled down initially. The Eagles challenge, and it’s clear he fumbled, but who (if anybody) recovered it will be a bit tougher to decide.The @Eagles defense forces a big takeaway! #FlyEaglesFly📺: #DALvsPHI on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/csMF3GLW6Z pic.twitter.com/icqAOQR0Lt— NFL (@NFL) December 22, 20196:16 p.m.: Dallas is across midfield on the opening drive of the second half.Halftime5:53 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Cowboys. Dallas (too) easily gets down to the 14-yard line and makes a 32-yarder with three seconds left. Prescott completed all four of his passes on the drive, for 16, 6, 13 and 8 yards. Eagles 10, Cowboys 6.5:47 p.m.: MISSED FIELD GOAL, Eagles. Jake Elliott is wide right from 53 yards. Dallas has a chance to answer with about 30 seconds left and all three timeouts.5:42 p.m.: Ertz is back.5:32 p.m.: Ertz took a hard hit early in the game.#Eagles TE Zach Ertz (ribs) is questionable.— Daniel Gallen (@danieljtgallen) December 22, 20195:19 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, Eagles. Philadelphia throws incompletions on third-and-1 and fourth-and-1. A bit questionable, perhaps. Dallas takes over on its own 33.5:09 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Cowboys. Dak Prescott narrowly avoids a sack on third-and-10, then scrambles and the Eagles avoid surrendering a first down. A field goal makes sure Michael Gallup’s 41-yard reception earlier in the drive doesn’t go to waste. Eagles 10, Cowboys 3. Philadelphia took control of the NFC East on Sunday evening, avenging a blowout loss to Dallas earlier in the year by not allowing a touchdown in a 17-9 win over the Cowboys in Week 16.If the Eagles beat the Giants to close the regular season next week, they will win the division, and Dallas’ season, which began with Super Bowl aspirations, will end missing the playoffs entirely. End first quarter: Eagles 10, Cowboys 04:46 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Eagles. The Philadelphia defense got off the field, and the offense marches down the field again . This time, it ends with a 6-yard pass from Wentz to Dallas Goedert. Big start for the Eagles and Wentz, who is 9-for-11. Eagles 10, Cowboys 0.. @cj_wentz over the top to @goedert33 ! @Eagles take a 10-0 lead. #FlyEaglesFly📺: #DALvsPHI on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch free on mobile: https://t.co/csMF3GLW6Z pic.twitter.com/jLLU3SXwcz— NFL (@NFL) December 22, 20194:35 p.m.: FIELD GOAL, Eagles. Philadelphia settles for a field goal after a good opening drive. Eagles 3, Cowboys 0.4:28 p.m.: Philadelphia is quickly to midfield.last_img read more

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