Led by Wentz, the Eagles Took Care of the Cowboys by a Gritty 23-9 Win

Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles took care of the Dallas Cowboys in a gritty 23-9 victory, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 in Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. The Eagles’ win was helped by a rushing game that produced 119 yards and no rushing touchdowns, and by a 123 yards and two touchdowns effort by Wentz.

Wentz helped the Eagles in this victory by attempting 27 passes and completing 15 of them. This led to a final QB production of 123 yards, two interceptions and two touchdowns for the game.

The Eagles deployed a rushing game led by Corey Clement and Boston Scott. For the game, Clement carried the ball five times and rushed for 24 yards, leading to no touchdowns. Scott supplemented by carrying the ball 15 times for a total of 70 yards. In the passing game, the Eagles’ top receivers were Jalen Reagor and Travis Fulgham. Reagor caught three passes for a total of 16 yards, while Fulgham contributed with 78 yards from six passes.

On the defensive side of the football, the Eagles produced two forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, four sacks and one defensive touchdown.

In a losing effort for the Cowboys, Ben DiNucci attempted 27 passes and completed 21 of them. This performance resulted in 180 yards, no interceptions, no touchdowns and a passer rating of 64.60 for the game.

The rushing game for the Cowboys was led by Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott. For the game, Pollard rushed for 40 yards from carrying the football seven times. Meanwhile Elliott carried the ball 19 times for a total of 63 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Cowboys included Michael Gallup and CeeDee Lamb. Gallup caught seven passes for a total of 61 yards, while Lamb contributed with 27 yards from four passes.

In their loss, the Cowboys defense contributed with three forced fumbles and six tackles to go along with four sacks and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Cowboys defense was not enough help get a win.

With the win, the Eagles leave with a record of 1-0 for the season, while the Cowboys record for the season is now 0-1.