WR Austin Expected to Be Well Enough to Play Sunday vs Eagles
November 27th, 2012 Matt Loede Posted in Injuries, News
Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin is expected to recover from hip and back injuries to play Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told Ed Werder of ESPN.
Austin was injured on the first play of the Cowboys’ second series in the team’s Thanksgiving Day loss to the Washington Redskins and did not return.
The 7-year veteran is second on the team in both receiving yards (727) and touchdowns (four), trailing Dez Bryant in both.
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Eagles at Cowboys Week 13 Capsule
November 27th, 2012 Matt Loede Posted in News
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (3-8) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (5-6)
SERIES LEADER 57-46
STREAKS 3 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Reid: 17-11 Garrett: 2-3
LAST WEEK L 30-22 vs. Panthers L 38-31 vs. Redskins
LAST GAME 11/11/12: Cowboys 38 at Philadelphia 23. Dallas scores 21 4th-quarter points to break 17-17 tie in division win. Cowboys QB Tony Romo records 2 TD passes & 122.1 passer rating.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/24/11: Eagles 20, Cowboys 7. Philadelphia QB Michael Vick throws 2 1st-half TDs & K Alex Henery kicks 2 FGs (43, 51) as Eagles defense holds Dallas to 238 total net yards.
BROADCAST NBC (7:20 PM CT): Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya (Field reporter). Dial Global Radio: Dave Sims, James Lofton, Scott Kaplan (Field reporter).SIRIUS: 94 (DGR), 92 (Phi.), 93 (Dal.). XM: 227 (DGR), 225 (Phi.), 226 (Dal.).
PASSING Vick: 185-316-2,165-11-9-79.2 OR
Foles (R): 59-99-542-1-3-65.3
Romo: 302-456-3,357 (3L)-16-15-85.9
RUSHING McCoy: 177-750-4.2-2 F. Jones: 94-335-3.6-3
RECEIVING Celek (TE): 43-528-12.3-1 Witten (TE): 82 (1C)-710-8.7-1
OFFENSE 357.1 375.6
TAKE/GIVE -17 -11
DEFENSE 345.5 328.8
SACKS Cox (R): 3 Ware: 10 (2C)
INTs Rodgers-Cromartie: 3 5 tied: 1
PUNTING McBriar: 48.0 (2C) Moorman: 44.6
KICKING Henery: 76 (16/17 PAT; 20/21 FG) Bailey: 88 (22/22 PAT; 22/24 FG)
EAGLES: QB MICHAEL VICK 2-0 at Dal. & has 100 rating. QB NICK FOLES had career-high 76.2 comp. pct. & 89.2 rating last week…In past 4 vs. Dal., RB LE SEAN MC COY has 500 scrimmage yards (125 per game). RB BRYCE BROWN had team rookie record 178 rush yards with 2 TDs last week. Had 65-yard rush TD, longest by Eagle since McCoy (66 yards) on 11/1/09. Brown had 129 rush yards in 1st half, most by player in 1st career start since 11/13/04 (DERRICK BLAYLOCK, 131 yards)…WR JEREMY MACLIN aims for 4th in row vs. Dal. with TD. TE BRENT CELEK has TD in 2 of past 3 meetings…Rookie DT FLETCHER COX had sack in last meeting. Since 2007, DE TRENT COLE has 56.5 sacks, 4th most in NFC. DT MIKE PATTERSON had sack last week… COWBOYS: QB TONY ROMO had 441 yards last week. In past 5, has 1,721 yards (344.2 per game). In Week 10, had 2 TDs & 122.1 rating…In last meeting, RB FELIX JONES had 93 scrimmage yards & rec. TD. When RB DE MARCO MURRAY has 18+ att., Cowboys are 7-0. Has 856 rush yards (122.3 per game) in those 7…WR DEZ BRYANT aims for 3rd in row with 145+ yards & TD. Aims for 4th in row with TD. PR-WR DWAYNE HARRIS had 78-yard PR-TD in last meeting. TE JASON WITTEN has 74 catches (9.3 per game) in past 8. Since 2007, has 526 catches, most by NFL TE…In last meeting, CB BRANDON CARR had 47-yard INT-TD & DT JASON HATCHER had FR-TD. LB DE MARCUS WARE has 9.5 sacks in past 4 vs. Phi. Has 35.5 sacks in past 30. Has 101.5 sacks since 2006, most in NFL. Has 10 sacks for 7th consecutive season, tying HOFers LAWRENCE TAYLOR & BRUCE SMITH for 3rd-longest streak. LB ANTHONY SPENCER has 3.5 sacks in past 3 games.