By Mike Burke
What a spectacle the NFC East has been so far this season. Two teams will enter Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday with a 3-3 record and the winner will take over sole control of the division. The first six weeks have been ugly for all the teams in the division, but it’s time to look past that.
Come Sunday, the Eagles have the opportunity to win their first game at home and move their division record to 3-0. They’d also take over first place in the division with two very winnable games ahead of them. However, we don’t want to look too far ahead, so let’s focus on the keys to getting a victory this week against Dallas.
1. Dominate With The Ground Game
The Eagles are going to run the football. There’s no doubt about it. It’s been their bread and butter this season and they lead the league by over 20 yards a game on the ground. We’re going to need to see the run game started early and stuck with throughout the course of the game.
LeSean McCoy continues to lead the league in rushing and he’ll get his touches. However, I want to see Bryce Brown come in and …read more