For as poor as the Eagles have been against the spread this year (2-5), the Cowboys have been even worse. Historically inept, even: Other than the desperation factor, there’s just nothing about this Cowboys team that should scare the Eagles right now. Everyone knows by now that the Cowboys’ defense is a disaster.
Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Three deals that make sense for the Eagles at the trade deadline - PhillyVoice Eagles WR Alshon Jeffery and a 2021 fifth-round pick for the Patriots’ 2021 sixth-round pick. As we have noted since early in the offseason, the Eagles would be happy to trade Jeffery for literally anything.
There’s big trouble in Big D. First-year head coach Mike McCarthy is under fire in Dallas with the Cowboys sitting at 2-5 this season, a half-game behind the first-place Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East. There’s a rift growing between McCarthy and his players, suggesting the former Green Bay Packers head coach has lost the locker room.