Eagles' Nick Foles (rest) done for the day after one quarter

All-22 Eagles' run game needs help from Nick Foles better execution

As expected, cornerback Sidney Jones has been activated by the Philadelphia Eagles for today's game against the Dallas Cowboys. Foles finished 4-of-11 for 39 yards (3.5 yards per attempt) with an interception as the Eagles were shut out 6-0 by the Cowboys. Nate Sudfeld will has taken over under center and Foles will get a break until the Eagles first playoff game in two weeks.

The Eagles also have activated all of their offensive linemen for the first time - an indicator that they plan to finish the game with mostly second-team players.

Offensive dud Foles was pretty awful in his four first-quarter drives. That was also the last time Philadelphia was blanked. The defense locked the Cowboys down despite Dallas playing plenty of their starters, and the special teams were frankly one of the only fun things we got to watch all day.




The Cowboys won and finished their season with a 9-7 record, which doesn't look bad, but they missed the playoffs and had an extremely disappointing season a year after they were the No. 1 seed in the NFC. They included right tackle Lane Johnson, right guard Brandon Brooks and center Jason Kelce, who was replaced by Isaac Seumalo, a second-year lineman who had played guard or tackle in his previous National Football League games. Punter Donnie Jones had a busy afternoon with seven punts averaging 42.7 yards per punt.

The Eagles and Cowboys are scoreless midway through the second quarter. In order to make it where they want to go, Foles will have to look more like he did against the Giants than in the two weeks since. Maybe the offense could have put up points if Torrey Smith doesn't drop a pass on third down on the first drive, but it's hard to say. They finally gave up a score in the beginning of the fourth quarter, but it's hard to be mad at them given how they held up over the course of the game. He's 23-of-49 (47 percent) for 202 yards with a TD and two interceptions since his four-touchdown outing against the New York Giants in Week 15. That capped a 99-yard touchdown drive. That was the Eagles' best chance to score in the first half. Then came a short run and a sack. The Eagles managed to cross midfield again one more time, reaching the Dallas 44, but on fourth-and-2, Sudfeld's pass fell incomplete. He pinned the Cowboys inside the 5 with his punt and later placed one at the 1.

Injuries Graham (ankle) sat out Sunday's game.

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