Offensive Game Ball:
When head coach Jason Garrett and this offense needed him the most, Romo was at his best. This is one of those games where Romo was more about beating Philadelphia with his head than just with his skills. His ability to read what the Eagles were doing coverage-wise was the reason for the Cowboys’ success in the second half. The throw to
Defensive Game Ball:
For weeks I have questioned when Spencer would make a sack that would kill a game for this defense. There were times when I felt like he was clearly better than the offensive tackles he was going against, but he seemed to come up short in the way he played. This week, it was a different story and he was able to deliver. Spencer was dominant, and like Romo, when this team needed him the most, he was able to beat his man, knocking the ball out of Nick Foles’ hands and creating a much-needed turnover and points as well. Spencer was a factor the entire game and the more the Eagles focused on him, the better he played. For that, he gets my game ball.
Special Teams: Joe DeCamillis
As many problems as the Cowboys’ third phase has had this season, I have to give my special teams game ball to Joe DeCamillis for the job that his units were able to do today. The Cowboys came into the game as one of the best in the league when it came to covering punts, and in this game, they once again held an opponent to less than five yards total on returns. On the flip side, DeCamillis was able to shake