5 most dangerous rushing attacks the Cowboys will face in 2023

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2. Philadelphia Eagles

There's no way the Eagles weren't going to be on this list for the Cowboys since they face them twice every season and they have arguably the best offensive line in the league and while they lost Miles Sanders this offseason, they were able to add Rashaad Penny and then traded for D'Andre Swift to bolster their running back rotation.

Behind this offensive line, Penny should be able to show off the potential he has and the same goes for Swift, but another reason they are so high on this list is thanks to quarterback Jalen Hurts. Unlike Allen, Hurts who is smaller in stature has a very strong lower body, so much so that the Cowboys Micah Parsons made note of it after the team drafted Mazi Smith saying "No more QB sneaks AJ!"

A quarterback sneak that was quite possibly the most effective play last season for the Eagles who used it in both short yardage situations and along the goal line. The team was able to convert 36 of 39 QB sneaks with Hurts last year, that's a 92.3% conversion rate. So, when you put it all together the offensive line, the potential in the backfield, and the short yardage and scrambling ability of Hurts you have a very dangerous rushing attack poised to continue their dominance.