2005 Record: 6-10
Playoffs: Missed playoffs for the first time since the
NFL Rankings: Offense (19th), Defense (23rd)
Key Veteran Additions: LB Shawn Barber (KC), WR Jabar Gaffney (Hou), TE Matt Schobel (Cin), DT Ed Jasper (Oak), QB Jeff Garcia (Det), DE Darren Howard (NO)
Top Draft Picks: DT Brodrick Bunkley (Florida State); OT Winston Justice (USC), G Max Jean-Gilles (Georgia), WR Jeremy Bloom (Colorado)
Key Losses: WR Terrell Owens (Dallas); DE N.D. Kalu (Hou); QB Mike McMahon (Minn); LB Keith Adams (Car); DT Hollis Thomas (NO); G Artis Hicks (Minn)
All-Time Series Record vs. Cowboys: Cowboys lead series, 51-38
Last Year's Meetings: Lost to Dallas, 33-10 (10/9/05, Texas Stadium); Lost to Dallas, 21-20 (11/15/05, Lincoln Financial Field)
Last 10 Meetings:
2005 - Cowboys 21, Eagles 20
2005 - Cowboys 33, Eagles 10
2004 - Eagles 12, Cowboys 7
2004 - Eagles 49, Cowboys 28
2003 - Eagles 20, Cowboys 10
2003 - Cowboys 23, Eagles 21
2002 - Eagles 27, Cowboys 3
2002 - Eagles 44, Cowboys 13
2001 - Eagles 36, Cowboys 3
2001 - Eagles 40, Cowboys 18
Who Can Forget?
The Cowboys trailed the Eagles 20-7 with just five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter last season in a critical Monday Night Football game. But after getting back in the game on a Drew Bledsoe touchdown pass to Terry Glenn, the Cowboys shocked a raucous Lincoln Financial Field crowd when safety Roy Williams picked off a Donovan McNabb pass and raced 46 yards down the sideline for a go-ahead touchdown with just 2:35 to play.
The Eagles tried a desperation 60-yard field goal attempt by David Akers, but the kick sailed way short, giving the Cowboys an improbable, 21-20, comeback win, their first in Philadelphia since the 1998 season.