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The Philadelphia Eagles (1-1) continue the 2021 NFL season on Monday Night Football in Dallas, facing the Cowboys (0-1).
Get all the coverage right here for this weeks matchup.
(Due to NFL rules, Eagles football can not be heard in the mobile app or web stream)
Eagles Radio Network coverage starts at noon, Merrill and Mike call all the action at 7 p.m. on 97.3 ESPN.
MONDAY SEPT. 27th, 2021 • 8:15 PM (97.3 ESPN) • AT&T Stadium
Eagles Key Performers (1-1)
► Jalen Hurts completed 12-of-23 passes for 190 yards in the Eagles' 17-11, Week 2 loss to the 49ers, adding 10 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
► Quez Watkins caught both of his targets for 117 yards in the Eagles' Week 2 loss to the 49ers.
► Miles Sanders rushed 13 times for 55 yards in the Eagles' Week 2 loss to the 49ers.
► Brandon Graham suffered a torn Achilles' in Week 2 and will miss the remainder of the season.
Cowboys Key Performers (0-1)
► Dak Prescott completed 23-of-27 passes for 237 yards and an interception in the Cowboys' 20-17, Week 3 win over the Chargers.
► Ezekiel Elliott rushed 16 times for 71 yards and a touchdown in the Cowboys' Week 2 win over the Chargers.
► CeeDee Lamb caught 8-of-9 targets for 81 yards in the Cowboys' Week 2 win over the Chargers.
Notes to know: Eagles vs Cowboys
► Philadelphia has posted a 9-3 record on Monday Night Football since 2013 (including 4-1 since 2017), which marks the 5th-highest Monday Night Football winning percentage (.750) in the NFL, trailing only Seattle (.818, 9-2), Green Bay (.800, 8-2), Kansas City (.800, 8-2) and Pittsburgh (.769, 10-3) (min. 10 games).
► The Eagles own the 2nd-highest primetime winning percentage (.684, 13-6) in the NFL since 2017, behind Seattle (.722, 13-5). Philadelphia has won 4 of its last 6 primetime matchups.
► The Eagles have won 2 of their last 3 games against the Cowboys (since 2019). This will also be Philadelphia’s first Monday Night Football game vs. Dallas since 9/15/08 on the road.
► Philadelphia leads the NFC and ranks 2nd in the NFL in rushing offense (162.0), trailing only Baltimore (220.0). The Eagles have rushed for 150+ yards in back-to-back games for the first time since 11/5/17-11/26/17 (three games). The last time they did so in the first two games of the regular season was in 1993.
► Philadelphia ranks T-2nd in the NFL in points allowed per game (11.5), behind Carolina (10.5). The Eagles also rank 3rd in opponent yards per play (4.3) and passing defense (162.5), 4th in total defense (283.0) and 5th in third-down defense (32.1%).
► Jalen Hurts is one of four NFL QBs with 500+ total yards and 0 giveaways, joining Teddy Bridgewater, Kirk Cousins and Russell Wilson. Hurts ranks 2nd among NFL QBs with a team-high 144 rushing yards, trailing only Lamar Jackson (193), and has registered the league’s 10th-highest passer rating (108.0).
► Miles Sanders has recorded the 3rd-most scrimmage yards per touch (5.6) by an NFL RB since 2019, behind Austin Ekeler (6.2) and Christian McCaffrey (5.7) (min. 300 touches).
► Fletcher Cox has posted the most career sacks (54.5) ever by an Eagles DT. Cox ranks 5th on the team’s all-time sacks list, behind Reggie White (124.0, 1985-92), Trent Cole (85.5, 2005-14), Clyde Simmons (76.0, 1986-93) and Brandon Graham (59.0).
► Javon Hargrave is tied for the 2nd-most TFLs (4) in the NFL this season, trailing only Von Miller (5). Hargrave and Jonathan Allen are the only NFL DTs to produce 4 TFLs through Week 2.