8:20 PM ET, November 8, 2009
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA -- Miles Austin punctuated his touchdown catch by emphatically firing the ball into the stands.Take that, Philadelphia.Tony Romo threw a 49-yard TD pass to Austin midway through the fourth quarter and the Dallas Cowboys beat the Eagles 20-16 Sunday night in the 100th meeting between the division rivals.
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|Miles Austin, DAL||22.7||7|
|DeSean Jackson, PHI||20.4||4|
|Hakeem Nicks, NYG||17.7||4|
|Mike Wallace, PIT||17.5||2|
• The Cowboys won their fourth straight game thanks to Miles Austin's 49-yard touchdown reception. It was Austin's only catch of the game.
• Austin has scored six touchdowns in his last four games compared to one touchdown in his first four games.
• Tony Romo threw for 307 yards on 21-for-34 passing with one touchdown and one interception, his first interception since Oct. 4. This was Romo's fourth game of the season with more than 300 passing yards.
• Donovan McNabb completed 16-of-30 passes for 227 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions. It was his first multi-interception game since November of last year.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
The Cowboys lead the series 56-44. ... Williams had five catches for 75 yards. ... McCoy finished with 115 total yards -- 61 receiving and 54 rushing. ... Michael Vick ran for 2 yards and handed off on his only two plays. McNabb went to the sideline when Vick entered.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||5.9||5.2|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||1-3||1-2|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||7:57||Tashard Choice 2 Yard Run (Nick Folk Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 7 plays, 37 yds, 4:07
|FG||11:42||David Akers 45 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 10 plays, 55 yds, 3:34
|FG||1:42||David Akers 48 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 54 yds, 6:08
|FG||0:07||Nick Folk 22 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 9 plays, 77 yds, 1:34
|TD||11:56||Brent Celek 11 Yard Pass From Donovan Mcnabb (David Akers Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 77 yds, 3:12
|FG||14:56||Nick Folk 33 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 5 plays, 27 yds, 2:08
|TD||8:13||Miles Austin 49 Yard Pass From Tony Romo (Nick Folk Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 55 yds, 2:45
|FG||4:33||David Akers 52 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 8 plays, 30 yds, 3:37