Philadelphia 40 Dallas 18

In a game that saw a complete breakdown in holding onto the football, the Cowboys were taken to the woodshed by the Philadelphia Eagles. Only two late scoring drives put together by third string quarterback Clint Stoener helped make the score somewhat respectable, and even then, it was still 40-18.

The Philadelphia Eagles turned three second-quarter fumble recoveries into 21 points in a 40-18 pounding of the Dallas Cowboys. Here is a quick look at all the stats from last night's debacle.
Scoring
1ST QUARTER
DAL - FG, TIM SEDER 41 YD, 1:24. Drive: 4 plays, (-4)
          yards in 1:29. Key plays: Scott recovery of
          Mitchell fumbled kickoff at Philadelphia 20.
          DALLAS 3-0
DAL - FG, TIM SEDER 43 YD, 6:39. Drive: 4 plays, (-4)
          yards in 2:02. Key plays: Wiley recovery of
          Mitchell fumbled punt at Philadelphia 20.
          DALLAS 6-0
PHI - TD, CHAD LEWIS 10 YD PASS FROM DONOVAN MCNABB
          (DAVID AKERS KICK), 11:11. Drive: 9 plays, 62
          yards in 4:32. Key plays: McNabb 21-yard pass
          to Thrash on 3rd-and-7 to Dallas 38; McNabb
          17-yard pass to Pinkston to Dallas 21; McNabb
          2-yard McNabb 2-yard run on 4th-and-1 to Dallas
          10. PHILADELPHIA 7-6
2ND QUARTER
 PHI - TD, CHAD LEWIS 17 YD PASS FROM DONOVAN MCNABB
          (DAVID AKERS KICK), 0:29. Drive: 2 plays, 17
          yards in 0:13. Key plays: Mitchell 54-yard punt
          return to Dallas 17. PHILADELPHIA 14-6
PHI - TD, DAMON MOORE 10 YD FUMBLE RETURN (DAVID AKERS
          KICK), 4:36. PHILADELPHIA 21-6
PHI - TD, TODD PINKSTON 10 YD PASS FROM DONOVAN MCNABB
          (PAT BLOCKED), 8:13. Drive: 5 plays, 20 yards
          in 2:26. Key plays: Whiting recovery of Wright
          fumble at Dallas 20; McNabb 7-yard pass to
          Martin to Dallas 18; McNabb 9-yard pass to
          Buckhalter on 3rd-and-8 to Dallas 9.
          PHILADELPHIA 27-6
PHI - FG, DAVID AKERS 40 YD, 9:17. Drive: 4 plays, 5
          yards in 0:50. Key plays: Reader recovery of
          Wiley fumble at Dallas 27. PHILADELPHIA 30-6
PHI - FG, DAVID AKERS 19 YD, 14:44. Drive: 8 plays, 16
          yards in 2:38. Key plays: Reese recovery of
          blocked punt at Dallas 18; Buckhalter 3-yard
          run on 3rd-and-1 to Dallas 6. PHILADELPHIA 33-6
3RD QUARTER
 PHI - TD, CORRELL BUCKHALTER 3 YD RUN (DAVID AKERS KICK),
          6:26. Drive: 7 plays, 86 yards in 4:04. Key
          plays: McNabb 16-yard run on 3rd-and-4 to
          Philadelphia 36; 25-yard pass interference on
          Cowboys Coakley on 3rd-and-18 to Dallas 47;
          McNabb 44-yard pass to Pinkston to Dallas 3.
          PHILADELPHIA 40-6
4TH QUARTER
DAL - TD, ROBERT THOMAS 5 YD PASS FROM CLINT STOERNER
          (TWO-POINT CONVERISON FAILED), 10:14. Drive: 9
          plays, 58 yards in 4:42. Key plays: Stoerner
          21-yard pass to Chiaverini to Philadelphia 16;
          Stoerner 7-yard pass to Wiley on 3rd-and-9 plus
          4-yard roughing-the-passer on Eagles' Douglas
          to Philadelphia 4. PHILADELPHIA 40-12
DAL - TD, MICHAEL WILEY 11 YD PASS FROM CLINT STOERNER
          (TWO-POINT CONVERISON FAILED), 14:22. Drive: 5
          plays, 95 yards in 1:41. Key plays: Hambrick
          80-yard run to Philadelphia 15; Hambrick
          14-yard run to Philadelphia 11. PHILADELPHIA
          40-18
 PASSING
Dallas Att Cmp Yds Td Int    Philadelphia Att Cmp Yds Td Int
Stoerner 4 7 44 2 0 Mcnabb 14 28 162 3 0
Wright 7 23 33 0 1

