Last week was disappointing. The Philadelphia Eagles took a loss to the deflated and eliminated Minnesota Vikings, at home. It's a relief that the Eagles are already locked into the postseason as division winners. So, the last loss to the Vikings did not effect the Eagles in any way, and neither does the next game against the Cowboys.
Who am I kidding? Whenever the Eagles play the Cowboys it matters. No matter what the situation.
The Eagles enter the game with a (10-5) record, and as stated before they are already in the playoffs. This means that this next game against Dallas is strictly for rivalry purposes and it's kind of a laid back game. Even thought the Eagles have come off that tough loss, there should be no love lost against a rival like Dallas.
The Cowboy come into the game with a (5-10) record, and fresh off of a heartbreaking loss at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals on Christmas. Dallas has totally turned their season around and have been able to pull some impressive wins. However, they could not quite pull the win out from the Eagles in the first meeting in Dallas.
The Eagles look to sweep two of their NFC East rivals, as the Cowboys look to win one in Philadelphia and avoid the sweep.
Here are five keys to the Eagles beating the Cowboys: