Dec 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown (34) scores a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick (32) defends in the fourth quarter at AT

A Tribute: Eagles vs. Cowboys - 44 to 6 (circa. 2008)

Five years ago this past week was a game that will live in infamy. The Philadelphia Eagles were facing similar circumstances in order for them to clinch a wild card spot in the 2008 NFL Playoffs. They needed to defeat the Dallas Cowboys to stake that claim. I was on the road and could not watch the game but was able to listen to in via radio. I could not believe my ears as the Eagles completely dismantled and demoralized the Cowboys. What better way to end a regular season than to crush the Cowboys in such a way! Bo Wulf, an author for published this article a few days ago. He put together quotes from players and fans from that day. It was nice to travel back in time and revisit that victory. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Here is your article…

This Sunday, the Eagles and Cowboys will battle for first place in the NFC East through seven games. That makes for high stakes, but it pales in comparison to what was on the line in final game of the 2008 regular season. We now re-live that memorable day in Eagles history, December 28, 2008, thanks to the people who were there …

Brian Dawkins: We had kind of dug ourselves a hole. We went on a nice little winning streak, if I’m not mistaken, then we lost to Washington the week before … That whole week I had an ear infection. I have a better understanding of why kids cry so much when they have an ear infection. I was in constant pain. I couldn’t stand up for the most part and had to sit in quiet rooms almost the whole week. My ear was hurting so bad that any sound was magnified because of the infection. So my equilibrium was off. I was going to make myself play regardless, but I didn’t know how effective I was going to be able to be.

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