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McCoy: Defense Out Of Position Last Time

Without trying to provide any bulletin-board material, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was simply pointing out an observation in regards to the first meeting against the Cowboys.

You remember the game - the one McCoy rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles steamrolled the Cowboys 34-7.

But when asked this week how the Cowboys are playing the last few weeks, McCoy sees a big improvement.

"They're a different team. On tape, they look a lot better," McCoy said of the Cowboys' defense. "It seems like they're in position more. They're not making as many mental mistakes. From the game plan from the last time, guys were out of place and not in the right alignments. But I've watched a couple of games to prepare for them and they're a lot different. They're in the right positions making plays."

One player who only participated in a quarter of the first game was linebacker Sean Lee, who suffered a dislocated wrist. But McCoy said Lee is one of the players that stands out the most on film.

"That No. 50 - Sean Lee is actually playing very, very well," McCoy said. "DeMarcus is DeMarcus. He's one of the best guys in the league. They look good. And Ratliff is always an animal. If you turn the tape on and watch them guys, they look fast to the ball. They look good. I'm sure they'll be getting after it. We'll have to be ready to respond."

Then again, while the Cowboys look better to McCoy, the running back admitted his team is playing even better as well.

"I think so. I think we are, in the last four games we have a shot to make the playoffs. Obviously we need teams to lose. But we can control just winning the games. This is one of the games we need to win. So I think that will drive us a little bit more."  

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