Eagles Edge Cowboys, 33-27

first_imgTweetPinShare0 Shares Dallas defensive end Greg Hardy had a sack and two penalties, including an unsportsmanlike conduct call, a day after he tweeted “regret” in response to the release of pictures of his bruised ex-girlfriend from his domestic violence case.“Greg has a commitment to us,” Jones said. “He has a commitment to do the right thing. We expect him to do the right thing.” Hardy wasn’t available in the locker room after the game.(SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer) ARLINGTON, Texas — DeMarco Murray shared a hug with Dallas owner Jerry Jones before the Philadelphia running back’s first game on his old home field, and with coach Jason Garrett afterward.In between, Sam Bradford threw a winning 41-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Matthews in overtime. So the normally stoic Murray had to admit it was a special night.Murray put the Eagles in position with a 20-yard run on the first possession of the extra period, and Matthews’ score sent the Cowboys to their longest losing streak in 26 years with a 33-27 Philadelphia victory Nov. 8.“It was electrifying,” said Murray, who broke Emmitt Smith’s Dallas franchise record with an NFL-best 1,845 yards rushing last season and is starting to churn out yardage after a slow start this year. “They’re like family to me. I wish those guys nothing but the best. This one’s special. A lot of emotion.”Jordan Hicks had a 67-yard interception return for a touchdown for the Eagles (4-4).Murray had his most productive game in Philadelphia, finishing 161 total yards — 83 rushing with a 1-yard score and 78 receiving. He had a 44-yard catch on a 95-yard drive for the Eagles’ first lead at 14-7 on their opening possession of the second half.“I’m sure he had a little more fire in his belly tonight, but we knew this was a big game for us,” Bradford said. “Coming off the bye week, a divisional game on the road, we needed this one.”Matthews, who had nine catches for 133 yards, broke away from rookie defensive back Byron Jones and ran past safety J.J. Wilcox on the first possession of overtime.Dallas (2-6) lost its sixth straight — all without quarterback Tony Romo — despite Dez Bryant’s first touchdown catch of the season in his second game after missing five with a broken right foot.The Cowboys dropped their first eight in 1989, when they finished 1-15 the year Jones bought the team.The defending NFC East champion Cowboys are two losses behind the division-leading New York Giants (5-4), who beat Tampa Bay 32-18.“We can add and subtract,” Jones said. “We all know the job we have ahead of us.”last_img

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