PHILADELPHIA – The first half barely had enough highlights, much less plays that were forgotten. But the pace picked up in the second half, especially from the Cowboys, who scored two touchdowns and escaped with a hard-fought 17-3 win.
But all games have those hidden plays that can be forgotten, but ended up playing a huge factor in the outcome. And here are a handful of plays that changed this game.
1. 25-yard strike to Williams – The Cowboys and Eagles were knotted in a scoreless tie early in the second quarter and backed up to a third-and-5 from their own 13. That’s when Romo went vertical for
2. Pass interference in end zone– Early in the third quarter, the Cowboys took the ball and marched down to the red zone, trying to build on a 3-0 lead.
3. Wilcox saves the day – The Cowboys had a 10-0 lead but were challenged in the third quarter after a Tony Romo interception. On the ensuing play, Nick Foles went for the end zone and had DeSean Jackson open in the back. But rookie safety
4. Selvie sacks Foles, forces injury – With the Cowboys leading 10-0, Foles had a third-and-goal from the 9 and rolled to his right to extend the play. But he was dropped for a loss by
5. Romo responds after INT – The Eagles had just trimmed the 10-point lead to 10-3 with a field goal, which stemmed from a Romo interception over the middle. So on the next drive, with the fans back into the game and trying to make a difference, Romo goes back to the middle of the fied with a 14-yard strike to Dez Bryant. He then proceeded to hit