Just the Facts: Cowboys-Eagles

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The Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles will engage one another in the first match of their 2013 series this Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. This 109th meeting and this rivalry have a lot of backstory, which you can read about on Page 2.

Tony Romo will join Roger Staubach and Troy Aikman in rare company come Sunday. No, he’s not going to win a Super Bowl, but he will start his 100th game. You can find more Romo facts on Page 3.

Chip Kelly is the 21st head coach in Eagles history. To find out how other head coaches fared in their first encounters with the Cowboys, or what their first 6 games were like, turn to Page 4.

The Cowboys and Eagles each feature playmakers on offense and special teams. To find out more about them, check out Page 6.

John Parry is refereeing Sunday’s game, and the Eagles have the best record under him than any other NFC East team. To find out what it is and other John Parry facts, you’ll find them on Page 7.

The Philadelphia Eagles appear a lot in the Dallas Cowboys’ franchise record book. To see what records the Eagles have set, check out Page 9.

The Connections on Page 10 illustrate once again what a fraternity NFL coaching is, even amongst a predominantly all-college staff like Chip Kelly’s.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SERIES FACTS — Page 2

TONY ROMO FACTS — Page 3

NICK FOLES FACTS — Page 4

CHIP KELLY FACTS — Page 4

JASON GARRETT FACTS — Page 5

SKILL POSITIONS FACTS — Page 6

DEFENSIVE/SPECIAL TEAMS FACTS — Page 6

JOHN PARRY FACTS — Page 7

BROADCAST FACTS — Page 8

FRANCHISE RECORDS FACTS — Page 9

CONNECTIONS — Page 10

MISCELLANEOUS FACTS — Page 10

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