 RUSHING
Dallas Att Yards        Philadelphia Att Yards
T Hambrick 10 107 Buckhalter 20 99
E Smith 16 58 Mcnabb 4 19
M Wiley 2 8 Martin 5 14
Thomas 1 6 Detmer 1 -1
Wright 1 2

 RECEIVING
Dallas Att Yards        Philadelphia Att Yards
M Wiley 3 28 Lewis 4 43
Thomas 2 10 Pinkston 3 71
Lucky 2 8 Martin 3 14
Chiaverini 1 21 Thrash 2 25
Mcgarity 1 5 Buckhalter 1 9
E Smith 1 4 F Mitchell 1 0
Huggins 1 1

 TACKLES-ASSISTS-SACKS (UNOFFICIAL)
Dallas T A S           Philadelphia T A S
Zellner 6 1 1 Simon 7 0 0
Nguyen 5 1 0 Caldwell 5 1 0
Myers 3 2 1 Trotter 5 0 0
Ellis 3 0 0 D Moore 2 1 0
D Hambrick 2 1 0 Dawkins 1 2 1/2
Coakley 2 1 0 H Thomas 2 0 0
Edwards 2 0 0 Harris 2 0 0
Dixon 2 0 0 Reese 2 0 0
Reese 2 0 0 Caver 2 0 0
Teague 2 0 0 H Douglas 2 0 1
Underwood 2 0 0 Vincent 1 1 0
Woodson 2 0 0 Whiting 1 1 1/2
Evans 2 0 0 Grasmanis 1 0 0
Noble 1 0 0 Burgess 1 0 0
Larrimore 1 0 0 W Hampton 1 0 0
Walker 1 0 0
Emmons 1 0 0

 INTERCEPTIONS
Philadelphia (Harris 1 for 14 yards).

 FUMBLES LOST
Dallas (M Wiley, Mcgarity, T Hambrick, Wright); Philadelphia (B Mitchell 2, Buckhalter).

 OPPONENT'S FUMBLES RECOVERED
Dallas (Scott, M Wiley, Noble); Philadelphia (D Moore, Whiting, Reader, Cook).

Officials
Referee-Ron Winter, Umpire-Brian Balliet, Head linesman-Sanford Rivers, Line judge-Ron Marinucci, Field judge-Steve Zimmer, Side judge-Ken Baker, Back judge-Perry Paganelli.

A: 66,621; T: 3:13.

TEAM STATISTICS               DAL            PHI
FIRST DOWNS                    11             14
Rushing                         3              5
Passing                         4              7
Penalty                         4              2
3RD-DOWN EFFICIENCY          2-16           5-15
4TH-DOWN EFFICIENCY           0-1            1-1
TOTAL NET YARDS               242            276
Total plays                    62             60
Average gain                  3.9            4.6
NET YARDS RUSHING             181            131
Rushes                         30             30
Average per rush              6.0            4.4
NET YARDS PASSING              61            145
Completed-attempted         11-30          14-28
Yards per pass                1.9            4.8
Sacked-yards lost            2-16           2-17
Had intercepted                 1              0
PUNTS-AVERAGE              7-34.9         7-40.6
RETURN YARDAGE                156            140
Punts-returns                5-34           4-57
Kickoffs-returns            6-122           3-69
Interceptions-returns         0-0           1-14
PENALTIES-YARDS              6-50          10-81
FUMBLES-LOST                  5-4            5-3
TIME OF POSSESSION          29:31          30:29



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