10 Cowboys the Eagles must keep under wraps: Some are sneaky and some are obvious

The Eagles meet the Cowboys in Week 9 this Sunday. Philly will need to keep their heads on swivels as Dallas is loaded with talent.
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They wouldn't be the Cowboys if they didn't have some star power.

Say what you will. Love them or hate them (we subscribe to the latter theory), being a Dallas Cowboy when this team is winning is almost like being a rock star.

They're the football equivalent of the Los Angeles Lakers or the New York Yankees. The Birds can ill-afford to let their stars shine on Sunday.

6. Dak Prescott, quarterback

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The story about Dak Prescott is well-known in Eagles lore. He has produced eight wins in 11 meetings versus Philly as the starter.

There's no way to say this nicely. We're sick of this guy. Hopefully, Philly's defense can keep him under wraps.

7. CeeDee Lamb, wide receiver

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At times, it feels like CeeDee Lamb is the Cowboys' lone consistent offensive weapon. He's dangerous when playing in the slot, and he has hauled in 27 receptions for 391 yards and three TDs in six career games versus Philly.

8. Micah Parsons, EDGE/linebacker

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Micah Parsons may want to be an Eagles, but he isn't. He may want to play his best games versus Philly, but more often than not, he hasn't.

Don't count him out or ignore him though. We all know that he is special.

9. DaRon Bland, cornerback

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Two months ago, we'd probably be discussing DaRon Bland as one of those 'sneaky' Cowboys. Four interceptions and three defensive TDs later, he's someone every Dallas opponent must make note of.

10. Dan Quinn, defensive coordinator

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As good as Sean Desai has been for the Eagles, he has some work to do if he's going to establish the league-wide reputation that Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn already has.

The latter is charged with slowing this Eagles offensive attack. Philly's O.C. Brian Johnson had better come with his A-game.

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