Eagles and Cowboys vie for divisional leadership on “Monday Night Football”

Eagles and Cowboys vie for divisional leadership on "Monday Night Football"

The Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas cowboys close the Week 3 of the NFL with a duel of “Monday Night Football” in which the leadership of the NFC East is at stake.

Both teams arrive with opposite streaks in this scenario, with Philadelphia enjoying a favorable mark in primetime and Dallas dragging a long losing streak.

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These are the data you should know about the duel between Eagles vs Cowboys:

  • The Eagles have a 9-3 record in “Monday Night Football” since 2013. He is the fifth-best record in such games in the NFL.

  • Philadelphia he’s 13-6 in primetime since 2017. Only the Seattle Seahawks have a better record (13-5) in that same span.

  • The Eagles they have suffered three losses in a row against divisional rivals. It’s his worst streak since 2016 (four in a row).

  • The 162.0 rushing yards per game of Philadelphia this year, they are the highest average in the NFC.

  • Miles Sanders averages 5.6 yards for each time he touches the ball since 2019. It is the third-highest average for a running back since then.

  • Jalen Hurts is one of four quarterbacks with 500 total yards or more without any turnover. The others are Teddy Bridgewater, Kirk Cousins, and Russell Wilson.

  • The Cowboys They are 92-80 in 172 games in primetime history.

  • Dallas accumulates seven consecutive losses in primetime. It’s his worst streak since 1970 and the second-worst active in the NFL behind the New York Giants (8).

  • It will be the 83rd match of the Cowboys“Monday Night Football”, which represents the second most in history behind the Miami Dolphins (85).

  • The defense of the Cowboys had the most steals in the NFL in the first two weeks of the season with six.

  • The last time Ezekiel Elliott exceeded 100 rushing yards in a game was in 2020 against the Eagles (105 yards).

  • Dak Prescott has 2,230 passing yards in his last six games since last season, including four games with more than 400 yards.

These are the reasons not to miss the duel between Philadelphia and Dallas:

It will be Dak Prescott’s first match against the Eagles with Jalen Hurts as the starting quarterback and, incredibly, both have very similar Fantasy Football stats from their most recent six full games.

Hurts has produced 23.8 points, thanks to 416 yards rushing and 1,376 passing; Prescott 76 and 2,230, respectively, for an average 25.5 points per game, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

It will be the first game of the Cowboys at home this season and Prescott’s first since he got hurt last year; It is also the confrontation N ° 27 of Cowboys in front of Eagles on “Monday Night Football”.

Watching rookie Micah Parsons is a sight in itself, whether as a linebacker or defensive end. It should be added that defensive coordinator Dan Quinn will have to be creative once again, since in addition to all his injuries due to injury, this week linebacker Keanu Neal and defensive end Bradlee Anae join; both for COVID-19. Randy Gregory returns from contagion. – Carlos Nava

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